ECC Students, Faculty Share Poems at Annual Poetry Reading

Jennifer Somers, Editor | The annual ECC Student Invitational Poetry Reading, hosted by Joshua Stroup, took place on Tues., Nov. 21. ECC English faculty and tutor Raphael Maurice, whose book of poetry is expected to release in January of 2018, was featured as a guest poet. More of Maurice’s work will be featured at the … Continue reading ECC Students, Faculty Share Poems at Annual Poetry Reading

Right-to-work Divides Missouri Workforce

Jennifer Somers, Photo editor According to the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, 28 states have passed right-to-work legislation, including Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Texas, Kentucky, Arkansas and Michigan. As of Feb. 6, Missouri is the newest addition to the list. The right-to-work bill, also referred to as Senate Bill 19 (SB 19), became law … Continue reading Right-to-work Divides Missouri Workforce

New Advising Model Influences Success

Darcy Becker, News editor In Sept. 2016, shifts began to occur in ECC’s advising model. Such model launched because ECC’s administration desired more “intrusive advising” to aid students. The change also occurred because of the availability of faculty members and expectation of an advising role. “I think that student’s strongest relationships are with faculty. I … Continue reading New Advising Model Influences Success

Math Department to Launch New Courses

Kaelyn Adams, Reporter Starting in the 2017-18 academic year, the ECC math department will be furthering the implementation of Math Pathways into its courses. This program came to ECC approximately three years ago, and since then the department has been working in phases to reach the final product– a department controlled solely by this new … Continue reading Math Department to Launch New Courses