El Centro News

The Admissions Office will be closed on Friday, November 21, 2014 for staff development.  It will reopen on Monday, November 24th at 8:00 am.
 Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:01am
The only wind farm in Dallas County has made its home on the rooftop of El Centro College!  The wind turbines were started up on April 21, 2014. Watch a WFAA (Channel 8) news story covering the ECC wind farm (link is external).   El Centro College purchased 80 wind turbines, all made in the United States, at a total cost of $240,000, which includes the infrastructure – a metal grid to... Read More
 Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:58pm
Students will now be able to schedule appointments with the Advising office. Please visit the receptionists in A110, or call 214-860-2083 or 214-860-2415 to schedule an appointment. Beginning in the fall semester, students will be able to schedule appointments online using a new appointment scheduling software, so be on the lookout!
 Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:39am
Join us during the week of November 4-6 for the Bill J. Priest Silver (25th) Anniversary Celebration.   Tuesday, November 4: Time Capsule and Green Contribution Presentation (2:00 - 3:00 PM) Wednesday, November 5: Anniversary Luncheon (Invitation Only) (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Thursday, November 6: Open House at BJP (1:30 - 3:30 PM) Download Flyer (PDF - 5.4 MB)
 Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:11am
Overview The Dream.US –is a national scholarship fund for DREAMers and El Centro College has been selected to partner with them for the 2015 school year Eligibility criteria for a 1st time in college student:  Must be DACA / TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA / TPS approval (Proof required) Graduate from HS or have a GED diploma with GPA of 2.5 or greater... Read More
 Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:11pm
The following student services departments will be closed on Friday September 19th due to professional development activities.   Academic Advising Office of First Year Experience and Retention Services Admissions/Registrar Veterans Financial Aid Office of Student Life Health Center Rising Star Adult Resource Center Disability Services Testing Center Career Center Transition... Read More
 Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:53pm
How would you like to go down in history as the person who re-named El Centro's newsletter? Well, here's your chance. We're looking for a new name for our newsletter and we need your help. We'd love to hear your suggestions.  Aside from guaranteed fame, you'll be rewarded with an awesome prize package! We'd like a name that reflects our mission "Changing Lives Through Higher Education".... Read More
 Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:52pm
To qualify, a student must be enrolled and paid at El Centro College in at least 6 credit hours or 96 contact hours (CE). DART passes will be issued Tuesday, Sept. 9 and Wednesday, Sept. 10 in the Student Center from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. After 4:00 p.m. on September 10, passes can be picked up at the Cashier’s Window. Students must have a current Student ID with an updated validation... Read More
 Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:12am
Members of the Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees voted to approve the appointment of two new presidents for El Centro and North Lake Colleges today, based on recommendations submitted last week by Dr. Joe May, DCCCD’s chancellor. The board approved Dr. Jose Adames to serve as president of El Centro College and Christa Slejko to serve as president of North Lake College.... Read More
 Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:57am

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