El Centro News

El Centro College is partnering up with one of Dallas’ most popular urban park—Klyde Warren—to provide 3 special classes this spring. Sketching, Tai Chi and Creative Writing 101 classes with be held in various locations within the park starting March 12 through the end of April. TAI CHI IN THE PARK with Micheal Braitsch Saturday, March 5, 12, 19, 26 and April 2 from 8 – 9 a.m. Tai Chi (Tai Chi... Read More
 Wed, 03/02/2016 - 12:34pm
Are you a Dreamer? ECC is searching for First Time in College Dreamers who are interested in applying for a scholarship to complete an associate degree at our college. First step, contact us for additional information and confirm your eligibility. Our goal is to assist you with the submission of your application. Overview The Dream.US –a national scholarship fund for DREAMers and El Centro... Read More
 Tue, 11/10/2015 - 2:13pm
The El Centro College Associate Degree and Vocational Nursing Programs will undergo a site visit for continuing accreditation by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) March 1-3, 2016. A public meeting will be held Wednesday, March 2, at El Centro College Paramount Building (301 North Market Street), Room 705, at 3 p.m. For more information contact Joan Becker at Jbecker@dcccd.... Read More
 Mon, 02/15/2016 - 3:43pm
Trans.lation Vickery Meadow January 25 – February 17, 2016 H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery Reception: Thursday, January 28 from 3-5 p.m. Workshop: Wednesday, February 10 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College announces its first exhibit for the spring semester 2016, Trans.lation Vickery Meadow, a group show featuring artwork, documentation, video, and... Read More
 Wed, 01/13/2016 - 12:56pm
Fall 2015 Honor Roll Students Fall Semester 2015, 1,149 El Centro full- and part-time students received Grade Point Averages (GPA) between 3.5 and 4.0. We list the names of these President’s Honor Roll, Vice President’s Honor Roll, and Academic Recognition List students on the El Centro Web site as a way of publicly honoring this outstanding achievement by so many of our students.  (Students... Read More
 Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:21am
Members of the University of North Texas at Dallas and El Centro College met Friday November 6 to sign an articulation agreement that provides a seamless transfer for students attending both institutions.  The agreement matches coursework between the two schools and allows students to make a smooth transition from El Centro College to UNT Dallas.  Those students who attend school full-... Read More
 Mon, 11/16/2015 - 10:48am
El Centro College has installed a new artwork piece near the Market Street entrance and will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony outdoors on December 11 at 11 a.m. The title of the sculpture is “Pioneer” by artist Brent Baggett, of Austin, Texas. The sculpture is made from welded and painted steel and stainless steel. It’s dimensions are 7.5’ (L) x 7.5’ (W) x 11’ (H). Pioneer was built over a... Read More
 Fri, 12/11/2015 - 3:57pm
Six El Centro College sophomore students completed a design challenge presented to them by the Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA) this past November. The students had four different art pieces to use as inspiration. In keeping with the art, the students worked to create their own fabric, special treatments or shapes. This was a big learning opportunity for several students as they learned how... Read More
 Fri, 12/11/2015 - 11:51am
Happy Holidays from El Centro College! View our holiday card video here.
 Tue, 12/01/2015 - 4:30pm

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