El Centro News

All DCCCD colleges will be closed on Friday, August 28 to allow employees to attend Conference Day activities.   All DCCCD colleges will be open on Saturday, August 22 for fall registration.  Hours 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Regular Registration ends August 26) All DCCCD colleges will be open on Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for fall registration.  (Processing of... Read More
 Fri, 07/31/2015 - 4:37pm
El Centro College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center and Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) have signed an agreement to work together to foster students in STEM engagement. The partnership also aims to assist students in the pursuit of STEM degrees through interactive learning activities, workshops, and outreach events.   “We are excited to have the... Read More
 Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:46am
El Centro College, Texas A&M University launch new engineering academy: Students will co-enroll at two institutions Faced with a critical need for more engineers in Texas, colleges and universities are looking for innovative ways to attract students to that field.  Texas A&M University and El Centro College have launched an innovative program to do just that: attract students to the... Read More
 Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:32pm
A Study of Wine from A to Z:  Register NOW for  RSTZ 1000 51501: Viticulture and Enology This informative class, taught by the “Wine Curmudgeon” Jeff Siegel, covers everything from the study of growing regions, production, processing, and distribution of domestic and international wines. There will also be tastings during the class.   The class will be held on Thursdays... Read More
 Wed, 07/15/2015 - 9:57am
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
AAA Texas, Swaydental Management Partner with El Centro College for $419,430 in Job-Training Grants   AAA Texas LLC and Swaydental Management Co. have partnered with El Centro College to provide job training for 196 new and incumbent workers using two Skills Development Fund grants totaling $419,430 from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grants will benefit workers in the Workforce... Read More
 Mon, 06/15/2015 - 1:02pm
Spring 2015 Honor Roll Students Spring Semester 2015, 1,325 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.  (... Read More
 Tue, 06/16/2015 - 2:59pm
Frank Fazio "Pac God" (2015) "Rough Around the Edges" June 8 – July 2, 2015 Reception: F 6/12 6-8 pm Summer Gallery Hours: M-F 10-3 Featuring work by: Frank Fazio, Jaime Flores, Pete Hernandez, Robert Israel, and Briena Segundo.   Curated by Raymond Butler, the show focuses on a group of artists whose work demonstrates expressive use of line and color to distort pop culture icons,... Read More
 Mon, 06/08/2015 - 1:57pm
The Office of First Year Experience & Retention Services and Academic Advising will be closed on Friday, June 12th, for staff development.
 Tue, 06/09/2015 - 10:47am