El Centro News

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
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
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
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
El Centro College Student Programs, Resources, and Health Services will be sponsoring a Mental Health and Disability Symposium on Friday, December 11.   Friday, December 11 8:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m. Bill J. Priest Campus of El Centro College Hoblitzelle Room 1530   Register on eConnect: Term: Fall 2015 Course: XPDL 1000 Section: 55555 (Leave location blank)   Many students are unable to... Read More
 Mon, 11/23/2015 - 12:29pm
The Student Success Division will be closed on Friday, November 20th, for staff development. This includes the following offices: Admissions, Advising, College Transition Center, First Year Experience & Retention Services and Testing.
 Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:38pm
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