El Centro News

(DALLAS) — El Centro College is one of 12 community colleges in the country selected to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project, which is supported by a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League for Innovation in the Community College. The project seeks to provide low-income adults and older youths with the skills necessary to obtain middle-skill jobs, enabling... Read More
 Thu, 10/17/2013 - 10:22am
We Are Now Celebrating: Dolores Huerta, Labor leader Born: April. 10, 1973 Huerta grew up in California's agricultural San Joaquin Valley, where her mother owned a restaurant and a hotel that often let farm workers stay free. Huerta received a teaching degree from the University of the Pacific's Delta Community College. After teaching elementary school for a short time, Huerta left to work... Read More
 Mon, 09/16/2013 - 11:52am
El Centro College Bookstore spend $100, earn $10 spend $150, earn $20 spend $300, earn $50 THE DETAILS STOCK UP on all your school essentials now through September 15. Bring back your valid receipts by September 15 to CASH IN on your next in-store purchase. Be sure to take advantage of this great opportunity to get all your textbooks, supplies and apparel you need for a successful... Read More
 Mon, 09/09/2013 - 12:42pm
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. 10 and Wednesday, Sept. 11 in the Student Center from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. After 4:00 p.m. on September 11, passes can be picked up at the Cashier’s Window. Students must have a current Student ID with an updated validation sticker... Read More
 Thu, 08/22/2013 - 1:53pm
During the Spring Semester of 2013, 1,212 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. Inclusion here serves as an... Read More
 Fri, 07/05/2013 - 1:50pm
We are working to improve our services and reduce our backlog. In order to do this we will need to provide our staff with the time to process paperwork and put improved processes in place. Veteran Affairs Office Hours June – July Mon, Wed and Fri 8 a.m. - 12 noon Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Updated hours will be posted near the end of July. We thank you for your understanding... Read More
 Mon, 06/24/2013 - 1:51pm
The board of trustees for the Dallas County Community College District continues its search process for a new chancellor, who will join the system following the retirement of Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr. at the end of the year. The trustees, who comprise the executive search committee, are working with the search firm of Greenwood/Asher and Associates Inc., Academic Search, to seek and screen... Read More
 Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:41am
What happens when you cross a limited time offer with a new restaurant? You get Kitchen LTO. That’s the concept which Dallas restaurateur Casie Caldwell had in mind when she created the new eatery that will open in July. However, she’s in the process of auditioning — literally — a new chef and designers for the fledgling establishment, which will start out as part of a restaurant incubator... Read More
 Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:32am
Gym access is only available to currently enrolled students. You must have a current college ID to enter the Gym. MAY TERM MONDAY - FRIDAY ( 7:00AM-3:30PM)                             ( 5:00PM- 8:00PM) SATURDAY (9:00AM-3:00PM) SUMMER 1 MONDAY- FRIDAY ( 7:00AM-9:00AM... Read More
 Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:45pm

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