El Centro News

Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Early College High School at El Centro College has been included on Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds” list. These schools are rated on their ability to prepare students for college while also overcoming the challenges for students that meet the level of poverty. Six other Dallas ISD schools are also on the same list: Trinidad Garza Early College At Mountain View... Read More
 Wed, 09/09/2015 - 9:49am
Enroll now to earn an Associate of Arts Degree (Field of Study) in Criminal Justice! Fully transferable to four year institutions in Texas. Learn more
 Fri, 08/14/2015 - 11:02am
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
We are excited to welcome new students to El Centro College! Learn more about the enrollment process and complete the first two steps by completing an application for admissions and attending one of the sessions listed below:   Sessions take place at 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00. Check-in at the Information Booth on the 1st floor, A-Building. Students are encouraged to bring high school... Read More
 Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:10am
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 Fri, 07/17/2015 - 4:31pm
El Centro College has partnered with the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) to provide a new Retail Management Certificate as part of this industry organization’s ongoing mission to provide quality education and career opportunities for their employees. The White House recently lauded the Retail Management Certificate as part of President Barack Obama's Upskill Initiative that focuses on... Read More
 Thu, 07/16/2015 - 1:38pm
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
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