El Centro News

The H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College presents: “Downtown: Visual Fine Art Faculty Exhibition” October 12 – November 6, 2015 Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery Reception: Thursday October 15th 4-6 pm Gallery Hours: M-W 10-4, TR 10-7, FR 10-3 801 Main Street / Dallas TX 75202 214-860-2115 http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/artgallery El Centro College, the... Read More
 Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:41pm
Achieving the Dream, Inc. and OneMain Financial are providing scholarships to four deserving El Centro College students who are near completion of their associate degrees; El Centro is one of five community colleges in the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. Nangoyi Zulu, Carlos Roca, Heaven Abraha, and DeMarcus Craddock are each being awarded Achieving The Dream Scholarships in the... Read More
 Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:36am
H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery presents: Artist Reception for "Brett Dyer: Anthroposophy” Our former adjunct faculty professor, Brett Dyer, showcases his paintings of figural forms on ambiguous backgrounds with a strong existential and spiritual quality that leave themselves open to interpretation. He works primarily with acrylic and encaustic paint, printmaking, photography, and collage.... Read More
 Wed, 09/23/2015 - 1:50pm
El Centro College, along with several hundred other Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the country, were recognized last week by President Obama, before the start of Hispanic Heritage Month 2015. On September 11, the White House issued a proclamation designating September 14-20 as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. "Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) help make the promise a... Read More
 Wed, 09/16/2015 - 3:59pm
El Centro College in Dallas, Texas, is one of only 10 recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal, which was conferred by President Barack Obama during a special ceremony on Thurs., Sept. 10, 2015.  El Centro’s award honors The Clemente Course in the Humanities, which the college offers in partnership with FreeMindsDallas.org.  El Centro College teaches The Clemente Course to... Read More
 Wed, 09/16/2015 - 12:31pm
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
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 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

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