El Centro News

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
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