El Centro News

Dallas Fire-Rescue Accuplacer Testing Accuplacer testing for Dallas Fire-Rescue candidates will take place on April 20-24 at El Centro College-West Campus by appointment. The address is 3330 N Hampton Road, Dallas, TX 75202. Candidates must pass the Civil Service Exam in order to take the Accuplacer. This test is divided into two sections: Reading and Arithmetic. Candidates must pass both... Read More
 Tue, 03/24/2015 - 9:44am
In the event of severe weather conditions, please listen to local radio or television stations for information concerning official closing of El Centro College. You can also call El Centro’s Weather Hotline at 214-860-2701. Information is also posted on our home page at www.elcentrocollege.edu   Decisions for evening classes are always made by 4:00 pm if inclement weather occurs. Please be... Read More
 Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:15pm
The only wind farm in Dallas County has made its home on the rooftop of El Centro College!  The wind turbines were started up on April 21, 2014. Watch a WFAA (Channel 8) news story covering the ECC wind farm (link is external).   El Centro College purchased 80 wind turbines, all made in the United States, at a total cost of $240,000, which includes the infrastructure – a metal grid to... Read More
 Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:58pm
Overview The Dream.US –is a national scholarship fund for DREAMers and El Centro College has been selected to partner with them for the 2015 school year Eligibility criteria for a 1st time in college student:  Must be DACA / TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA / TPS approval (Proof required) Graduate from HS or have a GED diploma with GPA of 2.5 or greater... Read More
 Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:11pm
Below is the Winter Term Schedule for 2014-2015. The Winter Term will meet for 14 days beginning December 15 (Monday) and ending on January 9 (Friday). Morning classes will meet from 9am to 11:55am; afternoon classes will meet from 1pm to 3:55pm and evening classes from 5:30pm to 8:25pm. There will be a holiday break from December 25 through January 1. November 17- December 15  ... Read More
 Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:20pm
The Admissions Office will be closed on Friday, November 21, 2014 for staff development.  It will reopen on Monday, November 24th at 8:00 am.
 Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:01am
Join us during the week of November 4-6 for the Bill J. Priest Silver (25th) Anniversary Celebration.   Tuesday, November 4: Time Capsule and Green Contribution Presentation (2:00 - 3:00 PM) Wednesday, November 5: Anniversary Luncheon (Invitation Only) (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Thursday, November 6: Open House at BJP (1:30 - 3:30 PM) Download Flyer (PDF - 5.4 MB)
 Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:11am
The following student services departments will be closed on Friday September 19th due to professional development activities.   Academic Advising Office of First Year Experience and Retention Services Admissions/Registrar Veterans Financial Aid Office of Student Life Health Center Rising Star Adult Resource Center Disability Services Testing Center Career Center Transition... Read More
 Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:53pm
How would you like to go down in history as the person who re-named El Centro's newsletter? Well, here's your chance. We're looking for a new name for our newsletter and we need your help. We'd love to hear your suggestions.  Aside from guaranteed fame, you'll be rewarded with an awesome prize package! We'd like a name that reflects our mission "Changing Lives Through Higher Education".... Read More
 Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:52pm

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