2018 News

Digital image by Francisco Gonzalez

Fine Art Gallery: "Studio Active: Advanced Student Exhibition"

Media submitted include figure drawing, painting, printmaking, fiber arts, digital imaging, and mixed media.
Audrey Priest

El Centro Student Accepted into Hyatt Corporate Management Training Program

Congratulations to Audrey Priest, El Centro Food and Hospitality Institute class of 2018!
The Grape's Brian Luscher

The Grape’s Brian Luscher Takes to El Centro to Save the Restaurant Business

Or at least impart his decades of wisdom to service industry hopefuls.
Chaitra Garrick, "Sleeping Lion"

Downtown: Visual Fine Art Faculty & Staff Exhibition

The work in this show represents all aspects of the Art Department, including drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry, and printmaking.
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El Centro Offers Retail Management Certificate

The certificate program allows schools to partner with local grocery chains and all other retailers to get their existing employees who want to stay in the industry a certificate.
Across The Board exhibition

H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery presents "Across the Board"

A gallery reception will be held on Thursday, September 13, from 4 – 6 p.m.

El Centro College & UNT Dallas to launch Emerging Teacher Academy Fall 2018

ECC and UNT Dallas are partnering to create the Emerging Teacher Academy, an innovative pathway focused on training the next generation of teachers.

Photo of Kathy Acosta

ECC Announces Selection of Kathy Acosta to NCCHC Fellows Program

The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) has announced that Kathy Acosta, Executive Administrator for the El Centro College-West Campus, is participating in the prestigious NCCHC Leadership Development Program as a 2018 Fellow.
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Early College High School Named to 2018 Children at Risk List

Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr. Early College High School at El Centro College is proud to announce it has made Children at Risk’s list of Top High Schools in North Texas and Top Gold Ribbon Schools in North Texas.
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El Centro Named to 2018 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

The findings were published in the May 17, 2018 edition of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

VP Greg Morris

El Centro VP Selected For 2018-19 Aspen Presidential Fellowship

Highly-Selective Program Expanding Talent Pipeline Amid Looming Shortage of Community College Presidents
Register now for Summer/Fall 2018

Summer/Fall 2018 Registration

Registration begins on April 17 for current students, and April 23 for new students. Find out everything you need to know here.
Cosmic Horror Collection, by Marco Sanchez, 2017 Invitation Award Winner

El Centro College Fine Art Gallery Presents: Big Dreams

The annual exhibition of student works in our studio art courses on campus will be on view April 23 - May 10.
Nikole Hannah-Jones

El Centro College Welcomes Nikole Hannah-Jones

The El Centro College Common Book Program welcomes Nikole Hannah-Jones – Writer for The New York Times Magazine and recent recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant.
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El Centro West Campus Community Resource Fair

El Centro College West Campus will host a Community Resource Fair on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Essay winner Andrea Montes

Congratulations to El Centro Essay Contest Winner!

Congratulations to ECC student Andrea Montes, who is a winner of the NISOD/Community College Week Scott Wright Student Essay Contest.

Dreams to Seams artwork

Dreams to Seams: El Centro College Fashion Show 2018

This show will be held on April 27, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the El Centro Performance Hall.

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El Centro Partners with Klyde Warren Park to Offer Enrichment Class

​El Centro College is partnering up with one of Dallas’ most popular urban parks—Klyde Warren Park—to provide a special creative arts class this spring.
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El Centro College Hosts Open House on April 4

​Join us at El Centro College for our Spring 2018 Open House on April 4 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. to learn about high quality, affordable certificates and degrees that get you hired!

Student art is displayed during Dallas Summer Musicals

Students Display Work During Dallas Summer Musicals’ Production

Nine El Centro College fashion students designed fashion pieces that will be on display during the Dallas engagement of ON YOUR FEET!

"Between Dreams" by Patricia Rodriguez

Fine Art Gallery Presents "Abstract Melody"

Abstract Melody” is running now through February 9, and features artwork by Patricia Rodriguez, Favio Moreno and Miguel Donjuan. An artist reception will be held on February 1 from 4- 6 p.m.

Consejos Colectivos: Improving STEM Success at HSIs

All STEM students, administrators, faculty, employers and community members are invited to join us in Dallas on February 27-28. Registration is now open.

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Registration begins for Winter and Spring Credit Classes

​​Priority registration begins on November 14 for Winter and Spring terms and continues through Sunday, Nov. 19. Priority registration is limited to returning students.

Dallas Arboretum partners with Food and Hospitality Institute

Dallas Arboretum partners with Food and Hospitality Institute

​​When the Dallas Arboretum was looking for a partner to promote their new vegetable, fruit and herb potable garden called A Tasteful Place, they didn’t have far to look.

Heroes Run

Join us for this day-long family fun day to salute first responders and military service members.