El Centro College


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    Downtown Campus

    Downtown Campus

    801 Main St.
    Dallas, TX 75202
    West Dallas Campus

    West Campus

    3330 N. Hampton Road
    Dallas, TX 75212
    Mockingbird Location


    1250 W. Mockingbird Lane
    Dallas, TX 75247
    Center for Design

    Center for Design

    1201 Main St.
    Dallas, TX 75202
    R Building

    R Building

    701 Elm St.
    Dallas, TX 75202
    Paramount Building

    Paramount (Health)

    301 N. Market St.
    Dallas, TX 75202


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    Register now for new fast track Culinary Program at North location!

    El Centro College is excited to announce the expansion of the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality Program to a new North Dallas facility located at Webb Chapel and 635.
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    Common Book Program Spring Events

    The Literacy Link chairs, Samantha Schulze and Joselyn Gonzalez welcome you to El Centro College’s Common Book program for 2020 – "March: Book One."
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    ECC Professor Recognized By TACHE for Service to Chicano Students

    Congratulations to Professor Vanessa Mercado-Taylor

    Dallas Culinary Education and Training Takes Big Leap Forward in 2020 With El Centro Program Expansion

    ​The new year ahead means expansion and a new name for one of Dallas County Community College District’s signature programs: The Food & Hospitality Institute at El Centro is becoming the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality (CPH) program.

    El Centro College Receives 2019 Star Award for Triple Credit Model Fire Academy

    ​The distinction, presented by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, recognizes institutions of higher learning for their exceptional contributions toward supporting student access and success.
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