General Education Statement of Philosophy
General education courses at East Arkansas Community College enhance academic skills, reasoning capabilities, and general knowledge required for continued learning and advancement in students’ professional and personal lives. Students will demonstrate increased proficiency in …
East Arkansas Community College has an open door policy for general admission and offers equal educational opportunity to all persons without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, marital status, or disability. Inquiries regarding admission should be submitted to the Office of Admission and Registration. This office receives …
The Financial Aid Office at East Arkansas Community College seeks to provide financial assistance to any student who, without such support, could not attend the College. A comprehensive program of financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, and jobs is provided to qualifying students. To become or remain eligible for financial aid, …
Educational Guidance Services personnel are committed to providing opportunities for each individual student’s total educational development. Specific student services are integrated with the instructional program of the college to address individual needs for educational, personal, social, cultural and career development.
Mission Statement & Guiding Philosophy
The department of Student Services supports the College’s mission to prepare students for a lifetime of learning and contributing to society by connecting academic and co-curricular programs.
The department lives out this mission by promoting a campus culture characterized by …
EACC’s faculty and staff is committed to providing students of all ages and stages of life access to high quality and affordable academic, technical and non-credit education.
Kimberly Harris of Vanndale has been awarded the East Arkansas Community College Foundation Giny Blankenship Memorial Scholarship for the fall 2015 semester.
The Giny Blankenship Memorial Scholarship was established to assist students seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in the EACC Nursing Program. The scholarship is presented to a full-time nursing student who is 25 years or older. The student must possess a GPA of 2.8 on all coursework (minimum of 30 college credit hours).
Harris is currently enrolled in the EACC Nursing Program. She is an LPN and works at River Ridge Rehabilitation and Woodridge Behavioral Care. Harris’ long term goal is to continue her education and obtain a Master’s degree and Advanced Practice Nursing license in pediatric care. “I am very grateful and appreciative to the Blankenship family for this award,” said Harris
The family of Giny Blankenship created the memorial scholarship to help insure others the opportunity to realize their dream of serving others through nursing. Giny Blankenship, a successful cosmetologist, decided to enroll in EACC’s Nursing Program at the age of 35. Through hard work and determination, despite working full-time and raising her children, she successfully completed the program.
The EACC Foundation’s mission is to generate support and advocacy for East Arkansas Community College in the communities it serves.
Photo from left: Baker Blankenship, Kelly Blankenship Lewis, scholarship recipient Kimberly Harris, and Donald Blankenship