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 …
Step 1: Admissions
Complete the Online Application Process. Send official transcript(s) directly to Office of Admissions from your college or high school/GED attended. Provide immunization records proving 2 MMR shots if born after January 1, 1957, to the Office of Admissions. Submit placement test scores from ACT, …
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.
East Arkansas Community College will host a free performance by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Vesper Choir on Thursday, February 23rd at 12:30 p.m. in the EACC Fine Arts Center. The performance is one of many events scheduled on EACC’s campus in observance of African American History Month.
The UAPB Vesper Choir, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music, is nationally recognized among historically Black colleges and universities for its diverse repertoire and excellent performances. This 75-80 member select ensemble, founded in the 1940s by Professor Ariel Lovelace and conducted for more than 40 years by Professor Shelton J. McGee, has a rich choral tradition that includes numerous performances on radio and television, as well as performances across the United States and online. In 2006, the UAPB Vesper Choir took a performance tour to Italy, and a highlight of the 2010 performance schedule was a performance at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
The UAPB Vesper Choir has a mission that is educational, artistic, and cultural. As a service organization, the choir performs during significant campus, community and state events. They have performed in numerous churches, schools, and other performance venues in more than twenty states, including major cities of Los Angeles, Detroit, Atlanta, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Dallas, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, San Antonio, Memphis and others. During March 2015, the Vesper Choir’s spring tour included New York City performances at the historic Seventh Day Adventist Church in Greenwich Village and the Cathedral of St. John Divine, the fourth largest Christian church in the world.
The UAPB Vesper Choir will offer a free performance in the Fine Arts Center at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd. This performance is sponsored in part by EACC’s Office of Student Activities and the St. Francis County UAPB Alumni Association. For more information about the performance or other events scheduled on campus in observance of African American History month, call 870-633-4480 ext. 304.