Phelps County News

Successful transition to online-only courses for S&T faculty and students

Students and faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology are back from spring break and back to meeting virtually after COVID-19 effectively shut down classrooms on the Rolla campus and at the other University of Missouri System universities. The transition to online education has gone fairly smoothly, according to faculty and students.

ECC makes medical supply donation to Phelps Health

ECC is providing as many of their medical supplies as needed to area hospitals in Washington, Sullivan and Rolla. Last week Phelps Health received gowns, gloves and masks from the ECC Rolla Nursing program. Nursing faculty member Julie Chirban (left) dropped off the supplies to Barb McNamara, who works at Phelps as a nurse leader and who is also an adjunct faculty member in the Nursing program.

Simpson appointed new resident advisory member on the Phelps County PHA board

    Brandy Simpson was appointed as the new resident advisory member to the Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) board of directors at the March 12 meeting. Simpson been an active participant on the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program since December 2016.