About EACE

Mission Statement

To foster relationships between colleges and employers to develop the future workforce.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

EACE promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion where all are respected, accepted and safe.


The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers mostly covers the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

EACE by Numbers

EACE's fiscal year is July 1- June 30. Data below represents 2020-2021 fiscal year as of February 2021.

Membership Breakdown

Total Members
College/University Career Center Professionals and Students
Colleges/ Universities Represented
Professionals from companies like National Geographic, Vertex, Cenlar, Vector Marketing Corp.
and more!


Diversity & Inclusion

10 Board Members

6 Affinity & Interest Groups 20 D&I Committee Representatives

18 Committee Chairs

88 Committee Members 11 D&I Virtual Events Up to $3,000 in D&I Scholarships Being Awarded

Virtual Events

EACE20 Virtual Conference (Offered at no cost to members!)

699 Registered Attendees

308 Newcomers

10 Exhibitors

20 Virtual Learning & Networking Opportunities

EACE21 Virtual Conference

357 Registered Attendees

133 Newcomers

12 Exhibitors

25+ Virtual Learning & Networking Opportunities

 Road Trips to the Real World

15 Employer Site Visits

1171 Student Registrants

130+ Member Schools Participated

Professional Exchange 

18 Employer Site Visits

750+ College Career Center Registrants



10 Hosted

400+ Registrants

3 Offered SHRM Credit

Twitter Chats

11 Hosted

200+ Participants

Social Engagement & Communication

406 Instagram Followers

180 Instagram Posts

1,200+ Post Reaches


2,340+ Twitter Followers

195 Tweets

821 Engagements


715 Facebook Followers

360 EACE Professionals Group Members

354 Engagements

177 Clicks


3,189 LinkedIn Group Members

675 LinkedIn Page Followers

22,260+ Post Impressions

 35+ Member E-blast Communications

5+ New Member Email Campaigns 

30 Posts

13 Contributors

Click here to view the 2018-2019 EACE Membership Infographic. 


EACE has a long and rich history:

  • 1926:  Eastern College Personnel Officers (ECPO) established
  • 1948: Middle Atlantic Placement Association (MAPA) established
  • 1957: Regional associations formed an advisory board which became College Placement Council (CPC)
  • 1995: ECPO was renamed Eastern College and Employer Network (ECEN) and MAPA was renamed Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges and Employers (MAACE)
  • 1997: MAACE and ECEN merged to form the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE)
  • Today, EACE has grown to more than 1,900 members!


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