About EACE

Mission Statement

The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) develops educational programs and services, and facilitates connections and interaction between employers who seek to hire college students & alumni, the career services personnel who serve those students, and the associate members who serve the profession.

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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 1,500 members!


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


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Note, effective June 11, 2018, EACE is no longer an NBCC ACEP and will not be offering NBCC continuing education credit.