Yearly Archives: 2014
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The VPT is provided to you free of charge by Eastern Shore Community College.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Technical Interchange Program Held October 2
Eastern Shore Community College, in partnership with the Wallops Research Park, hosted the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Technical Interchange on October 2. Participants examined the exciting potential this emerging UAS industry has for our community. With the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) recent selection of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) to establish UAS test flight corridors, Wallops Island is expected …
Outstanding New Opportunities for Virginia Community College Students Pursuing STEM Degrees
Virginia’s Community College students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields statewide have access to new scholarships, research experiences, internships and courses thanks to a NASA grant awarded to the Virginia Space Grant Consortium. The Consortium’s newly announced program, STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges, is designed to provide scholarships as …
Three ESCC Interns Complete MARS Program
MELFA, VIRGINIA – Three Eastern Shore Community College Interns participated in a closing ceremony for the 2014 Summer Internship Program the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on Wallops Island August 6. Eastern Shore interns Alex Chrisman, James Haley, III and Ian Rose; joined participants from Lafayette, Penn State and Old Dominion University to complete the twelve-week …
Pinning Ceremony for Medical Assisting and Billing and Coding Programs
Melfa, VA – Eastern Shore Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for Medical Assisting Certificate Program and Billing and Coding Careers Studies Certificate graduates August 9 in the college’s Workforce Development Center. The guest speaker was ESCC President, Dr. Linda Thomas-Glover. The Medical Assisting graduating class included: Ann Bloedel, Naomi Denise Campbell, Lucinda M. Chandler, …
Two Major October Events Focus on Local Concerns
Eastern Shore Community College, supported by several partners and sponsors, will host two major events next month highlighting important local community issues. In partnership with the Wallops Research Park, the October 2 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Technical Interchange will examine the exciting potential this emerging industry has for our community. On October 15, the Chincoteague, …
ESCC to Implement Working Families Success Network Strategy
Achieving the Dream Announces the Selection of Eastern Shore Community College for the National Community College Expansion of the Working Families Success Network Strategy ESCC commits to implementing the WFSN strategy to support more low-income students and their families achieve their academic and financial goals Melfa, VA (Aug. 28, 2014) –Achieving the Dream today announced …
ESCC Returning to Wallops Island this Fall!
Eastern Shore Community College will offer a freshman English Composition (ENG 111) class on Wallops Island this fall. The class will be offered each from 6 to 9 each Tuesday evening, beginning September 16, through December 16. The class will be held at the Lockheed Martin Technical Services Building at 8208 Salyer Drive, Wallops Island. …
ESCC Proud ES Chamber Member
Eastern Shore Community College and the ESCC Foundation are valued members of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Membership has many benefits. For more information on these benefits and the Chamber, visit www.esvachamber.org.
Wallops Higher Education Partnership to Hold Two Education Resource Fairs on Wallops Island
Melfa, VA-The Wallops Higher Education Partnership (WHEP) will hold two Education Resource Fairs to provide information about college services available in Delmarva. The first fair will be held Saturday, July 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station located at 34001 Mill Dam Road. A second fair will be held …