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  • 08/15/2019

    2019 ESCC Interns Conclude 12 Week Program at MARS

    The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) internships for Eastern Shore Community College students concluded August 8 at the Space Flight Facility with capstone presentations from Tanner Doughty, Electronics; Hunter Annese, Electronics; Trevor Hill, Electronics; and Shannon Seward, Welding. The MARS internships are offered to college students from around the country starting their senior year in …

  • 08/13/2019

    Pinnings Held For Medical Assisting and Practical Nursing Programs

    Pinning Ceremonies for the Medical Assisting and Practical Nursing Programs were held on Thursday, August 8, and Friday August 9, respectively. Both events were held in the Great Hall of Workforce Development Services on campus at ESCC in Melfa. Congratulations graduates.

  • 08/08/2019

    New Collaboration Will Fast Track LPNs to RN Degrees

    Tidewater Community College will be offfering an LPN to RN bridge program next  summer (2020) at Eastern Shore Community College.  This will be a fast track for currently working LPNs who would apply by Feb 15, 2020 and attend 10 weeks of classes in summer of 2020 and then join the final year of the …

  • 08/01/2019

    Dr. Shaeffer Interviewed On WESR “Shore Talk”

    ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer was featured on “Shore Talk” Wednesday, July 31st, on WESR-FM. Show host Will Russell got the details on how Dr. Shaeffer arrived on the Eastern Shore and about his vision for the future of ESCC. The streaming audio is available here:

  • 07/31/2019

    The Fall 2019 Navigator Is Available

    The new Fall 2019 Navigator from ESCC Workforce Development Services is now available online.  This edition profiles the many offerings for the second half of 2019 at Workforce Development complete with details on courses and registration. The edition is also available in hard copy at both ESCC from Student Services, and from the reception area …

  • 07/25/2019

    Virginia’s Community Colleges investment expands training opportunities for job seekers

                (RICHMOND) – July 25, 2019 – Virginia’s Community Colleges are making additional investments in their successful FastForward Virginia workforce training programs to help more Virginians earn workforce credentials for new careers and better provide for themselves and their family.  The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has directed $2.75 million in FastForward Workforce Training Grants …

  • 06/28/2019

    VDOE & VCCS Recognize Exemplary CTE Programs

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) honored 15 exemplary career and technical education (CTE) programs and partnerships during the agencies’ annual Creating Excellence Awards program in Richmond on June 13. “Partnerships between public schools, community colleges and local employers provide students with transformative education opportunities …

  • 06/04/2019

    ESCC PN Program Ranked Top 10 In The Commonwealth

    Category: Academics studies PN programs in each state. Eastern Shore Community College’s PN program has been ranked as one of the best in Virginia at number eight for 2019.  Practical is noted as being the leading LPN advancement and ranking agency. They believe providing students with better transparency in regards to practical and vocational nursing …

  • 05/19/2019

    Dr. James M. Shaeffer Hired to Become Next President of Eastern Shore Community College

    Category: College

    RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. James M. Shaeffer of Norfolk, Virginia; has been hired to become the next president of Eastern Shore Community College. Shaeffer’s selection is the result of a national search that attracted 92 applicants. “Jim’s career in higher education has spanned more than …

  • 05/16/2019

    ESCC Class of 2019 Graduates

    Category: Students

    The forty-eighth annual commencement ceremony was held at Eastern Shore Community College at 4:00pm, Friday May 10th on the campus in Melfa. ESCC awarded 119 post-secondary credentials which included Associate Degrees, Certificates and Career Studies Certificates, to our 2019 graduates.  The majors included, Administrative Assistant, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Electronics Technology, General Studies, Liberal …