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  • 06/01/2020

    Summer Classes Begin!

    How Do I Get Started ? Welcome to the new semester at ESCC. You may have questions on how to proceed ? To get started, sign into MyESCC from our website. Then click on Canvas. There you will see your class listed. Click on your class and you will see a message from the instructor, …

  • 05/27/2020

    Still Time To Register For Summer!

    Enroll for Classes Up Through Friday 6/5 Summer classes are beginning this week at ESCC. Information on how classes will be delivered is detailed in an update from Dr. Patrick Tompkins. We still have room for you in our classes. You may enroll up until the end of the day on Friday, June 5. If …

  • 05/21/2020

    8-Week Session Segment Featured on WESR-FM

    Dr. Tompkins and Dr. Nash Appear on “Shore Talk” to Promote 8-Week Sessions Dr. Patrick Tompkins and Dr. Julie Nash represented Eastern Shore Community College on May 21, on the daily installment of “Shore Talk”. The topic was 8-Week Sessions which are being adopted beginning this Summer with the new semester that begins on June …

  • 05/21/2020

    8-Week Sessions Begin With Summer Semester

    Starting in June 2020, Your Eastern Shore Community College will implement a year-round academic calendar that offers courses in 8-week sessions.  Substantial research shows that 8-week sessions increase student success, retention, and completion.  This also allows students to begin college at five different times during the year, greatly reducing wait time.  Students will be able to accrue credits …

  • 05/21/2020

    Current Tuition Stands for Fall 2020

    State Board Holds the Line on Community College Tuition and Fees for Fall 2020  RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2020. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping …

  • 05/19/2020

    Students to Receive CARES Act Funding

    Emergency relief is on the way The federal government has made funding available to colleges through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. ESCC president Dr. James Shaeffer announced, “ESCC will distribute a portion of the funding directly to eligible students as emergency relief.” The CARES act provides support to colleges and students …

  • 05/14/2020

    To Parents of Graduating Seniors:

    A letter from ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer Dear Parents of the Class of 2020: You should be so proud to be a parent of a graduating senior; congratulations to you and your child!  Given the challenges we are facing with COVID 19, planning the next step in your child’s educational journey may seem daunting.  Should your …

  • 05/13/2020

    ESCC Announces Plans for Summer Classes

    Dr. Patrick Tompkins, Vice President for Academic, Student, and Workforce Programs at Your Eastern Shore Community College announced ESCC’s plan for summer instruction. The earliest on-campus classes at Virginia’s Community Colleges will be permitted to resume will be June 11, and it could be later. Governor Northam’s Phase I reopening directive does not include higher …

  • 05/12/2020

    Student Update 5/12

    from Dr. Patrick Tompkins, VP Dear Your Eastern Shore Students, YOU DID IT! Congratulations on finishing up the spring semester under trying conditions. GRADUATION We have a committee planning a graduation ceremony for late summer. Meantime, we will mail degrees out near the end of May. Congratulations to all of our graduates! Especially this year! YES! WE WILL …

  • 05/12/2020

    Taylor Named Outstanding Student at Radford University

    ESCC Math Instructor Recognized Eastern Shore Community College Math Instructor Joshua Taylor has been honored by Radford University as the Outstanding Student in the Master of Science in Education: Mathematics program.  The award for 2019-2020 was determined by faculty who found Mr. Taylor to be “conscientious and meticulous in his work ethic, and always willing to …