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  • 02/25/2020

    ESCC Appears on WAVY-TV

    Student Ambassadors Serve as Studio Audience on the Hampton Roads Show In promotion of Saturday, February 29th Heritage Celebration, ESCC Student Ambassadors traveled to WAVY-TV studios in Portsmouth Tuesday, to appear on the popular “Hampton Roads Show”. The segment aired at 11:00am on WAVY-TV 10 and again on FOX-43 at 2:00pm. Marketing and Development Officer …

  • 02/21/2020

    ESCC Announces Second Spring Session

    Registration is open !

  • 02/21/2020

    College and Chamber Enjoy Strong Partnership

    ESCC and the ESVA Chamber Share Local Focus on Business Eastern Shore Community College and the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce are not only closely aligned on Lankford Highway in Melfa, but also aligned in their mission of serving, promoting, and connecting the businesses and communities of the Shore. As the Chamber Board …

  • 02/14/2020

    ESCC Establishes A Culture of “YES !!”

    President Shaeffer Announces New Movement on Campus: At the same time we began our Spring 2020 Semester and opened the new building, we launched a new movement within Eastern Shore Community College that I want to share with you.  It starts with a simple word:  YES!!  Your Eastern Shore.  Yet, it is much more than …

  • 02/13/2020

    Heritage Celebration on Campus February 29th

    19th annual event will be held in both buildings at ESCC Eastern Shore Community College presents the 19th Annual Heritage Celebration Saturday, February 29 from 10am-3pm. The event takes place in the Workforce Development Center and the brand new Academic Building on campus in Melfa, and is free and open to the public. Nearly 100 …

  • 02/07/2020

    President Jim Shaeffer Talks “G3”

    “It’s a game changer” What if obtaining an associate’s degree and/or a certificate in a high-demand and high-value job was made more affordable?  What if ESCC provided an affordable pathway into high wage jobs in high-demand and high-value jobs? The answer to these “what if” questions is being addressed in the General Assembly this spring …

  • 02/02/2020

    The Inauguration of James M. Shaeffer

    ESCC Inaugurates Fifth President on March 27th Melfa, VA – Dr. James M. Shaeffer will be inaugurated as the fifth president of Eastern Shore Community College on Friday, March 27, 2020.  The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the college campus. Dr. Shaeffer became the fifth president of ESCC in July of 2019.  Prior …

  • 01/23/2020

    ESCC Survey Seeking Input On Future Offerings

    Student Scheduling: Needs Survey In an effort to better serve students in the ESCC service area, Accomack and Northampton Counties, we are trying to collect information from current and prospective students about the best times to offer courses as well as surveying students about their program interests.  Please take a few minutes to share with us …

  • 01/20/2020

    ESCC Foundation Oyster Roast is SOLD OUT!

    Friday January 31st, the Eastern Shore Community College Foundation presents an Eastern Shore Oyster Roast, featuring local oysters, clams, clam chowder, barbecue & sides, local beers, soda, wine, and more.  Proceeds from this event fund ESCC Foundation’s scholarships and support efforts for local students. The event starts at 5pm at the ESCC Workforce Development Center …

  • 01/17/2020

    2020 Heritage Celebration Vendor Registration Underway

    The 2020 ESCC Heritage Celebration has been announced for Saturday, February 29th, from 10:00am-3:00pm. The event is in it’s 19th year and continues to celebrate all things “Eastern Shore”. Free vendor spaces are available and complete details and registration information is downloadable below. Contact Bill LeCato ( for more information or call 757-789-1797. 2020 Event …