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  • 10/23/2021

    Medical Assisting Program Can Bring Goals Into Focus

    “I want to be able to treat people like I would want to be treated when needing help,” said Liliana Rosa, a student in YOUR Eastern Shore Community College’s Medical Assisting (MA) Program.  The MA program prepares individuals as multi-skilled healthcare workers in hospitals, physician offices, urgent care facilities, and nursing homes. It also serves …

  • 10/23/2021

    ESCC’s RSVP Nurse Aide Program Changes Lives

      Sometimes the answers to life’s challenges are as close as your local community college. The RSVP Nurse Aide Program has been an answer for many students.  Not only does the program make completers eligible to become certified nursing assistants (CNA), but a program grant provides funding for tuition, books, and childcare. Also, students can …

  • 09/29/2021

    Homecoming Event Celebrates ESCC 50th

    RSVPs Requested by October 11 ESCC’s 50th Anniversary Homecoming and Ribbon Cutting will be held Friday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on the college campus in Melfa.  Due to COVID-19, many may not have visited campus since the completion of the new $22 million academic building and its opening in January of 2020.  This will …

  • 09/23/2021

    NCCER Class is a First for ESCC

    Course Started This Week ESCC has launched its first-ever course delivered in Spanish.  Taught by Joseph Cota, the NCCER Core Construction Fundamentals class provides students an introduction to the practical basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.  Modules covered include: safety, construction math, hand and power tools, drawings, …

  • 09/21/2021

    Dual Enrollment Students Orient to LRC

    Students Discover the Many Resources of the ESCC Library LRC Support Specialist Ryan Webb led an orientation introducing Professor Duffman’s ENG 111 dual enrollment class to databases that can be accessed through the library homepage. Students were tasked with finding articles and other resources to use for their upcoming persuasive essay assignment. After some brainstorming, …

  • 09/16/2021

    ESCC Adds “Office Professional” Program

    Students Can Become “Career Ready” in One Semester Here are three startling facts. One: nearly 70% of community college students are employed. Two: the majority want to switch jobs. Three: 60% of these students will not graduate in six years. Here is how Your Eastern Shore Community College helps students get, advance in, or switch …

  • 09/07/2021

    Fall Workforce Class Schedules Updated

    Wide Variety of Offerings Available Into the Fall YOUR Eastern Shore Community College has a full schedule of classes beginning this Fall. Please refer to the schedule below as some of the dates have been changed. A number of funding streams may be available for many classes including FastForward and others. Please contact Workforce Development …

  • 09/07/2021

    50th Anniversary Homecoming

    Outdoor Event Scheduled for October 22 YOUR Eastern Shore Community College will welcome alumni, students, friends, and the community on campus to celebrate ESCC’s 50th with food, a special recognition for alumni, free giveaways, and tours of campus buildings led by students. An official ribbon cutting of the new academic building completed in 2020 will also be …

  • 08/31/2021

    ESCC Receives Support and Internship Potential from Valkyrie

    New Presence at Wallops Could Mean More Student Opportunities (Melfa, VA) Eastern Shore Community College recently hosted Valkyrie Enterprises for a tour of the new ESCC Academic Building on campus in Melfa. Chief Growth Officer of Valkyrie, Matthew Orsino, presented the college with a check for $5,000 for student support.  Orsino explained, “we consider the college …

  • 08/22/2021

    Health and Safety Message

    Fall Semester Update Important Information about ESCC Health Safety  As we start the fall semester we are communicating important information health safety information to students and employees. We take the safety of faculty, staff, students and visitors seriously and try to operate in a safe and effective manner that follows regulations of the Commonwealth and …

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