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  • 04/16/2021

    “TAKE TWO” Program Offers Two Free Summer Classes

    Limited Time Offer to 2021 High School Graduates on the Shore Click below for more details on this latest addition to the YES! Tuition Promise. This program affords 2021 Eastern Shore High School Graduates the ability to take 1 or 2 FREE SUMMER CLASSES, including free tuition, fees, and books. These can be Academic or …

  • 04/16/2021

    ESCC Expands YES! Tuition Promise

    Free Summer Classes for Graduating High School Seniors and Statewide Support from G3 ESCC announced two major expansions to its YES! Tuition Promise, the program with the stated goal of providing financial aid to cover the cost of tuition and fees for all students. The new Take Two program benefits those graduating high school this …

  • 04/12/2021

    ESCC Announces Updates for Summer and Fall on Radio Segment

    Dr. Shaeffer and Dr. Tompkins Share News on a Variety of Topics ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer and VP Dr. Patrick Tompkins were the special guests on the April 12th edition of WESR’s “Shore Talk” program. The segment provided the opportunity to share news ranging from Summer and Fall class registration and multiple new funding …

  • 04/05/2021

    ESCC Launches 50th Anniversary Webpage

    Offering Details on Celebrations and the Opportunity to Share Your ESCC Stories and Experiences We are thrilled to celebrate 50 years of providing classes, job training, certifications and degrees to the Eastern Shore community from our Melfa campus.  ESCC has come a long way from its start at the U.S. Navy Base near Wallops Island …

  • 04/02/2021

    Information Available on G3 Programs

    Webpage Provides Details on Programs and Eligibility Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation creating his signature “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” initiative, or “G3” program, which makes tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. The G3 program includes $36 million to cover tuition, fees, and …

  • 03/19/2021

    2021 Fall Class Registration Has Begun!

    Summer Class Registration Already Underway Eastern Shore Community College is making registration available for Summer and Fall Semesters to further accommodate our students with planning their schedules and also for university students taking advantage of course studies they may find helpful during their breaks. Registration for Fall Classes officially began on Monday, March 22. Our Summer …

  • 03/16/2021

    Re-Entry Program Produces Thirteen New Graduates

    Community Partnership Celebrates Student Success Re-Entry Commencement Exercises were conducted by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office at the Eastern Shore Regional Jail (ESRJ) on Friday, February 26, 2021. Presentations for three female inmates and ten males were overseen by Sheriff David Doughty and Captain Roger Kennedy, with participation from Eastern Shore Community College and Eastern …

  • 03/16/2021

    Students Assist in “Far-Reaching” Communications Project

    Wallops Island Based Exercise Provided Valuable Experience This past November, Eastern Shore Community College students were afforded a unique learning experience participating in a demonstration with Sentinel Robotic Solutions (SRS). This demo provided video, voice and data from a ship (nearly 90 miles away) to a land-based Navy Operations Center at Wallops Island. Chris Del …

  • 03/16/2021

    CDL Student Overcomes Obstacles

    Lifetime Goal Remained In Sight   Voncilita “Vonnie” Joseph grew up on the Shore. Originally from Painter, she developed an early interest in big trucks that were a fixture in her neighborhood. The sight of a tractor trailer could be intimidating to a young child, with the sheer size and the bellowing roar of the …

  • 03/10/2021

    ESCC Remembers Friend of the College, Willie Crockett

    President Jim Shaeffer Comments on the Loss of the Popular Artist Your Eastern Shore Community College and the entire Eastern Shore lost a great friend this week with the passing of Willie Crockett.  Willie contributed a great deal to our college.  He taught art courses at the college throughout the years and contributed a classic …