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  • 06/28/2022

    Summer Foundation Newsletter Released

    The Eastern Shore Community College Foundation has released the Summer 2022 Newsletter, full of ESCC success stories and activity from campus and beyond. Thanks for picking up a copy on campus, watching your mailbox, or enjoying the digital version here!

  • 06/28/2022

    Dental Assisting Careers Begin Here

    (pictured above:ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer, Reyanna Wade, and Dr. Randi Wingate)  “I wanted a career that I could have no matter where I decide to live,” says Reyanna Wade, who completed Eastern Shore Community College’s Dental Assisting class last year.  “It may surprise some people,” she explained, “but I always loved going to the …

  • 06/15/2022

    Benefits of Dual-Enrollment at ESCC

     “Dual-Enrollment through Eastern Shore Community College has a way of bringing so many things into focus for students like me,” said April Perry of Greenbush.  April enrolled in the General Studies transfer program at ESCC after graduating from Nandua High School in 2021. While in high school, April completed several ESCC courses in English and …

  • 06/15/2022

    Program Feeding Small Business Success

    “I thought about being a lawyer, running a restaurant, all kinds of things” says D. Ebony Brown, instructor of the successful Hair Braiding and Weaving program at YOUR Eastern Shore Community College, “but my true passions are in beauty and business.”  In 2008 at ESCC Ebony earned a career studies certificate in Small Business Management …

  • 06/06/2022

    Psychology Classes Offer Many Benefits

     “I had no idea how practical the information I learned in psychology is,” says Victoria Thornton who completed the course this semester. “It’s helped me better understand others and has empowered me to be a better communicator.” (Victoria is pictured above with Dr. Julie Nash) In colleges across the country psychology is one of the most …

  • 05/16/2022

    ESCC Faculty Recognized

    Awards Announced at Commencement on May 11 Faculty Award recipients were announced on Wednesday, May 11, as part of the 51st Annual Commencement of Eastern Shore Community College, on campus in Melfa, VA. Vice President of Academic, Student, and Workforce Education, Dr. Patrick Tompkins, shared the names with the commencement audience. Recognition nominations were accepted …

  • 05/16/2022

    ESCC Graduates Speak to Shore Daily News

    The Class of 2022 Looks Back on Time at ESCC (From Shore Daily News) This past Wednesday, May 11th, Eastern Shore Community College held its 51st annual commencement and graduated the Class of 2022. Much like the class from the past couple of years, these students have shown resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges …

  • 05/15/2022

    ESCC Spring Commencement 2022

    After modifying graduation to accommodate the limitations brought about by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, Eastern Shore Community College returned to campus in Melfa on Wednesday, May 11th, for the 51st Annual Commencement. A crowd of nearly 600 gathered under a tent to celebrate over 90 graduates taking part in the ceremony. The commencement …

  • 05/11/2022

    ESCC Saddened by the Passing of Robin-Rich Coates

    Longtime Faculty Member and Leader Will Be Missed The Eastern Shore community is mourning the loss of beloved teacher, colleague, and leader, Robin Rich-Coates, who passed away on Tuesday, May 10th. She was a retired Professor of Biology and Chemistry at Eastern Shore Community College, member of Phi Theta Kappa, and Chairman of Eastern Shore …

  • 05/10/2022

    Spring to Remember for PTK

    ESCC Chapter Enjoys an Eventful Semester Your Eastern Shore Community College has watched our chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) have an amazing spring which culminated with an induction ceremony of twenty-eight new members on Monday, April 25th.  The event drew a full house at Workforce Development Services on campus in Melfa, as the Alpha Pi …

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