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August 2013


  • 08/20/2013

    Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony

    Category: Students

    Melfa, VA – Eastern Shore Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for practical nursing program graduates August 9 in the college’s Workforce Development Center.  The guest speaker was Jeannette Edwards, the Chief Human Resource Officer at Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.  Clinical instructors, Peggy Bennett, RN, BSN, MEd, and Nancy Schwartz, RN, presented a …

  • 08/20/2013

    New Students Gather for Orientation

    Category: Students

    Melfa, VA – Approximately 80 new college students, parents and spouses attended Freshman Orientation at Eastern Shore Community College the evening of  Tuesday, August 6. Freshman orientation gives students and their families an opportunity to learn what they need to know to prepare for college success. Bryan Smith, Dean of Student Services explained, “Many of …

  • 08/20/2013

    ESCC and ESLC Deepen Partnership

    MELFA, VIRGINIA – On August 1, The Eastern Shore Literacy Council (ESLC) moved its operational offices to the Adult Education offices in what most people know as the “White Building” on Eastern Shore Community College’s (ESCC) Melfa campus.  This places the Literacy Council’s staff inthe same location with ESCC’s Regional Adult Education Program staff.  “Locating both programs in the same building is really designed to benefit alladult learners on Virginia’s Eastern Shore,” said Laura Chuquin-Naylor, ESLC’s Executive Director.  “We have always worked closely with ESCC’sAdult Education program, and we refer learners to one another based …