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September 2016


  • 09/28/2016

    NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

    Eastern Shore Community College wants to make our technology students aware of another tremendous opportunity. The National Community College Aerospace Scholars, or NCAS, program is an educational experience for community college students interested in exploring careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program provides selected students with a four-day, in-person learning experience at a …

  • 09/19/2016

    ESCC Offers College Transfer Fair This Tuesday October 25th

    The Eastern Shore Community College Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is sponsoring a College Transfer Fair this Tuesday, October 25, from 12:00pm-3:00pm in the Great Hall of the Workforce Development Services Building on the campus in Melfa.  This Fair affords students an opportunity to meet admissions representatives from over twenty schools from Virginia and Maryland.  …

  • 09/16/2016

    ESCC Workforce Development Services Offers Fall Classes

    Category: Academics

    Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Services is offering a variety of non-credit fall classes with start times ranging from late September to early December. Of interest to college-bound students will be the NEW SAT Prep Course which starts September 21st.  Students of any age can benefit from Basic Computer Skills starting September 27th. This …

  • 09/16/2016

    Change In FAFSA Allows Earlier Applications

    Changes are in effect with the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicants can submit their FAFSA earlier. You can file your 2017-2018 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling the completion and submission of FAFSA …

  • 09/14/2016

    Chevelle Mason Assumes New Role in Computer Science/Business Management at ESCC

    Category: Academics

    Chevelle Mason’s success story continues to evolve as she has been appointed Computer Science/Business Management Faculty at ESCC this past August. Many may be familiar with Chevelle’s inspiring journey that progressed from being homeless with two children, to obtaining her Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Development.  Along with serving in various capacities in Adult …

  • 09/08/2016

    National Adult and Family Literacy Week September 26 – October 1

    Category: Academics

    The Adult Education Program and the Eastern Shore Literacy Council will be open at their location at the Eastern Shore Community College and will be available at Kiptopeke Elementary School on Tuesday, September 27th from 5:00-7:00 PM to celebrate National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week September 26th – October 1st which raises public awareness about the …

  • 09/08/2016

    VCCS Reaches Out To Former ITT Tech Students

    Category: Alumni

    RICHMOND — Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, released the following statement this week to the former Virginia students of ITT Tech: “The announced closing of ITT Tech affects an estimated 2,500 students in Virginia. For them, this can be an especially emotional and confusing time. What it should not be, however, is a reason …

  • 09/05/2016

    ESCC Learning Resource Center Announces “ESCC Reads!” Program

    Category: Academics

    The “ESCC Reads” Program is a 2016-2017 Reading Initiative that offers prizes for participation.   1. Register for the Challenge (All participants will be entered into a prize drawing and receive an incentive for registering, just stop by the LRC to claim your gift*!) 2. Read 10 books during the 2016-2017 academic year from the following categories: Read a …

  • 09/05/2016

    ESCC Workforce Development Services Will Offer Pharmacy Tech and Hospitality Programs

    Category: Academics

    Workforce Development Services at Eastern Shore Community College echoes the Commonwealth’s focus on supporting economic growth and development and providing relevant short term workforce training to support the needs of our local businesses and industries.  Customized training is offered for business, designed to prepare individuals for skilled employment in targeted industry sectors. WDS seeks to …

  • 09/03/2016

    The Fall 2016 “Navigator” Is Available

    Category: Academics, Students

    Eastern Shore Community College and Workforce Development Services, proudly announce the arrival of the new Fall 2016 “Navigator”.  The print edition is available at both the main building of ESCC, and at WDS, and details the classes offered under the Workforce Development Continuing Education program.  The online edition will be available soon.  Please call 757.789.7979 for more …