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April 2017


  • 04/28/2017

    ESCC Foundation Honors 2017 Distinguished Alumni

    Category: Alumni

    The ESCC Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 ESCC Distinguished Alumni awards.  This annual award is presented to ESCC alumni in recognition of outstanding professional achievement and community service. Victoria H. “Tori” Bloxom graduated from ESCC in May 1989 with an Associate’s degree in Electronics Technology.  She is a Field Technician …

  • 04/27/2017

    ESCC Foundation Supports The Mission Of The College

    Category: College

    You may know that the Eastern Shore Community College Foundation provides scholarships for ESCC students.  You may know someone who has received a scholarship or you may even have benefited from one yourself.  A scholarship through the Foundation can be obtained in addition to other forms of financial aid.  There are scholarships for specific programs, …

  • 04/25/2017

    2017 ESCC Science Fair Applications Still Being Accepted !

    Category: Community

      Eastern Shore Community College Science Fair WHO Virginia’s Eastern Shore Students, Grades K-12 Lower Primary Division (K-1) Upper Primary Division (2-3) Elementary Division (4-5) Middle School Division (6-8), and High School Division (9-12) WHAT Exhibits of projects (working models or other visual presentations) demonstrating a scientific principle or solving a problem by scientific method. …

  • 04/21/2017

    Community College Month: “No Dream Is Too Big”

    Category: College

    by Dr. Linda Thomas-Glover In the 1950’s and 60’s, the residents of the Eastern Shore had a desire for an institution of higher education to provide quality postsecondary education and training to residents here on the Shore. In 1971 that dream became a reality when the Eastern Shore Community College was founded. Originally known as …

  • 04/14/2017

    ACES and ESCC Foundation Plan Scholarship Fundraiser

    Category: Academics

    Thomas Pandolfi, world famous pianist extraordinaire, is returning to the Eastern Shore for the sixth year, back by popular demand!  The Arts Council of the Eastern Shore and the Eastern Shore Community College Foundation will host Two Centuries of Musical Treasures: Beethoven to Bacharach on Saturday, May 20, 2017, to raise scholarship funds for Eastern Shore students. The …

  • 04/14/2017

    Community College Month: Dual Enrollment Success

    Category: Academics

    The second of four Community College Month Features There are a number of benefits to dual-enrollment programs. Earning college credit while still in high school sounds like a dream for many students. Not only do these programs introduce students to the rigors of college coursework early, but recent studies have shown that students who participate …

  • 04/13/2017

    The “Queen of Katwe” Visits ESCC With Chess Exhibition, Movie, and Lecture

    THE QUEEN OF KATWE VISITS THE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA “Realize the power of chess in life skills and character development” Lecture and Chess Exhibition at Eastern Shore Community College Saturday, April 22, 2017 The two main characters of the 2012 book and 2016 film Queen of Katwe – Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi – …

  • 04/06/2017

    April Is Community College Month

    Category: College

    April is Community College Month, and Eastern Shore Community College is sharing some features that will not only provide helpful information on what is currently offered, but exciting updates on what is coming in the near future.  These will be available here, on our Facebook page, and in our local papers.  With registration for Summer and …