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NEWS

June 2020


  • 06/26/2020

    ESCC Expands Scholarships for Fall 2020

     A broad range of funding opportunities for students  Eastern Shore Community College is pleased to offer 54 new scholarships totaling over $250,000 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Highlights include the addition of eight Johnsen Presidential Scholarships valued at $5,000 each and the new Ratcliffe Scholars Program. In partnership with the Philip E. and Carole R. …

  • 06/25/2020

    ESCC VP Named to Statewide Justice Panel

    Dr.  Patrick Tompkins has been named to a statewide equity panel to examine the community college curricula used to educate law enforcement officers. Tompkins serves as vice president of academic, student, and workforce programs at Your Eastern Shore Community College. The recommendations of the Panel to Review Law Enforcement Training Programs at Virginia’s Community Colleges will …

  • 06/09/2020

    ESCC Begins Phased Reopening

    Student update shares details of campus access starting next week SUMMER OPERATIONS ESCC will begin a phased reopening on June 15. At first, only welding and some healthcare classes will meet on-campus, and they will do so with heightened safety precautions. Please contact your instructor for more information. We will also open our Student Services …

  • 06/09/2020

    24/7 Online Tutoring Available

    As summer classes begin, remember help is available! Hello Students! Tutor.com Studying that fits your schedule 24/7 online tutoring for ESCC students! ESCC offers FREE on-demand, online tutoring through Tutor.com. Stuck on a problem? Want someone to review your paper? This service is easy to use and can be accessed on any device that connects to the Internet. Tutors …

  • 06/04/2020

    VCCS Announces Actions It Will Take Following George Floyd’s Murder and Subsequent Protests

    Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, made the following announcement on Wednesday, June 3rd. “George Floyd’s indefensible death, and the demonstrations it has inspired, demand more than thoughts and prayers. They demand action. We owe it to our African American students, faculty, staff, supporters, and friends to say that we see you, and that …

  • 06/03/2020

    ESCC Enrollment Surges

    College enjoying significant gains Summer enrollment is up at Your Eastern Shore Community College by nearly 40% compared to last year. ESCC leads all of Virginia’s community colleges where the enrollment increase averages 6%. ESCC has enrolled 195 students this summer. “This is our YES!,” said Dr. James Shaeffer, president of ESCC, “which stands for …

  • 06/02/2020

    Current Tuition Stands for Fall 2020

    State Board Holds the Line on Community College Tuition and Fees for Fall 2020  RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2020. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping …

  • 06/02/2020

    Local Scholarship Deadlines Extended to July 15th

    A number of scholarship opportunities for the Fall Semester are available and now there is more time to apply Your Eastern Shore Community College offers “YES!” to students seeking assistance in advancing their education. Many resources are available, including a broad offering of Local and Community scholarships. Scholarships at the Eastern Shore Community College have …

  • 06/01/2020

    Summer Classes Begin!

    How Do I Get Started ? Welcome to the new semester at ESCC. You may have questions on how to proceed ? To get started, sign into MyESCC from our website. Then click on Canvas. There you will see your class listed. Click on your class and you will see a message from the instructor, …