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NEWS

April 2021


  • 04/26/2021

    Project Horizons Provides Opportunity

    Program Continues to Have Long Lasting Impact on Students Project Horizons is a college-track scholarship and mentoring program operated by the Eastern Shore Community College Foundation.  The program provides academic, social, and cultural support for economically disadvantaged students, and it introduces them to the post-secondary education environment.  Guidance counselors in local public schools identify students who …

  • 04/16/2021

    “TAKE TWO” Program Offers Two Free Summer Classes

    Limited Time Offer to 2021 High School Graduates on the Shore Click below for more details on this latest addition to the YES! Tuition Promise. This program affords 2021 Eastern Shore High School Graduates the ability to take 1 or 2 FREE SUMMER CLASSES, including free tuition, fees, and books. These can be Academic or …

  • 04/16/2021

    ESCC Expands YES! Tuition Promise

    Free Summer Classes for Graduating High School Seniors and Statewide Support from G3 ESCC announced two major expansions to its YES! Tuition Promise, the program with the stated goal of providing financial aid to cover the cost of tuition and fees for all students. The new Take Two program benefits those graduating high school this …

  • 04/12/2021

    ESCC Announces Updates for Summer and Fall on Radio Segment

    Dr. Shaeffer and Dr. Tompkins Share News on a Variety of Topics ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer and VP Dr. Patrick Tompkins were the special guests on the April 12th edition of WESR’s “Shore Talk” program. The segment provided the opportunity to share news ranging from Summer and Fall class registration and multiple new funding …

  • 04/05/2021

    ESCC Launches 50th Anniversary Webpage

    Offering Details on Celebrations and the Opportunity to Share Your ESCC Stories and Experiences We are thrilled to celebrate 50 years of providing classes, job training, certifications and degrees to the Eastern Shore community from our Melfa campus.  ESCC has come a long way from its start at the U.S. Navy Base near Wallops Island …

  • 04/02/2021

    Information Available on G3 Programs

    Webpage Provides Details on Programs and Eligibility Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation creating his signature “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” initiative, or “G3” program, which makes tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. The G3 program includes $36 million to cover tuition, fees, and …