NEWS

May 2021


  • 05/24/2021

    How To Pay for College

    Filling Out the FAFSA is the first step “It all begins with the FAFSA.” That’s what Eastern Shore Community College financial aid coordinator Carole Read says is the answer to the question in the title. You want to go to college, learn a new skill, or get re-trained—you want to say YES! to your future—but …

  • 05/22/2021

    ESCC Celebrates 50 Years

    You’re Invited to Share Your Own ESCC Story 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 as part of the Eastern Shore …

  • 05/20/2021

    Tuition Rates to Remain Unchanged

    State Board Holds the Line on Tuition and Fees for Fourth Straight Year   RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour …

  • 05/14/2021

    The Inspiring Journey of ESCC Professor Mason

    Leading Her Students to Success Chevelle Mason went from being a 17-year-old mother of two to an assistant professor of computer science and management at Eastern Shore Community College.  Mason explains that growing up on the streets of Camden, New Jersey, was difficult. She had to overcome many barriers, including being homeless as a young …

  • 05/10/2021

    May 24th Deadline Announced for Take Two Program Registration

    Graduating High School Seniors Eligible for Up to Two Free Summer Classes 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 …

  • 05/06/2021

    A Letter to Parents of the High School Class of 2021

    from ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer May 4, 2021 Dear Parent of the High School Class of 2021: You should be so proud to be a parent of a graduating senior; congratulations to you and your child!   Given the challenges we are facing with COVID 19, planning the next step in your child’s educational journey …

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