NEWS

July 2021


  • 07/30/2021

    Masks Required on Campus Beginning August 2

    Health Safety Policy Updated in Response to Recent Surge As part of the college’s YES! culture, which stands for Your Eastern Shore, we are committed to the safety of our students, staff, and community. The state of the COVID 19 pandemic continues to change, so we are updating the college’s health safety policies. The U.S. …

  • 07/30/2021

    Additional “Take Two” Funding Available

    2021 High School Grads Could Take 1 to 2 Classes Free! ESCC launched a program for the summer 2021 term called Take Two. It was designed to allow 2021 high school graduating seniors to enroll in 1 or 2 classes for free, including all tuition, fees, and instructional materials. All summer academic and Workforce classes …

  • 07/22/2021

    New CDL Partnership and Class Schedules

    Ancora Corporate Training to Provide Instruction Your Eastern Shore Community College is happy to announce its new partnership with Ancora Corporate Training to provide CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) programming to the Eastern Shore community. Ancora is a national educational services provider and brings a broad array of capabilities and services to the Eastern Shore community. …

  • 07/16/2021

    Governor Will Attend ESCC Graduation

    Northam Accepts College’s Invitation to Give Address (Melfa, VA) – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is slated to deliver the commencement message for the Eastern Shore Community College 2021 50th Graduation Ceremony, to be held at 6:00p.m. Thursday, August 5, at the Nandua High School Auditorium in Onley, VA.  The ceremony was rescheduled from May to accommodate the …

  • 07/16/2021

    ESCC Announces Full Reaccreditation

    At the ESCC College Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday, July 13, Vice President for Academic, Student & Workforce Education Dr. Patrick Tompkins announced that Your Eastern Shore Community College has become fully reaccredited. “It’s been a difficult journey for everyone, these last couple of years,” said ESCC President Dr. James Shaeffer. “In the midst of …

  • 07/16/2021

    ESCC Announces New Programs For Fall

    Update from ESCC Vice President, Dr. Patrick Tompkins Your Eastern Shore Community College has conducted an environmental scan of its existing programs, education gaps identified by employers, labor market analyses, and economic development studies. The result is 36 revised or new programs at the College. New programs that have been added based on our data …

  • 07/01/2021

    ESCC Student Joins the College Faculty

    Clearing hurdles and achieving success Shannon Seward’s story is resonating with many who have had to overcome obstacles to achieve a goal and be the person they aspire to be. In recent weeks Shannon’s ESCC journey has been shared in broader circles and is impacting even more to be inspired by her success.  Shannon’s achievements …

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