Chancellor’s Team Visits New ESCC Building


Eastern Shore Community College welcomed VCCS Chancellor Glenn DuBois to its Melfa campus on Tuesday, December 3rd.   Accompanied by four of his senior staff and a VCCS Board member as well as two members of the ESCC Advisory Board, the Chancellor enjoyed a tour of the new ESCC Academic Building which opens for the Spring Semester on January 13, 2020.

Joe Habel leads a tour of the new Academic Building for the Chancellor’s group.

Led by project manager Joe Habel, the tour of the nearly completed facility highlighted the greatly improved learning environment and updated technology that will facilitate a multitude of new programs and offerings from the College.

Gracie Diaz and Shaw Matthews share excitement over the new facility with the Chancellor.

DuBois enjoyed meeting with student representatives from the ESCC Student Government Association, President Shaw Matthews and Vice President Gracie Diaz, in addition to industrial tech and welding student, Shannon Seward.  All three students shared their excitement over what will undoubtedly be a huge boost to the opportunities for Eastern Shore residents.

Lovensky Smilian is introduced to the Chancellor and VCCS Board Member Robin Sullenberger, by Amy Shockley, Director of Adult Education.

After meeting with ESCC President Dr. Jim Shaeffer and members of ESCC Cabinet, the Chancellor was introduced to Lovensky Similien, a Haitian student at ESCC who has been nominated for the Chancellor’s Student Success Story Award.  More on Lovensky’s story and the presentation, coming soon.

Robin Sullenberger, Dr. Van Wilson, Chancellor Glenn DuBois, and Ted Lewis, visiting classrooms in the new building.