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  • 05/19/2019

    Dr. James M. Shaeffer Hired to Become Next President of Eastern Shore Community College

    Category: College

    RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. James M. Shaeffer of Norfolk, Virginia; has been hired to become the next president of Eastern Shore Community College. Shaeffer’s selection is the result of a national search that attracted 92 applicants. “Jim’s career in higher education has spanned more than …

  • 05/16/2019

    State Board Holds the Line on Community College Tuition for 2019-2020 Academic Year

    Category: College

    RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour, and keeps community college tuition and mandatory fees at approximately one-third of the comparable …

  • 04/30/2019

    ESCC Presidential Candidate Information (Bios, Survey Links, & Community Forum Video)

    Category: College

    Survey links following each appearance will be available below candidate bios for a 24 hour period after their community forum.Videos of the forums are also posted below.   Dr. David E. Bowles is currently in his fifth year as the director of the NASA Langley Research Center. He first joined that organization in 1980 as …

  • 04/12/2019

    Notice of May 2019 State Board Meeting

    Category: College

    State Board for Community Colleges to Set 2019-20 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition and mandatory fee increases for Virginia’s Community Colleges, effective fall 2019, at 9 a.m., May 16, 2019, …

  • 02/01/2019

    ESCC 2019 Heritage Celebration is Saturday, February 23rd !

    Category: College, Community, Students

    Listen to our 2019 Heritage Celebration Podcast (above) for details on the free event on campus February 23rd! Eastern Shore Community College is excited to present the 18th Annual Heritage Celebration on Saturday, February 23rd from 10am-3pm, encompassing both the Workforce Development Center and the main building on the campus in Melfa. This year will …

  • 01/25/2019

    ESCC Presents 2019 Service Awards

    Category: College

    Eastern Shore Community College presented service awards to staff and faculty members on Friday January 4, during a special breakfast program at the Workforce Development Services Great Hall on campus in Melfa. ESCC Interim President, Dr. Billy Greer, oversaw the presentations acknowledging and celebrating years of service to the college and to the Commonwealth of …

  • 12/20/2018

    Holiday Greeting and End of Year Message From Dr. Billy Greer

    Category: College
  • 11/02/2018

    ESCC Town Hall Meeting Scheduled For November 28th

    Category: College, Community

    Eastern Shore Community College is inviting Eastern Shore residents to help improve the College. The college will be holding a town hall meeting at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, in the Great Hall of the College’s Workforce Development Center. The event’s purpose is to share ideas that will better position ESCC to serve …

  • 10/19/2018

    Strong Partnerships Make for Great Student Opportunities at ESCC

    Category: College

    With the exciting October news of more launches coming to NASA Wallops Flight Facility(WFF), Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority(Virginia Space), the career and technical education focus at Eastern Shore Community College adds more “fuel” to already exciting career opportunities for local students. A strong and active partnership between ESCC, MARS, …

  • 10/08/2018

    ESCC Mourning The Loss Of Longtime Professor Barry Neville

    Category: College

    We are very sorry to have to share the sad news that Professor Barry Neville passed away Monday morning (10/8/18) at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Barry was an Assistant Professor of History, but was much more than that for ESCC. He was truly part of the fabric of the college and there was never a …

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