Community News & Events:
A recent report from the US Department of Education (DOE) that examined college attendance costs named Eastern WV Community and Technical College among the nation’s 95 most affordable two-year colleges. Eastern placed 42nd nationwide on the ‘Lowest Net Price’ list published by the Department’s 2015 College Affordability and Transparency (CAT) Center.
Seventy-nine students from the Potomac Highlands and the surrounding area earned academic honors at Eastern WV Community and Technical College for spring semester 2015. Twenty-five students received President’s List honors by earning a 4.0 cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) while carrying at least 12 credit-hours. Fifty-four students made the Dean’s List, by achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA with at least 9 credit-hours.
112 graduates of Eastern WV Community and Technical College earned a record 163 credentials last month at the college’s 2015 Commencement. Two honors graduates gave commencement speeches, and James Skidmore, Chancellor of the WV Community and Technical College System, offered the keynote address.
For it leading-edge work in establishing the Institute of Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (IREED), Eastern WV Community and Technical College received the 2015 Innovation Award from the Community Colleges of Appalachia (CCA) annual conference in Asheville, NC last month.
The WVU Parkersburg Partnership has been terminated, effective 2015, due to WVU Parkersburg needing to meet the new CAEP standards and budget cuts at WVU Parkersburg.
Any prospective education students should consider the Shepherd University 2 + 2 Agreement. For more information regarding this program, please contact: Suzanne H. Goodall, Ed.D., Elementary Education Coordinator, Eastern WV Community & Technical College, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836. telephone:(304) 434-8000 Ext.: 264 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Twenty-nine high School counselors from across the Potomac Highlands met with regional industry and employer representatives at The Candlewick Inn in Keyser last week to brainstorm a spectrum of challenges facing “Pre-K to Career Pathways” for student success, and to develop workable solutions.
More than 200 visitors shopped at 23 vendors’ booths for goods and services ranging from jewelry and accessories, beauty, nails and spa treatments, weight loss and health products, home fragrances and décor, cookware, crafts, gourmet foods and gift baskets, purses, totes and bags, and more.
126 college students will officially receive their certificates and/or degrees at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s 2015 Commencement, Saturday May 9, at 10:00 in the gymnasium of the Moorefield Middle School, 303 Caledonia Heights Road, in Moorefield.
A one-stop, all shop, kids’ romp event promises hours of family fun and shopping at the fourth annual Extravaganza Day, Saturday, April 25 in Moorefield. Eastern WV Community and Technical College will host the event — admission free— from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on its campus, two miles east of Route 220 off Corridor H.
The Beta Nu Lambda chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PhTK) welcomed 14 Eastern WV Community and Technical College students into membership during the college’s Founders Day Award and Recognition Ceremony, March 22 at Moorefield’s South Branch Inn.