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Eastern Grad’s Degree Offers Paths To Jobs In New Economy

6/30/2016

When Maysville’s Danielle Nettles stepped across the stage at her college Commencement last May to receive her diploma, she joined some 35 other graduates of Eastern WV Community and Technical College who have earned the associate degree in Wind Energy Turbine Technology since the program opened in 2010 — and became only the second woman to do. With that training part of her skill set, her diploma can open new job possibilities for her in the new economy.

Area Grandmother Earns 2 College Degrees 39 Years After High School

6/20/2016

Three years ago, Petersburg’s Denese Harold kept her husband of 23 years company when, four decades distant from any classroom learning, he decided to strengthen his job-market credentials and returned to study for his high school equivalency diploma through Adult Basic Education (A. B.E.) in Moorefield.

Mother And Daughter Overcome Adversity To Share Graduation Day At Eastern

6/16/2016

Beyond the skills and knowledge they acquired at Eastern, a mother-and-daughter duo of graduates came to new recognitions of their interests, abilities, and goals, and new understandings about their own future possibilities.

80 Eastern Students Earn Academic Honors For Spring Semester 2016

6/15/2016

Eighty students from the Potomac Highlands earned spring semester 2016 academic honors at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. Thirty-two students received President’s List honors by earning a 4.0 cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) while carrying at least 12 credit-hours. Another forty-eight students made the Dean’s List by achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA with at least 9 credit-hours.

14 Potomac Highlands Graduates Embark On Nursing Careers

6/15/2016

Fourteen Potomac Highlands graduating student nurses received special dedicatory pins from their three nurse instructors last month at Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s third Nurse Pinning ceremony.

CMT Presents Free Courtney Cole Concert May 20 To Empower Education

4/29/2016

Rising CMT artist Courtney Cole will bring her unique musical style to the Potomac Highlands on May 20 for a free concert. The concert is presented by Eastern WV Community and Technical College and CMT’s Empowering Education initiative, which aims to inspire viewers to further their education.

May 10 Deadline For All-Expenses-Paid Small Business Growth & Jobs Program From Goldman-Sachs

4/22/2016

For the first time ever, West Virginians are now participating in a scholarship-funded, nationwide small business growth and jobs-creation program run by an international banking colossus in partnership with the nation’s top business college.

Annual Spring Extravaganza Returns April 30 With Fun For Kids & Shopping Fair

4/8/2016

With a line-up of family-friendly activities for the youngsters, and a unique assortment of vendors and products for home and family, the fifth annual, free admission Spring Extravaganza returns to the Potomac Highlands April 30. The fun starts at 10:00 in the morning and runs to 2:00 pm in Moorefield on the grounds of Eastern WV Community and Technical College at 316 Eastern Drive, just off Corridor H’s mile marker 107.6, two miles east of Route 220.

2016 Founders Day Recognizes Top Students & Staff Service At Eastern

3/31/2016

A grey and drizzly sky did not dampen or diminish the pride and joy of their families and friends, as 121 students received recognition for outstanding college achievements March 13. Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s annual Founders Day Awards & Recognition Ceremony at Moorefield’s South Branch Inn also celebrated its 2016 Founders Day Award winner, Penny Reardon, and honored American Woodmark as an Active Partner in Educational Excellence (APEX).

New Film Festival In Moorefield Invites Short Film/Video Submissions By April 15 Deadline

3/30/2016

The first annual Eastern Film Festival, scheduled for Friday April 22, invites all student and community aspiring film/video makers to submit their five-minute (or less) creations for public screening. The free Festival, open-to-the-public and sponsored by the student Eastern Arts Society, welcomes all film and video formats that are viewable on a computer screen, including smartphone productions.

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