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Eastern’s Entrepreneurial Incubator Seeks To Jump-Start Job Creation

7/10/2012

Job creation perches high on the list of anyone who thinks seriously about the future of the economy.  But recent data suggests that most new net job creation comes from new, start‐up businesses. So in this political season, as one central debate focuses on job creation, one small community college is taking a pro‐active approach.

Student Loan Bill Passes Congress In Time For Fall Registration At Eastern

7/3/2012

— In a burst of bipartisan patriotism just in time for the 4th of July, Congress has passed the student loan bill. So now, interest rates on Stafford student loans won’t double from the current low rates of 3.4‐percent. That’s good news for everyone thinking about registering for college this coming fall semester.

60 Students Earn GED® In Program Hosted By Eastern

6/26/2012

“Life’s journey is a like a road map.  Different individuals can take different roads and still arrive in the same town.” So began Robert Eagle’s keynote address to the 2012 GED® graduation ceremony held in Petersburg June 7.

Eastern Serves As ‘Military-Friendly’ College For Returning Vets

6/12/2012

As both the White House and the WV statehouse have launched special websites to ease the transition of veterans returning from military to civilian life, a local community college is also offering special services to make the vets’ re‐integration successful.

Melissa Shank Named To All-WV Academic Team

6/7/2012

Earlier this spring, in the rotunda of the capitol in Charleston, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, center, presented a certificate and medallion to Wardensville’s Melissa Shank, 2nd from right. The event honored Shanks as Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s representative on the 2012 All‐West Virginia Academic Team, and a nominee to the All‐USA Community College Academic team.  

Mothers And Children Will Graduate College Together This May

4/28/2012

“One time, when I asked a fellow student a personal question, my daughter told me to ‘hush up,’” said Arthur’s Dreama Kelley, recalling a dramatic moment in a local college classroom last semester.  “She stopped short of calling me ‘Dreama,’ but I did get several ‘Mom!’s’,” Kelly chuckled, “followed by energetic eye‐rolls.”

Founders Day At Eastern Honors Top Students - Grants HKM Award To Eagle

4/24/2012

On a gorgeous spring afternoon, as the temperature soared into the 80’s, a gathering of students, friends and families, college staff and faculty gathered to commemorate Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s eleventh annual Founders Day.  

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