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Eastern’s Nursing Program Earns National Accreditation


The nursing program at Eastern WV Community and Technical College in Moorefield received formal national accreditation last month from the American Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). No later than November 1, Eastern will start accepting applications for the nursing class that begins fall semester 2016, and will publish detailed information about the application process on its website ( by that date.

Eastern Named As One Of Nation’s Most Affordable Colleges


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.

79 Eastern Students Earn Spring Semester 2015 Academic Honors


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.

A Record 163 Credentials Earned As WV Chancellor Keynotes Commencement


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.

Eastern Receives Community College Innovation Award


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.

Announcement: WVU-Parkersburg Budget Cuts Force End To Education Program Partnership With Eastern


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:

Collaboration & The 'Right Fit' Key To Counselors Luncheon In Keyser


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.

200-plus Enjoy Eastern’s Spring Extravaganza Family Fun


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 Eastern Students To Receive Degrees And/Or Certificates At Commencement May 9


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.

One-Stop, All Shop, Kids’ Romp At Eastern’s Spring ‘Extravaganza’ April 25


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.

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