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Sponsored by the Hardy County Adult Education program, Fast Track prepares adults to enter college or technical school and to take the Accuplacer college entrance placement test.
Bringing to life Essie Robeson’s story of personal bravery and struggle for justice during the Cold War and anti-colonial era, Ilene Evans headlines another ‘Lunch & Learn’ afternoon in Moorefield later this month. Eastern WV Community and Technical College invites all members of the Potomac Highlands communities to join students and staff at a free performance of “Cold War Era,” March 31 on Eastern’s campus, at 316 Eastern Drive, just off Corridor H’s mile marker 107.6, two miles east of Route 220
Looking for an evening of fun and good fellowship? With a chance to win prizes and money? And to boost a good cause while doing so? The United to Empower Relay for Life Bingo Benefit will offer all of those rewards Saturday, March 5, at the Moorefield American Legion Hall, 225 N Main St #1. The doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the games begin at 6:00.
It's leap year! — and what better way to mark it than with a very special exhibition that opened February 29 at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. The collected artwork of Kindergarten through 4th grade Hardy County Public School students, on display in the Eagle’s Nest Gallery at Eastern’s Moorefield campus, launches a three-month celebration of student creativity and budding local talent.
Lindsey Teets, a Business Coach with the WV Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC), will offer one-stop services to people who wish to start a new business or improve or grow an existing one.
With a free public performance, acclaimed actress, vocalist and choreographer Ilene Evans returns to Moorefield this February 18 to showcase the great blues, jazz and gospel singer Ethel Waters in “Taking A Chance On Love.” In celebration of Black History month, Eastern WV Community and Technical College invites students, staff and the community to enjoy the presentation at 12:30 pm on the college’s main campus at 316 Eastern Drive, just off Corridor H, two miles east of Route 220.
Beginning fall 2016, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College transfer students who meet academic criteria will be guaranteed admission to West Virginia University, thanks to a Guaranteed Admissions Agreement signed by the institutions.
One hundred thirteen students from six Potomac Highlands counties achieved Merit List recognition last fall semester at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. To make the list, students must earn a minimum 3.25 grade percentage while taking at least six hours of college credit.
Sixty-one students from the Potomac Highlands and surrounding areas earned academic honors at Eastern WV Community and Technical College for fall semester 2015. With a 4.0 cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) while carrying at least 12 credit-hours, twenty-two students received President’s List honors. Thirty-nine students made the Dean’s List, by achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA with at least 9 credit-hours.
“Nearly 60 percent of the jobs we’re creating in West Virginia will require at least a two-year degree," WV Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and state superintendent of schools Dr. Michael Martirano reported in a column they issued just before the December holidays.