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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.
Beginning this spring semester, a new, 24-hour tutoring service that covers a wide variety of classroom subjects will provide a power boost to the learning success of students enrolled at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. Free of charge to all Eastern students, ‘Tutor.com’ assists more than 1.2 million worldwide users each year.
As registration for the spring 2016 semester picks up speed at Eastern WV Community and Technical College, recent studies show that an associate degree can offer knowledge and skills that bring its holder higher wages than a bachelor degree, and for less cost.
A recent Dominion Foundation grant to Eastern WV Community and Technical College will support a student agricultural project at the college’s New Biz Launchpad in Wardensville. The $10-thousand Higher Education Partnership grant will fund equipment purchases for the Launchpad’s Maker Lab where the students will learn by doing