News and Events
Community News & Events:
To introduce and explore the benefits that new and emerging technologies now offer small and medium-sized farms, the first-ever, statewide ‘WV Agriculture Innovation Showcase Event’ invites all Potomac Highlands, WV and regional famers, growers, students and other strategic stakeholders, to come by the Moorefield Armory Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17.
In a meeting at the White House in late July, representatives from Eastern WV Community and Technical College met with Administration staffers in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to explain the benefits of leveraging community college assets to spur entrepreneurship and economic development, especially in rural areas.
A recent graduation ceremony in Moorefield recognized the 38 area high school equivalency graduates from Grant, Hardy, Hampshire, Mineral and Pendleton Counties. All of the graduates earned their diplomas through the tri-county Adult Basic Education (A.B.E.) program administered by Eastern WV Community and Technical College, which held the event at the Moorefield Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall.
“This has been a very exciting week for Eastern’s nursing program. Long-time and generous donors have again given to support our students."
Our students and community are very important to us, and to maintain the transparency that is essential to keeping your trust, we wanted to share information with you about a recent event.
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 (http://easternwv.edu/nursing) by that date.
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.
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.
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.
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.