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Truck Driving Program Offers Career Opportunities To Local Students


Ever since David A. Simmons, Jr. signed up for the truck driving program at Eastern WV Community and Technical College, his life has changed completely.

Lacey Koontz Named Outstanding Contributor At Statewide Conference


An awards banquet in Canaan Valley October 25 named Moorefield’s Lacey Koontz as a 2012 Outstanding Contributor to Community College Education.

2012 WVCCA & WVADE Conference: Building Towards Our Future


Be the first to see the many topics this conference will cover. Share this page with your friends and colleagues so they don't miss out on this amazing opportunity.

Tractel Partnership Brings Climb Assist Device To Eastern’s Training Program


Thanks to a new industry-and-education partnernship, students in a local wind energy technician training program will get a step up and find their load a little lighter.

40-&-8 Awards Scholarships To Four Eastern Nursing Students


Four area nursing students will find their paths to a new profession paved a little smoother thanks to a special group of veterans who place a high value on their merciful calling.

Eastern Offers Recreational Dance To Area Youth In September At Wellness Center


In a testament to teamwork, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College and the Hardy County Wellness Center have entered into a joint venture to provide a recreational dance program for our community. Starting in September, the college will offer a year‐long, affordable recreational dance at the Wellness Center, one night per week.

Eastern Welcomes Woodmark’s Donation And New Technology Instructor


Eastern WV Community and Technical College got not only a shot in the arm, but a whole arm itself last week, as a local manufacturer donated a major piece of teaching equipment to the college’s Technology Training Center in Petersburg. American Woodmark made the formal presentation at the Center during a brief ceremony, as Eastern’s Board of Governors opened its meeting Tuesday, August 14.

Eastern’s Wind Tech Program Offers Certification In Air Foil Fiberglass Repair


From a distance, the turning blades of a wind turbine farm lace the skyline with graceful curves and technological promise. Closer up, the constant churning tha‐ wump, tha‐wump, tha‐wump may provide less charm.

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


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


— 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.

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