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