News and Events
"Eastern strongly denounces the seditious and violent acts taken in an attempt to undermine the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Eastern will not tolerate hate, violence, insurrection, or the spreading of false information. We were created in a democracy to share knowledge and encourage students to become good citizens to lead and work in our communities. Our purpose is to value differences, pursue the truth, respect human dignity, and to honor the virtues of a democratic society."
Eastern completed a successful virtual National Biochar Week. With funding from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, Eastern, along with organizing partners - US Biochar Initiative, National Center for Resource Development, Infinite Solutions, Chesapeake Bay Trust, MASBio, Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Grant Program, and the US Department of Agriculture, US Forest Service - hosted this virtual event December 7-11, highlighting "Biochar in the Real World,” focusing on the uses, types, and market of biochar.
The Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Workforce Education Department is collecting data from local businesses or organizations that are located in Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, Pendleton, or Tucker counties regarding current and future plans for sustainment and growth in a post-pandemic world.
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s 8-foot Chicken Statue was recently painted by local artist Kelson Thorne. The statue, named “Henrietta” by Eastern President Dr. Charles Terrell was one of Kelson’s many recent mural projects completed over the summer and fall.
Generation West Virginia and the Benedum Foundation have teamed up with the Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (IREED) for a virtual lunch and learn discussion on December 16 at 12:00 PM.
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has hired William “Bill” Baldwin as the Manager of Technology Services. Baldwin is a native of Moorefield, West Virginia, where he currently resides.
Students who enroll in Workforce courses in the spring 2021 semester could receive up to a $200 grant towards the cost of tuition.
Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.
Eastern recognizes that business coaching is one of the single most important components in assisting entrepreneurs to take their business venture to the next level. In an effort to serve entrepreneurs in new and existing agriculture businesses, Eastern is excited to welcome Ms. Marti Neustadt to serve as the Potomac Highlands Virtual Agriculture Business Coach beginning November 1st.
The Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Foundation recently launched a new website. The website enhancements highlight various giving opportunities and streamline the electronic giving process.