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By Stefanie Jackson – Eastern Shore Community College staff and local citizens started what they hope will be an ongoing dialogue on race when they participated in an online video conference titled “Conversations On Race” Monday night. But to understand the conversation, one must first understand the YouTube video that...
By Bill Sterling Special to the Eastern Shore Post A full field of 86 golfers, beautiful fall weather, and wonderful memories paying tribute to a revered benefactor were the highlights of the 31st annual H.B. Rew Jr. Golf Tournament held at the Eastern Shore Yacht & Country Club on Oct. 4. The tournament is...
By Stefanie Jackson – New Eastern Shore Community College President James Shaeffer addressed the Accomack County School Board Tuesday night on a variety of challenges facing ESCC that could affect high school students interested in taking dual-enrollment classes or obtaining an associate degree after graduation. “I’m not going to talk...
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  By Linda Cicoira -- The Eastern Shore Community College’s new building will not open in time for fall classes so staff will wait until early January to move from the current facility. “This should work for us due to the adjusted academic calendar we adopted in order to align...
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By Linda Cicoira -- Twelve positions were eliminated last week at the Eastern Shore Community College for the upcoming fiscal year and three new positions were created as part of a “substantial reconfiguration of the college’s organizational structure.” The announcement was made to faculty and staff last week either in...
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By Linda Cicoira -- Twelve positions were eliminated Thursday at the Eastern Shore Community College as part of the three-year reboot initiative and three new jobs, that were not described, were created, according to a letter sent today to faculty and staff. The changes were in the college’s administrative ranks,...
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By Linda Cicoira -- James M. Shaeffer, a dean at Old Dominion University and a resident of Norfolk, Va., will become the new president of the Eastern Shore Community College, effective July 1, according to an announcement made Tuesday by Glenn Dubois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community College System. “I am...
By Linda Cicoira -- The Eastern Shore Community College has a three-year plan that will protect the school’s independence, prioritize the students, and provide tools to meet the needs of the Eastern Shore, according to a recent letter ESCC Board Chairman Jeff Holland sent to faculty, staff, board members,...
By Linda Cicoira -- The Eastern Shore Community College is undergoing a few changes. There’s the reorganization of the school called a reboot that involved all the community colleges in the state and will mean a consolidation of resources, a decrease in administrative costs, and a drive to increase enrollment...