Eastern Announces Tina Metzer as Launchpad Executive Director

January 17, 2017

Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College and the Institute of Rural Entrepreneurship and
Economic Development (IREED) are pleased to announce Tina Metzer as the Executive Director of the
New Biz Launchpad. The New Biz Launchpad, a project of Eastern’s Foundation, develops entrepreneurial opportunities for the Potomac Highlands’ six counties including Hardy, Grant, Tucker, Mineral, Hampshire, and Pendleton.

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Eastern Grad’s Degree Offers Paths To Jobs In New Economy

June 30, 2016

When Maysville’s Danielle Nettles stepped across the stage at her college Commencement last May to receive her diploma, she joined some 35 other graduates of Eastern WV Community and Technical College who have earned the associate degree in Wind Energy Turbine Technology since the program opened in 2010  — and became only the second woman to do. With that training part of her skill set, her diploma can open new job possibilities for her in the new economy. Wind turbine service technicians will enjoy “excellent”…

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Area Grandmother Earns 2 College Degrees 39 Years After High School

June 20, 2016

Three years ago, Petersburg’s Denese Harold kept her husband of 23 years company when, four decades distant from any classroom learning, he decided to strengthen his job-market credentials and returned to study for his high school equivalency diploma through Adult Basic Education (A. B.E.) in Moorefield. She went with him to class only to ease his nerves, and little did she imagine that her wifely act of moral support would soon lead to a deepening of her own education, and to college certificates, and this…

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Mother And Daughter Overcome Adversity To Share Graduation Day At Eastern

June 16, 2016

Commencement speakers offering uplift and guidance to communities and campuses around the globe this spring will meet their match in the inspiration, courage and hope modeled by a mother-daughter pair of Potomac Highlands college graduates. AnnaMarie See and her daughter, Elizabeth Granese, both of Moorefield, each overcame serious adversity, and came to new recognitions of their interests, abilities, and goals — and new understandings about their own future possibilities — and graduated with an associate degree at Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s Commencement 2016,…

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