Clearway Energy Group Hires Five Recent Wind Energy Technology Grads

December 21, 2021

Clearway Energy Group has hired five recent graduates of the Wind Energy Technology program at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield. The five new wind techs will support the operations and maintenance of Clearway’s new 115-megawatt Black Rock Wind Farm near Elk Garden and its 54-megawatt Pinnacle Wind Farm near Keyser. Pinnacle was repowered just this year with new turbine technology.

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Eastern Partners with Weimer Automotive to Establish Learn & Earn Program

October 21, 2021

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced a new partnership with Weimer Automotive to provide a “Learn and Earn” program for students enrolled in its automotive technology program. Starting in Fall 2022, the Learn and Earn program will provide second-year automotive technology students an opportunity to experience working in a dealership, practice their learning outcomes and be paid while they train for their careers.

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Eastern Foundation and WordPlay to Host Storytime and Signing Event with Local Children’s Authors

September 28, 2021

The Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Foundation and WordPlay will be holding a Storytime and Signing event with Joe McGee and Jess Rinker, local children’s authors, and faculty at Eastern. The event, to be held on October 13, 2021, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Eastern’s Main Campus in Moorefield, will support the Eastern Arts Society which celebrates, promotes, and fosters creativity through publication, sponsored events, and club activities. The authors, Jess Rinker, adjunct faculty and author of The Dare Sisters, Send a…

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Pilgrim’s Provides Team Members Free Tuition to Eastern

July 26, 2021

Today, Pilgrim’s Moorefield announced a partnership with Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College to provide free tuition to qualifying team members and their dependents.

The nationwide program, Pilgrim’s Better Futures, removes a major financial barrier to college attendance and stands to become the largest free community college tuition program in rural America. Pilgrim’s and Eastern advisors will also help team members – many from first-generation American families – navigate the application process, which can be a deterrence to people applying to college for the first time.

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