Workforce Education

Seven Workforce Training Programs Qualify for Job Jumpstart Program

February 17, 2022

Seven of Eastern’s Workforce Education programs qualify for Governor Justice’s Job Jumpstart Program through WorkForce West Virginia. West Virginia residents who complete one of the below training programs before August 12 may be eligible for a one-time payment of $1,500. Accounting Commercial Drivers License Certified Nursing Assistant Dental Assistant Medical Assistant Pharmacy Technician Welding Governor Jim Justice announced the Job Jumpstart Program (JJP) to assist West Virginians returning to the workforce. West Virginia residents who currently receive unemployment benefits, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits,…

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Eastern Expands Community Engagement and Partnerships Department with New Hires

November 12, 2021

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has expanded its Community Engagement and Partnerships department with the hiring of four new employees to help carry out its mission of providing affordable and accessible academic, technical, workforce training, and life-long learning for the Potomac Highlands regional community.

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Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Welcomes Tom Fuhr as new Interim Dean of Community Engagement and Partnerships

July 28, 2020

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College has hired Dr. Thomas (Tom) Fuhr as the Interim Dean of Community Engagement and Partnerships.

As the chief workforce education and community partnerships officer, Dr. Fuhr will be responsible for the development and implementation of instructional systems, credit and non-credit instructional programs, and services in support of employers, economic development professionals, and life-long learning.

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