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EGCC Pinning Ceremony Marks Milestone For Nurses

In a ceremony that’s been done for centuries, more than a dozen nurses obtained pins marking their entrance to the registered nursing profession. Robin Snider Flohr, dean of health for Eastern Gateway Community College, said the ceremony has taken place since Florence Nightingale founded nursing education by starting her schools. Administrators said 10 licensed practical […]

EGCC Students Named to 2016 All-Ohio Academic Team

Two Eastern Gateway Community College students have been named to the prestigious All-Ohio Academic Team. Morgan Coulter, a Wintersville resident and graduate of Steubenville High School, was recognized as a Third Team Member and received a $250 award for her academic prowess. Steubenville resident Alicia Ziarko, who is also a graduate of Steubenville High School, […]

EGCC Faculty Mark Retirement With ‘Last Lectures’

Eastern Gateway Community College faculty and staff packed the Lecture Hall in Steubenville to hear “The Last Lectures of Judy Hince and Jim Senary” on May 17. Hince and Senary, who are retiring after decades dedicated to teaching, delivered their last lectures at the Jefferson County campus. Their lectures noted the people who have influenced […]

IBEW Apprentices Earn Degrees Through EGCC

Thanks to a unique partnership between a local union and Eastern Gateway Community College, 13 students finished a five-year apprenticeship program and earned an associate degree at the same time. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 246 and the Steubenville Division of the National Electrical Contractors Association celebrated the apprentices’ graduation with a […]

EGCC Pinning Ceremony Marks Milestone For Nurses

In a ceremony that’s been done for centuries, more than a dozen nurses obtained pins marking their entrance to the registered nursing profession. Robin Snider Flohr, dean of health for Eastern Gateway Community College, said the ceremony has taken place since Florence Nightingale founded nursing education by starting her schools. Administrators said 14 licensed practical […]

EGCC Administrators Present Best Practices at National Conference

Eastern Gateway Community College President Dr. Jimmie Bruce and Interim Vice-President of Academic Affairs Dr. Ken Knox presented a workshop at the American Association of Community Colleges Annual Conference in Chicago recently. The presentation, titled “Beyond Online – How Implementing a Competency-Based Program Transformed Students and a Community College,” detailed the college’s efforts to make […]

EGCC Students Win 1st Place for Innovative New Cell Phone App

A team of aspiring entrepreneurs from Eastern Gateway Community College won first place at the inaugural Shark Challenge for their innovative business idea. Patterned off the popular television show, “The Shark Tank,” the event was a business plan pitch in which teams presented their ideas for 10 minutes then responded to judges’ questions. EGCC’s winning […]

EGCC to Hold Annual ‘Computer Clinic’

Eastern Gateway Community College will hold its annual Computer Clinic on April 30. The event is hosted by EGCC’s IT Club, which specializes in the diagnosis and repair of hardware and software problems. Services are open to students, faculty, staff and the public. The event is for people who need their computer fixed; need help […]

EGCC To Establish Athletics

“Eastern Gateway Community College sees athletics as a way to enhance the college and provide opportunities for students,” EGCC President Jimmie Bruce said. “Athletics have a way of uniting our community and providing a sense of pride in college.” Administrators said intercollegiate competition is an important part of students’ overall educational experience because sports encourage […]

Zambito Slated as Guest Speaker For EGCC Dental Program

Eastern Gateway Community College will host Dr. Ricardo Zambito as a guest speaker on April 15. Zambito will address students in the college’s Dental Assisting Program. He is slated to discuss innovative dental equipment, before and after patient cases, and student performance during the interview process. In addition to his many accomplishments, his wide range […]