• October 25, 2020

Tags : El Paso Community College (EPCC)

UTEP, EPCC Biology STEMGrow Program pushes ahead amid pandemic obstacles

The STEMGrow Program, a groundbreaking initiative between The University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) that has successfully stewarded students between the two institutions, continues to bridge gaps between faculty and students forced to be physically distant this summer by the COVID-19 pandemic. UTEP and EPPC have enjoyed a successful […]Read More

UTEP Hybrid Program produces first Ed.D. Graduate

The first fruit was harvested this spring from an off-site doctoral program that The University of Texas at El Paso initiated three years ago in collaboration with El Paso Community College (EPCC) and the Socorro Independent School District (SISD). Marianne Torales, Ed.D., an intervention coach at SISD’s Montwood High School, was the initial graduate of […]Read More

EPCC’s Small Business Development Center assisting local business through COVID-19

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), housed at El Paso Community College (EPCC), in partnership with the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), has helped more than 25 local businesses secure over $1,500,000 emergency funding through the CARES Act, and they’re continuing to help others. “The SBDC is the largest management and technical assistance program […]Read More

EPCC Celebrates Black History, hosts Legacy Awards Dinner

El Paso Community College (EPCC) held its signature Legacy Awards Dinner Friday night, part of their celebration of Black History Month on campus. With the theme of ‘African Americans and the Vote: Overcoming Obstacles to Success,’ Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gary Bledsoe, President of the Texas NAACP attended the event. During the evening, honors were handed out to […]Read More

EPCC set to celebrate Black History Month with numerous events

El Paso Community College (EPCC) will celebrate Black History with its annual month of activities this February. This year’s theme is African Americans and the Vote: Overcoming Obstacles to Success. Through the month, each campus library will have displays; an art show will be in the foyer of the Administrative Services Center (ASC) Building A, 9050 […]Read More

EPCC, YISD open Career Center at Riverside Pathways in Technology

Tuesday morning, officials with El Paso Community College (EPCC) in partnership with the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) held a grand opening for their new automotive-centered tech center. EPCC President, Dr. William Serrata welcomed YISD Superintendent Dr. Xavier de la Torre and students from YISD High Schools to the Career Center at Riverside Pathways in […]Read More

EPCC Graduates to be honored as part of school’s 50th

On Friday, El Paso Community College (EPCC) will grant 2,290 degrees and certificates at its Fall 2019 Commencement exercises and welcome a special guest. Former Texas Senator Joe Christie will be the Commencement Speaker. Christie was instrumental in the creation of EPCC in 1969. His leadership and hard work in the Texas Senate created the […]Read More

EPCC selected to participate in Dana Center-led Collaboration

The Texas Transfer Alliance (TTA) has selected El Paso Community College (EPCC) as one of 26 Texas higher education institutions to participate in a one-year collaboration to improve student success in college. “Changing the transfer landscape to improve student success requires dedicated collaboration between institutions,” said Martha Ellis, the Dana Center’s director of higher education […]Read More

EPCC Men’s Cross Country wins meet in California

The El Paso Community College (EPCC) men’s cross country team won the 29th Vanguard Invitational competing against 17 other schools. EPCC men took the first four positions in their race, while the women finished in 2nd place in their race. The Tejanos were led by Gideon Cheplak who finished 1st in the 8K race with a time of […]Read More

EPCC Professor Co-authors book; Named finalist for Regional Honor

Lawrence Welsh, El Paso Community College (EPCC) Professor of English, with co-authors, Ray Gonzalez and Bruce Berman, were named finalist for the 2019 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award. The University of New Mexico Press published Cutting the Wire: Photographs and Poetry from the U.S. Mexico Border. A collaboration between El Paso photographer Bruce Berman and poets Ray […]Read More