• January 24, 2021

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EPCC to receive $1.5M grant through Reskilling Program

El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be awarded $1,500,000 through the Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is awarding $18.1 million to 49 Texas higher education institutions as part of the first round of the program. The program is supported by a portion of the $175 million allocation […]Read More

El Paso Community College student featured on Inside Higher Ed

This week, El Paso Community College (EPCC) student Lluvia Gutierrez had a conversation about being a community college student during the pandemic with Davis Jenkins of Columbia University’s Teachers College and Dr. Monica Trent of Achieving the Dream. The conversation, held December 16th, was moderated by Inside Higher Ed‘s Madeline St. Amour and explored how […]Read More

EPCC calling all graduates for Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation

In the best interest of the health and well-being of each of our students, their families and our entire community, El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be recognizing this year’s graduates with a virtual ceremony. “We know that most of our students have looked forward to crossing the stage and being presented with their degree […]Read More

EPCC RISE Students Win Three Awards at ABRCMS Conference

On Wednesday, the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Conference announced the winners for this year’s virtual competition and three El Paso Community College (EPCC) took top honors. El Paso Community College (EPCC) Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) to the Challenge Bridge Program students D’Janique Wallace (Microbiology), Oscar Velasquez (Neuroscience) and Adrian […]Read More

EPCC celebrates ‘First Generation College Students and Graduates’ Week

The El Paso Community College Foundation kicks-off a weeklong celebration of first-generation students and graduates the week of November 8, 2020. November 8, 2020, marks the 55th anniversary of the signing of the 1965 Higher Education Act , which helped millions of first-generation and low-income students earn college degrees. “Thousands of current EPCC students, alumni, faculty, and staff were […]Read More

El Paso Community College selected as finalist for Bellwether Awards

San Antonio  – El Paso Community College (EPCC) has been selected one of 30 finalists by The Bellwether College Consortium for the  Bellwether Awards. “This partnership grant has existed since 1993 and serves the students in our region by focusing on providing paid internships in biomedical research labs at UTEP, providing STEM tutors at EPCC, and […]Read More

El Paso Community College recognized by American Philosophical Association

El Paso Community College (EPCC) Philosophy Club is being recognized by the American Philosophical Association (APA) for their service to the borderland. “The EPCC Philosophy Club members willingly use their time, not for a grade, but because they are eager to discuss ways in which they can improve their border community,” club officials shared. “Even though the […]Read More

EPCC Celebrates the Written Word via virtual Literary Fiesta for

This weekend, El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be hosting their 12th Annual Literary Fiesta, with a virtual two-day event. The yearly event is for the community to appreciate literary work and celebrate writers.  As always, the event will feature book readings, bestselling authors, artists, comic books, publishing tips, and more. Officials say all events […]Read More

El Paso Community College Honors Hispanic Mentors

The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Hispanic Heritage Committee hosted a Mentor’s Recognition on Friday, September 25 as part of series of the 19th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This year’s theme is Hispanics: Be Proud of your Past and Embrace the Future. “The Diversity and Inclusion Programs Office strives to foster and promote cultural awareness and […]Read More

El Paso Community College kicks off month-long celebration of Hispanic

The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Hispanic Heritage Committee will host a series of events for the 19th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This year’s theme is: Hispanics: Be Proud of your Past and Embrace the Future. The kick-off for the month-long celebration will be on September 16, the Mentor’s Recognition on September 25, and it ends […]Read More