• October 20, 2021

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EPCC updates mask policy after Gov. Abbott’s statewide order

Earlier this week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order prohibiting governmental entities, which includes EPCC, from requiring mask wearing. In compliance with this order, facial coverings are no longer required for both indoor and outdoor spaces at EPCC campuses. “While the college encourage face coverings in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, […]Read More

EPCC’s Spring Commencement to be held virtually on May 22

El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be hosting a virtual Spring 2021 commencement ceremony. College officials share that the decision to go virtual once again was not an easy one, however the safety of all is paramount. Officials shared the following statement via their website. “After much consideration the college made the difficult decision to […]Read More

EPCC receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Bridge

Washington, D.C. – El Paso Community College (EPCC) officials announced Monday that the college has been awarded a grant of $34,669 by The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). According to EPCC, the project will be administered by EPCC Professors Margie Nelson Rodriguez (English), Fan Chen (Mathematics) and Dr. Rebecca Escamilla (Biology). “This NEH planning […]Read More

EPCC Virtual Community Resource Fair open to the public, Will

El Paso Community College (EPCC) announced that the college is hosting a Virtual Community Resource Fair promoting programs and services available at the  Valle Verde campus over the next two weeks. “Education is the key and we want to open it up to share all the great departments at EPCC,” said Sam Ruiz, EPCC Public […]Read More

El Paso Community College student chosen as a semifinalist for

Lansdowne, VA – El Paso Community College Economics major Aylin Garcia has been selected as a semifinalist for prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.  Through this award, the Foundation supports exceptionally talented community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Garcia shares that she firmly believes that “I get to lead the […]Read More

El Paso Community College set to celebrate Women’s History Month

El Paso Community College (EPCC) will celebrate its 13th Annual Women’s History Month, via events, art exhibits and more. “Recognizing the accomplishments of women is an important part of Diversity and Inclusion Programs at EPCC,” said Olga Chavez, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs. “The diversity of students, faculty and staff and their important roles […]Read More

Sweet 16! EPCC #1 Nationally for awarding degrees to Hispanic

El Paso Community College (EPCC) has once again been listed on the index of Top Community Colleges for Hispanics and has held the distinction of awarding the most degrees to Hispanic students for 16 years in a row. Announced in the February issue of Hispanic Outlook magazine, this distinction ranks EPCC as number one in […]Read More

EPCC earns national designation for work with Military and Veterans

​El Paso Community College (EPCC) officials announced Wednesday that the college was recognized with a 2021-2022 Military Friendly School Silver designation by VIQTORY.  “EPCC is committed to providing targeted support to veterans, military members and their families including clearing roadblocks to registration, developing clear pathways for degree or program completion, enhancing career exploration and improving networks for […]Read More

El Paso Community College honored once again for Excellence in

For nearly a quarter of a century, El Paso Community College (EPCC) has been honored with a national award, recognizing the school’s excellence in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and last year was no different. The Government Finance Officers Association (GOFA) of the United States and Canada recently awarded El Paso Community College (EPCC) with […]Read More

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

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