• August 5, 2021

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EPCC Nursing Accreditation site visit invites public comment

El Paso Community College (EPCC) Nursing Program will have an accreditation site visit by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) September 14th through the 16th. Officials say in addition to the visit, time has been set aside on Wednesday, September 15, for two meetings will be held to discuss accreditation with the ACEN […]Read More

EPCC: Federal funding erases debt, keeps students on fast track

Thanks to the Federal Government, officials with El Paso Community College were able to erase debt owed to the college for students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to EPCC officials, more than $3 million of debt students owed to EPCC was cleared for students using federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF). EPCC’s New […]Read More

EPCC students eligible to apply for ARPA Grant funding beginning

El Paso Community College (EPCC) announced Wednesday that the college can provide additional financial relief for students whose education has been impacted by COVID-19. Officials say EPCC will be distributing funds to students as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).  This is the third allocation of funding which is part of the Higher […]Read More

EPCC offers in person, Extended Virtual Services for Fall Registration

With El Paso Community College (EPCC) on-campus offices open since June, officials say they will now offer extended virtual counseling and enrollment services for current and future students to register for the fall 2021 semester.   After almost 18 months of providing online services only, EPCC reopened its offices to welcome the community for face-to-face interactions. […]Read More

EPCC receives $30M donation from Mackenzie Scott

El Paso Community College (EPCC) announced Wednesday that they have been selected to received $30 million-dollar donation from renowned philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. EPCC is one institution chosen by Scott and husband Dan Jewett to receive a portion of the $2.7 billion in charitable gifts announced on Tuesday.  The contribution to EPCC is the largest the […]Read More

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

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