ECPI University Supports Graduate With MS Disability!

ECPI University Disability Policies Help MS Student Graduate!ECPI University has a long history of supporting and helping students with disabilities achieve their educational goals whether that’s a degree, diploma or certificate. This particular story is also featured in the Virginia Pilot and is posted on Hampton Roads.com.

Thomas Cevora has always been a man of action. An Army veteran, he went to work on tug boats after leaving the service. From there, he moved to rail cars. Fourteen years ago, a clock started ticking and he knew at some point that a physically active life would no longer be his to enjoy.

Thomas has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). That fateful day he long feared arrived three years ago. “When I resigned from the railroad, I just didn’t know what to do with myself,” says Thomas. “Everybody said I should go on disability but that just wasn’t for me. I have to be doing something.” [Read more...]

Culinary Institute of Virginia Graduate Honored

Culinary Insitute of Virginia Graduate Honored | ECPI UniversityErvin Cummings graduated from ECPI University’s School of Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of Virginia, just over one year ago. In that short time, he has managed to impress a great many people. Ervin works on the U.S.N.S. Spearhead, operated by Military Sealift Command. He’s the ship’s chef but that title fails to capture all he does.

First off, he’s the only chef on the ship. He alone cooks 300 meals per day. What’s more, he is always looking for other ways to serve, including firefighting and assisting with helicopters landings. It’s that level of dedication that led to his being awarded the Able Seaman Oscar Chappell Award. [Read more...]

ECPI University, Charleston SC Student Sails Toward a Bright Future!

ECPI University Charleston SC Student Joan Rogers is the kind of student every school wants. She has a 3.7 GPA. She’s the President of the Business Club, Vice President of the campus’ Student Veterans of America chapter, and has just landed a one-year internship with Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA).

An 11 year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, she is currently working on her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Management. Her duties as an intern for the CDCA’s Education Committee will involve data compilation and management, website maintenance, communications, and social media management. [Read more...]

ECPI University’s Online Family

ECPI University Online | Online FamilyMeet the Davis’ – ECPI University’s Online Family

For the Davis family, ECPI University is a family affair. Mom Wendy is a member of the Network Security faculty and her quadruplets are all students at the university as well. Daughters Victoria and Samantha are studying Criminal Justice and Network Security (respectively) and sons Jake and Tyler are studying Network Security and IT Management (respectively). [Read more...]

Military to Manufacturing Graduates Ready to Move Forward

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ECPI University is pleased to announce a new group of veterans has completed training through the Military to Manufacturing (M2M) Program. M2M is an initiative between ECPI and the Virginia Manufacturers Association to help prepare returning service members for entry-level jobs in advanced manufacturing. Each participant completes 100 hours of training in an array of critical skills areas, including math and measurement, spatial reasoning and manufacturing technology, and quality and business acumen. Several employers were on hand at the ceremony to meet graduates and discuss career opportunities.