ECPI University Press Releases: Richmond/Moorefield Campus

ECPI University Announces Campus Discovery Day

Learn How Industry-Driven Curriculum Transforms Education and Career Prospects

Richmond, VAECPI University, including its School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute is pleased to announce Campus Discovery Day open houses to be held at all campus locations throughout Richmond on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • See exciting interactive demonstrations
  • Tour the campuses
  • Meet with faculty and staff
  • Observe the hands-on learning environment
  • Explore future career education goals in the technology, business, criminal justice and medical arenas

Prospective students will learn how they can earn a Bachelor’s degree in 2.5 years or an Associate’s in 1.5 years through ECPI’s convenient year-round schedule.

ECPI’s Online Education campus will also be participating in Campus Discovery Day by phone and through Live Chat sessions from 10am to 4pm. This will enable those interested in pursuing an online degree to interact with the online campus team.

For more information about Campus Discovery Day please visit

Richmond campus locations include:

  • 800 Moorefield Park Drive, Richmond
  • ECPI, 4305 Cox Road, Glen Allen
  • 2809 Emerywood Parkway, Suite 400, Richmond


NMTC Presents Chairman’s Award for Excellence in STEM Education to Paul Nussbaum of ECPI University

Recognizing Teachers Teaching Teachers Program

Richmond, VA. – The National Minority Technology Council (NMTC) is pleased to announce that the winner of the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education is Paul Nussbaum, Campus Director of Academic Affairs at the Richmond, VA campus of ECPI University.

The award is given in recognition of Mr. Nussbaum’s leadership in the creation of the Teachers Teaching Teachers program offered by ECPI. The award will be presented June 26, 2012 at the NMTC Dallas District evening event hosted by Karl Cureton, Chairman of the NTMC, and Co-Chair of the 2012 U.S. News STEM Solutions Leadership Summit taking place in Dallas, TX from June 27th through June 29th.

Teachers Teaching Teachers is a STEM program that assists local public school teachers gain their recertification and also deliver STEM to the classroom. These classes are heavily subsidized by ECPI University to make them affordable to the teachers. More importantly, the coursework includes term projects in which the teachers create tools that they can immediately use in their classroom. For example, the recently completed Storyboarding for Animation class required teachers go beyond pictures and movies to create interactive web pages that students can click on and actively control.

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VMA and ECPI University Launch Statewide Manufacturing Technology Initiative

Program Designed to Close Skills Gap, Boost Economic Development

Richmond, Va. – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) is pleased to announce ECPI University as its exclusive academic partner to increase accessibility to advanced technology industry training and credentials.  ECPI will serve as the premiere provider of the association’s industry-endorsed manufacturing technology (MT) training to prepare individuals for employment in critical occupations and to pursue further academic credentials.  Initial offerings will include the Level 1 Manufacturing Technician and Manufacturing Specialist programs.  This partnership will elevate the level of technical expertise in the Commonwealth leading to greater employment opportunities in the growing manufacturing technology profession.

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