Press Releases

Charleston, South Carolina – Volvo Car U.S. Operations (Volvo) and ECPI University - Charleston have entered an apprenticeship partnership, providing growth opportunities and career development for maintenance technicians at the rapidly expanding local plant.

The agreement represents a natural partnership for the two technology-driven local organizations. Volvo, a global leader in safe, innovative luxury vehicles, opened its first North American car manufacturing facility in 2018. The ground-breaking plant, which sits on 2.3 million sq. ft. in Ridgeville, South Carolina, has the capacity to produce up to 150,000 vehicles each year.  ECPI University has over 55 years of career-focused technology programs from computers to Electronic Engineering Technology.

Contact:
Jessica Davenport
Release Date:
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Virginia Beach, VA – ECPI University is pleased to announce the opening of a Short Pump campus at 11104 W Broad St., Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060.

For over 30 years, ECPI University has been offering hands-on education in Richmond, and has two additional campuses located at 2809 Emerywood Parkway and 800 Moorefield Park Dr.

The new ECPI University - Short Pump campus offers the following programs of study:

  • Cyber and Information Security (Information Technology)
  • Engineering Technology (Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics)
  • BSN in Nursing - (BSN)
  • New! Culinary Arts - (Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management)
  • Business Management

“It is our goal to provide students and employers a variety of convenient, hands-on, career-focused options,” says ECPI University President Mark Dreyfus. “Whether upgrading skills, changing careers or starting a new one, our programs are designed to meet and support the needs of adult learners. The new Short Pump campus will expand our lab space and allow us to add course offerings.”

Contact:
Jessica Davenport
Release Date:
Friday, January 14, 2022

Students to Present Prototype to ECPI University Faculty

Newport News, VA – This summer, ECPI University is hosting 15 students from Hampton and Phoebus High Schools at its Summer Institute. Since July 12, they have been working on a business challenge. With a nationwide shortage of ventilators, they have been tasked with exploring low-cost emergency options to fill this gap using a modified manual resuscitator. 

On Wednesday, August 4, participants will present their working prototype for review by ECPI University faculty. Presentations will begin at 10:30 am at ECPI University’s Newport News campus, located at 1001 Omni Boulevard. 

Contact:
ECPI University Director of Marketing - 757.490.9090 or publicrelations@ecpi.edu
Release Date:
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Professional Distinction Widely Recognized as Industry Standard

 

Virginia Beach, VA – ECPI University is pleased to announce that it has aligned its Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership – Human Resources Management Track degree program with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, more than 500 programs in approximately 425 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. 

“It's an honor to say that ECPI University's College of Business is aligned with SHRM’s standards, but more importantly, it’s a benefit to our students,” says ECPI University Business College Dean Dr. Niccole Kopit. “For the HR professional, the SHRM certification is a distinction that holds real meaning. Beyond education, the HR industry looks to SHRM for professional certifications. We were thrilled to see SHRM acknowledge that our program meets its standards.”

Contact:
ECPI University Director of Marketing - 757.490.9090 or publicrelations@ecpi.edu
Release Date:
Monday, July 19, 2021

Professional Distinction Widely Recognized as Industry Standard

Virginia Beach, VA – ECPI University is pleased to announce that it has aligned its Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership – Human Resources Management Track degree program with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, more than 500 programs in approximately 425 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. 

“It's an honor to say that ECPI University's College of Business is aligned with SHRM’s standards, but more importantly, it’s a benefit to our students,” says ECPI University Business College Dean Dr. Niccole Kopit. “For the HR professional, the SHRM certification is a distinction that holds real meaning. Beyond education, the HR industry looks to SHRM for professional certifications. We were thrilled to see SHRM acknowledge that our program meets its standards.”

Contact:
ECPI University Director of Marketing - 757.490.9090 or publicrelations@ecpi.edu
Release Date:
Monday, July 19, 2021

Honor Marks 10 Continuous Years on Military Times Best for Vets List

Virginia Beach, VA – Each year, Military Times ranks the best colleges and universities for veterans and military service members, and for the third straight year, ECPI University has been ranked number one in the nation in the Career and Technical College category.  Military Times ranks schools based on the results of its annual survey, a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.

An editorially independent news project, Best Colleges 2021 evaluates the many variables that determine academic success among military and veteran students. More than 300 schools participated in the latest Best for Vets: Colleges survey, which included more than 70 questions seeking details about the school’s costs, programs, policies and services that impact military-connected students. Federal data from the U.S. Departments of Education, Veterans Affairs and Defense, were also considered.

Contact:
ECPI University Director of Marketing - 757.490.9090 or publicrelations@ecpi.edu
Release Date:
Thursday, June 17, 2021

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