Eastfield College

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Eastfield College
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Type Community college
Established 1970
Parent institution
Dallas County Community College District
Chancellor Dr. Joe May
President Dr. Jean Conway
Administrative staff
388 (2016)
Students 14,214 (2016)
Location Mesquite
32°48′55″N 96°39′35″W / 32.815289°N 96.659691°W / 32.815289; -96.659691Coordinates: 32°48′55″N 96°39′35″W / 32.815289°N 96.659691°W / 32.815289; -96.659691
Campus Urban
Colours Orange and blue          
Mascot Harvesters
Website http://www.eastfieldcollege.edu

Eastfield College is a community college of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), located in Mesquite, Texas (USA). The school was founded in 1970 and has an enrollment of more than 14,000 students.

The school offers a variety of classes in areas such as Mathematics, English, foreign languages (French, German, Spanish and Japanese), Photography, Business and Fine Arts, various Science courses, Social Science, Child Development, Criminal Justice and a variety of classes in Auto Body, Automotive Technology, CAD, Heating and Air Conditioning and Journalism.

The Don Ellis Library and Collection house his instruments and Grammy for the film The French Connection at Eastfield.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The Eastfield College Harvesters compete within the Metro Athletic Conference, a National Junior College Athletic Association Division III non-scholarship conference. Sports at Eastfield College include men's basketball, baseball, women's volleyball, and women's soccer. The baseball team won the NJCAA DIII championship in 2001, 2006 & 2011.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antoine, Lori. "Eastfield Concert to Honor Jazz Musician", "Eastfield Era", Mesquite, 4 May 1981. Retrieved on 18 December 2015.
  2. ^ "National Championships". NJCAA.

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