Governor McAuliffe Announces $11.9 million Workforce Innovation Fund Grant

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September 30, 2014 ~ Grant will advance employment and financial literacy for 1,800 Virginians with barriers to higher education and employment ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to receive an $11.9 million grant to advance employment and financial literacy for 1,800 […]

State Board for Community Colleges September 2014 Business Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sept. 15, 2014   RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, September 18, at 9 a.m. in the Godwin-Hamel Board Room, James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, 15th floor, Richmond. An orientation session for new board members will begin at 8 a.m. and […]

Whitney Madere directs Internal Audit for Virginia’s Community Colleges

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  RICHMOND — Whit Madere brings a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes as he takes over as director of internal audit for Virginia’s Community Colleges. And he’s eager to get down to business. “The first big task of our Internal Audit team will be […]

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The Annual Meeting of the State Board is scheduled for Nov. 18-19, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.

More Hispanic and Latino Students Attending and Succeeding at Virginia’s Community Colleges

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Angelica Garcia was a featured performer at the 2013 Valley Proteins Dinner, and has signed a record contract with Warner Brothers Records.

  Richmond — Angelica Garcia faced a tough decision. The 2014 graduate of Eastern Shore Community College could attend the University of Virginia this fall or the aspiring artist could sign the record deal Warner Brothers Records offered her. While everyone’s options are different, Garcia says attending community college is a big part of her […]