State Board Committee Certifies Finalists for President at Northern Virginia Community College

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 RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified finalists for the position of president at Northern Virginia Community College, with campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge. The college is the largest higher education institution in Virginia and the second largest community college in the nation. The four finalists include Dr. […]

State Board for Community Colleges Ad-Hoc Committee on Presidential Certification to Meet

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges Ad-Hoc Committee on Presidential Certification will meet on Monday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Virginia Beach Campus of Tidewater Community College, in the Provost’s Conference Room, Princess Anne Building A, 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, Virginia. The purpose of the […]

Awards Ceremony Will Highlight 2015 New Horizons Conference

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RICHMOND – New Horizons will host its annual meeting – the premier teaching and learning conference of Virginia’s Community Colleges – at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, VA on Wednesday, April 1 – Friday, April 3, 2015. This year, a total of 26 community college projects will compete for the coveted VCCS New Horizons Excellence […]

State Board for Community Colleges January 2015 Business Meeting

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 9 a.m. in the Godwin-Hamel Board Room, James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, 15th floor, Richmond. State Board Committees will meet on Wednesday, January 28 at the James Monroe Building. The Academic, Student Affairs and Workforce […]

Governor McAuliffe Invests $500,000 in Community College Program to Credential Virginians in High-demand Sectors

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Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  December 11, 2014 Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov   Virginia Community College System Contact: Amanda Christopher Phone: 804-819-5382 Email: achristopher@vccs.edu   Governor McAuliffe Invests $500,000 in Community College Program to Credential Virginians in High-demand Sectors ~Pilot Program will help 500 Virginians earn credentials through an incentive program […]

Dozens of Scholarship Recipients Honored During Special Ceremony

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RICHMOND – Fifty-seven students representing Virginia’s 23 community colleges were honored Tuesday, November 18, at a luncheon in honor of scholarships they received. Shawn Boyer, chairman of the board of Snagajob and keynote speaker for the luncheon, told students to “throw the word failure out of your vocabulary.” “You are going to make lots of […]

State Board for Community Colleges November 2014 Business Meeting

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    RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, November 20, at 9 a.m. in the Godwin-Hamel Board Room, James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, 15th floor, Richmond. Prior to the regular business meeting, the State Board will hold its Annual Meeting at the Richmond Marriott […]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Donates $50,000 to Fund Adult Literacy through the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative

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  RICHMOND, Va. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to promote adult literacy efforts through the foundation’s Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI). The retailer’s gift, which will be matched on a one-to-one basis, will fund $1,000 incentive scholarships for adults who earn their […]