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NEWS FROM AROUND THE VCCS
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[Chancellor’s Statewide Syllabus with logo]

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

*FOR VCCS EVENTS CALENDAR, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN

State Board approves paid parental leave for VCCS faculty members – modeled on the benefits classified employees gained from Governor’s 2018 Executive Order.

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/parental-leave-policy-extended-to-faculty-employees-at-virginias-community-colleges-classified-state-workers-at-vccs-have-been-covered-by-policy-since-last-summer/)

 

“These policies will ensure that the VCCS maintains its outstanding faculty.”

Perspective on the new VCCS parental leave policy for faculty from Prof. Charles Errico, chairman of the Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee. 

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/chancellors-faculty-advisory-committee-new-parental-leave-policy-is-a-product-of-collegial-relationship-between-faculty-and-vccs-administration/)

Student poverty issues to be spotlighted at 2019 VCCS New Horizons Conference.
Nationally known experts in the field of student hunger and homelessness will speak at this year’s VCCS New Horizons Conference April 10-12 in Roanoke.
Researcher and student advocate Sarah Goldrick-Rab (http://saragoldrickrab.com/) (left) met with VCCS leadership last fall. Russell Lowerly-Hart (https://www.actx.edu/president/) (right) described the transformation of his community college in Amarillo, Texas during the Chancellor’s Retreat. Their talks will bookend this year’s New Horizons Conference.

(http://newhorizons.vccs.edu/2019-new-horizons/)

 

Get to know Carla Kimbrough, our new Chief Diversity Officer, in this week’s edition of Take Five on the VCCS blog.

 

 

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/take-five-with-vccss-new-chief-diversity-officer-carla-kimbrough/)

 

CVCC delegation travels to Richmond, makes strong case for FastForward as lawmakers consider funding for workforce training grants

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/cvcc-fastforward-ambassadors-pay-tribute-to-virginia-lawmaker-who-is-urging-the-general-assembly-to-invest-more-in-workforce-training-programs/)

Friends and colleagues of an English professor who lost her home to fire step in to offer emotional and financial support.

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/mecc-professor-who-lost-home-to-fire-says-shes-thankful-to-be-alive-2/)

 

American success story: 5,800 miles from his hometown in central Africa, Terence Song resettles in Virginia and earns workforce credentials at SVCC

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/there-are-no-bucket-trucks-in-cameroon-new-virginian-trains-for-power-line-worker-credentials-at-svcc/)

 

VCCS/VFCCE Legislative Reception

 

Feb 6, 2019

 

Jefferson Hotel (Richmond)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Feb 6-7, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Council of Deans and Directors/Academic and Student Affairs Council (CODD/ASAC)

 

March 6-8, 2019

 

Location TBD

 

VCCS State Board Meeting (http://www.vccs.edu/about/where-we-are/state-board/)

 

March 20-21, 2019

 

Location TBD

 

Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)(http://www.vccs.edu/about/where-we-are/state-board/)

 

April 4-5, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

New Horizons Conference (http://newhorizons.vccs.edu/)

 

Apr. 10-12, 2019

 

Hotel Roanoke & Conf. Center (Roanoke)

 

Leadership in Philanthropy Luncheon (http://newhorizons.vccs.edu/)

 

April 16, 2019

 

Country Club of Va. (Richmond)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Apr 16-17, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting (http://www.vccs.edu/about/where-we-are/state-board/)

 

May 15-16, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Academic and Student Affairs Council (ASAC)

 

May 23-24, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS Technology Council

 

May 29-30, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Spring Administrative Services Conference

 

June 4-5, 2019

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

June 18-19, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting (http://www.vccs.edu/about/where-we-are/state-board/)

 

July 17-18, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Council of Deans and Directors/Academic and Student Affairs Council (CODD/ASAC)

 

Sept. 4-6, 2019

 

Location TBD

 

Va. Community Colleges Association annual conference (https://sites.google.com/a/email.vccs.edu/vcca/home?authuser=0)

 

Sept. 25-27, 2019

 

Sheraton Waterside Hotel Norfolk

 

Fall Administrative Services Conference

 

Sept. 25-27, 2019

 

The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

 

Academic and Student Affairs Council (ASAC)

 

Nov. 7-8, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

With thanks to the sponsor of VCCS Special Events and Conferences

Sustaining Sponsor

 

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