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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Finding your way around college isn’t easy…especially for new students. A new system to help is being rolled out in waves at Virginia’s Community Colleges. Here’s an update on Navigate. 

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/to-help-ensure-a-successful-start-in-college-vccs-rolls-out-navigate-early-reviews-are-positive/)

VCCS Military and Education Summit offers resources to help military veterans transition to civilian life.

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/vccs-military-and-education-summit-explores-ways-of-helping-veterans/)

GCC staffer wins statewide honor for his work with disabled students.

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/germanna-community-college-staffer-honored-for-his-work-with-disabled-students/)

DCC showed off its new state-of-the-art workforce training facilities during ceremonies in late October. The multi-million dollar renovations were funded through government and grant sources.

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/danville-community-college-rededicates-time-machine-workforce-training-facilities-that-propel-students-into-a-successful-future/)

Altria makes grant to boost workforce training at JTCC. Business partnership with VCCS will help ensure skilled workers in high-demand jobs.

 

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/altria-makes-grant-to-boost-workforce-training-at-jtcc-business-partnership-with-vccs-will-help-ensure-skilled-workers-in-high-demand-jobs/)

 

High school drop-out turned college president knows first-hand about the importance of open access to higher education. Meet Kristen Westover as she “Takes Five” with the VCCS blog:

(http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/take-five-with-mecc-president-kristen-westover/)

 

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

 

Nov. 14-15

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Humanities Peer Group

 

Nov. 15-16

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

Student Leadership Conference

 

Nov. 16-18

 

Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

 

Hire Education Conference

 

Dec. 5-7

 

Omni Homestead (Hot Springs)

 

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Dec. 6

 

Omni Homestead (Hot Springs)

 

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

 

Jan. 16-17, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS Technology Council (http://www.vccs.edu/about/where-we-are/state-board/)

 

Jan. 30-31, 2019

 

System Office (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

 

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

 

Apr. 10-12, 2019

 

Hotel Roanoke & Conf. Center (Roanoke)

 

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)

 

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

 

Location TBD

 

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

 

Have an idea for a story, a question for the Chancellor, or an item for the Meetings & Events calendar? Please send to statewidesyllabus@vccs.edu (mailto:statewidesyllabus@vccs.edu?subject=Feedback) . Thanks

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