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A blog dedicated to the latest news and information about Virginia’s Community Colleges. We have a stable of great contributors who will offer legislative updates, workforce updates, and an inside look at Virginia’s Community Colleges and the work we do.

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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

Inaugural Leadership Award Recognizes Outstanding Adjunct Professors

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION: Inaugural Leadership Award Recognizes Outstanding Adjunct Professors Front row (l to r): Toby Cook (VHCC), Marci Gale (CVCC), David Warren (TCC), Dr. Kerry Ragno (TCC), Peggy Vaughan, Trina Campbell (GCC), and Dr. Joyce Hurt (SVCC). Back row (l to r): VHCC President Gene Couch, CVCC President John Capps, Chancellor Glenn DuBois, Dr. […]

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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Student Success Leadership Conference

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Student Success Leadership Conference Submitted by Lauren Burgwyn, Director of Special Events & Conferences They poured into the halls of The Founder’s Inn in Virginia Beach – 450 of the best and brightest students and advisors from Virginia’s Community Colleges – for a weekend of learning and fun at the 2016 VCCS Student Leadership […]

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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT: MECC Foundation Raises $9.5M in Major Gifts Campaign

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COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT: MECC Foundation Raises $9.5M in Major Gifts Campaign Submitted by Amy Greear, Mountain Empire Community College  Mountain Empire Community College Foundation recently announced that $9.5M has been raised in a three-year capital campaign supporting increased student success and developing a highly skilled workforce for the region’s new economy. More than 1,200 individuals participated […]

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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

Diversity Faculty Recruitment Webinar – Dec. 3

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diversity-faculty-recruitment-webinar-dec_-3-2016-youtube Diversity & Inclusion News      Did you know that the VCCS has three recruitment resources that can be used to recruit full-time teaching faculty and adjunct professors? One database contains more than 1,000 applicants from all across Virginia. A second repository contains resumes and contact information for hundreds of minority Ph.D. candidates. The third resource […]

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Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Leading From Where They Stand

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Leading From Where They Stand Submitted by Dr. Abigail Stonerock, Office of Professional Development They arrived at the new System Office not quite sure what to expect. For pre-meeting homework, they had to read leadership articles from Harvard Business Review, review strategic planning documents from the American Association of Community Colleges and the […]

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Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

FACULTY PERSPECTIVE: Faculty’s Role in Campus Emergency Planning and Response

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FACULTY PERSPECTIVE Submitted by Dr. Stewart W. Edwards, Northern Virginia Community College Faculty’s Role in Campus Emergency Planning and Response For most community college students in Virginia, professors are the face of the college. That’s just the reality of a student’s experience – they see their instructors more than anyone else on a campus. As […]

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Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

Q&A WITH THE CHANCELLOR

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Q&A WITH THE CHANCELLOR Several employees have used this newsletter’s feedback email address (statewidesyllabus@vccs.edu) to offer suggestions or ask questions, and we thank you! Below is the first of several questions we’ve received. Stay tuned to future issues for more Q&A with the Chancellor.  Question: What is the Chancellor’s Planning Retreat? What is its purpose? Who […]

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