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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 Tuesday, March 7, 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Community College Leadership CORE Program

Posted By Laura Osberger | 0 comments.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Community College Leadership CORE Program Submitted by Christopher D. Lee, Ph.D., SPHR, associate vice chancellor, human resources, VCCS, and Chris Glass, Ph.D., graduate program director, Community College Leadership, Old Dominion University Are you: A member of the teaching faculty who needs graduate credits in order to get a promotion? A dean or […]

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Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

INITIATIVE UPDATE: The Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC): Addressing Faculty Issues to Maintain Quality Instruction for Our Students

Posted By Laura Osberger | 0 comments.

The Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC):  Addressing Faculty Issues to Maintain Quality Instruction for Our Students Submitted by Charles Errico, Ph.D., professor of history at NOVA and chair of the Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) The Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) consists of representatives from each of the 23 VCCS colleges. It meets with the […]

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Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017

LEGISLATIVE NEWS: General Assembly End-of-Session Report

Posted By Ellen Davenport | 0 comments.

The General Assembly officially adjourned on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  A bill summary of passed legislation which is of interest to the VCCS is attached. One of the final actions of the 2017 General Assembly was approving the revised budget bill. Top budget priorities for the VCCS in the 2017 legislative session included maintenance of […]

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Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Middle College – Charting a Course for a Promising Future

Posted By Amanda Christopher | 0 comments.

Young adults, who, for whatever reason, don’t finish high school, can regain their footing and pursue a college education and rewarding career thanks to the Middle College program at Reynolds Community College. In the fall of 2016, Reynolds Community College’s Middle College program partnered with Region 15 Adult Education to offer their first GED to […]

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Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017

Weekly General Assembly Round Up – Week 7 (Feb. 20-23, 2017)

Posted By Ellen Davenport | 0 comments.

The budget conference report was released Wednesday night, and the vote on the budget will take place on Friday, Feb. 24.  Additional information was available in a briefing by the House Appropriations Committee staff to members Thursday afternoon.  Amendments are being analyzed carefully by VCCS’s budget experts and will be communicated at a later date.  […]

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Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Newest Group of VFCCE Fellows Tours Richmond In Style

Posted By Craig Butterworth | 2 comments.

They descended on the state capitol like a group of tourists, complete with a travel itinerary.  But, these were no ordinary tourists. They were students, and no ordinary students mind you, who had come to learn about the oldest, continuous law-making body in the U.S. – the Virginia legislature. The students are all Fellows; scholars […]

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Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Great Expectations Student Gets Serious About His Education and Helping Others

Posted By Amanda Christopher | 0 comments.

David Mata of Glade Spring Virginia appreciates second chances, especially when it comes to the importance of his education. Hoping to earn an associate degree this spring at Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC), Mata plans to enter the police academy or find employment in the security industry. “I initially started off in college right after high […]

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