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Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

NRCC accounting grad counts her blessings

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Submitted by Kelly Kaiser, public relations assistant, New River Community College This year is full of exciting new chapters for New River Community College graduate Emily Woolwine. In December she received an associate degree, and this year she landed a new job and will begin classes at Radford University. Woolwine, of Blacksburg, graduated from NRCC […]

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Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

April is Community College Awareness Month. Help Us Spread the News!

Posted By Laura Osberger | 0 comments.

Once again, Virginia’s Community Colleges are marking national Community College Awareness Month (CCAM) in April with a social media campaign designed to raise awareness of the benefits of attending one of our 23 community colleges. Aimed at high-school students and their parents, as well as adults looking for a career change or enhanced job skills, […]

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Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A Different Kind of Spring Break for VHCC Students

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by Anne Dunham, PR & marketing coordinator, Virginia Highlands Community College For Kathleen Quigley and Nick Kiser, a recent Spring Break trip to the Mississippi coast provided a long list of memory-making adventures. They rose before dawn to see a family of rare red-cockaded woodpeckers in their natural habitat, used a fishing net to dip […]

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Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Modern Day Renaissance Man Says It All Began at Germanna Community College

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Submitted by Mike Zitz, director of marketing and media relations, Germanna Community College Once Dr. Juk Ting decided to believe in himself, the sky was literally the limit. His parents brought him to Orange County, Va., from Taiwan when he was 14 years old. It took him two years to learn English. As a consequence, […]

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Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

College Roundup: Aspiring Pharmacist Attributes Success to “Amazing” SWCC Faculty Members

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Submitted by Sara Fairchild & Pat Bussard, Southwest Virginia Community College Public Relations Like thousands of other Virginians across the state, Tyler Ball will graduate from his community college in May 2018. The Southwest Virginia Community College science major, pre-med specialization student already has the next step of his college education set; he will attend […]

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Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

LFCC Student’s Artistic Talent Taking Her to Italy

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Submitted by Sally Voth, PR specialist, Lord Fairfax Community College LFCC student Kristin Fiorvanti has spent much of her life running away from her dreams of being an artist. Now, she is chasing those dreams to Florence, Italy. The general studies student, who graduates in May, will study at Academia Riaci after winning second place […]

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Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

ESCC Alumni Garcia Writes Her Way Into the Music World

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Submitted by Bill LeCato, marketing & development officer, Eastern Shore Community College Eastern Shore Community College graduate Angelica Garcia (2014) continues to build a following amidst the sustained buzz of her Warner Brothers Records debut, “Medicine for Birds.” The Liberal Arts major, who detoured from her planned path of transferring to the University of Virginia […]

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Posted on Monday, February 5, 2018

Take Five with State Board Vice Chair Robin Sullenberger

Posted By Craig Butterworth | 1 comment.

Don “Robin” Sullenberger, III, retired in 2013 as CEO of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, a regional economic development and marketing organization. He served five terms on the Board of Supervisors, retiring from that role in 2011. In 2013, he was featured in Virginia Business Magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential Virginians. That same […]

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Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Workforce Professionals Academy Underway in Hampton Roads

Posted By Craig Butterworth | 1 comment.

Workforce professionals from around the state gathered for a three-day conference Wednesday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton where they hope to learn, share, collaborate, innovate and discuss the latest information and trends in workforce development. Governor Terry McAuliffe, who recently proclaimed September as Workforce Development Month, helped kick off the event in […]

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Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

VFCCE introduces its 7th class of Valley Proteins Fellows

Posted By Laura Osberger | 0 comments.

Out of the more than 242,000 people Virginia’s Community Colleges serve across the commonwealth each year, only 10 second-year students are selected for the Valley Proteins Fellows Program. This year’s scholarship recipients are: Tewodros “Teddy” Maxson (Central Virginia), Marie Shiraki (Dabney S. Lancaster), Lydia Hodges (Patrick Henry), Samantha Scott (Piedmont Virginia), Mostafa Mohibzadh (Thomas Nelson), […]

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