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 Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Great Expectations Program Exceeds Them

From industry-recognized credentials to postgraduate degrees, Great Expectations is fostering success among some of Virginia’s hardest-to-serve students.

The 2017 class of GE students earned 105 credentials, including:

13 GEDs
43 Certificates & Workforce Credentials
36 Associate Degrees
Eight Transfers to four-year colleges & universities
five Bachelor’s Degrees

Tidewater Community College is testing an exciting, new hypothesis regarding what it takes to attract more diversity to STEM programs… Show me the money! Financial illiteracy is just one of those “real life” things that can kill college dreams. Eastern Shore Community College is working with community partners to help families avoid that… And learn more about an historic piece of Virginia, created by SWCC president Mark Estepp, which features your community college’s initials, that’s becoming a permanent part of the VCCS State Boardroom.


VCCS OPD receives awards
Submitted by Dr. Abigail Stonerock, Office of Professional Development

Redesigned VCCS professional development programs earn national recognition!



May 31 - June 2 


System Office (Richmond)


 June 5-6 


Longwood Univ. (Farmville)


Advisory Council on Presidents (ACOP)


June 20-21


System Office (Richmond)


June 29




State Board Meeting


 July 20


System Office (Richmond)


July 26-28


System Office (Richmond)


 Sep. 19-22


System Office (Richmond)


State Board Meeting


 Sep. 21


System Office (Richmond)


VCCA Conference


Sep. 27-29


Wyndham Crossings (Richmond)


Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)


Oct. 10-11


Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)


Chancellor’s Retreat


Oct. 11-12


Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)


Communications, Visual & Performing Arts Peer Group Conference


 Oct. 19-20




Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)


 Nov. 2-3


System Office (Richmond)


State Board Meeting


Nov. 16


System Office (Richmond)


Hire Ed Conference


Dec. 6-8


Homestead (Hot Springs)


Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)


Dec. 7


Homestead (Hot Springs)

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