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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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Change agenda affirmed at VCCS Hire Education conference. Redesigned Career Technical Education programs, more short-term workforce credentials, revamped enrollment process, and greater emphasis on adult learners will mark future at Virginia’s Community Colleges.

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PHCC secures $5.8 million grant to boost workforce in Southside Virginia. Programs will train more skilled workers in health care, welding and advanced manufacturing to meet employer demand in region.

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation makes major contribution to fight student hunger at Virginia’s Community Colleges. $100,000 grant will help re-stock pantries and set up new food donation stations at Rural Horseshoe colleges.

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Veteran VCCS leader returns to DCC in January to serve as Interim President. Betty Jo Foster’s community college service dates back to 1971.

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TCC boosts workforce training with a new Skilled Trades Academy. Dignitaries use power tools for ceremonial ribbon-cutting at new facility.

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TNCC does good works in a short time span. One-day clothes closet provided warm clothing for dozens of students.

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With the year drawing to a close, we thought it would be interesting to reflect for a moment on some of the defining events that have helped shape the last 12 months.

TOP FIVE BLOG POSTS FOR 2018:
1. Great Expectations Alum Accomplishes Much and Inspires Many
2.Take Five with New River Community College President Pat Huber
3.VCCS takes action on lower student enrollments
4. Virginia’s Community Colleges fight hunger on campus
5. PHCC and TNCC suffer tragic loss

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

Jan. 16-17, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS Technology Council

 

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

 

March 20-21, 2019

 

Location TBD

 

Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)

 

April 4-5, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

New Horizons Conference

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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. Thanks


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