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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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Virginia’s Community Colleges explore ditching high-stakes placement tests and developmental education classes in favor of enrolling more students directly into college level courses. Pilot programs at eight VCCS colleges are being designed now, with implementation to start on campus in fall of 2020.

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Dr. Shannon Kennedy joins the VCCS presidential leadership team. Kennedy will become president at Rappahannock Community College in July. She is the third of seven new college presidents that will be named in the VCCS this year.

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Deadline looms for faculty to migrate course content to the VCCS’s new online learning management system. Also, there are opportunities to learn or improve your skills in the new Canvas environment.

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Danville Community College students, community volunteers, give up a springtime Friday to beautify grounds.

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Supporters bet big on Germanna Community College. GCC Monte Carlo fundraiser generates $700,000 jackpot for GCC scholarships.

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System office cooking contest benefits Great Expectations students at John Tyler Community College.

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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)

 

Spring Administrative Services Conference

 

June 4-5, 2019

 

Virginia Crossings (Glen Allen)

 

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

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

Sept. 18-19, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Va. Community Colleges Association annual conference

 

Sept. 25-27, 2019

 

Sheraton Waterside Hotel Norfolk

 

Chancellor’s Retreat and Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Oct. 15-17, 2019

 

Hotel Roanoke (Roanoke) 

 

Fall Administrative Services Conference

 

Oct. 29-30, 2019

 

The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

 

Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)

 

Oct. 31-Nov.1, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Workforce Development Advisory Council (WDAC)

 

Nov. 6-7, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Academic and Student Affairs Council (ASAC)

 

Nov. 7-8, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

Student Leadership Conference

 

Nov. 15-17, 2019

 

Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

Nov. 20-21, 2019

 

System Office (Richmond) 

 

Hire Education and Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)

 

Dec. 4-6, 2019

 

Omni Homestead (Hot Springs)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

Jan. 15-16, 2020

 

System Office (Richmond)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

March 18-19, 2020

 

Richmond (exact location TBD)

 

VCCS State Board Meeting

 

May 20-21, 2020

 

System Office (Richmond)

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Sustaining Sponsor

 

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