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Financial Aid

Virginia’s Community Colleges aim to keep tuition costs low for every student. But many students still need help to cover a variety of costs such as room and board, books and transportation. The financial aid officers at each of our 23 colleges can provide information on eligibility and application processes for federal, state, and local financial aid programs. Financial aid generally takes three forms: Grants and Scholarships – financial…

Scholarships Change the Game

The mission of the VFCCE is to provide access to education for all Virginians. Through the statewide scholarship program, students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. The VFCCE recognizes outstanding students of all ages and backgrounds. Your support is vital to the continued success and growth of the VFCCE scholarship program. Please consider investing in Virginia’s future by: Donating Whether you…

Dozens of Scholarship Recipients Honored During Special Ceremony

RICHMOND – Fifty-seven students representing Virginia’s 23 community colleges were honored Tuesday, November 18, at a luncheon in honor of scholarships they received. Shawn Boyer, chairman of the board of Snagajob and keynote speaker for the luncheon, told students to “throw the word failure out of your vocabulary.” “You are going to make lots of errors,” he said. “Don’t let that start affecting your psyche.” Boyer founded…

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If you can’t read this email, please view it online. (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/issue-6/ ) A text-only version can be accessed online (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/text-only-issue-6/) . Chancellor’s Statewide Syllabus with logo Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/initiative-update-math-pathways-project-a-key-to-student-success/) Math Pathways Project a Key to Student Success The Complete…

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News from around the VCCS If you can’t read this email, please view it online. (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/) A text-only version can be accessed online (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/) . Chancellor’s Statewide Syllabus with logo Tuesday, April 04, 2017 Initiative Update: New FACA Tool Keeps Students On-Track A new tool with a rather indelicate-sounding acronym has launched at all 23 of Virginia’s Community Colleges….

Public service, leadership fuel dreams for VFCCE scholarship recipients

Graciela Billingsley is one of 65 scholarship recipients through the VFCCE this year.   Graciela Billingsley is looking for a lifetime of public service. So it’s only fitting that this high-achieving sophomore at Northern Virginia Community College is the recipient of the Eva Teig Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship. Named for the retired Dominion public policy executive who also had an extensive career in state government, the Eva Tieg…

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NEWS FROM AROUND THE VCCS If you can’t read this email, please view it online. (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/) A text-only version can be accessed online (http://www.vccs.edu/statewide-syllabus/) . [Chancellor’s Statewide Syllabus with logo] Wednesday, May 2, 2018 NEW VCCS STUDENT APPLICATION AIMS TO HELP, NOT HINDER, INDIVIDUALS PURSUE THEIR COLLEGE DREAMS!…

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Donates $50,000 to Fund Adult Literacy through the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative

  RICHMOND, Va. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to promote adult literacy efforts through the foundation’s Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI). The retailer’s gift, which will be matched on a one-to-one basis, will fund $1,000 incentive scholarships for adults who earn their high school equivalency to attend a community college to earn a…

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  If you can’t read this email, please view it online. A text-only version can be accessed online. Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Math Pathways Project a Key to Student Success The Complete 2021 strategic plan to triple the number of credentials earned by VCCS students is centered on completion to increase economic mobility and individual prosperity across the commonwealth. According to the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia,…

Philanthropy Leaders

The Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy was created in 2006 to honor leading philanthropists from each of Virginia’s 23 community colleges as well as the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. The 2017 class of philanthropy leaders contributed a combined total of more than $12 million dollars to Virginia’s Community Colleges. Thanks to the generosity of longtime partner Wells Fargo, the prestigious Commonwealth…