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This is the third in our Take Five series on outstanding VCCS faculty members. Our objective is to shine a light on those who are innovating while educating and in the process, taking classroom instruction and student engagement to a whole new level. 1. Please tell us about your educational background and why you decided […]

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This is the second in our Take Five series on outstanding VCCS faculty members. Our objective is to shine a light on those who are innovating while educating and in the process, taking classroom instruction and student engagement to a whole new level. 1. Were you always good in math? What is it that triggered […]

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A message to the faculty, staff, and students of Virginia’s Community Colleges from State Board Chair, Dr. Susan T. Gooden: Racism. COVID-19. These are two major pandemics that, despite our best yearnings, cannot be wished away. In fact, we’re seeing the blatant intersection of the two. African-Americans are disproportionately dying from COVID-19, assuming higher levels […]

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6/3/20 RICHMOND — Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, made the following announcement today: “George Floyd’s indefensible death, and the demonstrations it has inspired, demand more than thoughts and prayers. They demand action. We owe it to our African American students, faculty, staff, supporters, and friends to say that we see you, and that […]

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This is the first in our Take Five series on outstanding VCCS faculty members. Our objective is to shine a light on those who are innovating while educating and in the process, taking classroom instruction and student engagement to a whole new level. 1. How it is you became a college professor? Did you experience […]

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By Jodi T. Burgess, Marketing & Advancement Coordinator, Alumni Relations, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Phi Theta Kappa is the leading honor society for two-year colleges. Students are eligible for membership when they have achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher after having completed the first 12 credit hours toward their degree. The program […]

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RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2020. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping community college tuition and mandatory fees at approximately one-third of the comparable costs of […]

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If you were to do a side-by-side comparison, you would probably say the latest iteration of the VCCS website looks a lot “cleaner.” Some might say it even pops. In terms of performance, it’s been described as a whole letter grade improvement over its predecessor, maybe two. Simplicity and usability drove its design. Those same […]

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May 4, 2020 Dear Parents of the Class of 2020: Congratulations! I write to inform you that your graduating high school senior has earned guaranteed acceptance to a Virginia community college, even if he or she had not previously applied. The unprecedented public health crisis we’re experiencing is leading Virginia families to take a hard […]

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In every corner of the Commonwealth, people are eager to find meaningful jobs and employers are looking to hire workers with the right skills. Recognizing the importance of promoting a capable workforce to meet the needs of employers and build Virginia’s economy, state lawmakers created a grant program to make specific workforce training programs much […]

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