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The panel leading the search for the next permanent leader of Virginia’s Community College System has adopted what it calls an “expedited” schedule for the nationwide hunt. The search committee […]

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Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin told the VCCS State Board last week, “You have my commitment to be with you, to be accessible, to be involved.”  It was a clear expression […]

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“I started the program because I wanted a better life for my children and I wanted to be proud of myself for once.”          Jasmine Quinoes says […]

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jim Babb Interim Asst. Vice Chancellor for Public Relations (804) 819-1662 jbabb@vccs.edu   RICHMOND, Va., August 11, 2022 – Virginia’s Community Colleges are gearing up to train thousands […]

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jim Babb Interim Asst. Vice Chancellor for Public Relations (804) 819-1662 jbabb@vccs.edu RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, chose to maintain the current […]

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Editor’s note:  At its meeting in May, the VCCS State Board voted to choose Douglas Garcia as chair for the next fiscal year, beginning in July. Members chose veteran Board […]

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Editor’s note:  On June 13, the VCCS State Board chose the system’s Senior Vice-Chancellor for Academic and Workforce Programs, Sharon Morrissey, to be Interim Chancellor while the Board launches a […]

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The new state budget delivers good news for existing and prospective students at Virginia’s community colleges and for VCCS employees systemwide. In the budget year that began July 1, the […]

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“Glenn DuBois is a living example of what community colleges can and should and will do for people,” said U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) as he headlined a bill of […]

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The VCCS State Board decided to break with normal practice and delayed action last week on setting new tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year. State lawmakers still […]

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