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Responding to Executive Order 77 (EO77) from Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Community Colleges are working on plans to eliminate most single-use plastics on campus, impose a near-term ban on several […]

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Virginia’s Community Colleges have begun to redesign student enrollment processes statewide to benefit students who frequently are stymied by current onboarding practices, and to ensure long term institutional success. “Historically, […]

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Thanks to the new state budget approved by lawmakers and signed by the governor, Virginia state employees who were employed as of March 10, 2021 and in good performance standing […]

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This month, we’ll be looking at some graduation success stories from our students across the state, despite a year that challenged us all.  Faculty and staff at our colleges deserve […]

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By Lauren Burgwyn, Dir. VCCS events, conferences, and sponsorship The Chancellor’s Retreat August 3-4 at the Hotel Roanoke will serve as a launching pad for Opportunity 2027, the new Strategic […]

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Nathaniel L. Bishop, D. Min., who will become chairman of the VCCS State Board on July 1, contends Virginia’s Community Colleges are about to experience a year of significant and […]

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Based on local needs and conditions, Virginia’s Community Colleges this year staged springtime graduations in a variety of formats.  Some were virtual events, some were in-person, but socially distanced.  Drive-by […]

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“I wanted to be successful. A series of circumstances led me back to living at my mom’s house at 30 years old with two kids, and I didn’t want that. […]

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“This is our time. This is our moment.  Let’s get these G3 programs off the ground. Let’s help families in our communities by providing these pathways.  Let’s help employers by […]

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Dr. Greg Hodges has been selected as president at Patrick Henry Community College, succeeding Dr. Angeline Godwin in the post July 1. The announcement came Friday, following a national search […]

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