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Editor’s note: Total FTE enrollments are up at several of our colleges (DSLCC, ESCC, GCC, NOVA) compared to last year at this time, but system-wide the numbers are down, continuing […]

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“I applaud the leadership of these community colleges that you are putting these sometimes difficult conversations at the center of your transformation and strategic planning for the future.” – Gail […]

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“We have responsibility as leaders to take this moment and do something with it,” said Southside Virginia Community College President Quentin Johnson. Dr. Johnson, acknowledges that anger among Black Americans […]

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Editor’s note: We’re grateful for the following comments from former VCCS college presidents Charles King, Thomas Hatfield, Edwin Barnes and John Cavan. Dr. Charles King, president at Southwest Virginia Community […]

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You can try, but you probably won’t get Dr. Dana B. Hamel to take personal credit for his remarkable stewardship during the first crucial years of the Virginia Community College […]

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By Sheri Prupis, VCCS Director of Teaching & Learning Technologies Since March, when COVID-19 forced the sudden shutdown of our campuses statewide, instructional designers at our colleges have worked tirelessly […]

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Editor’s note: this brief blog post draws heavily from new research by the United Way. A link to the organization’s full report is below. According to traditional measures, from 2010 […]

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By unanimous vote on July 16, Virginia’s State Board for Community Colleges instructed local community college advisory boards across the commonwealth to review the appropriateness of the names of our […]

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“Let’s face it, the old saw about ‘better late than never’ isn’t much consolation,” acknowledged VCCS Chancellor Glenn DuBois. “These extraordinary faculty members really deserved to be applauded by hundreds […]

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Malinda Carter has joined Virginia’s Community Colleges as associate vice chancellor for Human Resources. Beginning her new duties on June 15, Carter has more than 25 years of HR experience […]

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