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Noting a spike in unemployment and hunger across the state during the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Ralph Northam used a visit to Reynolds Community College last week to spotlight his hopes […]

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Local advisory boards at Lord Fairfax and Thomas Nelson Community Colleges voted this month to recommend their institutions be renamed.  They join John Tyler Community College, whose local board went […]

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Across Virginia, through food banks, public health events and other initiatives, our colleges have reached out to help their communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Many colleges have held multiple events.  […]

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Measures to enact and fund a proposal to make community college education more affordable, or even free for thousands of low-to-moderate income Virginians is working its way through the 2021 […]

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Located far from population centers, in the Tazewell County town of Cedar Bluff, Southwest Virginia Community College’s Foundation will offer student housing, with the first units available as early as […]

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Virginians who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic will continue to be able to apply for free workforce and career training at Virginia’s Community Colleges. Applicants can learn […]

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Governor Ralph Northam asked Virginia lawmakers at the beginning of their 2021 session to support his multi-million dollar plan to make community college job and career training more affordable for […]

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A major initiative to make community college career training more affordable for low and moderate income Virginians is back before the General Assembly session that will begin next month. Governor […]

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Editor’s note: this story was updated Dec. 19. An English professor at Northern Virginia Community College since 2009, Dr. Jill Biden tried to keep a low profile when her husband […]

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Navigators, coaches and admissions personnel at Virginia’s community colleges have been working overtime since the governor announced millions of dollars to provide free workforce training programs for people who lost […]

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