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President Joe Biden traveled to Tidewater Community College last week to promote his plans to increase government spending on families and education, including a $109 billion dollar proposal to offer […]

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“Your ability to adapt and to overcome in the face of everything that this virus has thrown at us is remarkable. And it speaks well of what we can hope […]

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By Laurie Owens/VCCS Director of Financial Aid Recently passed legislation known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 will finally move us forward in the simplification of the Free Application for […]

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By Idalia Rodriguez, Ph.D. and Charles Pumpuni, Ph.D., professors at Northern Virginia Community College This spring, humans are not the only ones ready to leave the seclusion of their homes […]

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Editor’s Note: Students and employees at 22 of Virginia’s Community Colleges should have received an email Monday, inviting their participation in the VCCS’s first-ever statewide Campus Climate Survey. (NOVA completed […]

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With research showing that four out of ten of our students face housing insecurity and three out of ten sometimes aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from, Virginia’s […]

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Talk about good timing… Virginia’s Community Colleges will embark July 1 on a new six-year Strategic Plan with the following goal: Virginia’s Community Colleges will achieve equity in access, learning […]

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The VCCS State Board received reports March 18 from system colleges on the question of whether their college names are consistent with the mission of Virginia’s Community Colleges and their […]

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Editor’s Note: We all get email we’d rather ignore, but we hope you won’t pass up an opportunity in early April to help our colleges learn how to become more […]

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“Quite frankly, I never thought I’d see this kind of leadership and commitment to equity in higher education in my lifetime.” Quentin Johnson, president of Southside Virginia Community College didn’t […]

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