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Virginia governor Glenn Younkin publicly rolled out the red carpet last week to welcome the next Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges.  “David Doré brings an extraordinary experience to Virginia, and […]

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Sessions ranged from professional networking to brushing up communications skills, finding motivation and leadership, the power of a good elevator pitch…even using LEGO blocks to visualize new thinking about connections.  […]

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In recent weeks, there’s been renewed attention to dual enrollment, the courses offered through Virginia’s Community Colleges to give high school juniors and seniors a head-start on earning college credits. […]

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With record-low unemployment, Virginia has an enormous need for workers to fill an estimated 300,000 open jobs, according to Governor Glenn Youngkin, who has asked business and education leaders for […]

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“We have to do things differently than we have in the past. There’s a new normal, and we will have to change what we do to meet the needs of […]

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Due to Covid-19, it had been three years since the last VCCS Hire Education Conference was held in person, and the pent-up excitement of being together was on full display […]

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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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