More than 200 student and community volunteers pitched in to spruce-up the grounds in and around Danville Community College as part of an annual service day coordinated by DCC and […]
Faculty procrastinators, time is running out. There’s limited time to migrate course content to the new VCCS learning management system.
The good news is that there IS still time for VCCS faculty to migrate course content to the new Canvas LMS. The deadline is May 17. Here’s a video to […]
To boost student success, Virginia’s Community Colleges explore ending reliance on high stakes placement tests and developmental classes — so more students can enroll directly into college level courses.
Placement tests and developmental instruction were intended to help underprepared students succeed in college. There’s growing evidence that those good intentions are not helping, but instead are holding back many […]
National experts drive home the point at VCCS New Horizons conference: student hunger and homelessness are growing…and keeping community college students from succeeding.
Two leading national experts in student hunger and poverty told VCCS faculty and administrators in clear terms that they must do more to help students cope with serious issues they […]
NOVA accounting professor Jill Mitchell wins top VCCS faculty award. 2019 New Horizons conference recognizes exceptional community college educators from across Virginia.
Nominating Jill Mitchell to be recognized for the VCCS top faculty honor, Northern Virginia Community College President Scott Ralls wrote “Jill has a uniquely stimulating style of teaching, being able […]
Serving a higher purpose – students from Mountain Empire Community College donate their time and energy during Spring Break
Five Mountain Empire Community College students put their Spring Break to good use this year, participating in MECC’s first annual Alternative Spring Break service trip. The team traveled to Greensboro, […]
VCCS Registered Nurse training programs have earned high marks in a new ranking of nursing programs across Virginia. Compiled by California-based RegisteredNursing.org, the rankings were based on pass-rates for the […]
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society (PTK) awards top scholarships to Northern Virginia Community College student who overcame adversity
“We bounced from motels to homeless shelters and were even forced to sleep in our car during my sophomore year in high school.” Niketas Koussis doesn’t hold back when asked […]
PVCC’s unmanned aircraft training program commended by national organization during drone conference near Charlottesville
An organization that promotes the use of drone aircraft by public safety agencies has commended Piedmont Virginia Community College’s unmanned aircraft training program for its leadership in the nascent field. […]