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The last major in-person gathering of people from all of Virginia’s Community Colleges had been three years before, so it was no surprise that last week’s 2022 New Horizons Conference […]

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After 21 years leading Virginia’s Community Colleges, Glenn DuBois is the longest-serving VCCS Chancellor, and his stewardship was honored at the 2022 New Horizons Conference April 6-8. VCCS State Board Chair […]

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A major highlight of the 2022 VCCS New Horizons Conference last week honored faculty members from across the state for their extraordinary skills and commitment to students. Virginia Western Community […]

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In a field still dominated by men, a female network engineer who keeps the computers humming at three of our community colleges has been selected to help build a super […]

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Virginia lawmakers paused from their legislative endeavors this week to pay tribute to VCCS Chancellor Glenn DuBois, who will retire at the end of June after 21 years at the […]

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Two Virginia Community College professors were honored during an event in Richmond March first and joined the ranks of an elite club: winners of statewide awards recognizing college faculty who […]

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By Ellen R. Davenport, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations Editor’s note: Dr. Davenport is tracking legislation important to Virginia’s Community Colleges and offers regular reports from the State […]

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Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Congressman Bobby Scott say congress may finally be on the verge of approving federal Pell Grants for students in short-term workforce training programs.  Advocates say […]

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“This is urgent. We must do something to regain our enrollment advantages that we had several years ago, particularly over the proprietary schools.”  Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Workforce […]

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The economic damage from a nearly two-year Covid-19 pandemic only exacerbated problems that already vexed the American workplace, with job seekers desperate to find better wages, even as employers struggled […]

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