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Recognizing significant and documented levels of anxiety and depression among community college students due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Virginia’s State Board for Community Colleges has approved a policy change to […]

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Thousands of students across Virginia are taking advantage of new state funding for targeted programs at community colleges connected to high-demand careers, according to new data from Virginia’s Community Colleges. […]

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We don’t have all the details and personnel are still in the field.  But we’re told that graduates from Southside Virginia, Mountain Empire, and Wytheville Community Colleges are among the […]

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Prompted by a surge in coronavirus cases caused by the highly contagious Delta variant, Governor Ralph Northam has announced that Virginia will require most state employees to show proof of […]

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At last week’s Chancellor’s Retreat, which brought together VCCS system and college leaders from across Virginia, nationally known experts painted a picture of challenging but imperative work that lies ahead […]

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Responding to Executive Order 77 (EO77) from Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Community Colleges are working on plans to eliminate most single-use plastics on campus, impose a near-term ban on several […]

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Virginia’s Community Colleges have begun to redesign student enrollment processes statewide to benefit students who frequently are stymied by current onboarding practices, and to ensure long term institutional success. “Historically, […]

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Thanks to the new state budget approved by lawmakers and signed by the governor, Virginia state employees who were employed as of March 10, 2021 and in good performance standing […]

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This month, we’ll be looking at some graduation success stories from our students across the state, despite a year that challenged us all.  Faculty and staff at our colleges deserve […]

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By Lauren Burgwyn, Dir. VCCS events, conferences, and sponsorship The Chancellor’s Retreat August 3-4 at the Hotel Roanoke will serve as a launching pad for Opportunity 2027, the new Strategic […]

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