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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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While traditionally thought of as a program for people working only in the skilled trades, apprenticeships have expanded to include all types of industries, including healthcare, IT, logistics and more. […]

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By Dr. Janet Gullickson, President Germanna Community College, and Dr. Marcia Conston, President Tidewater  Community College What is the Opportunity 2027 Reboot?         Delayed by the lingering pandemic, leadership changes, and […]

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The autumn equinox was just hours away when this year’s crop of Fellows, nearly two dozen high-performing students from Northern Virginia, Laurel Ridge, and Germanna Community Colleges, pulled into the […]

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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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By Carla Kimbrough, VCCS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer The nominations process for the inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Culture Council is underway. The State Board approved the council at […]

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By Charles Errico, Ph.D. – Chair of the Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee Nearly sixty years ago, the old office hours policy began when Virginia established a community college system. The […]

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