Blog

Home|Archive by Category "Blog" (Page 3)

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

“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 […]

Read more

Editor’s note: this column is reprinted here with permission. BY JEFF E. SCHAPIRO Richmond Times-Dispatch – Jan 21, 2022 The musings of a famed Democratic phrase-maker notwithstanding, Ghazala Hashmi governs […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Editor’s note: Statewide, about seven percent of VCCS students are of Asian descent.  Not surprisingly because of the large concentration of Asian Americans in the DC metro area, students of […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Editor’s note:  From field trips to lectures to live theater performances to movie screenings — even a couple of contests — Virginia’s Community Colleges are hosting a wide range of […]

Read more

By Ellen R. Davenport, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations Virginia lawmakers have proposed literally thousands of actions at the 2022 General Assembly. Senate budget amendments and House budget […]

Read more

On one of her first few days on the job, Virginia’s new Education Secretary-designate Aimee Guidera made a point of visiting with the VCCS State Board on Thursday, telling the […]

Read more

SIGN IN

Forgot Password