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MEDIA CONTACT Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu RICHMOND (July 22, 2020) — Thanks to support from Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health and the ECMC Foundation, Virginia’s Community Colleges will develop and launch a pilot program to increase support and advising for students in healthcare programs to help them earn […]

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(RICHMOND) – Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges made the following announcement today regarding how Fall 2020 classes will be offered: Virginia’s Community Colleges are open for business and ready to help individuals meet their educational needs as safely as possible. Here’s how we intend to move forward for fall 2020: Technical, Occupational, […]

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6/3/20 RICHMOND — Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, made the following announcement today: “George Floyd’s indefensible death, and the demonstrations it has inspired, demand more than thoughts and prayers. They demand action. We owe it to our African American students, faculty, staff, supporters, and friends to say that we see you, and that […]

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RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2020. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping community college tuition and mandatory fees at approximately one-third of the comparable costs of […]

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(RICHMOND) – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, named a new statewide task force today to examine and propose changes in how community colleges operate to meet the needs of Virginia students and businesses in a post-pandemic “new normal.” The task force has until May 15 to offer recommendations for the Fall 2020 […]

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RICHMOND – Dr. Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that he is appointing an interim president to lead Thomas Nelson Community College following the retirement of its current president at the beginning of January. Dr. Gregory T. DeCinque (pronounced dee-SINK’-yew) starts work at the beginning of 2020. Dr. John Dever is […]

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(Richmond)  – Glenn Dubois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges made the following statement today on the passing of Gerald Baliles, former Governor of Virginia and former chair of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education: “All of Virginia higher education, and our community colleges in particular, have lost a great leader, advocate and supporter […]

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October 15, 2019 RICHMOND – Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Marcia Conston, currently of Charlotte, North Carolina, will become the next president of Tidewater Community College (TCC). She will assume the role at the beginning of 2020. “Marcia Conston is an impressive higher education leader who has delivered […]

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RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour, and keeps community college tuition and mandatory fees at approximately one-third of the comparable [...]
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RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. James M. Shaeffer of Norfolk, Virginia; has been hired to become the next president of Eastern Shore Community College. Shaeffer’s selection is the result of a national search that attracted 92 applicants. Schaeffer “Jim’s career in higher education has spanned more [...]
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