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Virginia’s Community Colleges Enlisted in U.S. Naval Community College Partnership

November 23, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu (RICHMOND) – The U.S. Navy has selected Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS) to be a founding […]

Towuanna Porter Brannon Hired to Lead Thomas Nelson Community College

RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges announced today that Dr. Towuanna Porter Brannon will become the next president of Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC). “Dr. Porter […]

Virginia’s Community Colleges Add Two Colleges to the Online Virginia Network

Blue Ridge Community College and Central Virginia Community College offer online degree and certificate programs, forging pathways to four-year institutions MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications […]

State Board Committee Certifies Four Finalists for Thomas Nelson Community College Presidency

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified four finalists for the position of president […]

Virginia’s Community Colleges recognized for supporting veterans

RICHMOND — Virginia’s Community Colleges has been presented with the 2020 Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Secretary’s Award. The award is presented annually by Virginia’s Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs […]

Grants will help Virginia Community College students earn advanced healthcare credentials and higher wages

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 […]

COVID-19 UPDATES

Important note: Event organizers are doing their best to comply with evolving restrictions during the covid-19 emergency. So, please understand that scheduling information here is tentative.

We will update as we have more information. If you have urgent questions that must be answered, please reach out directly to event organizers.

Events

wdt_ID Event Date Location
9 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Dec. 10, 2020 Zoom
10 VCCS State Board Meeting Jan. 20-21, 2021 System Office (Richmond)
11 VCCS Technology Council Jan. 27-28, 2021 Zoom
12 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Feb. 17, 2021 Zoom
13 VCCS State Board Meeting March 17-18, 2021 Location TBD
14 VCCS Technology Council March 23-24, 2021 TBD
15 Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) April 1-2, 2021 TBD
16 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Apr. 21, 2021 Zoom
17 Pi Theta Kappa Via Zoom Apr. 21, 2021 Zoom
18 VCCS Technology Council May 17-18, 2021 TBD
Event Date Location

Fact Sheet (Fiscal Year 2018-2019)

Download the VCCS Fact Sheet

Founded1966
Mission Statement“We give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened.”
Colleges:23
Campuses:40
Leadership:Virginia State Board for Community Colleges
Glenn DuBois, Chancellor (2002-present)
Headquarters:300 Arboretum Place, Suite 200 Richmond, Virginia 23236 info@vccs.edu
Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates Earned (2018-2019):32,617
Student Population & Demographics:228,135 total degree/diploma-seeking students
  • 99,590 minority students (44%)
  • 29,345 military-related students (13%)
  • 40,719 first generation students (18%)
  • 43% Male
  • 57% female
  • Average Age: 24.16 years old (credit students)
  • 23,100 high school students received career coaching
  • 45,486 high school students earned college credit through dual enrollment
  • 56% of students took at least 1 course via distance learning technologies
Workforce Training & Community Education Students Served:52,917
Value of Scholarships Awarded (2018/2019):$9,213,553
Bachelor’s Degree Tuition Savings:On average $38,000 in savings by completing an associate degree first at a VCCS college and taking advantage of statewide Guaranteed Articulation Agreements.

Please contact the Office of Strategic Communications with questions about the VCCS.

Jeff Kraus
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications
(804) 819-4949
osc@vccs.edu

Mailing Address

Virginia Community College System
300 Arboretum Place, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23236

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