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Apple Federal Credit Union donation will help Virginia community college students impacted by coronavirus pandemic

                                                           February […]

CCWC Announces First Executive Director

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Public Relations jkraus@vccs.edu (804) 592-6767   RICHMOND — The new Community College Workforce Cooperative (CCWC), in selecting its inaugural executive director, is […]

Workforce training graduates at Virginia’s Community Colleges report higher wages, better work-life balance

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu   RICHMOND, VA (Jan. 21, 2021) – Graduates of FastForward workforce training programs at Virginia’s Community Colleges […]

New Community College Collaboration Aims to Boost Hampton Roads Business and Industry Priorities, and Address Regional Skill Gaps

December 14, 2020                                                        […]

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 […]

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
13 VCCS State Board Meeting March 17-18, 2021 Zoom
14 VCCS Technology Council March 23-24, 2021 Zoom
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 Zoom
19 VCCS State Board Meeting May 19-20, 2021 TBD
20 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Jun. 16, 2021 Zoom
21 VCCS State Board Meeting July 21-22, 2021 TBD
22 Chancellor’s Retreat, ACOP, Annual Meeting of the State and Local Boards August 2-4, 2021 Hybrid: Virtual and at Hotel Roanoke
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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