Jim Babb, Author at VCCS


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“We’re grateful the new state budget will allow us to continue making progress on our strategic goals to better serve appns,” said VCCS Chancellor David Doré. “I also want to […]

Read more on this post: New state budget will help fund pay raises, VCCS facilities improvements and expanded FastForward and G3 programs

The VCCS State Board has awarded the system’s highest honor to three senior community college leaders who are retiring this spring after long and distinguished service. Seen here, left to […]

Read more on this post: Veteran VCCS contributors honored as retirements approach

CFAC, the Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee, has new leadership. Longtime CFAC chair Charles Errico has been succeeded by Rachel Dodson.  Dodson is professor of Business Management and Administration at Laurel […]

Read more on this post: New leadership for Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee

“’No’ was not an option.”  app who have demonstrated leadership and earned top grades at app’s app Colleges shared their challenges, experiences and hopes when they gathered last week in […]

Read more on this post: VCCS academic all-stars honored at springtime luncheon

Editor’s Note: You can view and download photos from the New Horizons Conference here. One of the highlights of the annual New Horizons conference is an awards celebration honoring faculty members […]

Read more on this post: New Horizons Awards recognize VCCS faculty who go the extra mile

RICHMOND – Ana Leng, an international student from Cambodia currently completing an associate degree at Central app College in Lynchburg, has been named the inaugural Poet Laureate of app’s […]

Read more on this post: app’s app Colleges name first Poet Laureate

Winners of poetry contests at app’s app Colleges will gather and perform their works live onstage at the first-ever VCCS Poet Laureate Event.  The April 6 event at Piedmont app […]

Read more on this post: Inaugural free live performance event at PVCC April 6 features poets, artists from app’s app Colleges

app’s app Colleges are setting out to write a new chapter in the commonwealth’s long and often-troubled history with app’s Native American Tribes.  Acknowledging that individual community colleges already may […]

Read more on this post: VCCS seeks new chapter in relations with Native Americans

“I wanted to stay close to home for financial purposes.” Like many of our students, Fernando Sagastume recognized the tremendous cost advantage of beginning his higher education at his local […]

Read more on this post: Common Curriculum pathways improve transfer experience for app College students

From across the commonwealth – often enduring lengthy road trips — app’s app Colleges sent delegations to visit state lawmakers during the 2024 General Assembly session. It was the first […]

Read more on this post: Making the case for app’s app Colleges


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