Dr. Marcia Conston Hired to be President of Tidewater Community College

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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 […]

Dr. Anne M. Kress Hired to Become President of Northern Virginia Community College

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October 9, 2019 RICHMOND – Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Anne M. Kress, currently of Rochester, New York, will become the next president of Northern Virginia Community College. She will assume the role at the beginning of 2020. “From the earliest stages of this process, the NOVA college […]

Dr. Adam C. Hutchison Hired to Become President of Virginia Highlands Community College

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October 8, 2019 RICHMOND – Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Adam C. Hutchison, currently of Elm Mott, Texas, will become the next president of Virginia Highlands Community College. He will assume the role at the beginning of 2020. “Adam Hutchison is an impressive and seasoned higher education leader,” […]

Dominion Energy Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows at Virginia’s Community Colleges

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RICHMOND –Thirteen college students from military families across Virginia will receive full tuition and other assistance as Dominion Energy Fellows attending Virginia’s Community Colleges. These thirteen students are the first to benefit from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation’s grant to the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE). The $300,000 two-year grant establishes the Dominion […]

Baliles-inspired initiative at Virginia’s Community Colleges will invest $1.5 million to promote rural education this year

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RICHMOND — Through the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI), the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education and Virginia’s Community Colleges will invest $1.5 million in the 2019-2020 academic year to increase high school graduation rates and the attainment of post-secondary credentials. RVHI was established in 2013 under the leadership of former Virginia Governor Gerald Baliles, […]

New Lumina Foundation Grant Positions Virginia’s Community Colleges to Help More People Leverage Earned Workforce Credentials for Credit in Academic Programs

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RICHMOND – The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has been awarded a $350,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to make it easier for individuals who have earned postsecondary workforce credentials to translate them into credit in traditional degree programs. Making these pathways easier to understand, and use, will help adult learners, especially those from underserved populations, […]

State Board Committee Certifies Three Finalists for Tidewater Community College Presidency

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified three finalists for the position of president at Tidewater Community College (TCC). The finalists were among 80 applicants from across the nation. The three finalists, in alphabetical order (l to r above) are: Dr. Andrew W. Bowne of Yorktown Indiana; Dr. Marcia Conston of Charlotte, […]

State Board Committee Certifies Three Finalists for Tidewater Community College Presidency

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified three finalists for the position of president at Tidewater Community College (TCC). The finalists were among 80 applicants from across the nation. The three finalists, in alphabetical order (l to r) are: Dr. Andrew W. Bowne of Yorktown Indiana; Dr. Marcia Conston of Charlotte, North […]

State Board Committee Certifies Three Finalists for Virginia Highlands Community College Presidency

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified three finalists for the position of president at Virginia Highlands Community College. The finalists were among nearly 70 applicants from across the nation. The three finalists, in alphabetical order, are Dr. Marcia Conston of Charlotte, North Carolina; Dr. Adam C, Hutchison (center) of Elm Mott, Texas; […]

State Board Committee Certifies Three Finalists for Northern Virginia Community College Presidency

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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges has certified three finalists for the position of president at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). The finalists were among 80 applicants from across the nation. The three finalists, in alphabetical order, are Dr. Paul Broadie II (left) of Orange, Connecticut; Dr. Anne M. Kress of Rochester, New […]