VCCS Director of Faculty Development Dr. Abigail Stonerock says the feedback she’s been getting suggests the 2016 New Horizons conference in Roanoke was one of the best in recent memory. “We rolled out our best conference website ever. And of course, everyone is talking about the app and the ease and ability to evaluate sessions […]
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Nationally Recognized Program Great Expectations was launched as a pilot program in the fall semester of 2008 at five community colleges: Danville, Germanna, J. Sargeant Reynolds, New River, and Southside. The program served 119 foster youth in its first academic year. Since that time, Great Expectations coaches have worked with over 3,000 students and the […]
The 2015 New Horizons conference for faculty members across Virginia’s Community Colleges began with a flurry this week when a Northern Virginia Community College faculty member arrived as the keynote speaker. Not just any faculty member, but Dr. Jill Biden, a full-time career community college educator – and wife to Vice President Joe Biden. When […]
Adjournment Should Happen Tomorrow; Budget Already Approved For the first time in recent memory, the General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn on time, with the budget adopted yesterday. Typically, the budget bill is not approved until the final day of the session, so this unprecedented early action is refreshing! The budget news for the VCCS […]
1. What makes you get out of bed each morning? I work on a team that gets a great deal of satisfaction from doing meaningful work. I don’t think we’re alone in feeling that way. To that end, Virginia’s Community Colleges offer the critical ingredient – workforce development services – that helps other find meaningful […]
Budget conferees named; McAuliffe announces revenue increase This week, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the revised revenue forecast predicts an additional $136 million that may be incorporated into the spending plans for the General Assembly’s budget for the remainder of the biennium. This amount comes on top of $338 million in additional revenue that the […]
The subcommittee members of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance Committee are currently deliberating and finalizing recommendations for the HAC and SFC budgets that will be released on Sunday, February 8.
On Thursday Jan. 22, the Senate Education and Health Committee heard Senator Rosalyn Dance present SB 992, which would streamline and simplify the process for active duty military personnel and veterans to receive academic credit for military training and credentialing at Virginia’s community colleges.
The General Assembly session officially began at noon on January 14. The first week of the General Assembly has been incredibly fast-paced. As of Friday, Jan. 16, 1915 bills had been introduced. The deadline for members to file budget amendment requests was today at 5:00 p.m. Workforce Incentive Bill Advances Last Thursday, a VCCS top priority […]
At least three dozen Great Expectations students from a variety of Virginia’s Community Colleges paid a visit to the Governor’s Mansion recently. No one was asked to show their ID when they reached the door. These young men and women were invited guests of the state’s chief executive and Virginia’s First Lady. With their coaches […]
System Office Job Openings
The top of this section includes System Office positions from our current Applicant Tracking System. The bottom of this section includes System Office positions from our new Applicant Portal. A complete list of all VCCS jobs within the new Applicant Portal can be found by visiting https://jobs.vccs.edu.