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Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Redeveloping VCCS Professional Development

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by Shauna Davis, executive director, VCCS Student Success Center and Office of Professional Development Often in the VCCS, we discuss the aspirations and value of our credential programs, the impact of changing the lives of our students and the role of higher education in shaping the communities we serve. Our goals are lofty, our mandates […]

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Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Peer Conferences: VCCS Nucleus for Faculty Engagement

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Peer Conferences: VCCS Nucleus for Faculty Engagement Submitted by the Office of Professional Development For more than 15 years, VCCS peer groups have served as a systemwide nexus for disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge sharing, providing an arena for faculty to remain current in their respective fields, as well as connected and informed […]

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Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

AWARD-WINNING FACULTY: Outstanding Professors Honored

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AWARD-WINNING FACULTY: Outstanding Professors Honored The 2017 New Horizons Conference has come and gone, but a lasting memory from the event is the recognition of two outstanding faculty members for their superb contributions to the art of teaching. The Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence is presented annually to one teaching faculty member who distinctly represents […]

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Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017

Best Practices Win Big Awards!

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Best Practices Win Big Awards! By now, everyone should know that during fall 2016/winter 2017, all 23 VCCS colleges participated in the Chancellor’s Listening Tour during which colleges presented one student success best practice, supported by data, and a plan for scalability and sustainability. (Each best practice description is available at VCCS’s The Resource Center.) […]

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Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

Inaugural Leadership Award Recognizes Outstanding Adjunct Professors

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION: Inaugural Leadership Award Recognizes Outstanding Adjunct Professors Front row (l to r): Toby Cook (VHCC), Marci Gale (CVCC), David Warren (TCC), Dr. Kerry Ragno (TCC), Peggy Vaughan, Trina Campbell (GCC), and Dr. Joyce Hurt (SVCC). Back row (l to r): VHCC President Gene Couch, CVCC President John Capps, Chancellor Glenn DuBois, Dr. […]

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Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Leading From Where They Stand

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Leading From Where They Stand Submitted by Dr. Abigail Stonerock, Office of Professional Development They arrived at the new System Office not quite sure what to expect. For pre-meeting homework, they had to read leadership articles from Harvard Business Review, review strategic planning documents from the American Association of Community Colleges and the […]

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Posted on Monday, October 3, 2016

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Submitted by the Office of Professional Development As Virginia’s Community College celebrates 50 years of progress, it’s natural to ask ourselves who will lead us to the promise our future holds? To answer that question, just look to the graduates of the 2016 Classified Staff Leadership Academy and you will […]

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Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

New Horizons Conference Shines for Golden Anniversary

Posted By Craig Butterworth | 0 comments.

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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Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016

Take Five With LFCC English Professor and This Year’s Susan S. Wood Professorship Winner Brent Kendrick

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Dr. Brent Kendrick, a longtime English professor at Lord Fairfax Community College, was presented with the first Susan S. Wood Professorship award (and a check for $3,000) at this year’s New Horizons conference in Roanoke. With final exams now behind both him and his students, Dr. Kendrick was eager to take part in our Take Five series. […]

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Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Take Five with 2016’s CATE Winner Beryl Solla

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PVCC art professor Beryl Solla was presented with this year’s Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) and a check for $5,000 during the New Horizons conference in Roanoke on April 15th. 1.  You were notified in advance of the New Horizons conference that you were this year’s winner of the CATE award, but it must’ve been […]

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