Tag: Community Colleges

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McAuliffe invests $500,000 in community college program to credential Virginians in high-demand sector

Seven of Virginia’s community colleges will receive direct incentives totaling $500,000 for student completion of credentials identified regionally as high-demand by business and industry.


Opportunities for Virginia’s community college students pursuing STEM degrees

Virginia community college students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields statewide have access to new scholarships, research experiences, internships and courses thanks to a NASA grant awarded to the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.


Department of Labor awards $14M for job training programs at Virginia’s colleges

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Virginia State University and four of Virginia’s community colleges will expand their capacity to provide innovative training programs in partnership with employers.


McAuliffe announces grant to put long-term unemployed back to work

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a new $6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) that will help hundreds of people across Virginia gain faster access to training for high-demand jobs.


McAuliffe announces grant award for veteran job training

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today Virginia’s award of over $3.4 million from the United States Department of Labor to provide veterans with job training.


McAuliffe announces appointments to college boards of visitors

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his appointments to the boards that govern Virginia’s higher education system, including the Boards of Visitors for Virginia colleges and universities.


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Kaine pushes grants to states to support dual enrollment

Today, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine co-sponsored the Supporting College Access and Success Through Dual Enrollment Act, legislation to help students earn college credits in high school in order to cut the cost of earning a college diploma.


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Robin Sullenberger to speak at American National University commencement

On Friday, May 9, the Harrisonburg Campus of American National University will hold its graduation ceremony at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren with special guest Don “Robin” Sullenberger as the commencement speaker.


McAuliffe nominates Anne Holton as Secretary of Education

Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced at a press conference on Friday the nomination of Former First Lady Anne Holton to be his Secretary of Education.