The Virginia Community College System was created in 1966, and its ability to serve students has only expanded since its founding. Thanks to online courses and other measures, access to higher education is becoming less of a dream and more of a reality for residents throughout the Commonwealth.
Students at several schools are beginning to allege publicly that colleges are profiting from their free labor, collecting money from families already stretched by the high cost of higher education while being spared the expense of providing instruction.
Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States and a full-time professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College, will be the speaker for NOVA’s 50th Commencement. Read on for when and where it will all take place.
The recent recalibration of the minimum passing score on the GED high school equivalency examination resulted in good news for hundreds of Virginia adult learners who took the test between January 1, 2014, and when the change was announced at the beginning of 2016.
Mount Vernon has selected 17 leading history scholars who will receive fully-funded research fellowships at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington for the 2016-17 academic year. These fellows will study on site at The Washington Library for up to six months beginning this fall.