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[29 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Local College Professors Win Outstanding Faculty Awards

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and Dominion Resources have named the winners of the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

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[22 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
USA Today Names the 10 Best Community Colleges in Virginia

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.

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[23 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Should colleges charge for academic credit earned from unpaid internships?

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.

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[17 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Northern Virginia Community College Teacher Charged With Raping & Assaulting Students

A Northern Virginia Community College math teacher is facing several charges after police said he raped one of his students and sexually assaulted another.

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[15 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Higher Education Council to Meet at Washington & Lee University

The Academic Affairs Committee is scheduled to discuss topics including a proposal to change the name of the law school at George Mason University.

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[13 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dr. Jill Biden to Give Speech at NOVA’s 50th Commencement Ceremony

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.

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[4 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
GED Change Benefits Virginia Adult Learners

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.

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[3 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Scholars Selected for Research Fellowships at The Washington Library

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.

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[2 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Math & Science Grants Awarded to Virginia Colleges

The grants are from the federal Mathematics and Science Partnership program, which supports efforts by colleges and universities to provide high-quality, professional development programs for teachers with the goal of improving instruction and closing achievement gaps in mathematics and science.

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[2 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

President Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia, has made a decision about where she will attend college.