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Community colleges are designed to make college more accessible, yet 6 out of every 10 community college students do not earn their degree. Here's why.
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It’s exciting to hear the news this week that Virginia Highlands Community college is breaking ground for a new building.
College enrollment has fallen for the second semester in a row compared with year-earlier periods. And the drop through the spring of this year was worse than it was in…
Community college seems like an oasis of affordable opportunity. However, without a strategy, community college can also be a bonfire of wasted time and money.
In a country where it’s common to have tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt, getting a college education for free is a radical idea. Unless a full scholarship is on the table, most people may not consider it an option to go to college for free. But there are multiple ways to […]
With combined student loan debt reaching a staggering $1.68 trillion in 2020, many individuals looking to advance their education and career are seeking alternatives to traditional four-year universities.
ABINGDON, Va. — Adam Hutchison fell in love with the Washington County countryside just as soon as he decided to take the post as president of Virginia Highlands Community College.
ABINGDON, Va. — After four decades of operating as a single consortium, nursing programs at three Southwest Virginia community colleges will start operating independently later this year.
ABINGDON, Va. — They’re probably the last group of people you would imagine are going hungry — but it’s true.
Many college students face food insecurity, some never knowing where their next meal will come from.
The primary role of community colleges is to provide post-high school education to those who need to launch careers and pave their way to a better future but either aren’t ready or able — especially financially — to attend a four-year college.
ABINGDON, Va. — A growing program initiated more than 10 years ago at Virginia Highlands Community College is in the national spotlight for empowering foster youth to succeed academically.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Northeast State Community College officials, elected officials and business leaders gathered Tuesday to break ground on a $29.8 million Technical Education Complex.
Access to Community College Education may be available to all Tazewell County students in the future. Dr. Tommy Wright, president of Southwest…
Veterans and military students will have an easier time earning credit for prior learning thanks to a new online tool created by Virginia’s Co…