News Archive

2020

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Danville Community College Hires New Vice President of Workforce Services

DCC welcomed its new Vice President of Workforce Services, Brian Jackson, PhD, CWDP, this week.

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Danville Community College Joins VCCS Shared Services Distance Learning

DCC is broadening the scope of classes offered by joining the state-wide Shared Services Distance Learning SSDL Program.

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$1 Million Investment Enhances Early Childhood Education at DCC, State

The Davenport Institute, a three-year, $1 million grant program at DCC, concluded this summer on July 31. A total of 174 students completed the program during that time, with 35 graduates coming directly from DCC.

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Danville Community College Joins Virginia Ready Initiative

DCC joins with the Virginia Ready Initiative in conjunction with the Virginia Community College System to provide additional support and incentive for community members who have been laid off due to COVID-19 to retrain and return to work in high-demand fields.

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DCC participates in statewide Favorite Face Covering Day

DCC celebrated Favorite Face Covering Day as part of the Commonwealth of Virginia's third annual OnTheSquareVA employee engagement program this year!

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Danville Community College Supports Talent Pipeline and Economic Development in Southern Virginia

DCC will soon provide welding training to Morgan Olson employees. The effort to create a talent pipeline for the manufacturer will positively impact the workforce in the City of Danville and the surrounding area by creating 703 skilled jobs.

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Danville Community College Enrolls Students for Fall Semester Online, In-Person

DCC is accepting students for enrollment for the fall semester.

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Danville Community College Welcomes New Advisory Board Member

DCC officially welcomed their newest advisory board member, Robert David, Sr., youth and gang violence prevention coordinator for the City of Danville, at their June 15th meeting.  

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College Advisory Board Evaluation Subcommittee Meeting

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DCC Presents ‘UKNIGHTED: 6 Feet Apart’ Plan to Partially Reopen Campus for the Summer/Fall Semester

DCC, in keeping with their COVID-19 taskforce plan and the recommendations set forth by the Virginia Community College System, plans to partially reopen their campus to students who are enrolled in technical/workforce programs that require face-to-face instruction on July 1, 2020.

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