News Archive

2024

DCC Brings Specialized Industrial Maintenance Training to SVHEC in South Boston

Danville Community College (DCC) in partnership with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), is excited to announce the launch of its Industrial Maintenance – Electrical & Instrumentation (Levels 1-4) training program in South Boston. This initiative aims to not only equip individuals who are looking to enter Industrial Maintenance field with the necessary skills, but also to up-skill those who are already working in an industrial setting.

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Danville Community College Welcomes Jessica Dalton as Vice President of Workforce Services

Danville Community College (DCC) proudly announces the appointment of Ms. Jessica S. Dalton as the new Vice President of Workforce Services, effective July 1, 2024. Mrs. Dalton brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to education and workforce development to her new role.

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DCC Graduates More Than 550 Students in 2024 Commencement Exercises

On May 11, 2024 at 10 a.m., Danville Community College (DCC) hosted its annual commencement exercises at Averett University’s North Campus where 566 candidates for graduation achieved the goal they have been working toward throughout their time at the college.

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DCC Hosts Inaugural Career & Technical Education Signing Day for Incoming Students

Danville Community College (DCC) celebrated a significant milestone on Thursday, April 18, as the college hosted its inaugural Career and Technical Education (CTE) Signing Day. With 300 onlookers in the crowd, 52 local high school students gathered at the event to officially sign their intent to pursue a CTE program at DCC during the Fall 2024 semester.

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Senator Frank Ruff to Receive Honorary Degree from Danville Community College

Danville Community College (DCC) has proudly announced that Senator Frank Ruff will be awarded an honorary degree during their upcoming commencement ceremony on May 11, 2024. Senator Ruff's remarkable dedication to education, public service, and his profound impact on the community make him an outstanding recipient of this prestigious recognition.

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DCC Op-Ed with Dr. Jerry Wallace: Fostering Community Bonds through Innovation and Collaboration

As I reflect on the recent flurry of activities within our community, I am reminded of the profound impact that collaboration and innovation can have in fostering growth, education, and progress. Each event, meeting, and initiative represents a thread in the vibrant tapestry of our shared journey toward a brighter future for Danville and beyond.

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Enrollment for Summer and Fall Classes Opens on April 1 at Danville Community College

Danville Community College (DCC) has announced that enrollment for both Summer and Fall classes will open on April 1, 2024. Prospective students are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to embark on their educational journey at one of the leading institutions in the region.

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Danville Community College's Economic Impact Study Reveals Substantial Contributions to Regional Economy

Danville Community College (DCC) has proudly announced the findings of its recent Economic Impact Study, demonstrating the institution's profound influence on the regional economy, educational landscape, and social fabric. The study, conducted for the fiscal year 2021-22, sheds light on the comprehensive contributions made by DCC to the community and beyond.

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Danville Community College Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Successful CDL Training Program

Danville Community College (DCC), in partnership with Ancora Education, is commemorating the one-year anniversary of its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) training program on March 6, marking a year of remarkable achievements and contributions to the local community.

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DCC Op-Ed with Dr. Jerry Wallace: 'Ace the Mighty' Book Tour Leaves Lasting Impact on Southside

It has been more than seven months since we announced the Danville Community College Literacy Project titled ‘Ace the Mighty Conquers Knight School’ at the Danville Pittsylvania County Morning Brew Event last July. What began as an idea to increase our outreach and program offerings in the K-12 space, quickly evolved into a beautifully illustrated children’s book that features my dog, Ace, and his harrowing journey to become a knight, despite many disadvantages, obstacles, and setbacks.

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