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The Democratic Party of Virginia is renaming its Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, becoming the latest state party to stop honoring the two former ... Jefferson's home state where the legacy of the nation's third president still looms large as the architect of the state Capitol and the founder of the University of Virginia.
Those of us working to lower the financial barriers to public higher education see a brighter future — one in which Virginia students from all backgrounds will have access to an affordable, quality ... For every dollar cut from state funding, public colleges and universities increased their tuition by two dollars.

RICHMOND, Va. – Before Jesse Matthew killed 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say he left a trail of DNA evidence linking him to a 2005 rape and the ... In 1989, Virginia became the first state in the nation to require certain offenders to give DNA samples for a databank.
It has definitely been all-in in West Virginia. For seven days now, teachers have refused to work in all 55 counties, shutting down every school in the state. Every school day since last Thursday, thousands of red- and black-clad teachers, bus drivers and cooks have descended on Charleston to fill the halls of ...
These are tenuous times for universities and colleges — small and large, public and private. The urgency grows every day. But, so does our chance to reassert the transformational power of purpose-driven higher education. Two years ago, I challenged West Virginia University faculty, staff and students to ...
Manchin said he's been told there are 10,000 jobs that need to be filled in West Virginia, in every part of the state. ... County Commission, Marshall University, University of Charleston, West Virginia State University, Mountwest Community & Technical College and the West Virginia Press Association.

Charles Murray, who was famously shouted down at Middlebury College last year, spoke without incident at Stanford University last week. Since the ... And the University of Virginia is but the latest institution where events organized by Jewish and pro-Israel groups have been disrupted. At Virginia, the event ...
Virginia State University Cooperative Extension Small Farm Outreach Program is offering training for socially disadvantaged and veteran beginning farmers and ranchers in 53 Virginia counties. Through a series of educational seminars, beginning farmers will learn how to establish and sustain a viable ...
The body voted 90-8 to approve Senate Bill 394 from Sen. Janet Howell, D-Fairfax, which would create the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in an effort to help student loan borrowers. The House version of the bill has been referred ...
Schools in Virginia, Florida, Michigan, Arkansas, Georgia and Arizona are ramping up investment in the facilities, which allow specialized cybersecurity ... A $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will provide for the University of Central Arkansas to develop the state's first cyber ...
Teachers in West Virginia continued their strike for a third day on Monday, shuttering schools and affecting nearly 277,000 kids. The teachers began their strike Thursday, Feb. 22, in protest of pay raises the state's governor signed into law that teachers say do not go far enough. The raises included a 2% ...
With that goal in mind, Gilbert has enlisted other public colleges and universities in Southern West Virginia in a new regional economic development ... The 11 partner institutions include: Bluefield State College, BridgeValley Community and Technical College, Concord University, Marshall University, ...
The CyberX plan would establish a research and educational institute in leased facilities in Tysons Corner in Fairfax County that would serve as the hub of a new program connecting the “spokes” of research colleges and universities across the state — the University of Virginia, Old Dominion, George ...
The CyberX plan would establish a research and educational institute in leased facilities in Tysons Corner in Fairfax County that would serve as the hub of a new program connecting the “spokes” of research colleges and universities across the state — the University of Virginia, Old Dominion, George ...
31 train collision in Crozet is now in good condition, the University of Virginia Medical Center reported. ... RICHMOND — College and graduate students have a little more than a month to apply to the Governor's Fellows Program, an opportunity to learn firsthand about the workings of Virginia state ...
Higher education is one of our region's top economic engines. According to a comprehensive recent study of the economic impact of Virginia's public colleges and universities, Christopher Newport University, the College of William & Mary, NSU and ODU together contribute more than $4 billion to the state's ...
Wearing orange and blue, the University of Virginia has featured a smothering defense in rocketing to the top rank in college hoops. Also in orange and blue, Virginia State University, some 93 miles southeast of Charlottesville, uses a similar defense-first strategy to soar as well. “We don't try to trick anyone.

Stoney on Friday visited Virginia Union University in Richmond to lure college students into careers as Richmond Public Schools teachers. ... “We are visiting some of Virginia's best colleges and universities to engage talented individuals who are aspiring to make a difference in the lives of children through ...
Lynchburg College, meanwhile, saw the value of its endowment jump by 8.1 percent, climbing from $96.5 million to $104 million over the same time period. ... According to the study, the largest endowments reported in the state are the University of Virginia with a $6.3 billion endowment at the end of fiscal ...
West Virginia offers affordable tuition and provides students with generous grants and financial aid opportunities. The state's merit-based PROMISE Scholarship awards up to $4,750 annually to cover the costs of college. The West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program is a needs-based grant providing ...
GameDay's last visit to UVA came just before a win over the University of North Carolina in 2016. (Photo by ... ESPN's “College GameDay Covered by State Farm” returns to John Paul Jones Arena on Feb. ... An evening edition will lead into the 6:15 p.m. tip-off of UVA's ACC showdown with Virginia Tech.
And frankly those who are attached to our community-technical colleges now have some degree of drug testing associated with it to get into the program.” ... State higher-education officials largely cheered the move, even as some institutions, such as West Virginia State University and Concord University, ...
In his State of the State Address, Governor Jim Justice made clear his intention to make West Virginia's community and technical colleges free for in-state students. A bill to accomplish that was introduced shortly after this year's legislative session began. The main goal of the bill is to cultivate a strong ...
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate unanimously passed a bill aiming to increase access to community college, with one senator calling it “one giant leap for education” in the Mountain State. The bill would create the West Virginia Invest grant and the Advanced Career Education program, or ACE.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State University has named a new president to replace retiring president Ronald Berkman. The university's board of trustees on Monday appointed 54-year-old Harlan Sands, vice dean and chief financial officer of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as ...
Matchups that would have been looked at as meaningless during the regular season will become all the rage, especially if a bowl game is the only sporting event on television on a Tuesday afternoon. It all starts with a quintet of contests on December 16 and ends with the National Championship Game on ...
The report criticized the University Police Department's handling of a white nationalist torchlit march through Grounds on Aug. ... The team that wrote the report also criticized what it believed to be Gibson's failure to coordinate with Charlottesville or Virginia State Police or Emergency Services in the hours ...
West Virginia University students have taken on another project, this time in an effort to help smaller, local governments operate more efficiently. Students at the College of Business and Economics will work in the Small Government Monitoring Project, a program spearheaded by the West Virginia State ...
The West Virginia State Treasurer's Office visited Beckley Stratton Middle School Wednesday to sponsor their "Get A Life" workshop, a program designed ... Ray said students found it interesting that when they had a job with a higher education, they were able to purchase the more expensive house and car.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A new study shows the text messaging service offered to high school seniors through the College Foundation of West Virginia has improved retention at some of the state's colleges and universities. The CFWV and West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission released the ...
Prior to playing at Arizona Western, Perkins began his college career at Arizona State. Perkins suffered a neck injury in August of 2016 and sat out the entire 2016 season. Perkins, the brother of former UCLA and current New York Giants running back Paul Perkins, opted to leave Arizona State after the ...
Earlier Tuesday, Kiser was honored by the Touchdown Club of Richmond as its Linebacker of the Year for the state of Virginia. He also was named one of three finalists for this year's Dudley Award, presented to the state's top player. The Dudley Award winner will be announced Sunday in Richmond.
Established in 2006, state-funded NCI offers various bachelor's and master's degree programs through partnerships with colleges and universities across Virginia. It also offers programs conferring other types of credentials, such as certificates and endorsements in training and professional development ...
... in Nashville, and Liberty University, an evangelical Christian school in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains that was made famous by Southern Baptist pastor and televangelist Jerry Falwell. She also applied to several in-state colleges and universities, since she was concerned about college affordability – a ...
"The only way to create a more educated workforce and more prosperous West Virginia is through higher education attainment," Pellett said. "Past state budget reductions have resulted in substantial institutional tuition increases. State and Federal aid covers less costs associated with attendance while ...
Tonight, the Hokies also jumped in the College Football Playoff's ... Virginia Tech jumped three spots from 25th to 22nd in this week's playoff rankings. ... and Ohio State beats Wisconsin in the B1G (Big 10) Championship.
Though illegal in Virginia, medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and ... so several universities, such as the University of Virginia and Virginia ...
Virginia also ranks second for its regulatory climate, largely because of its strong ... 26 on the Best States for Business list, with the cost of doing ... with population growth and college attainment rates the lowest in the country.
Virginia State University alumni Colonel James S. Moore, Jr. and ... in joint campaign planning and strategy from the Joint Forces Staff College.
West Virginia University's chief economist estimates the opioid epidemic has cost the state economy nearly $1 billion from deaths, lost or ...
Students at James Madison University can now do more than read about ... The Harrisonburg, Virginia, college is promoting a class next spring ...
York drone facility included in regional Go Virginia proposal ... business leaders from throughout Hampton Roads — met at Old Dominion University ... The state Go Virginia board has final say on how each region's money is allocated. ... The proposal got resolutions of support from two universities, 14 local ...
Excluding dual enrollment high school students, the university's headcount, ... Only Potomac State College of WVU with 20.8 percent, Concord University ... drop in enrollment — 10.5 percent — among the state's four-year colleges. ... school graduates in West Virginia, with a 10-year low projected in 2023.
If western and southern Virginia's votes are going to mean anything in the future, the state needs its own Electoral College. It's the only way to ...
Absolutely nothing about the way we pay for higher education in this country ... The New York Times recently reported that in 19 states, including California, Virginia, and Illinois, ... University education in this country for everyone who is not ... liberal arts colleges and a handful of top-tier state universities.
VIRGINIA – In January 2017, at the Virginia General Assembly, Republican state Sen. ... Advocates across the state are pushing for a more comprehensive ... In three polls conducted by Quinnipiac University, Christopher New ...
Since then, the enrollment at the state's public colleges has steadily declined. ... One study, by Georgetown University, found that, by 2020, slightly more than ... the Legislature continues to slash funding for higher education.
The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board on Thursday unanimously ... Air board member Samuel A. Bleicher, a Georgetown University law ...
All 15 of the state's public four-year colleges and universities, ... The goal, according to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, which ...
2017 general election preview guide: Md. city contests, Va. state races ... the ballot, including local races and contests for the state General Assembly. ... In College Park, three candidates are challenging Mayor Patrick Wojahn ...


 

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