We Are Celebrating 50 Years of Opportunity

We stand at a pivotal moment in Virginia as our communities and economy are undergoing dramatic change – a fact that is embraced by Virginia’s Community Colleges. For 50 years, the community college system has played a key role in the state’s modernization. In 2016, we are celebrating our tremendous gains, while enthusiastically looking ahead to the profound difference community colleges will make in Virginia’s new economy over the next half-century.

SEE HOW FAR WE’VE COME. Check out our historic timeline to see a brief overview of just how far we’ve come since the Virginia Community College System was created in 1966.

Virginia Community College's 50th Anniversary

Gala Celebration


To Help Make Higher Education
more achievable for thousands of Virginians
in the decades ahead

October 15, 2016

5:30 pm Reception
7:00 pm Dinner
Downtown Richmond Marriott Hotel

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Gala Celebration Sponsorships

Thank you

to our generous supporters

Ms. Shahnaz Ahmed
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Brinkley III
Mr. Thomas Cantone and Ms. Mary Evans
Carilion Clinic
Cedar Mountain Stone Corporation
Chemung Contracting Corporation
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Daniel
William D. Dolan III
Dominion Resources
Dr. Glenn DuBois
Ms. LaVonne Ellis
Admiral and Mrs. Robert Fountain
Mrs. Barbara Fried

Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Gentry
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gilliam
The John and Amy Griffin Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Irving Groves
Mr. Edwin C. Hall in memory of Glenna H. Hall
Dr. Dana B. Hamel
The Honorable Eva T. Hardy
Mr. John T. “Til” Hazel, Jr.
Mrs. Dorcas Helfant-Browning
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Holmes
Huntington Ingalls
Inova Health System
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Johnsen
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kincheloe
Mrs. Rosamond McCarty
Mr. and Mrs. G. Gilmer Minor III

Moseley Architects / Dr. Stewart D. Roberson
The Honorable and Mrs. L. F. Payne
Ms. Karen Petersen
Ms. Greer Saunders
Mr. William Talley III
Ms. Terri Thompson / State Farm
Dr. Margaret Toxopeus
Wells Fargo Advisors
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Whitt
Mr. John O. “Dubby” Wynne

And Our Community College Educational Foundations

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