Mrs. Barbara J. Byrd Establishes Clarke County Student Success Fund through the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education

RICHMOND, Va. – In rural Clarke County, Virginia, students and residents face unique challenges that keep them from pursuing higher education or workforce credentials. Thanks to an investment from Clarke County Board of Supervisors Member, Mrs. Barbara J. Byrd, a new fund will be created to help them enroll in and complete college and training […]

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Virginia Foundation for Community College Education Fellows get life advice about public service: “Do it.”

When asked by a college student about getting into public service, and weighing the drawbacks of increased scrutiny compared to the advantages of being able to change lives, Virginia Supreme Court Justice William Mims responded with a pointed recommendation: “Do it.” If you believe in a cause and want to get involved, Mims said, don’t […]

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