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Virginia’s community colleges launch distance learning platform

The Virginia Community College System announced last week the launching of, an online portal enabling Virginians to find online courses that best meet their needs.

In addition to connecting students with high-quality and affordable remote-learning courses, the site also connects current and prospective students with advisors, known as College Navigators, streamlining the application and course enrollment process.

“Virginia’s students are facing unprecedented circumstances that affect every aspect of their lives, including higher education,” said VCCS chancellor Dr. Glenn DuBois. “There’s no national consensus on when life will return to ‘normal,’ and a recent national study of high school seniors found that one in six students who intended to enroll full-time at a four-year institution are reconsidering their plans.

“Our goal with CollegeAnywhereVA is to ensure that those students, and any prospective student in Virginia, know they can find the right cou...

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