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Martinsville High School helping raise awareness about national campaign promoting college

May 8, 2017

High School participated in 'Better Make Room' campaign

A Statewide Approach to Service Year ─ the Virginia Model

May 1, 2017

The service year as alternative to military service for all American youth is more than a big idea. It's happening right now thanks to the Service Year Alliance (SYA) and its partnership with hundreds of service year programs throughout the nation.

What Is the Future of College Marketing?

April 13, 2017

The "typical" American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?

VCAC partner high school William Monroe featured in this article from The Atlantic.

UVA Partnership Puts the Dream of Higher Education in Focus

February 10, 2017

In partnership with the alumnae-run startup DreamWakers, VCAC has launched a high school classroom speaker series designed to encourage greater college attendance among low-income and first-generation Virginians.

CHS Program Helps Future First-Gen College Students Find Careers

February 6, 2017

A class at Charlottesville High School is exposing future first-generation students to careers and professionals they might not otherwise see in their everyday lives. It's all part of a program called AVID, aimed at making students ready for college.

Learning Lessons: Students hear from national meteorologist

January 28, 2017

A collaborative effort by Magna Vista High’s college advisor Taylor Dowd and science teacher Joel Bunn brought students face to face with a leading expert in the field.