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September 2017

PVCC pharmacy technician program receives national accreditation

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Division of Health and Life Sciences announced today that its pharmacy technician program has received national accreditation from …

CHS Again Surpasses State and Nation on SAT

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Charlottesville High School once again exceeded state and national trends on the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The CHS scores improved by 35 points …

Charlottesville Free Clinic Hosts Quit Smoking Charlottesville

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Quit Smoking Charlottesville provides free peer support, acupuncture and hypnosis to help build healthy coping skills to quit the smoking habit. The Group meets every …

CHAMBER REPORTS VIRGINIA TAX DATA: 2017 FIRST HALF RETAIL SALES MIXED: ALBEMARLE, AUGUSTA, FLUVANNA, LOUISA GAIN – AS CHARLOTTESVILLE, GREENE & WAYNESBORO RETAIL SALES DROP. SALES PATTERNS SHOWING POSSIBLE SHIFT.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

(Charlottesville, Virginia – September 21) The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce today released compiled sales & use tax data which show that during first half …

RELEASE: PVCC receives grant to expand workforce services offerings in craft brewing, solar, commercial vehicle driver’s license and unmanned aerial systems

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(Charlottesville, Va.) – Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Workforce Services Division will be expanding its workforce training programs thanks to a recently received grant. PVCC has been …

Shenandoah National Park Features Water Quality on National Public Lands Day

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Luray, VA: Water quality will be the focus of the 24th National Public Lands Day volunteer event in Shenandoah National Park. National Public Lands Day is …

UVA to Host “The Driverless Future” Event

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA TO PARTNER WITH THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA’S AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE, AND PERRONE ROBOTICS TO PRESENT “THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE: ASKING THE BIG …

VFH Announces Fall 2017 Residential Fellowships and Upcoming Fellows Talks

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Charlottesville, VA—Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) announces nine humanities scholars in residence during the fall of 2017. The Fellows, their affiliations, and their projects …

Albemarle County Public Schools’ Ira Socol Selected by Center for Digital Education as One of the Nation’s Top Tech Trailblazers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Center for Digital Education, a national organization whose mission is to “nurture a community of thought leaders who are rethinking …

Tom Tom Founders Festival Announces “Founding Cville” Award Recipients

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Some of Charlottesville’s top artists, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders are getting some big recognition. On Wednesday, September 6, the Tom Tom Founders Festival announced …

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