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HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Three industry leaders share details of Hampton Roads' economy's foundation

Hampton Roads – or Coastal Virginia as Bruce Thompson likes to call it – has three strong pillars supporting its economy: military, tourism and the port.

19 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in Virginia default on student loans

At Everest College in Chesapeake, 36 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

These 2-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Cayce/Reilly School of Massage and Centura College-Norfolk are among two-year schools in the U.S. with the best 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

George Mason University fields most volleyball players in Virginia

George Mason University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Averett University and Southside Virginia Community College Partner in Sociology/Criminal Justice Articulation Agreement

DANVILLE, Va. (November 30, 2018) — Today, Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) President Dr. Alfred Roberts signed the first articulation agreement and a community educational partnership agreement between the two schools in order to make the transfer process to Averett orderly and smooth for graduates of SVCC.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Smithfield Foods Funds Scholarships at Virginia State University with $25,000 Donation

December 4, 2018 – Ettrick, Va. — Virginia State University is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation from the Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., to fund student scholarships.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Virginia International University unveils its new Academic Pursuit Scholarship and Online Scholarship for 2019!

As a private, non-profit 501 (C) (3) institution, Virginia International University (VIU) in Fairfax, Virginia remains committed to making access to higher education affordable.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: New OmniRide Express route between Haymarket and Rosslyn/Ballston starts December 17

WOODBRIDGE, VA – OmniRide will start a new Express bus service on Monday, December 17, 2018, providing residents of Haymarket and other western Prince William County communities with a direct connection to the Rosslyn/Ballston corridor while also offering an alternative for drivers who don’t want to pay tolls on I-66.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Philippine American Chamber of Commerce presents the “Aloysius” Couture Collection to Launch ENJEWEL with the First Signature Haute Couture Fashion and Music Showcase

(Virginia Beach, VA)- EMPOWERING YOU TO TAKE ACTION. On Friday, January 18, 2019, from 5:30 to 9pm, the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce will host the first ENJEWEL annual event – a Fashion and Music Showcase, “A New Beginning” at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Envisioning Plum Island’s Future

Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy have launched a multi-month process to develop a vision for the future of Plum Island.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: What’s Up Prince William receives ‘Best Local Website’ recognition

Woodbridge, VA — August 20, 2018 — What’s Up Prince William has been named ‘Best Local Website’ in the 2018 Prince William Times Readers’ Choice Awards.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: What’s Up Prince William earns Virginia Press Association awards

Woodbridge, VA — April 12, 2018 — What’s Up Prince William has received 15 awards from the Virginia Press Association (VPA).

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A Big, Bold 2019 is on the Horizon

“Your Chamber is very healthy, growing and having a big impact in Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth,” said Hampton Roads Chamber President & CEO Bryan K.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in the U.S.

Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Virginia-Main Campus and Liberty University top the list of highest grossing men's college golf programs nationwide in 2016

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