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VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: REC’s CEO and President, Kent Farmer, Elected to ODEC Board

Kent Farmer, president and CEO of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, was elected to serve as chairman of the Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s (ODEC) Board of Directors.

Dollar’s value in Virginia ranks 38th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Virginia finished in a tie for 38th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

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

Old Dominion University, George Mason University and Virginia Military Institute top the list of highest grossing college wrestling programs in the state in 2016

Virginia ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Virginia finished in a tie for 14th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Graduates earn 427 degrees from the Virginia Military Institute

About 27.6 percent of the 427 degrees and certificates handed out by the Virginia Military Institute in 2017-18 were to students in social sciences programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,234 degrees from Christopher Newport University

About 16 percent of the 1,234 degrees and certificates handed out by Christopher Newport University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 320 degrees from Randolph-Macon College

About 19.1 percent of the 320 degrees and certificates handed out by Randolph-Macon College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,246 degrees, certificates from the University of Richmond

About 32.6 percent of the 1,246 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Richmond in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,202 degrees, certificates from the University of Management and Technology

About 66.5 percent of the 1,202 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Management and Technology in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Bank of Fincastle last evaluated by feds in 2017

The Bank of Fincastle in Fincastle, Virginia received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on April 1, 2017.

Graduates earn 60 degrees, certificates from Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton

About 35 percent of the 60 degrees and certificates handed out by Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 532 degrees, certificates from Eastern Mennonite University

About 38.4 percent of the 532 degrees and certificates handed out by Eastern Mennonite University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 383 degrees from Bridgewater College

About 24.5 percent of the 383 degrees and certificates handed out by Bridgewater College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 422 degrees, certificates from Eastern Virginia Medical School

About 68.5 percent of the 422 degrees and certificates handed out by Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 8,513 degrees, certificates from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

About 24.8 percent of the 8,513 degrees and certificates handed out by the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2017-18 were to students in engineering programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Military stands behind Atlantic Coast Pipeline project

Military leaders are urging legislators to support a pipeline project that they say will provide critical resources in case of emergency.

Bank of Botetourt in Buchanan last evaluated by feds in 2018

Bank of Botetourt in Buchanan, Virginia received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Aug. 1, 2018.

Graduates earn 1,098 degrees, certificates from the University of Mary Washington

About 18 percent of the 1,098 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Mary Washington in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 142 degrees, certificates from Eastern Virginia Career College

About 87.3 percent of the 142 degrees and certificates handed out by Eastern Virginia Career College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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