| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday that seven Virginia Community Colleges will be able to receive a total of $500,000 to help students get credentialed. In particular, Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton will receive money for students who...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Safe on campus?
I am glad to see the Daily Press giving long overdue attention to how on-campus sexual assaults and related offenses are handled by various Virginia colleges and universities.
Your Oct. 19 article, "Hampton Roads college safety advocates...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:10 AM
The Hampton School Board posted a timeline on the Hampton City Schools website outlining the search process for the school district's next superintendent.
HCS Superintendent Linda Shifflette will retire in June.
The School Board will host three...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Peaceful, with reason
The Peninsula did not experience the protests seen elsewhere in the wake of a grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown over the summer....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Having a well-trained and equipped fire and rescue service helps build a strong business community. That's why Michael Kuhns, president and CEO of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, said he organized for local professionals to visit the Newport...
| Dec 7, 2014
In the few weeks since the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hired its first staff dentist, the wait list for care has decreased significantly. Similarly, the opportunity to move from strictly crisis care to providing regular oral health checkups and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Norfolk-based WHRO Public Media, the region's public broadcaster, plans to make interactive online skills-based lessons available for free to students and workers next year through its new SkillsOnline service.
WHRO has raised $300,000 from the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:37 PM
General Assembly researchers presented a withering analysis of Virginia's workforce development system Monday, describing a clunky collection of players that often fail to meet the needs of local businesses.
Employers surveyed for the report described...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing.
The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
| Nov 30, 2014
HAMPTON — In October, Kingdom Oguibe became a man from Nigeria who lives in the United States, and was speaking German in China.
No one was more surprised than he.
"It helped me see other cultures from a different perspective," said Oguibe, a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Department of Defense has had a "cyber awakening," according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, chief of Naval Research.
The keynote speaker at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference said military officials want to expand the manpower defending the...