RCC and VIA  partner to offer skilled training

Virginia’s community colleges, including Rappahannock Community College (RCC), are gearing up to train more workers to help rebuild Virginia’s crumbling infrastructure.

The Virginia Infrastructure Academy (VIA) announced it “will coordinate, scale up, and replicate infrastructure-related community college programs.” The community colleges in Virginia currently produce a combined total of 4,000 graduates annually, with a goal of a total of 35,000 qualified workers over the next five years.

“One of RCC’s priorities has been to offer short-term training and credentialing focused on the needs of the community following economic trends,” said president, Dr. Shannon Kennedy. “Partnerships and funding streams help us develop curricula….

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