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Germanna to honor iconic educator and artist Johnny Johnson on Nov. 20

When Henderson, N.C. native Johnny P. Johnson came to teach art here he thought Fredericksburg would just be a pit stop on the way to becoming a famous artist in New York City, and it could well have been.  That was 60 years ago. He stayed because he fell in love with a young local woman named Jean Blackstock and married…

Germanna designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by NSA, DHS

Germanna Community College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. Institutions of higher education nationwide must meet demanding standards to achieve the designation as a Center for Academic Excellence. Germanna and other institutions earning it have successfully…

Germanna ranked No. 1 community college in Virginia in survey

Germanna Community College is the top-ranked two-year institution in Virginia, in a statistical tie with Northern Virginia Community College, according to a survey published Monday by WalletHub. GCC was also ranked 24th in the nation in student career outcomes out of 710 community colleges evaluated. The survey also considered tuition cost and quality, including class sizes. “We…

GCC Department of Dental Assisting has announced the opportunity for all interested parties to provide feedback

Germanna Community College’s Department of Dental Assisting has announced the opportunity for all interested parties to provide feedback on the College’s Dental Assisting Program to its accrediting agency.

Germanna gets $200,000 grant as part of VCCS effort to close Virginia’s skills gap

Germanna Community College has received a grant for nearly $200,000 as part of a new $2.75 million Virginia Community College System investment in the FastForward Virginia workforce training programs to help more Virginians earn workforce credentials for new careers and better provide for themselves and their family.  The grants develop new and expand existing high-demand training programs.  GCC’s $197,879 grant is for National Center…

GCC internship for homeschooled student: “NASA is the closest I’ll get to Starfleet”

For 50 years there have been stories of engineers who were inspired to go into the field by Scotty on the original Star Trek TV series of the 1960s. Whether or not it ever really was a trend, Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future changed the life path of one Germanna Community College engineering student…

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