Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College Enriching lives by being a premier educational, cultural and training center in our community.

Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) was founded 1967 in Abingdon, VA. VHCC's service region includes Washington County, the western portion of Smyth County, and the city of Bristol, Virginia. VHCC offers academic programs leading to associate degrees, diplomas, or certificates. This is the official page of VHCC.

Mission: Virginia Highlands Community College serves our community by providing quality and affordable education, training, and cultural activities through an array of flexible, diverse programs that enable community members to succeed today and in the future.

Hello from VHCC's Jan Stout! Jan is one of our incredible college success coaches who works to help our students each an...
04/30/2019

Hello from VHCC's Jan Stout! Jan is one of our incredible college success coaches who works to help our students each and every day. We're now registering for Summer and Fall 2019! ​#SaveBIG #StartHERE #VHCCproud

It was a beautiful day to celebrate all of our "fantabulous" administrative professionals! We are more than appreciative...
04/30/2019

It was a beautiful day to celebrate all of our "fantabulous" administrative professionals! We are more than appreciative for everything you do! #VHCCproud

Shout out to WCYB for their coverage of US Senator Tim Kaine's visit to our #GetHIRED Career Fair. Kaine is urging lawma...
04/29/2019
Sen. Tim Kaine makes stop at VHCC job fair in Abingdon

Shout out to WCYB for their coverage of US Senator Tim Kaine's visit to our #GetHIRED Career Fair. Kaine is urging lawmakers to make changes to the Pell Grant that would allow funding for short-term career and technical training programs. https://loom.ly/JymZzTA

WCYB NBC 5 Bristol and WEMT Fox 39 Greeneville offer local and national news reporting, sports, and weather forecasts to viewers in the Tennessee, Virginia Tri-Cities area including Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City.

Robin Widener's Administration of Justice students experienced bloodstain pattern analysis today, learning to examine cr...
04/29/2019

Robin Widener's Administration of Justice students experienced bloodstain pattern analysis today, learning to examine crime scene evidence. #Forensics #StartHERE

Here’s a Monday morning reason to smile! Lots of fun for a great cause at last evening’s Barbecue & Music to raise f...
04/29/2019

Here’s a Monday morning reason to smile! Lots of fun for a great cause at last evening’s Barbecue & Music to raise funds for White’s Mill restoration efforts.

04/29/2019

It was a lovely April evening at White’s Mill with folks enjoying barbecue & music! It was a tie-tapping good time, courtesy the VHCC Old Time String Band!

Thank you to Julia Schmalz of The Chronicle of Higher Education for this incredible feature on our Great Expectations pr...
04/28/2019
Foster Youth Face Extreme Barriers to College. Here’s One Program That’s Helping.

Thank you to Julia Schmalz of The Chronicle of Higher Education for this incredible feature on our Great Expectations program for foster youth. #GreatExpectations #VHCCproud

About 20,000 young people age out of foster care every year. Great Expectations, a project at 21 Virginia community colleges, offers the support they desperately need.

In just THREE DAYS, you could be ready to earn your drone pilot license! VA residents pay only $122. Prepare for your FA...
04/27/2019

In just THREE DAYS, you could be ready to earn your drone pilot license! VA residents pay only $122. Prepare for your FAA Part 107 exam at VHCC and launch your new career! Course is April 29-May 3. ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT! Call 276-739-2430 to enroll or email [email protected]

Our Phi Theta Kappa All-State winners were treated to a special luncheon in Richmond, courtesy the VCCS. Congratulations...
04/27/2019

Our Phi Theta Kappa All-State winners were treated to a special luncheon in Richmond, courtesy the VCCS. Congratulations to Rachel Worley and Claire Peterson! #vhccproud #mightywolves

Excellent article in today's Bristol Herald Courier addressing the 7.3 million vacant U.S. jobs, due, in part, to a shor...
04/27/2019
Kaine visits career fair at VHCC, speaks at drug court graduation

Excellent article in today's Bristol Herald Courier addressing the 7.3 million vacant U.S. jobs, due, in part, to a shortage of qualified workers. US Senator Kaine stopped by VHCC to talk about the Higher Ed Act and a plan to provide Pell Grant funding for short term and technical training. #VHCC #StartHERE https://loom.ly/_fEkMPs

ABINGDON, Va. — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine was in Abingdon on Friday to learn about the region’s need and efforts to train residents for thousands of vacant manufacturing and technical

In just 10 short weeks, you could become a #phlebotomist! VA residents pay only $733 for the entire course. If you quali...
04/27/2019

In just 10 short weeks, you could become a #phlebotomist! VA residents pay only $733 for the entire course. If you qualify for financial aid, the cost is only $73.30. Weekly Tues & Thurs 6-9 pm May 7-July 11. Limited spots avail. #StartHERE #VHCCproud #FastForward

US Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia dropped by our #GetHIRED Career Fair today, talking with employers and job seekers. #VH...
04/26/2019

US Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia dropped by our #GetHIRED Career Fair today, talking with employers and job seekers. #VHCCproud #GETHIRED

Excellent turnout for our GET HIRED Career Fair! Thanks to all of the employers and job seekers who turned out and on th...
04/26/2019

Excellent turnout for our GET HIRED Career Fair! Thanks to all of the employers and job seekers who turned out and on this rainy Friday! #VHCC

It was a super night talking with homeschool families about college success at VHCC! #starthere #VHCCproud #BEaWolf
04/26/2019

It was a super night talking with homeschool families about college success at VHCC! #starthere #VHCCproud #BEaWolf

Don't miss out!  The  VHCC 'GET HIRED' Career Fair going on now!  More than 40 employers recruiting for 1,000 jobs are o...
04/26/2019

Don't miss out! The VHCC 'GET HIRED' Career Fair going on now! More than 40 employers recruiting for 1,000 jobs are on campus today until noon! Check-in locations are in the ISC & NEB buildings. #gethired #vhcc

We had a super 2018-2019 Awards Day! Thank you to everyone who worked to put the event together! #VHCCproud #MightyWolve...
04/26/2019

We had a super 2018-2019 Awards Day! Thank you to everyone who worked to put the event together! #VHCCproud #MightyWolves

It was a "tree planting kind of day" at VHCC as we celebrated both Earth Day and Arbor Day! Photo Credit @KennaCall #VHC...
04/25/2019

It was a "tree planting kind of day" at VHCC as we celebrated both Earth Day and Arbor Day! Photo Credit @KennaCall #VHCCproud

04/25/2019

Stakeholder input requested as Virginia Highlands Community College begins presidential search process

04/25/2019

Shout out to Mary Munsey for a wonderful VHCC Spring Choir and Strings Concert Tuesday evening! We have incredible talent at VHCC! #StartHERE #VHCCproud #MightyWolves

Meet Elijah Chapman of Abingdon, Virginia! Elijah graduated homeschool and is enjoying incredible success as a student a...
04/25/2019

Meet Elijah Chapman of Abingdon, Virginia! Elijah graduated homeschool and is enjoying incredible success as a student at VHCC! Join us Thursday, April 25 at 6 pm for Homeschool Night to learn more about starting at Virginia Highlands! #StartHERE ​#HomeschoolNight

We're going to have more than 40 employers actively recruiting for more than 1,000 jobs right here in our region! Everyo...
04/24/2019

We're going to have more than 40 employers actively recruiting for more than 1,000 jobs right here in our region! Everyone welcome! THIS FRIDAY April 26 from 9 am until noon! Register online at www.vhcc.edu/careerfair #GetHIRED #CareerFair

The VHCC Career Fair is THIS FRIDAY! We'll have 40 employers hiring for more than 1,000 jobs that are currently availabl...
04/24/2019

The VHCC Career Fair is THIS FRIDAY! We'll have 40 employers hiring for more than 1,000 jobs that are currently available. You won't want to miss this! Everyone welcome! Register online at www.vhcc.edu/careerfair #GetHIRED #VHCC

Today we celebrate all of our EVER-INCREDIBLE administrative professionals at VHCC! Thank you for all you do! #MightyWol...
04/24/2019

Today we celebrate all of our EVER-INCREDIBLE administrative professionals at VHCC! Thank you for all you do! #MightyWolves #VHCCproud

Shout out to Carolyn Wilson for her excellent feature article in the Washington County News! These VHCC students will be...
04/24/2019
Truck driving training course sees increase in female students

Shout out to Carolyn Wilson for her excellent feature article in the Washington County News! These VHCC students will be among the 6.2% of females who have their commercial truck driving license. https://loom.ly/Ig21yEI #StartHERE #VHCCproud

ABINGDON, Va. — After spending nearly four years delivering pizzas around town, 46-year-old Janet McLean is looking for a different kind of career — one that will give her the

04/24/2019

Wonderful performance tonight by Chandler Foster and David Collins to kick off an evening of celebrating VHCC talent! #startHERE

Meet Christina Moyer of Castlewood! Christina is the 4th student in her family to attend VHCC. Join us for the upcoming ...
04/22/2019

Meet Christina Moyer of Castlewood! Christina is the 4th student in her family to attend VHCC. Join us for the upcoming Homeschool Night Thursday, Apri 25 at 6 pm and meet other homeschoolers like Christina who are enjoying a successful college start! #StartHERE #MightyWolves

04/22/2019

Abingdon Health and Rehab will be at our Career Fair! They’re hiring RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. Don’t forget to ask about their sign on bonus! Friday, April 25 from 9 am to noon! #VHCC

Calling all academically-motivated rising juniors and seniors from area high schools! The deadline to apply to Summer Go...
04/22/2019

Calling all academically-motivated rising juniors and seniors from area high schools! The deadline to apply to Summer Governor's School is April 30. Students selected will enjoy tuition at no cost and will earn 3 college credits! Learn more at vhcc.edu/GovSchoolApp

Join us for the Spring Choir & Strings Concert tomorrow at 7 pm in the Keyser-Aday Theater! It's gonna be GREAT! #VHCCpr...
04/22/2019

Join us for the Spring Choir & Strings Concert tomorrow at 7 pm in the Keyser-Aday Theater! It's gonna be GREAT! #VHCCproud #April23

If you might be interested in a career in healthcare, join us for our HealthPRO EXPO where you'll learn about all of the...
04/22/2019

If you might be interested in a career in healthcare, join us for our HealthPRO EXPO where you'll learn about all of the healthcare career options available at VHCC! Many programs take LESS THAN A YEAR to complete! 84% of our students receive financial aid. Tues April 23 @ 6pm in ISC 130. #HealthPROexpo #StartHERE

Hello from our soon-to-be Medical Assistant graduates! Learn how you can become a Medical Assistant at our upcoming Heal...
04/22/2019

Hello from our soon-to-be Medical Assistant graduates! Learn how you can become a Medical Assistant at our upcoming HealthPRO Expo! Achieve your dream in ONLY TWO SEMESTERS! #HealthPROexpo #StartHERE #VHCC

From our Virginia Highlands Community College family to you and yours!
04/21/2019

From our Virginia Highlands Community College family to you and yours!

Good morning from our practical nursing students! If you're considering a career in healthcare, join us for our upcoming...
04/20/2019

Good morning from our practical nursing students! If you're considering a career in healthcare, join us for our upcoming HealthPRO EXPO Tues April 23 at 6 pm! #VHCCproud #StartHERE

Meet Ashley Buracchio! Ashley is one of our incredible nursing students graduating with her associate of applied science...
04/19/2019

Meet Ashley Buracchio! Ashley is one of our incredible nursing students graduating with her associate of applied science in May 2019, ready to become a registered nurse! Join us Tues April 23 at 6 pm at our HealthPRO Expo to learn how you could have a career in healthcare! Many programs take less than a year to complete. #startHERE #VHCCproud

Only ONE MORE DAY to get your original song submitted for the 7th Annual Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival! Submission ...
04/19/2019

Only ONE MORE DAY to get your original song submitted for the 7th Annual Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival! Submission deadline is Friday, April 19! Visit www.vhcc.edu/songwriters

Thanks to all who came out for our College Prep Night! Lots of folks walked away with financial aid and scholarship deta...
04/19/2019

Thanks to all who came out for our College Prep Night! Lots of folks walked away with financial aid and scholarship details -- and a headstart on their college prep checklist! #StartHERE

Meet Hannah Kurtz of White Top! Hannah is pursuing an associate of art & science with plans to transfer to Virginia Tech...
04/18/2019

Meet Hannah Kurtz of White Top! Hannah is pursuing an associate of art & science with plans to transfer to Virginia Tech and become a physician assistant! #StudentSuccess #StartHERE #VHCCproud

Shout out to Leah and Rachael of the E&H marketing team! These two gals passed their FAA exam today, becoming UAS drone ...
04/18/2019

Shout out to Leah and Rachael of the E&H marketing team! These two gals passed their FAA exam today, becoming UAS drone pilots. Limited space available in our new April 29-May 2 course. Only $122 for VA residents. Call 276-739-2430 to register. #StartHERE

04/18/2019

You could WIN this Fitbit2 ... and these wireless sport headphones! Register to win at our FREE College Prep Night event at 6 pm TONIGHT at VHCC! #VHCC #StartHERE

The VHCC Spring Plant Sale is going on NOW through Saturday, April 20 at 5 pm at the Treadwell-Jones Greenhouse located ...
04/18/2019

The VHCC Spring Plant Sale is going on NOW through Saturday, April 20 at 5 pm at the Treadwell-Jones Greenhouse located on the VHCC campus! All proceeds benefit the VHCC Horticulture club!

Another group with a 100% pass rate for the FAA Part 107 "drone pilot" exam! We're starting a new drone class April 29-M...
04/17/2019

Another group with a 100% pass rate for the FAA Part 107 "drone pilot" exam! We're starting a new drone class April 29-May 2! The cost for Virginia residents is only $122 and that includes the fee for the FAA exam. Call Vota at 276-739-2430 to register. Space limited. #StartHERE #VHCCproud

You're invited to a FREE COLLEGE PLANNING event Thurs April 18 at 6 pm! Whether you're already planning to attend colleg...
04/17/2019

You're invited to a FREE COLLEGE PLANNING event Thurs April 18 at 6 pm! Whether you're already planning to attend college or simply evaluating your options, you'll want to attend! VHCC Campus. ISC 130. And, you'll have a chance to register to win a $1,000 scholarship!

Hello from our WONDERFUL practical nursing students! This incredible group will be graduating August 2019. Join us Tues ...
04/17/2019

Hello from our WONDERFUL practical nursing students! This incredible group will be graduating August 2019. Join us Tues April 23 at 6pm for the HealthPRO Expo to learn about healthcare training options at VHCC! #StartHERE #VHCCproud

A very deserved "HOORAY" goes out for Dave and Schery Collins who were honored at this year's "Leadership in Philanthrop...
04/16/2019

A very deserved "HOORAY" goes out for Dave and Schery Collins who were honored at this year's "Leadership in Philanthropy Awards" for their contributions to VHCC! The event, held in Richmond, was hosted by the Virginia Community College System. We are grateful! #VHCCproud

According to US News &World Report, the healthcare job market looks great, especially for many occupations that require ...
04/16/2019
Best Health Care Support Jobs of 2019

According to US News &World Report, the healthcare job market looks great, especially for many occupations that require two years or less for education/training! Join us for our upcoming HealthPRO Expo where you'll learn the time commitment and cost involved in a variety of great paying medical careers. April 23 at 6 pm. https://loom.ly/tTN_Tic

These are the best health care support jobs in America.

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100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA
24210

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(276) 739-2400

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