Community College Chancellor Bicycling 700 Miles to Enhance College Opportunities for Foster Care Youth

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RICHMOND — Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, is using his summer vacation to bicycle hundreds of miles to raise awareness of the plight of Virginia’s foster children. Dubois’ trip will stretch 700-miles from Winchester, south to Wytheville and then east through Hampton Roads. It’s expected to take two weeks.

DuBois’ ride will take him through seven of Virginia’s Community Colleges, several of which are participating in this coming year’s Great Expectation pilot program. You can follow his progress and learn more about the program and the challenges facing Virginia’s foster youth by visiting the website www.GreatExpectations.vccs.edu. (more…)