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Charlottesville’s Grand Illumination

The Paramount Theater, the City of Charlottesville, Ting, and the UVA Community Credit Union present Charlottesville’s Grand Illumination! Join us on the Downtown Mall as we welcome the holiday season with a community event for all, including the lighting of the community tree and a FREE screening of Home Alone [PG] on the Big Screen […]

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Albemarle County Public Schools Graduates Again Exceed State & National Scores on SATs, College Readiness Benchmark

Albemarle County Public Schools graduates once again turned in strong performances on the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), with 2018 scores surpassing both state and national averages on the reading, writing and mathematics tests and on the Board’s college readiness benchmark. The average reading and writing score for school division graduates was 592, which […]

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Executive Director of African American Teaching Fellows Honored by University of Virginia

Dr. Tamara Dias, Executive Director of African American Teaching Fellows was honored by UVA President Jim Ryan at a ceremony on Grounds this week. Dr. Dias graduated from UVA Curry School in 2012 and earned her Doctorate in Leadership from Morgan State University. Of Dr. Dias, Vice Provost for Academic Outreach Louis Nelson stated, “Tamara […]

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PVCC and area partners to hold 10th Grade “Biz Kids” Career Pathways Expo

PVCC’s KidsCollege Program, in partnership with the University of Virginia Community Credit Union, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, area school systems, and local employers and educators, is hosting the annual 10th Grade Biz Kids Career Pathways Expo. More than 45 exhibitors and 2,000 high school students from Albemarle, Greene and Nelson counties and the City of […]

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Nominations for the 2018-2019 Golden Apple Awards Open Through February 4

Program Honors Teaching Excellence & Community Outreach Nominations are now open for the 2018-2019 Golden Apple Awards, a program designed to honor outstanding teachers in public and private schools in Albemarle County and Charlottesville City. One winner is selected from each school, and eight winners also will receive a $1,000 Golden Apple Grant, which can […]

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The Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center Wins Recognition For Architecture and Program

On October 17, 2018 , AIA Virginia, the statewide organization of the American Institute of Architects, awarded Hays + Ewing Design Studio the Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for the Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center in Charlottesville. The jury recognized only sixteen out of one hundred and ninety projects, and the Lewis & Clark […]

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Local Food Hub to Hold 2018 Community Food Awards

Local Food Hub will host a community-wide celebration of the 2018 Community Food Awards on Thursday, October 25. The Community Food Awards is an annual event recognizing farmers, businesses, and community partners for their commitment to local food, healthy communities, and Virginia agriculture. According to Kristen Suokko, Executive Director of Local Food Hub, “The Community […]