VCCS New Horizons Conference

VCCS New Horizons Conference

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April 12, 2018

Exhibit hall hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

“Coffee with Exhibitors” – 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.*

*exclusive time on the conference schedule

Exhibit hall tear-down from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

April 11, 2018

Exhibit hall available for set-up beginning at 7:00 am. Set-up must be completed by 9:00 a.m.

Exhibit hall hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

“Meet the Exhibitors”*– 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

* exclusive time on the conference schedule

April 10, 2018

Exhibitor hall available for set-up from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

How has the Excellence in Education Process Changed?

The process for submitting an Excellence in Education awards entry has changed for New Horizons 2017. Submissions for EIE awards are now through Presidential nomination. Best practices/programs will be first presented during the Chancellor’s Student Success Listening Tour 2016. All Listening Tour Student Success Best Practices will be entered in the New Horizon’s Excellence in Education Awards competition for 2017.


What are the Excellence in Education Awards?

The New Horizons Excellence in Education (EIE) Awards acknowledge the enhancement of student success through academic engagement and innovation within the VCCS. Student success is enhanced by an array of strategies: pen and paper as well as mouse and keyboard, collaborative work, classroom assessments, and dynamic discussions prompted by thoughtful questions. Such strategies, and their demonstrated and measurable instructional, disciplinary, and student outcomes can find a home and be celebrated in these awards. The Excellence in Education Awards program provides an annual opportunity to showcase, celebrate, and share the best practices for student success across the VCCS and the strategic vision of Complete 2021: One Goal. One Future.

For the Excellence in Education 2017 Awards competition, the Student Success Best Practice may be related to student services, workforce, business practices, technology innovation or academic program, but should highlight a best practice or program that increases student success.