Monthly Archive:: December 2013

Embrace Your Freedom of Choice at Victoria College

Starting your first two years of college at Victoria College gives you MORE options when it comes to your future. Not only is VC more affordable than a university, the college also offers MORE educational options, MORE

Transfer Student Credits VC with Helping Him Transition into University Life

For high school English teacher Jonathan Sixtos, the community college experience is “something you put on and take with you.” “I saved big at Victoria College before transferring to Texas State University to earn my Bachelor of

Enhance Your Job Search Using Social Media

With the national unemployment rate resting at 7.3 percent, traditional job application techniques aren’t enough to keep pace with new methods being used by social media-savvy applicants. Social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, BranchOut, Google+, YouTube,

2+2 Plans Help Students Earn Affordable Bachelor’s Degree

Victoria College recently partnered with the University of Houston-Victoria to offer 2+2 plans that provide a more affordable option for students seeking a bachelor’s degree. Students can earn an associate degree at VC and then transfer to

The Two-Year Story: Best-Kept Secrets

Want to know a secret? Nearly half of the college students in the United States now attend two-year colleges. These schools are becoming increasingly popular for students with a variety of goals. Okay, so that’s not really

Fact & Finds

Want a Job? Get a Community College Degree The U.S. Department of Labor reported that in 2012 more jobs were created for workers with two-year degrees than for workers with bachelor’s degrees. Anthony Carnevale of the Georgetown

Victoria College Faculty Members Encourage, Challenge Students to Succeed

Many people remember their favorite teacher or an instructor who inspired them. Victoria College graduate Jonathan Sixtos lauds Professor Emeritus Harry Wagner with making rigorous classwork interesting. “My favorite part of the class was that he could

SAIL Training Helps Adults Learn a Skill to Find a Job

At least 60 percent of Texas jobs will require a career certificate or college degree by 2020, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. And 44 percent of Texans over age 25 have never

Getting the Right College Education

The world is full of all kinds of people with all kinds of talents, and Victoria College is dedicated to providing the right kind of education for each one of them. Want a bachelor’s degree? If you’re

VC Plan Emphasizes Instructor-Student Learning Partnership

Encouraging student success is a top priority for Victoria College. To achieve that goal, VC has developed a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Students Engaged in Active Learning (SEAL), as part of its reaffirmation of accreditation process that

What Do Employers Want? Writing skills are necessary for success

Being able to write well is crucial to your career. Whether you are crafting résumés, emails, or memos, the message must be clear and correct. Employers in all fields are looking for candidates who can speak and

VC News & Notes

VC gets high grades in reaffirmation of accreditation team visit The recent visit to Victoria College by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) review team produced positive results, according to VC President

Message from the President

Victoria College is committed to giving students a quality education and the opportunity to go far as they pursue their educational and career goals. VC is both the compass to point you in the right direction and