Each year, outstanding faculty, staff, and administrators are recognized for their contributions to the system.

Awards range from individual recognition for teaching and learning contributions, to team awards for groups at colleges working together to advance the VCCS mission.  The VCCS proudly acknowledges excellence in a variety of ways.


To view the awards recipients recognized at the 2022 New Horizons Conference, visit the link below:

Award applications and nomination submissions for 2022-2023 are now closed.
Award recipients and their college president will be notified confidentially prior to the public announcement during the annual New Horizons conference in the Spring.


Learn more about each award using the links below:

Other Programs


Contact the VCCS Student Success Center at with any inquiries about the following:

  • Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship
  • Chancellor’s Commonwealth Professorship Program
  • Paul Lee Grants