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A message from president Gene C. Couch, Jr.

Dr. Gene Couch Jr.Welcome to Virginia Highlands Community College. We have been proudly serving the residents of Bristol Virginia, Washington County and Smyth County for over 40 years. The College is committed to teaching, learning and community building. Therefore, when you succeed, we succeed.

Virginia Highlands Community College offers more than 45 academic areas of study. Our curriculum includes career-oriented programs as well as those designed for transfer to a four-year college or university. You will find a complete description of our academic offerings in the Academic section of this website. In addition to our credit programs, we offer a full array of non-credit offerings that support the region’s business and industry. You will be able to find more information about these offerings under the Business & Industry section of our website. Another educational resource on our campus is the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center. This center offers bachelor, masters, and doctorate degrees through participating Colleges and Universities.

We hope that our website provides you with the information you need to begin your educational journey at Virginia Highlands. Also, we invite you to tour our outstanding campus, where you will find faculty and staff ready and willing to help you. If you need additional information about the College, please do not hesitate to contact us at 276.739.2400.

At Virginia Highlands Community College we are dedicated to student success and committed to excellence. I hope you will join us at VHCC and experience excellence!

Gene C. Couch, Jr.
Last updated: 7/23/2015 10:26:56 AM