Virginia Community College Chancellor Glenn DuBois biked 700 miles during his summer vacation in order to raise awareness about the needs of foster care youth and promote the Great Expectations program, a new community college effort to help foster care youth pursue and complete a college program.

Great Expectations is a pilot program in five of the commonwealth’s 23 community colleges, funded primarily through private funds and grants. Participating colleges include:

The program includes plans for an online resource center for foster care youth and families.