Inquiry: The Journal of the Virginia Community Colleges

Inquiry is a peer-reviewed journal that encourages scholarly writing from VCCS faculty and staff. The journal is published at least once a year by the Virginia Community College System.

Current Issue: Volume 23, Number 1 (2020)

Published by the Virginia Community College System. Copyright 2020 © All rights reserved. No portion of this journal may be reproduced without written permission from the Managing Editor.



Front Cover (Summer 2020)
Rosemary Gallick


Editor's Note
Thomas M. Geary


First in College: A Qualitative Exploration of Experiences of First-Generation Students
Rebecca Evans, Don Stansberry, Kim E. Bullington, and Dana Burnett


Reducing Stereotype Threat in the Classroom
Todd K. Platts and Kim Hoosier

Managing Editor

Thomas M. Geary, Ph.D., Tidewater Community College

Cover Art

Cover art "Spirits Rising" by Rosemary Gallick, Professor of Art and Art History at Northern Virginia Community College.