LFCC to Hold College Day Events

For Immediate Release:
September 18, 2006

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Interested in attending college or furthering your education, but not sure where to go? Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is hosting College Day events in September that will feature representatives from numerous colleges and universities. The events are free and open to the public.

The events will take place on both the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses. Detailed information about each campus event follows:

  • Fauquier Campus – Over 90 institutions will be present on Sept. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. throughout the buildings on the Fauquier Campus, located at 6480 College Street in Warrenton.
  • Middletown Campus – Over 50 institutions will be present on Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fredy and Klara Kummli Student Center and the William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center on the Middletown Campus, located at 173 Skirmisher Lane in Middletown.

In addition to assisting individuals with learning about various colleges and universities, the events will assist students attending LFCC or other institutions with the transfer process.

A sample of in-state and out-of-state institutions, trade schools and universities will be present, including the College of William and Mary, George Mason University, James Madison University, Rockingham Memorial Hospital Radiography Program, Shenandoah University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia University.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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