LFCC Hires New Instructors and Administrator

For Immediate Release:
October 9, 2007

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Recently, Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) added three new instructors—in the areas of emergency medical technology, nursing and speech—and an assistant vice president of workforce solutions and continuing education to its team of high-performance employees.

Jeanian Clark, a Warren County resident, joined the Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education at LFCC in 2001 as the director of open enrollment and customized training. Clark is now assuming the role of assistant vice president for workforce solutions and continuing education. In this new capacity, she will be responsible for overseeing the professional development, open enrollment and employer-customized training for the Office of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education. Prior to joining LFCC, Clark held human resource and corporate training and development positions at Lear Corporation and modis Solutions Inc.

Over the past several years, Clark has received numerous human resource and training awards, including Human Resource Professional of the Year from the Winchester chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management. Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource from James Madison University and a graduate certificate in workforce development from the University of Virginia. In December 2007, she will earn a master’s degree in organizational development from Old Dominion University.

Kim Kiefer, a Hedgesville, W.Va., resident, joined LFCC as an assistant professor of nursing. Kiefer has been teaching at LFCC for the past five years as an adjunct instructor but is now stepping into the classroom full time, teaching nursing fundamentals to first-year nursing students at the Middletown Campus. In addition to working as an adjunct instructor, Kiefer previously worked as an agency nurse in critical care units at area hospitals. Kiefer holds a practical nursing certificate from Mid-State Technical College, an associate’s degree in nursing from Excelsor College, a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Maryland at College Park and a master’s degree in nursing science/nursing education from the University of Phoenix.

Vince McGregor, a Frederick County resident, joined LFCC as an instructor of emergency medical services (EMS) at the Middletown Campus. McGregor will be responsible for providing classroom and clinical instruction to students enrolled in the EMS Program. McGregor has 26 years of related experience, including teaching at George Washington University and Frederick County Public Schools and serving as a shift commander/paramedic in Fairfax County, Va., and firefighter/emergency medical technician in Washington, D.C.

Cristy Stefnoski, a Winchester resident, joined the College as a full-time instructor of speech at the Fauquier Campus. Stefnoski has been teaching for LFCC as an adjunct instructor since 2006. Prior to joining LFCC, she worked in Tokyo, Japan, teaching English and serving as a training manager for all instructors. As an instructor, Stefnoski taught conversational, business and test-preparation English. As a manager, she trained all employees on new teaching techniques, evaluated employees and worked closely with members of the Japanese staff to manage the day-to-day tasks of the office. Stefnoski holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication studies from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania.

“Jeanian Clark is a respected corporate trainer who thoroughly understands the needs of business and industry in our service region. She is committed to ensuring that Lord Fairfax Community College continues to be the first place businesses turn to for corporate education and training,” said John J. “Ski” Sygielski, LFCC President. “We are also pleased to add three talented instructors to our staff, as they begin the important job of educating our students and preparing them for their future.”

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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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