For Immediate Release:
June 26, 2008
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – The Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Educational Foundation Inc. recently announced the appointment of a new Board member. James "Jim" Wells joins the Foundation Board for a three-year term.
Wells, a Front Royal resident, is the director of pharmacy at Warren Memorial Hospital, which is part of Valley Health. Wells earned a bachelor's degree from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. In addition to his work, Wells is involved with several organizations, including the Warren County School Board and Front Royal Lions Club. He is also a former LFCC Board member.
"I have seen through my experience with the hospital and the school system the impact LFCC can have on students and the options for future education it provides them. Our community has a magnificent asset in LFCC," Wells said.
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.