Lord Fairfax Community College Holds Digital Orientation Sessions for New Students

For Immediate Release:
August 1, 2008

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va.All new students at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) are required to attend a new student orientation session. To accommodate new students registering in August for the fall 2008 semester, LFCC is offering, for the first time, a digital orientation session.

New students may attend the digital orientation session at their convenience at the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses. The orientation session is conducted using various media formats. In addition, LFCC employees are on hand to answer questions and assist students with the online registration process.

"LFCC strives to meet students' needs by offering programs and services that fit into their busy schedules. This new digital orientation session makes it easy for students to obtain important information about starting their educational career at the College and how to be successful while enrolled at LFCC. In addition, our friendly and helpful counselors are available to assist students in the final steps to register for classes," said Cynthia Bambara, vice president of student success at LFCC.

LFCC is currently holding in-person and Web registration for the fall 2008 semester, now through Aug. 22. Fall classes begin on Aug. 23, 2008.

For more information about the admissions process, individuals may contact the Office of Student Success at the Fauquier Campus at 540-351-1507 or the Middletown Campus at 540-868-7116. Individuals may also contact the Luray-Page County Center at 540-843-0722. In addition, interested individuals may visit http://www.lfcc.edu/Orientation/index.htm.

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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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