LFCC Offers New Eight-Week Session for the Fall 2008 Semester

For Immediate Release:
October 1, 2008

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

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is offering a new, convenient scheduling option for students, enabling them to take a whole semester of classes in just eight weeks. New classes will be available for an eight-week session beginning on Oct. 20, 2008.

These classes are geared toward students who were not able to enroll in everything they needed for the fall 2008 semester or who still need additional classes to stay on track with their educational goals. New students may also take advantage of this opportunity.  Any new students will need to complete a New Student Orientation prior to registering.

All students will receive the same high quality of instruction and expectations (including attendance, hours in class and course work) as with the standard 16-week classes offered by LFCC.

Available classes include:

  • College Composition I
  • College Success Skills
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Developmental Psychology
  • History of World Civilization I
  • Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts
  • Preparing for College Writing I

Individuals interested in these accelerated courses may contact the Office of Student Success at 540-351-1507 (Fauquier Campus) and 540-868-7110 (Middletown Campus) or visit http://www.lfcc.edu/. New students should contact the Office of Student Success to inquire about a New Student Orientation.

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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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