LFCC to Present Global Awareness Day Activities

For Immediate Release:
March 30, 2009

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

MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is hosting a Global Awareness Day event, which is sponsored by the following LFCC committees and student organizations: Administrative Support Technology Program students, the International Association of Administrative Professionals Student Club, the International Education Committee and the Project International Education Student Organization.

Who: The event is free and open to the public.

When: The event will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: The event will take place in 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.

What: Global Awareness Day seeks to educate attendees about the people, history and culture of our world. Activities for the day will include cultural tables featuring countries and regions from around the world, special speakers, lively entertainment, international foods to sample and much more. Following is a detailed schedule of events for the day:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – International Cultural Tables
  • 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – International Students and International Association of Administrative Professionals and Project International Education (IAAP/PIE) Welcome
  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – The Global Energy Challenge
  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. – History of Fencing
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – International Cultural Tables  and Entertainment
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – My Three Years in Tonga
  • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – International Student Panel: Our World
  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. – International Students and IAAP/PIE Farewell

For more information about the Global Awareness Day activities, interested individuals may contact Virginia Hartman at vhartman@lfcc.edu or 540-868-7184.

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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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