For Immediate Release:
June 3, 2010
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Mary C. Reed, adjunct instructor of English at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC), has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool. Reed was one of 50 faculty members selected for this program.
The NEH is a federal agency that each summer supports Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops, allowing faculty to work in collaboration and study with experts in humanities disciplines.
Reed will participate in a workshop entitled “Along the Shore: Changing and Preserving the Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront.” The one-week program will be held at the New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York and directed by Dr. Richard E. Hanley.
She will receive a $1,200 stipend from NEH to help cover her travel, study and living expenses.
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.