LFCC Holds New Student Welcome Event August 20th

For Immediate Release:
August 10, 2011

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

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will hold a new student welcome event at both its Middletown and Warrenton campuses on Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  New Student Welcome Day will provide students new to LFCC with information to enhance their college experience at LFCC and beyond.

 New Student Welcome Day will include campus tours, academic program information sessions, and opportunities to purchase parking passes, obtain student identification cards, and visit the bookstore.  Additionally, additional information sessions will be held on topics such as transferring to 4-year institutions, student activities and athletics, campus safety, online learning, counseling and tutoring services, and financial aid.

 Participants can register for the event by accessing the College’s webpage, www.lfcc.edu  .  Students registering in advance of the event will be eligible for a variety of door prizes, including a Kindle e-reader, scholarships, bookstore gift cards, gas cards, and LFCC t-shirts and sweatshirts.  Food and beverages will be available throughout the event.

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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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