LFCC Participates in Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge

For Immediate Release:
February 16, 2012

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

Five students and a staff member from Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will be participating in Habitat for Humanity International’s Collegiate Challenge next month.  From March 18-24, the group will be working with others in Charleston, South Carolina to frame an addition onto a house. 

 Collegiate Challenge is one of the country’s largest alternative spring break programs with more than 194,000 students taking part in the program over is 23-year history.  This spring break, over 10,000 students will travel to 200 locations to participate in the building process.  Students also raise money to cover trip costs and to help fund Habitat projects. 

 The LFCC group will be under the direction of Brandy Boies, Coordinator of Student Life.  For more information on the project, contact bboies@lfcc.edu or call (540) 868-7161. 

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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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