For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2012
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) President, Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, is in demand as a speaker at a variety of local and national events in March. Her speaking engagements include a presentation at the national conference in Philadelphia for the League of Innovation in the Community College organization on March 4th, the 2012 Federal Women’s Program at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on March 15th, and being the first speaker for this year’s Top of VA Regional Chamber’s Power Punch Lunch series on March 27th.
Thompson-Stacy has served as fourth President of LFCC since January of 2009. Thompson-Stacy joined the Virginia Community College System in 2006 as president of Eastern Shore Community College, after serving as vice president for academic and student affairs at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. She also held top academic posts at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and at Jefferson Community College in Steubenville, Ohio.
Thompson-Stacy holds a doctorate in education from the University of Sarasota (now Argosy University), a master of business administration and a master of educational administration from Kent State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, also from Kent State University.
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.