LFCC Hosts 5th Annual Science Symposium

For Immediate Release:
April 10, 2012

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

– Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will host the 5th Annual Science Symposium at the College’s Middletown Campus on Friday, April 13th from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Science and Health Professions Building. The event highlights student projects in the sciences and health professions and is sponsored by the College’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Club and the Division of Sciences and Health Professions.  Funding for the event is provided by a mini-grant from the College’s Quality Enhancement Program.

 The event is open to the public.  More information is available from Brenda Wiens, Associate Professor of Biology, at (540) 868-7175 or [email protected] .


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.