LFCC Participates in National TRIO Day of Service

For Immediate Release:
February 15, 2013

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

Middletown, Va.  LFCC students and support staff will assist The Salvation Army in preparing meals and repairing the residential shelter on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 9:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. as part of National TRIO Day of Service. The event will take place at the shelter located on Fort Collier Road in Winchester, Va.   

National TRIO Day is a day of celebration, reflection and action around increased access to higher education for disadvantaged students. TRIO programs motivate and support students from low-income backgrounds; including military veterans and students with disabilities.

 Additional information is available online:  http://www.pellinstitute.org/downloads/trio_clearinghouse-National_TRIO_Day.pdf or by emailing Winona Jenkins at [email protected]

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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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