LFCC Hosts Career Pathways Fair for Area High School Students(CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER)

For Immediate Release:
March 21, 2013

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

 

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will host a High School Career Pathways Fair on Tuesday, March 26th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  The event is sponsored by the LFCC Service Region College and Career Pathways Consortium, which includes high schools in the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Warren, and the City of Winchester.

The event includes classroom presentations on careers such as architecture, dental hygiene, law enforcement, skilled trades, education, information technology, nursing, EMS/firefighting, medical coding and billing, paralegal, and other traditional office careers.  In addition, students rotate through a career fair room with information tables staffed by a variety of schools and professionals.

Over 325 students have pre-registered to attend. For more information regarding this event contact Marie Rutz at mrutz@lfcc.edu or 540-667-5226.

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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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