For Immediate Release:
September 16, 2013
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is recognized as a 2013 Best of Web Award winner by the Center for Digital Education. The award highlights K-12 and higher education websites that enrich both student and teacher education. Many colleges and universities from across the country competed for this title. Lord Fairfax Community College in Virginia and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York came out on top.
According to Aaron Riddle, LFCC’s Design and Digital Media Specialist, “This award reflects the hard work of those who continually contribute to all aspects of our website, from design and content to coding and development. We aspire to give our students and the college community the highest quality website possible to ensure their experience with LFCC on the internet is a positive one.”
The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy, and funding. It is a division of eRepublic, a national publishing, event, and research company focused on smart media for public sector innovation. More information is available on the Center’s website: http://www.centerdigitaled.com/awards/education-achievement/2013-Best-of-the-Web-and-Education-Achievement-Awards.html
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.