For Immediate Release:
September 8, 2014
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) was selected by Virginia Living as one of the Commonwealth’s Top High Schools & Colleges. The announcement was made September 6, and can now be viewed in Virginia Living’s State of Education 2014 publication. LFCC was named an “Editors’ Choice” as one of Virginia’s Innovators in Education.
The publication recognizes schools for excellence and innovation in five categories: Arts &Humanities, Science, Math &Technology, Performing Arts, Health & Medicine and Capital Improvements. After thorough review of each school’s programs and accomplishment, Virginia Living’s editors selected schools that have instituted programs or recently begun capital improvements aimed at strengthening students’ experiences in and beyond the classroom. Lord Fairfax Community College appears in the Capital Improvements category for its new Student Union Building.
Virginia Living is a bimonthly publication and one of the most widely-read lifestyle magazines in the state. The magazine celebrates all things Virginia-from its people and places, to its deep history and traditions. Virginia Living State of Education is a special bound-in supplement to Virginia Living’s October 2014 issue.
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.