For Immediate Release:
March 9, 2015
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is hosting a Global Awareness Day event on March 16, 2015 from 10:00 a.m-4:30 p.m. at the Middletown campus. The event will celebrate people, history, and culture around the world. This year, LFCC has 148 international students representing 55 countries. Many of those students will participate and present throughout the day. The event is free and open to the public. Activities for the day will take place in McCoy Theatre and the Corron Center and will include special speakers, lively entertainment, international foods for sampling, and much more.
LFCC professors will talk about recent visits to Spain, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, and Patagonia. Students and members of the community can garner more information about future travel opportunities like these.
The event is sponsored by the following: Administrative Support Technology Program, International Association of Administrative Professionals Student Club, International Education Committee and Project International Emphasis Student Organization. For more information about the Global Awareness Day activities, interested individuals may contact Virginia Hartman at[email protected] or 540-868-7184.
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.