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Archived news releases from Lord Fairfax Community College. For all media inquiries, please contact LFCC’s Public Relations Specialist.

LFCC employees once again rate their jobs as highly satisfying

Posted on July 16th, 2018

For the seventh straight year, LFCC has been named one of “The Great Colleges to Work For®” by The Chronicle of Higher Education based on workplace satisfaction surveys anonymously completed by faculty and staff, and an institutional audit. This is LFCC’s sixth time being named an “Honor Roll” institution. Colleges with high scores in the […]

LFCC and Shepherd University sign recreation transfer agreement

Posted on July 10th, 2018

Lord Fairfax Community College and Shepherd University this week signed an agreement that will allow LFCC graduates earning an associate of arts and sciences degree in general studies with a specialization in recreation and outdoor leadership to seamlessly transfer into the recreation and sports studies bachelor of science degree program at Shepherd University. The Recreation […]

LFCC computer science professor recognized with state award

Posted on June 19th, 2018

Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni presented LFCC Computer Science Professor Melissa Stange with a Creating Excellence Award last week in Richmond. Dr. Stange and the college’s computer science program received the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Post-Secondary Career and Technical Education Program Award. It was one of three VCCS Post-Secondary CTE State Awards and […]

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High school girls participate in LFCC’s first girls-only tech camp

Posted on June 18th, 2018

Area high school girls spent last week at LFCC learning to code, build a website, put together a computer, and develop apps during the TechGirlz Summer Camp. They also explored cybersecurity. The camp marks the college’s first-ever tech camp just for high school girls. The students – along with three teachers – came from Clarke […]

Workshop takes LFCC professor to new heights

Posted on June 15th, 2018

It’s been a few weeks since Associate Professor of Information Technology Darrell Andrews attended a two-day workshop at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility, but his head is still in the clouds.  Andrews was participating in STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges offered by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium in partnership […]

LFCC Rotaract members bring dental health care to Jamaica

Posted on May 25th, 2018

A group of recent LFCC dental hygiene graduates has brightened the smiles of hundreds of Jamaicans, many of them children, during a recent visit to Negril in the western part of the island nation. Lacie Brenneis, Jessica Mahon, Dane Hooser and Uswa Arain graduated from the dental hygiene program – a joint venture agreement between […]

LFCC College held its 47th commencement exercises Saturday

Posted on May 12th, 2018

Lord Fairfax Community College held its 47th commencement exercises Saturday, May 12, at Skyline High School in Front Royal. The Class of 2018 has 1,184 members, including 291 area high school students who earned associate degrees or certificates through the dual-enrollment program.  “Community college is a melting pot of people,” said commencement speaker Morgan Ryan, […]

Renée Culbertson receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Lord Fairfax Community College presented its 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Friday to Renée Culbertson, who graduated cum laude with an associate of applied science degree in management in 2000. During her remarks after receiving the award, Culbertson noted she attended LFCC at the Fauquier Campus when the only space available for classes was the Barn. […]

Kathy and Nick Nerangis honored for philanthropy to LFCC

Posted on April 20th, 2018

Winchester-Frederick County stalwarts Kathy and Nick Nerangis were honored for their generosity to Lord Fairfax during the LFCC Educational Foundation’s annual appreciation luncheon on Friday. During a ceremony in Richmond earlier this week, the Nerangises received the 2018 Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. The couple, […]