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

FREE MEDITATION SESSIONS AT LFCC FAUQUIER

Posted on May 25th, 2017

The public is invited to a series of meditation sessions being offered at 2 p.m. Tuesdays in the Bob G. Sowder Library on LFCC’s Fauquier Campus. The sessions are free and will occur most Tuesdays through July. LFCC lab assistant Janet Heisrath-Evans will be leading the sessions, which will start with a brief introduction, followed […]

TEST DRIVES WILL RAISE MONEY FOR LFCC IN LURAY

Posted on May 17th, 2017

LFCC is partnering up with Marlow Ford and the United Way of Page County for a unique kind of fund drive. Ford Motor Co. will donate $20 to the Luray-Page County Center building fund for every test drive of a new Ford at Marlow Ford, 1021 U.S. 211, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

LFCC ADJUNCT RUNS SCIENCE-BASED RECOVERY GROUP

Posted on May 16th, 2017

Seeing a need for a secular addiction recovery option in the area, LFCC Adjunct Professor Jim Graham started one himself. The psychology professor and certified substance abuse counselor started a SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) group that meets 7-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Fairfax Hall Room 124 on the Middletown Campus. “It’s for any type […]

LFCC TRIO graduates celebrate successes

Posted on May 10th, 2017

The fifth annual TRIO graduate celebration dinner was held Tuesday at LFCC’s Middletown Campus. TRIO Student Support Services are available for students whose parents haven’t earned a bachelor’s degree, who are low-income, or who have a documented disability. TRIO students receive one-on-one advising and tutoring, free printing services, extra help in filling out financial aid […]

More than 1,000 LFCC students will graduate Saturday, May 13

Posted on May 5th, 2017

LFCC’s 46th commencement exercises begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Skyline High School in Front Royal. There are an anticipated 1,046 members in the Class of 2017.  Included among those graduates are 199 students who have yet to receive their high school diplomas. They have taken advantage of the dual-enrollment program offered through […]

PATH FOUNDATION HONORED FOR DONATION TO LFCC

Posted on April 27th, 2017

The PATH Foundation, of Warrenton, has received the 12th Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy.  LFCC nominated the foundation, formerly known as Fauquier Health Foundation, for the award, which was presented at a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond on April 18.  PATH Foundation President/CEO Christy Connolly and Board Chair […]

LFCC helps spark youngsters’ interest in coding, technology

Posted on April 26th, 2017

Twice a month, a group of about 18-20 students gather in the Admiral Byrd Middle School media center to work on various forms of coding. On Tuesday, April 25, the ABMS Coders were building small Legos Mindstorms robots under the tutelage of LFCC Computer Science Professor Melissa Stange, and ABMS technology education teacher Dave Curry, […]

LFCC RANKED NO. 1 DIGITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Posted on April 18th, 2017

LFCC is No. 1 when it comes to using technology to enhance learning and student engagement. The Center for Digital Education put LFCC at the top of the 2016-2017 Digital Community Colleges Survey for schools with an enrollment between 5,000 and 10,000. This is the 12th year the center has done the analysis. “This year’s […]

LFCC MIDDLETOWN’S WITS FOR WELLNESS APRIL 22

Posted on April 14th, 2017

LFCC’s fourth annual Wits for Wellness 5k Run/Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22 on the Middletown Campus. The race is open to everyone, regardless of whether they are affiliated with LFCC. Registration runs from 7:30-8:45 a.m., although it can also be done in advance online. The entry fee is $15 for LFCC […]

LFCC FAUQUIER CAMPUS HOSTING AUTISM AWARENESS EVENTS

Posted on April 7th, 2017

As part of National Autism Awareness Month, LFCC’s Fauquier Campus is going to Light It Up Blue on Monday, April 10. The campus community is being encouraged to wear blue in support of autism awareness.   At noon, LFCC graduate Ariel Bridges, who is on the autism spectrum will present “Autism and Me” in the […]