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

Familiar Face to Take Charge at Lord Fairfax Community College

Posted on December 19th, 2017

RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges announced today that Dr. Kim Blosser is the next president of Lord Fairfax Community College. Blosser’s selection follows a nationwide search that took six months, and attracted more than 100 candidates. Dr. Kim Blosser Blosser, who currently works as LFCC’s vice president of academic and student […]

Agreement offers seamless transfer to Shepherd University program

Posted on December 8th, 2017

Kim Blosser, LFCC’s vice president of academic and student affairs, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shepherd University Assistant Provost for Academic Community Outreach Virginia Hicks allowing LFCC graduates in the associate of science program to seamlessly transfer into Shepherd’s bachelor’s of science in chemistry program. “We developed a pathway where they will accept […]

Four finalists have been selected for LFCC’s next president

Posted on December 4th, 2017

Students, faculty, staff, community organizations and the general public are invited to attend a series of forums to learn more about the four finalists in the running to be LFCC’s next president. Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy is retiring Feb. 1 after nine years at the helm of LFCC. The State Board for Community Colleges has certified […]

LFCC employees making sleeping mats for the homeless

Posted on November 17th, 2017

A service project LFCC employees and other volunteers are undertaking has multiple beneficiaries – the homeless and the environment. Every other week, they get together and recycle plastic bags into a material that can be knitted or crocheted to create a sleeping mat for a homeless person. “When we get the plastic, we make a […]

LFCC hosting second annual career and internship fair

Posted on November 1st, 2017

LFCC will host its second annual career and internship fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Corron Community Development Center on the Middletown Campus. The career is open to both LFCC students and the public at large. Free resume reviews will be offered during the fair. Prior to last year’s inaugural […]

LFCC receives Governor’s Award for Excellence and Innovation in Education

Posted on October 27th, 2017

The Lord Fairfax Community College Career Pathways Consortium received one of 13 inaugural Governor’s Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Education Thursday night at the Executive Mansion. Additionally, LFCC played a role in two other awards presented that evening, including one that recognized Fauquier County Public Schools, an educational foundation and the LFCC Fauquier Campus. […]

Breast Cancer Walk Saturday in Honor of Beloved LFCC Professor

Posted on October 24th, 2017

In honor and loving memory of LFCC nursing professor Tanya Bock, the Student Nurses’ Association is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28th on the athletic field at the rear of the Middletown Campus. Bock, who was also an alumna of the college, lost her battle […]

LFCC Adult Basic Education receives $2.1 million in grant funding

Posted on September 29th, 2017

LFCC’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program has been awarded state and federal grants totaling more than $2.1 million over the course of three years. The grants will benefit various programs, including adult education, integrated English language civics education, general adult education, PluggedIn Virginia and Race to GED. All of the adult education courses are free […]

LFCC Announces Support of Growth4VA Campaign

Posted on September 26th, 2017

LFCC is announcing its support of the newly-launched Growth4VA campaign, which will focus on promoting reform and reinvestment in Virginia’s top-ranked higher education system. The campaign, backed by a partnership of higher education and business leaders, aims to help grow the Virginia economy, expand access to education and job opportunities for all Virginians, and regain […]

LFCC CIO among top 30 education technology leaders nationwide

Posted on September 7th, 2017

LFCC Chief Information Officer and IT Strategist Richie Crim was today named one of the 2017 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers in the nation by the Center for Digital Education (CDE). The CDE chose the winners based on their efforts to improve education through effective implementation of technology-rich solutions; their impact on student outcomes; […]