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

Access to LFCC heavy equipment operator program to increase thanks to economic investment

Posted on September 18th, 2018

A little more than a year after becoming the first community college in Virginia to offer statewide industry credential programs for heavy equipment operators (HEO), LFCC is partnering with two other community colleges to provide greater access to the in-demand training. Virginia’s Community Colleges on Monday announced the 23-college system is investing $4 million over […]

William Daniel named chair of LFCC Board

Posted on September 17th, 2018

The Lord Fairfax Community College Board has a new leader. William C. “Bill” Daniel was named board chair in June. Daniel, who is the coordinator of data management for Frederick County Public Schools, has been a Clarke County representative to the board since 2012. He is a 1991 graduate of LFCC, and taught for the […]

LFCC President Emerita Presents Major Gift to College During Dedication of “Dr. Cheryl’s Patio”

Posted on September 7th, 2018

On August 30, friends and colleagues gathered at the Middletown Campus to celebrate the dedication of  “Dr. Cheryl’s Patio” in honor of LFCC President Emerita Cheryl Thompson-Stacy.  “Our tribute was intended to recognize her service to the college and her generosity to the LFCC Educational Foundation during nine years as president,” said Liv Heggoy, Executive […]

LFCC cybersecurity experts take part in statewide conference

Posted on August 31st, 2018

Cybersecurity program manager Professor Henry Coffman and several LFCC colleagues presented at a recent statewide cybersecurity educational conference. Coffman, Computer Science Professor Melissa Stange, Associate Professor of IT Darrell Andrews and Workforce Solutions program manager Samantha Brill attended the inaugural Virginia Cybersecurity Education Conference at James Madison University in mid-August. The Virginia Cyber Range Office, […]

New student club gives those on spectrum room to bond and flourish

Posted on August 17th, 2018

It may have the word “bureau” in its name, but there’s no red tape involved when it comes to participating in one of the newest clubs on LFCC’s Middletown Campus. The Bureau of Neuro-Diversity (BOND) meets at noon every Thursday in Fairfax Hall, Room 215. While it’s billed as a club that creates a nurturing, […]

LFCC Adult Education offering specially-tailored language classes

Posted on August 7th, 2018

LFCC’s Adult Education Program’s first pair of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes geared to specific career fields have recently wrapped up. Thanks to grant funding, the Adult Education Program is able to offer ESOL classes designed to help students enter the college’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) program or medical training. The specialized […]

LFCC’s Middletown Campus hosting National Night Out Aug. 7

Posted on August 1st, 2018

The community is invited to join the Lord Fairfax Community College Police Department as it hosts National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6-9 p.m. along with Middletown and Stephens City police departments. The nationwide community-building effort between police and their neighbors was started by the National Association of Town Watch in 1984 with […]

LFCC hosting free girls computer science camp on Saturdays

Posted on July 30th, 2018

Interest in computer science and the STEM fields is being sparked among middle school girls thanks to a free Saturday camp offered at LFCC. The CS (Computer Science) Girls camp started in late June and is running into October on various Saturdays. It’s for girls going into grades 6-9. Topics covered at each camp – […]

LFCC Workforce Solutions hosting apprenticeship showcase

Posted on July 30th, 2018

LFCC Workforce Solutions is hosting an Apprenticeship Showcase from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Emil and Grace Shihadeh Innovation Center (the former John Kerr Elementary School), 536 Jefferson St., Winchester. The innovation center is a partnership of LFCC, Winchester Public Schools and area industries that will prepare students for the demands of the […]

Winchester man trades up, gets statewide recognition thanks to LFCC

Posted on July 24th, 2018

For many people, learning that their workplace of 23 years is closing would be devastating. But, for Winchester resident Ed Breeden it was the chance to reinvent himself and to earn a much better living. A general laborer at a metal recycling plant, Breeden reached out to LFCC when his boss told employees the business […]