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

LFCC celebrates grand opening of Jenkins Hall in Luray

Fifteen years after opening the original Luray-Page Center in the former Wrangler annex building on Hawksbill Street, LFCC celebrated the grand opening of its new permanent site in Luray on Friday, Sept. 10.

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LFCC cybersecurity degree program achieves prestigious ABET accreditation

The college is proud to announce that Dr. Coffman has led the Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity to accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC).

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State Board Approves Name Change for Lord Fairfax Community College

Virginia’s State Board for Community Colleges today approved changing the name of two of the commonwealth’s 23 community colleges, including Lord Fairfax Community College, which will become Laurel Ridge Community College. The new name, selected by a task force of students, faculty, alumni, LFCC retirees, community members and college board members, is drawn from the […]

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Now Offering Coding Bootcamps

Middletown, VA. (July 19, 2021) Within just 18 weeks, students have the opportunity to learn the skills and technologies to fill the nearly 7,600 open software developer positions in the state of Virginia. LFCC Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education is responding to the growing need for skilled software developers in the workforce with […]

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LFCC holding covid vaccine clinic for students, employees and families July 9

Just in time for the start of a new school year, LFCC is hosting a vaccination clinic at the Middletown Campus next week. The first dose of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine will be given Friday, July 9, with the follow-up shot provided four weeks later, Friday, Aug. 6. Second shots will be available July 9 […]

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United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley grant will provide emergency assistance to LFCC students

A United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley Community Impact Grant awarded to the LFCC Educational Foundation will help students facing challenges meet critical personal needs. The $12,000 grant is in support of the Helping Hand Emergency Scholarship Fund which helps students facing immediate or emergency needs that could prevent them from completing their education or […]

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LFCC honors retirees and distinguished staff and faculty members

LFCC honored five employees and four retirees during a virtual recognition ceremony on May 13. Each year the college presents awards to an administrator, a full-time faculty member, an adjunct faculty member, a classified staffer and one part-time staff member. This year’s honorees were: Chris Coutts, the Distinguished Administrator Award recipient. Dr. Coutts, the Fauquier […]

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Mackenzie Hoover: Student nurse studying for associate and bachelor’s degrees at the same time

When LFCC nursing student Mackenzie Hoover graduates with her associate of science degree in nursing in spring 2022, she will also be receiving her bachelor’s degree from George Mason University. The 2019 Fauquier High School graduate enrolled in LFCC’s registered nursing program in August 2020. She’d spent the previous year taking prerequisites for the program. […]

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LFCC tuition to remain the same for the fourth straight year

LFCC is happy to announce that the in-state tuition rate for the 2021-2022 academic year will remain the same as it has been since 2018. The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition […]

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LFCC’s new satellite site physical therapist assistant (PTA) program receives approval

When LFCC’s new Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program begins at the Luray-Page County Center this fall it will do so as an accredited satellite site program of Germanna Community College (GCC). The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) approved LFCC as a satellite site this month. “Being accredited allows […]

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