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

LFCC Fauquier Campus invites public to MLK Day activities

Posted on January 10th, 2019

The college may be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, but at 5:30 p.m., LFCC’s Fauquier Campus will open the doors to the Rose Loeb Student Center to welcome those wishing to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Choir will perform spiritual and contemporary songs under the direction of the […]

Sensory break room on campus a haven for those with autism

Posted on January 7th, 2019

LFCC students on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing issues now have a special place on the Middletown Campus where they can get some respite. A sensory break room opened this past semester in Fairfax Hall. The small space is stocked with a rocking chair, bean bag chairs, weighted blankets, a stability cushion, noise-canceling […]

LFCC students participate in virtual exchange with Jordanian students

Posted on December 12th, 2018

Joint project tackles plastic bottle recycling A team of LFCC students has participated in a 10-week foreign exchange program – without ever leaving their classroom. They are taking part in the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge, in which they identify an ecological problem faced by the hospitality industry, and then work to create a solution with […]

Luray tech firm aims to hire additional LFCC students

Posted on December 11th, 2018

Through a unique partnership, four LFCC students and one graduate are gaining valuable experience with a Luray technology firm. Students Harvey Ruth, Johnathan Choat, Jerry Lackovitch and Dedric Smith, as well as LFCC alumnus Shilo Parlett, work in the Luray office of Falls Church-based Syntelligent Analytic Solutions LLC. All of the young men, except Smith, […]

Long-time educator Morgan Phenix inducted into community college honor society

Posted on December 6th, 2018

He might hold a doctoral degree, but Stanley resident Morgan Phenix is still taking classes at LFCC. He is “so proud” to have been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society for two-year colleges, this fall. Students must have completed at least 12 credits and have a minimum 3.5 GPA to be […]

LFCC presenting “Women in Jeopardy” Nov. 16 and 17

Posted on October 31st, 2018

The title of Lord Fairfax Community College’s fall play may be “Women in Jeopardy,” but the only danger audience members will face is laughing so hard they miss the next lines. This year’s show is 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 in the McCoy Theatre. Billed as […]

“The Voice” contestant Mike Parker performing at LFCC Nov. 1

Posted on October 26th, 2018

Mike Parker, the Fauquier County-raised young man who was snapped up by celebrity coach Jennifer Hudson at the last possible moment during blind auditions on NBC’s popular singing competition, “The Voice,” is coming to LFCC’s Warrenton Campus on Thursday, Nov. 1. Parker, whose mother Dr. DeJuanna Parker is an LFCC academic adviser, will perform a […]

LFCC professor to discuss his recent trip to China in Oct. 31st presentation

Posted on October 24th, 2018

LFCC History Professor Curtis Morgan will share the emotionally and culturally-rich experiences he and his teenage daughter enjoyed on their recent trip to China in a presentation, “Walls and Bridges:  A Chinese Adoptee’s Homecoming,” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the McCoy Theatre. While in China, they visited the orphanage where Morgan and his […]

Join LFCC financial aid professionals for Super FAFSA Day

Posted on October 15th, 2018

All college-bound students and their parents are invited to LFCC on Saturday, Oct. 20 for the annual Super FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Day. It is from 9 a.m. to noon. Super FAFSA Day is designed to educate students and parents about the financial aid process, as well as assist in filling out […]

LFCC students will have opportunity to participate in overnight Slave Dwelling Project

Posted on October 5th, 2018

LFCC students are being offered the opportunity to participate in a unique experience – sleeping on the lower-level floor of Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown as part of the Slave Dwelling Project on Nov. 10. Founded by Joe McGill, the Slave Dwelling Project’s mission is to identify dwellings once slept in by slaves and to […]