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

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 […]

LFCC accreditation reaffirmed by regional commission

Posted on July 18th, 2018

LFCC President Kim Blosser is pleased to announce that LFCC’s accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and serves as the regional body for the accreditation of higher educational institutions granting degrees in Virginia, North Carolina, South […]

LFCC employees once again rate their jobs as highly satisfying

Posted on July 16th, 2018

For the seventh straight year, LFCC has been named one of “The Great Colleges to Work For®” by The Chronicle of Higher Education based on workplace satisfaction surveys anonymously completed by faculty and staff, and an institutional audit. This is LFCC’s sixth time being named an “Honor Roll” institution. Colleges with high scores in the […]

LFCC and Shepherd University sign recreation transfer agreement

Posted on July 10th, 2018

Lord Fairfax Community College and Shepherd University this week signed an agreement that will allow LFCC graduates earning an associate of arts and sciences degree in general studies with a specialization in recreation and outdoor leadership to seamlessly transfer into the recreation and sports studies bachelor of science degree program at Shepherd University. The Recreation […]

LFCC computer science professor recognized with state award

Posted on June 19th, 2018

Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni presented LFCC Computer Science Professor Melissa Stange with a Creating Excellence Award last week in Richmond. Dr. Stange and the college’s computer science program received the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Post-Secondary Career and Technical Education Program Award. It was one of three VCCS Post-Secondary CTE State Awards and […]