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

LFCC holds groundbreaking on new Luray-Page County Center

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Ground was ceremoniously broken Thursday, May 16, on LFCC’s first permanent home in Page County. While the current Luray-Page County Center (LPCC) has been operating out of a former Wrangler jeans plant at 334 N. Hawksbill St. in Luray since 2006, it is in leased space that recently sold at auction. “While we’re extremely grateful […]

LFCC holding its 48th commencement exercises this weekend

Posted on May 9th, 2019

This Saturday, starting at 1 p.m., LFCC will hold its 48th commencement ceremony. The graduation will be at Skyline High School in Front Royal. There are approximately 1,200 students in the LFCC Class of 2019. This total includes students who met all their graduation requirements in summer 2018, fall 2018 and this spring. Graduate totals […]

LFCC receives grant to bring more women into computing

Posted on May 6th, 2019

LFCC will receive up to $10,000 in grant funding to launch outreach initiatives focused on encouraging more women to study computing. The college is among five institutions to receive the 2019 NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund. The fund is powered by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) with support from Microsoft Research. […]

LFCC President Kim Blosser shares her vision during inauguration

Posted on May 3rd, 2019

Even as she was being celebrated during her inauguration, LFCC President Kim Blosser’s thoughts were on how the college could reach those who need it the most. Standing before elected officials, delegates from dozens of colleges and universities, past and present members of the LFCC Educational Foundation and College boards, and many of her employees, […]

Page County family honored by Virginia Community Colleges for donation

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Russell and Elta Rae Jenkins, and their son, Rodney, and his wife, Karen (LFCC Class of 1988) have received the prestigious Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy.  The family was nominated for the award by LFCC. The award was presented by Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, during a luncheon in […]

LFCC Adult Education program among the best in Virginia

Posted on April 22nd, 2019

LFCC Adult Education has been ranked in the top 25 percent of programs statewide by the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. The program’s director, Amy Judd, describes adult education as instruction and services that are below the college level, and designed to help someone improve their reading, writing, math […]

LFCC Fauquier Campus hosting Spring Job Fair April 24

Posted on April 16th, 2019

Nearly 60 employers have signed up to meet with job seekers at the Spring Job Fair, 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at LFCC’s Fauquier Campus. A free interview etiquette workshop starts at 4 p.m. Additionally, the college is offering a free resume writing workshop Wednesday, April 17 from 1-4 p.m., ideal for those planning […]

LFCC and SU students collaborate on Town Hall on April 15

Posted on April 11th, 2019

LFCC public speaking and ethics students will be joining with Shenandoah University students to participate in the university’s nationally-recognized General Education Town Hall project April 15 in the Ferrari Room in the Brandt Student Center at SU. Shenandoah University launched its General Education Town Hall in 2016, and it has become an annual event and […]

Lord Fairfax Follies Spring Show celebrates 40 years

Posted on March 28th, 2019

Be sure to catch one of the four Lord Fairfax Follies Spring Shows the weekend of April 6 and 7 in the McCoy Theatre on LFCC’s Middletown Campus. Shows start at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 6, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on April 7. This will mark the curtain call for […]