LFCC is among four institutions to receive the 2019 NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund (www.ncwit.org/seedfund). Powered by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) with support from Microsoft Research. The grant will be lead by Dr. Melissa Stange, Computer Science program lead. Read more in the Press Release here.
LFCC is will be hosting two FREE calculate and compute camps for females in June and July. First camp will be held June 17 – 21 and is for incoming college freshman. You can register at https://forms.gle/tfy1Qra4iTMtQnBfA by June 10. The second camp will be held July 8 – July 10 for rising 9th graders. Registration for the second camp maybe found at https://forms.gle/M2rfFwsLqoB8qxCg8 by June 17.
LFCC offers a Associate of Science Computer Science degree with a specialization in Computer Science is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to major in Computer Science, as well as a Career Studies Certificate in CS for students who already have a degree or just want to learn the basics. The rigorous program, taught in the state-of-the-art Cyber Lab, is an economical way to prepare for a bachelor’s degree. The program curriculum is mapped to the ACM’s CSTransfer with Cybersecurity Infused guidelines.
To facilitate seamless transfer, LFCC has created an online ‘Transfer Guide’ that provides detailed information such as tuition, GPA, application requirements, course equivalents, and other information that may be useful in the transfer process.
The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has created a guaranteed admission agreement with more than 20 of Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities for students who graduate from LFCC with an associate’s degree and a minimum grade point average. Can learn more the VCCS agreements at http://www.vccs.edu/students/transfers/.
The VCCS also offers a Transfer Planning Tool on the Virginia Educational Wizard, which can be found at www.vawizard.org.
The top 10 reason why to study computer science according to the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) can be seen here.