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Fact Sheet

Facility Overview and Purpose

LFCC built the Science and Health Professions Building on its Middletown Campus. This 46,870-gross-square-foot two-story building provides additional classroom space for the ever increasing science and health professions courses offered at the College, thus meeting the needs of the students in the College's service region by providing them with state-of-the-art laboratories for scientific and health study.

The Science and Health Professions Building includes:

  • 2 nursing demonstration labs
  • 1 surgical technology/emergency medical technology lab
  • 1 physics lab
  • 1 chemistry/organic chemistry lab
  • 1 general science/geology lab
  • 1 natural resources lab
  • 1 biology/microbiology lab
  • 1 biology/physiology lab
  • 1 physiology/anatomy lab
  • 1 distance learning lab
  • 1 large lecture hall (90 seats)
  • 2 lecture halls that are expandable (60 seats each)
  • 1 lecture hall (48 seats)
  • 2 smaller lecture rooms (30 seats)

The new building supports the following Lord Fairfax Community College strategic plan:

  • Define, develop, and implement an excellent teaching and learning environment
  • Provide exemplary programs and services to enhance student success

Disciplines to be Housed

The following disciplines are housed in the new facility:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Geology
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Surgical Technology

Building Timeline

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Science and Health Professions Building was held in September 2005, and the project was completed in fall 2008.

Funding Options

  • Virginia College Building Authority Bond - $8,982,500
  • Virginia College Building Authority Bond for furnishings and equipment - $2,845,000
  • Funding from localities - $1,250,000
  • Lord Fairfax Community College Board - $1,000,000
  • Total Cost - $14,077,500

LFCC provides a positive, caring and dynamic learning environment that
inspires student success, values diversity and promotes community vitality.