Category Archives: News

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

LFCC Launches Competency-Based Education Programs

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is launching competency-based education this fall with a grant called Knowledge to Work. The College recently received approval for the program from its accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  LFCC is the first and currently the only institution in the SACSCOC region approved […]

LFCC ADN Program Is Awarded ACEN Candidacy Status

Posted on August 25th, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) was recently granted Candidacy status from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Candidacy status indicates that the Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN) at LFCC is moving forward in the process of national accreditation. Critical elements of the nursing program such as faculty, curriculum, resources, and outcomes were […]

Shentel Partners with Lord Fairfax Community College to Increase Student Success

Posted on August 20th, 2015

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (NASDAQ: SHEN) announced today a partnership with Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) that will serve as a bridge for student success in business, accounting, finance, engineering and information systems technology careers.   LFCC and Shentel have teamed up to improve the communities jointly served by educating and hiring local talent. Shentel […]

LFCC’s TRIO Program Gets Grant from U.S. Department of Education

Posted on August 13th, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College’s TRIO Student Support Services was awarded a five-year grant totaling $1.23 million dollars from the United States Department of Education.  The monies will be utilized to provide one-on-one advising, mentoring, and tutoring support for 160 LFCC students annually.  These students meet one or more of the following criteria:  1) first generation […]

LFCC to Begin Fall Classes

Posted on August 11th, 2015

The Fall Semester at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will begin on August 24, 2015. There are many new course offerings available whether you take them on-line or in the classroom.  Remember that LFCC’s academic advisors can assist in choosing the path that fits your needs. Some new specializations being offered within our Associate Degree […]

Drones Take Flight at LFCC-Vint Hill

Posted on August 5th, 2015

Vint Hill, VA. It’s a bird! It’s a plane!  . . . No, it’s a drone! On July 29th, Professor Christopher Braun’s Geography class took their final exam at the Vint Hill site of Lord Fairfax Community College. The final exam consisted of flying a drone equipped with a camera and then analyzing the images. Under […]

LFCC Workforce Solutions To Offer Professional Truck Driver Training

Posted on July 31st, 2015

 Middletown, VA. The Office of Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is offering a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training this fall for those aspiring to be a professional truck driver holding a CDL-A endorsement. LFCC Workforce Solutions has partnered with CDS Tractor Trailer Company to bring CDL training to the local area. CDS is committed to providing professional […]

Blosser Named Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at LFCC

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Kimberly P. Blosser, Ed.D., was named Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC).  Blosser came to LFCC from Blue Ridge Community College in July 2012, where she held several positions, including Chief Information Officer, Dean of Math, Physical Sciences, and Technology, and Associate Professor of Information Systems Technology.    […]

LFCC Named Great College to Work For (1 of only 12 community colleges in the nation to receive Honor Roll status!)

Posted on July 20th, 2015

The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) to its 2015 list of “Great Colleges to Work For®.” Only 86 colleges or universities in the nation received this designation. Forty-two schools made the Honor Roll List with only 12 being two-year institutions.  The Honor Roll classification denotes colleges that are “the best of the best.” […]

Tiffany Riggs Named Valley Proteins Fellow

Posted on July 7th, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) student, Tiffany Riggs, is one of nine students in the Commonwealth of Virginia to receive The Valley Proteins Fellows Program Scholarship. The program, which began with the 2011-2012 class, is now in its fifth year and is made possible through a generous donation by Valley Proteins, Inc., based in Winchester, […]