Category Archives: News

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

LFCC Student Changes Course (From Inventory Supervisor to Phlebotomist)

Posted on September 29th, 2015

“At 43 years of age, I had to reinvent myself and change course,” said Roland Hill. After 18 years in manufacturing, he found himself looking for a new skill. He went from inventory supervisor at a local company to student at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC), where he is studying phlebotomy.   “As a phlebotomist, […]

Shenandoah University and LFCC to Bring ‘The Hunting Ground’ Screenings to Winchester

Posted on September 10th, 2015

Winchester, Va. (Sept. 10, 2015) – Shenandoah University and Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) have partnered to bring “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about the sexual assault of men and women on college and university campuses, to the big screen in Winchester.   Two screenings of the film will be held in October – one on Shenandoah […]

LFCC Professors, Ann and Rob Simpson, Place in Prominent Outdoor Writers Competition

Posted on September 3rd, 2015

Outdoor Writers Association of America announced that Ann and Rob Simpson of Stephens City, Virginia, were recognized as award recipients during the 2015 OWAA Excellence in Craft Contest. This annual awards program recognizes and honors the best work of outdoor communicators who are members of OWAA. This year, 62 individuals took home a total of […]

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 […]