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Global Awareness Day at LFCC

News Release

For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2014

Primary Media Contact:

Leslie Kelley
Communications Specialist

Phone: 540-868-7134
Fax: 540-868-4081


Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is hosting a Global Awareness Day Event on March 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. at the Middletown campus.  The event will celebrate people, history, and culture around the world. This year, LFCC has 128 international students representing 42 countries. Many of those students will participate and present throughout the day.  The event is free and open to the public. Activities for the day will take place in Fairfax Hall and the Corron Center and will include special speakers, lively entertainment, international foods for sampling, and much more.

Professor Jeff  Hollar is guess speaker this year.  He will be presenting on his very recent trip to Ghana in South Africa.  He and other colleagues visited Professor Nana Kwame from the Sunyani Polytechnic College.  Hollar will discuss Ghanaian history and culture at 1:00 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the following: Administrative Support Technology Program, International Association of Administrative Professionals Student Club, International Education Committee and Project International Emphasis Student Organization. For more information about the Global Awareness Day activities, interested individuals may contact Virginia Hartman at or 540-868-7184.


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a comprehensive, multi-campus public institution of higher education. Through its three locations — the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses and the Luray-Page County Center — the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont regions.  The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. LFCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability in its programs or activities.


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