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

LFCC Recognized As a “2016 Great College to Work For”

Posted on July 21st, 2016

College Also Earns Prestigious “Honor Roll” Distinction Lord Fairfax Community College is a 2016 Great College to Work For® according to a new workplace satisfaction survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.  LFCC has received this recognition for five consecutive years. Because LFCC was highly rated across […]

LFCC Announces Launch of Free Learning Portal

Posted on July 19th, 2016

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is pleased to announce the launch of its free competency-based education resource portal, http://highered.org. The portal takes the competencies, personalized learning plans, and open educational resources (OER) used in its Knowledge to Work (K2W) program and makes them available to anyone at no cost. Individuals can use the portal and […]

LFCC Announces First Graduates in Competency-Based Education Programs

Posted on July 11th, 2016

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is pleased to announce that four students completed their certificates attained through the new competency-based education (CBE) program at the college, Knowledge to Work (K2W).  The four graduates received certificates in Office Systems Assistant and Information Processing Technician.  These student were able to leverage knowledge from employment and prior coursework […]

LFCC Will Expand EMS and Paramedic Training Programs to Fauquier County

Posted on July 5th, 2016

The College received a $75,000 grant from the PATH Foundation Beginning this fall, LFCC’s Fauquier Campus will begin offering courses for the Advanced EMT Career Studies Certificate.  As student demand and resources increase, the college’s goal is to offer the full Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) degree. The Advanced EMT courses […]

First PluggedIn Virginia Cohort Bodes Well at LFCC: All students earned National Certification as Certified Medical Administrative Assistants

Posted on June 1st, 2016

 Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) received a $50,000 PluggedIn Virginia grant earlier this year.  The award made it possible to create a new program, PluggedIn Virginia (PIVA), to help students simultaneously complete their GED or increase basic skills (for high school graduates) while completing a Career Studies Certificate and earning a national certification.   The […]

Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center Hires New Director

Posted on May 9th, 2016

Middletown, VA.  The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center (LFSBDC) and Top of Virginia Regional Chamber of Commerce (TVRC) are pleased to jointly announce the hiring of current TVRC CEO, Christine Kriz, as the new Director of the SBDC.  The Center provides support for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Warren and […]

TRIO Graduate Celebration at LFCC

Posted on May 4th, 2016

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will hold its fourth annual TRIO Graduate Celebration on Friday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m. This event will take place in the Corron Community Development Center at the Middletown Campus and will recognize 41 members of the TRIO Student Support Services program who are graduating in the 2015-16 academic year.  […]

Events on the Middletown Campus this Weekend: Governor’s Scholars Awards Ceremony and Interdisciplinary Health Care Simulation

Posted on April 22nd, 2016

  Governor’s Scholars Awards Ceremony at LFCC   On Sunday, April 24, 2016, Governor’s Scholars will receive a Governor’s Medallion at the Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Awards Ceremony.  They will also be recognized at both their high school and LFCC graduations.  The celebration takes place from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm in the Corron Building at […]

Kirk Receives LFCC’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted on April 20th, 2016

Thomas Kirk of Fauquier County is the recipient of Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award.  He will receive the award on Friday, April 22, at the President’s Appreciation Luncheon in Middletown, VA. Kirk grew up in Hastings, Pennsylvania. At the age of 17, he enlisted
in the U.S. Navy. After 20 years of […]