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Torc Robotics will bring autonomous-equipped tractor to campus Dec. 3 for Virginia Western students to visit during annual Autonomous Robotics Competition

Saturday, Dec. 3, is the 14th Annual VWCC Autonomous Robotics Competition, this year called “The Star Spangled Defender.” Sixteen robot teams from Virginia Western Community College and valley high schools will be shooting Nerf balls at invading British Man-of-War ships to protect Fort McHenry in a… Continue Reading Torc Robotics will bring autonomous-equipped tractor to campus Dec. 3 for Virginia Western students to visit during annual Autonomous Robotics Competition

A holiday message from Virginia Western

Virginia Western Community College President Dr. Robert H. Sandel and his wife, Jane, gathered in their Roanoke home recently to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Their video greeting also features Virginia Western students expressing holiday wishes in a variety of languages. Did you know… Continue Reading A holiday message from Virginia Western

Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Virginia Western Community College

Mobile Dairy Classroom Instructor Morgan Cole and Honey Southland Dairy Farmers brought the Mobile Dairy Classroom to Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, Nov. 10. Mobile Dairy Classroom Instructor Morgan Cole led education sessions and milking demonstrations with Honey, a Jersey cow, which is the… Continue Reading Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College culinary professor to compete at Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg

Chef Ted Polfelt Virginia Western Community College Chef Ted Polfelt is preparing to compete at the highest levels of international competition as part of the American Culinary Federation’s Culinary Team USA. This team assembles an elite cadre of chefs who train and compete over the… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College culinary professor to compete at Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg

Virginia Western Educational Foundation awards record number of CCAP scholarships in fall 2022

ROANOKE – A record-high 630 students are attending Virginia Western Community College tuition-free this fall, thanks to the private-public community partnership that funds the Community College Access Program (CCAP). Since 2008, public localities and private donors have united in support of CCAP, which is the… Continue Reading Virginia Western Educational Foundation awards record number of CCAP scholarships in fall 2022

Meet Frank Tyree, Roanoke City CCAP Success Coach

Frank Tyree is the Success Coach for Roanoke City students participating in Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP). Tyree joined Virginia Western in 2021 and previously worked for Roanoke City Public Schools at Westside and Garden City elementary schools. Prior to RCPS, he was… Continue Reading Meet Frank Tyree, Roanoke City CCAP Success Coach
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