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Congratulations to our 2022 Commencement Honorees

The following people are being honored during Virginia Western’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony. 2022 Emeritus Honorees Administrative/Professional Faculty Emeritus: Dr. James Sargent Dr. Sargent began as a full-time Associate Professor of History/Government in September 1977 and was promoted to the rank of Professor in June 1982....
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2022 Commencement Speaker: Vera Morton

The following is the speech delivered by Virginia Western student Vera Morton during the 2022 Commencement on May 13, 2022, at the Berglund Center: WATCH THE VIDEO: Vera Morton – YouTube Good evening, President Sandel, Virginia Western Faculty, guests, family, friends, and my peers —...
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Virginia Western student awarded prestigious community college transfer scholarship

Lukas Havenstein, a student at Virginia Western Community College, is one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly competitive national scholarship will provide Havenstein with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree. Havenstein is...
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Virginia Western Educational foundation announces recipients of spring 2022 scholarships

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announces that it awarded more than $200,000 in general scholarships to 114 students attending the spring 2022 semester at Virginia Western Community College. To learn more about Educational Foundation scholarships, visit Applications will be accepted in September...
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Students at Virginia Western Community College create campus replica in Minecraft

Project helped gaming club members transition back to campus Virginia Western Community College has a new campus location – this one in the gaming world of Minecraft. Student members of the Gaming Club developed the idea and began construction of the virtual campus during the...
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Berbic, Peters named 2022 Distinguished Alumni at Virginia Western Community College

Awards event included premiere of ‘Follow Your Heart’ film on scholarship recipients The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation has named Elvir Berbic, founder of its Refugee and Immigrant Scholarship, and P. Jason Peters, Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair, recipients of the College’s 2022...
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