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Fab Lab partners with Carilion Clinic, manufacturing PPE devices to help COVID-19 fight

Virginia Western Community College recently completed a project with Carilion Clinic to manufacture PPE devices to help protect healthcare providers in the Roanoke Region during the COVID-19 pandemic. College employees and students collaborated in the STEM Building’s Fab Lab to 3D print almost 600 devices that...
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State Board holds line on tuition/fees

The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping community college tuition...
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In-person classes and free college funding for Fall

Virginia Western Community College announces plans to provide a full array of in-person classes for its Fall Semester, which begins on Aug. 23, 2021. New funding from the state’s G3 program, the Re-Employing Virginians (REV) campaign and other initiatives means many students can begin the...
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Local Advisory Board and Finance Committee meetings scheduled for May

Virginia Western Community College’s Local Advisory Board will hold an electronic meeting to conduct regular business at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2020, in accordance with § 2.2-3708.2 of the Code of Virginia and Chapter 1283 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly. The Finance...
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Local agriculture leader recognized with Virginia Western’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

ROANOKE – The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announced that Mary Catherine (Kate) Lawrence has received the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. Lawrence is Botetourt County’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for the Virginia Cooperative Extension. She took classes at Virginia Western between 2005 and 2008.  The Distinguished Alumni...
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2021 Graduation Video

Virginia Western Community College will honor the Class of 2021 with a video commencement that will be posted publicly by noon on Friday, May 14, 2021. The traditional speaking agenda will be shown along with the conferring of degrees and the college’s deans calling graduate...
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Hall’s planned gift strengthens endowment and student emergency fund

Edwin C. Hall, founder of Hall Associates Inc. The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation is honored to announce the receipt of a multigenerational planned gift by Mr. Edwin C. Hall, founder of the Roanoke-based real estate firm Hall Associates Inc.  Initial giving is valued...
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First VWCC Culinary Arts Salon gives students taste of international competition

Virginia Western Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program hostsfirst Culinary Arts Salon with international list of chef competitors 3 students place in competition funded by the Educational Foundation’s Donald G. Smith endowment ROANOKE – Virginia Western Community College’s Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program recently hosted its...
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