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$10,000 grant provides scholarships for Virginia Western Machining students

The Gene Haas Foundation selected the School of Career and Corporate Training at Virginia Western Community College to receive a $10,000 grant in fall 2022. The grant provides scholarships for students to take the College’s courses in Machining. This program provides training from the Fundamentals… Continue Reading $10,000 grant provides scholarships for Virginia Western Machining students

Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Elam, Lemon joining Board of Directors

Katherin A. Elam and Stephen W. Lemon have joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation as at-large members. Elam retired in 2022 as the longtime president of Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia. Lemon is an attorney and principal at… Continue Reading Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Elam, Lemon joining Board of Directors

What a difference a day makes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Volunteering in the afternoon shift at Feeding Southwest Virginia were (from left): front row, Mallory White, Emerald Bates, with Feeding Southwest Virginia staff member James Andrews; middle row, Aliya Khan, Melissa Williams, Vernese Smith, Heather Butler, Leah (Beth) Edwards; back row, Kathy Smith, Jenni Underwood, Lisa… Continue Reading What a difference a day makes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Virginia Western Community College to conduct 3 open houses at Roanoke EnVision Center

Virginia Western Community College invites the public to tour its new outreach location at the Roanoke EnVision Center at any of three open houses in January: Wednesday, January 11; 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 5… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College to conduct 3 open houses at Roanoke EnVision Center

Nominations sought for Virginia Western 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Virginia Western Educational Foundation and the Virginia Western Alumni Association are calling for nominations for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award.  The annual recipient or recipients will receive the award at a special Scholarship Awards Ceremony in the spring, and a plaque will be placed… Continue Reading Nominations sought for Virginia Western 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award

Virginia Western robotics competition helps students glimpse the future

Teams prepare for the start of the time trials at the 14th Annual VWCC Autonomous Robot Competition on Saturday, Dec. 3, at Virginia Western Community College. Robots and 19th-century “ships” co-existed in the Humanities Gymnasium this month. Meanwhile, students got to glimpse the future outside… Continue Reading Virginia Western robotics competition helps students glimpse the future
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