Virginia Western welcomes 922 new alumni

Virginia Western Community College celebrated Commencement 2024 on May 10. For the 2023-2024 annual year, which runs summer 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024, Virginia Western welcomed 922 people to its growing alumni network. These students earned a total of 1,194 awards. Virginia Sen. Chris… Continue Reading Virginia Western welcomes 922 new alumni
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Weaver named 2024 Distinguished Alum at Virginia Western Community College

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation has named Yolonda L. Weaver, D.D.S., (’94) as recipient of the College’s 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 2006 by the Virginia Western Alumni Association and recognizes Virginia Western Community College alumni and former students… Continue Reading Weaver named 2024 Distinguished Alum at Virginia Western Community College
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Brown Library staff members expand educational access for alumni by digitizing College catalogs

A sampling of Virginia Western catalog covers. The passage of time can cause a digital divide and an educational barrier, especially for students trying to transfer their pre-2015 credits from Virginia Western Community College on to other institutions. When applying for transfer credit at other… Continue Reading Brown Library staff members expand educational access for alumni by digitizing College catalogs
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Magazine’s 40 Under 40 series features honorees connected with Virginia Western

Three alumni and one faculty member were featured among The Roanoker magazine’s 40 Under 40 cohort for 2024. The Roanoker has featured the series annually since 2019 and honors young professionals working tirelessly to affect positive change across the community. Nominees are evaluated not only… Continue Reading Magazine’s 40 Under 40 series features honorees connected with Virginia Western
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Virginia Western seeks nominations for 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Virginia Western Educational Foundation and the Virginia Western Alumni Association are calling for nominations for the 2024 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 Virginia Western seeks nominations for 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award
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Virginia Western honors student success while marking 15 years of Community College Access Program

CCAP students Paris Hobbs (left) and Hannah Puskar celebrate Virginia Western’s 15th anniversary of the Community College Access Program at the photo booth on Saturday, Sept. 23. Virginia Western Community College had 15 reasons for a campus-wide celebration Saturday, Sept. 23: the 15th anniversary of… Continue Reading Virginia Western honors student success while marking 15 years of Community College Access Program
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Virginia Western celebrates 2023 Commencement

Students prepare for Virginia Western’s Commencement on Friday, May 12, at the Berglund Center. Virginia Western Community College held its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 12, at the Berglund Center. The ceremony honored graduates from the fall 2022 and spring and summer 2023 semesters. There… Continue Reading Virginia Western celebrates 2023 Commencement
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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
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Vera Morton: Redeeming an early educational injustice with support at Virginia Western

By Karenna Glover When Vera Morton walked across the Berglund Center stage and received her diploma at Virginia Western’s spring 2022 commencement, her age wasn’t the only thing remarkable about her. Morton, 67, earned her Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the College… Continue Reading Vera Morton: Redeeming an early educational injustice with support at Virginia Western
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Celebrating a half-century of nursing at Virginia Western

By Beth JoJack Nursing education has evolved mightily since Virginia Western Community College launched its Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in nursing 50 years ago. That first cohort of nursing students, who began their studies in the fall semester of 1972, christened the College’s… Continue Reading Celebrating a half-century of nursing at Virginia Western
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