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Virginia Western students chosen to present rural broadband solution at Botetourt County Rural Broadband Technology Summit

Virginia Western students, Lauren Estep and Chase Schepise, presented their winning poster presentation at Botetourt County’s two-day, BoCo Rural Broadband Technology Solutions Summit this week, and received $250 scholarship awards from Bank of Botetourt. Professor Jeff Scott’s internetworking class submitted posters to the summit as part...
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces first recipients of new scholarships honoring late faculty

Two Virginia Western Community College Student students are benefiting this fall from new scholarships set up in memory of beloved faculty at the college. Colleen Morrison of Roanoke is the first recipient of the Business, Technology & Trades Annual Scholarship in honor of Deborah A....
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Averett University and Virginia Western Community College Partner in First Articulation Agreement

Today, Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Virginia Western Community College President Dr. Robert Sandel made history as the first partnership between the two schools became official. The presidents signed an articulation agreement making it easier for students who start their education at...
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Virginia Western offers unique online chemistry course this fall

Students will have ability to fulfill lab requirements at home This fall semester, Virginia Western Community College is offering a completely online chemistry course designed with the non-science major in mind. Virginia Western is one of only a few schools within the Virginia Community College...
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Virginia Western now offering revamped manufacturing programs

Short-term Industrial Maintenance and Machining programs develop in-demand skills Virginia Western Community College’s Workforce Solutions is offering two revamped manufacturing programs starting this summer: Industrial Maintenance and Machining. Both programs consider possible credit for prior learning and offer financial assistance for those who qualify. The...
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation Participates in Roanoke Valley Gives

March 14 is Roanoke Valley Gives 2018, a day of giving throughout the community and of friendly competition on Virginia Western’s campus as students raise money for the Virginia Western Educational Foundation. The Armed Forces Student Association, as the GOLD stars, challenges all other student clubs, represented...
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Rapids Revenge

Roanoke City CCAP and TRiO offices had an idea that turned into a campus wide event. On October 31, 9 AM – 3 PM, there will be a campus-wide scavenger hunt in the spirit of the holiday encouraging students to continue to get to know...
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Virginia Western to host Local Advisory Board meeting September 21

Virginia Western Community College announces that it will host its Local Advisory Board meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 21, in the college’s Natural Science Center.  The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending are asked to contact Amy Balzer at...
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Message from President Sandel

The start of an academic year is an exciting time – full of hope, promise and opportunity. At Virginia Western, we are looking forward to a wonderful year. However, the recent events in Charlottesville have left many of us, and particularly institutions of higher education,...
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Virginia Western dual-enrolled students receive prestigious Governor’s Medallion for earning degrees while in high school

Virginia Western Community College announces that a record-setting nine dual-enrolled students were awarded the Governor’s Medallion this year for earning their Associate’s Degree or General Education Certificate while still in high school. Numerous other dual-enrolled high school graduates received Virginia Western career studies certificates in...
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