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VWCC to allow full classroom capacity in Fall

Virginia Western Community College announces it will operate at full classroom capacity for Fall Semester, which begins on Aug. 23, 2021. There have never been more opportunities to attend Virginia Western through a variety of funding resources. Students may enroll now online at www.virginiawestern.edu. By...
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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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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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Educational Foundation announces spring scholarship recipients

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announces that it awarded scholarships to 113 students attending the spring 2021 semester at Virginia Western Community College. Deadline to apply for fall 2021 scholarships is May 3, 2021. Apply now at: www.virginiawestern.edu/scholarships.   RecipientLocalitySpring 2021 Award(s)Carstella OsborneAlleghany...
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Support VWCC Nursing with virtual 5K race

The Virginia Western Community College nursing program announces the Nurses Run for Education Virtual 5K race to support the program, students and future front-line workers. Participants in the event can run or walk the 5K distance at the location of their choice from April 17...
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Summer registration now open

Virginia Western Community College will provide a full array of Summer Semester classes with a mixture of online and remote learning formats along with in-person technical training, clinical and lab instruction. Classes begin on May 24 and will be offered in 10-week and 5-week sessions....
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Shenandoah Valley Organic creates scholarship to support agriculture studies

Shenandoah Valley Organic has established the $5,000 annual scholarship, which will provide funds for tuition, books and fees to one student per academic year pursuing an Associate Degree in Agriculture. The goal is to help boost the shrinking industry and draw a new generation of...
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Educational Foundation announces new board leaders

Virginia Western's Educational Foundation announces that William J. Farrell II, President of Berglund Automotive Group, has been named Chair of its Board of Directors. The Foundation's CCAP is still accepting student applications until Feb. 1, 2021.
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CCAP scholarship awards grow 12 percent

Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP) is making college possible, tuition-free, this fall for 494 recent graduates of Roanoke Valley high schools. That number represents a 12 percent increase from the prior academic year’s enrollment. The number of first-year students alone jumped up 13...
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