Congratulations to our 2022 Commencement Honorees

The following people are being honored during Virginia Western’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony. 2022 Emeritus Honorees Administrative/Professional Faculty Emeritus: Dr. James Sargent Dr. Sargent began as a full-time Associate Professor of History/Government in September 1977 and was promoted to the rank of Professor in June 1982....
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Virginia Western seeks nominations for 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award

ROANOKE – The Virginia Western Community College Alumni Association is calling for nominations for its 2022 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 on the...
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Community partnership propels success of CCAP

Nearly 500 students are attending Virginia Western tuition-free this fall thanks to the private-public community partnership that funds the Community College Access Program (CCAP). Since 2008, public localities and private donors have united in support of CCAP, which is the largest “free college” program at...
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Virginia Western announces new Surgical Technology program

Virginia Western Community College announces the establishment of a new Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology. The program, which will prepare students to serve as surgical technologists, has been transferred from Radford University to Virginia Western following the merger of Jefferson College of...
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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 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:   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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