Virginia Western Community College and Radford University announce articulation agreement for biotechnology students

Virginia Western Community College and Radford University officials signed the articulation agreement on Monday, May 1. Seated from left are: Dr. Heather Lindberg, Virginia Western associate professor of biology; Virginia Western Dean of STEM Amy White; Dr. Robert Sandel, Virginia Western president; Dr. Bret Danilowicz,… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College and Radford University announce articulation agreement for biotechnology students
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State Board for Community Colleges to Consider 2023-24 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting

In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition and mandatory fee increases for Virginia’s Community Colleges, effective fall 2023, at 9 a.m. on May 18, 2023, at the Virginia Community… Continue Reading State Board for Community Colleges to Consider 2023-24 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting
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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.… Continue Reading Congratulations to our 2022 Commencement Honorees
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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… Continue Reading Virginia Western seeks nominations for 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award
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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… Continue Reading Community partnership propels success of CCAP
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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… Continue Reading Virginia Western announces new Surgical Technology program
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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… Continue Reading VWCC to allow full classroom capacity in Fall
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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… Continue Reading Fab Lab partners with Carilion Clinic, manufacturing PPE devices to help COVID-19 fight
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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… Continue Reading State Board holds line on tuition/fees
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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… Continue Reading Hall’s planned gift strengthens endowment and student emergency fund
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