Virginia Western Community College announces $50,000 grant to Community College Access Program for Franklin County

Virginia Western Community College announces the award of $50,000 in project grant funds to continue the Community College Access Program (CCAP) for Franklin County. Through CCAP, local high school graduates have the opportunity to go to college and earn an associate’s degree or career certificate… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College announces $50,000 grant to Community College Access Program for Franklin County
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Met: Live in HD opera series begins Saturday

The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series of broadcasts has returned to Virginia Western Community College for a second season. Read the Roanoke Times article here, and find out about the schedule and tickets here. And don’t forget, students get in free!
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Virginia Western to hold iPad classes for the public this fall

Virginia Western Community College announces an all-in-one iPad class that will teach attendees how to get the most out of their new technology. The latest Apple news, most revolutionary apps and most innovative iCloud features will be explored. The Fall iPad Event will be held… Continue Reading Virginia Western to hold iPad classes for the public this fall
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Virginia Western Local Advisory Board meeting open to public

The public is invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 15.  The meeting will be held in the college’s Natural Science Center. The Local Advisory Board is comprised of community members… Continue Reading Virginia Western Local Advisory Board meeting open to public
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Congressman Goodlatte supports Virginia Western Educational Foundation

Congressman Bob Goodlatte visited Virginia Western on Wednesday to make a donation to its Educational Foundation. Watch the WSLS report here: http://tinyurl.com/3jw72ln  
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Virginia Western goes green with new campus printing system

ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College announces a new campus printing system called WEPA (Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere) that will be available when students begin the Fall Semester on Monday. The new WEPA printing kiosks are being implemented as a way to reduce the college’s… Continue Reading Virginia Western goes green with new campus printing system
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Are you looking for a job? Try truck driving

Virginia Western’s Commercial Driver’s License training program is preparing students quickly for a job market that is thriving.  Watch the WDBJ7 report here. Learn more about Virginia Western’s CDL training program here.
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Virginia Western first in state to offer new mechatronic certification program

ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College is now the first college in the state to offer certification as a Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant. Beginning this fall, students will be able to begin the coursework that will teach them efficient operation of complex mechatronic systems… Continue Reading Virginia Western first in state to offer new mechatronic certification program
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Virginia Western professor to discuss experiences living, teaching in Norway

ROANOKE — David Wheat, at long-time adjunct economics professor at Virginia Western Community College, will discuss his experiences living and teaching in Norway from 4-6 p.m. on Friday. His talk, which is open and free to the public, will be held at the Greenfield Education… Continue Reading Virginia Western professor to discuss experiences living, teaching in Norway
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Are the region’s education, business sectors making the grade?

Panelists from the Roanoke Valley’s business and education sectors discuss how they work together, and the importance of partnerships between Virginia Western and the community. Read the full article at: http://www.roanoke.com/business/wb/293810.
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