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Virginia Western’s first Sidewalk Chalk Art Show on April 11 highlights scholarship opportunities

More than 20 campus groups will compete April 11 in Virginia Western Community College’s first Sidewalk Chalk Art Show, located in the new STEM building courtyard. The theme of the artwork will be “OPPORTUNITY,” highlighting the estimated $1.4 million in scholarships offered by the Virginia...
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Virginia Western radiography graduate credits clinical experience, responsive faculty for her bright future

(This story appeared in the Winter 2022 edition of IMPACT magazine, published annually by the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) By Karenna Glover When Sheridan Saunders found herself quarantined at home in fall 2020 for a COVID exposure, she was concerned about missing two...
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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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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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Dantzler, James join Educational Foundation Board

David Dantzler and Rick James have joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation. Dantzler is District Manager of Kroger Mid-Atlantic and a member of the Foundation’s Scholarship and Grants Committee. James is Executive Vice President of Adams Construction Company...
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With CCAP, homeschool family finds easy transition to college

The Richards Family of Franklin County has sent three of their homeschooled children to Virginia Western, thanks to the Community College Access Program. From left, Hannah (’17), her father Allen, her mother Sonja, brother Lucas and sister Sarah (’19). (Published in the Winter 2020 Edition...
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Educational Foundation announces CCAP students for 2019-20

Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP) is making college possible this fall for 440 recent graduates of Roanoke Valley high schools. The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation, a nonprofit affiliated with Virginia Western Community College, raises support for CCAP through a public/private funding...
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American Electric Power Foundation awards $100,000 grant to CCAP

The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to support Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP), a nationally recognized effort that provides up to three years of tuition to qualified Roanoke Valley high school graduates. Brad N. Hall, vice president of external...
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VWCC launches CCAP2 fundraising campaign with major gift

Drew Parker The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation has launched its second fundraising campaign to benefit Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP), a nationally recognized effort that provides up to three years of tuition to qualified Roanoke Valley high school graduates. At an...
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