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Virginia Western unveils sign to honor Halls’ dedication to student success

Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation have dedicated a new sign in front of the Student Life Center to honor the generosity of Hall Associates, a Roanoke-based commercial real estate company, and Edwin C. Hall and his late wife,...
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Educational Foundation announces spring scholarship recipients; Apply now for Fall

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announces that it awarded 72 scholarships to students attending the Spring Semester 2016 at Virginia Western Community College. The scholarship application period for Fall Semester 2016 is open until May 20. Current and incoming students can learn about...
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Distinguished Alumni Award to be presented to Loritsch, Crawley

The Virginia Western Educational Foundation is pleased to recognize Dr. Mary B. Loritsch and Salem Chief of Police Michael Crawley as recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. The two will be honored April 6 at the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation’s Annual Awards...
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Community College Impact Award to be presented to the City of Salem

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation is proud to present the 2016 Community College Impact Award to the City of Salem, recognizing its pioneering support of the Community College Access Program (CCAP). The award will be presented April 6 at the Educational Foundation’s Annual...
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New endowed scholarship supports student internships, honors legacy of Cabell Brand

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of an endowed scholarship to honor the late Cabell Brand, a Salem businessman and philanthropist. Brand, who died in 2015 at age 91, was a longtime supporter of higher education through The...
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Steger to serve as Chairman of Virginia Western Educational Foundation

Dr. Charles W. Steger, President Emeritus of Virginia Tech, has been named Chairman of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation Board of Directors for 2016. Steger joins other local leaders serving as officers of the Educational Foundation: Neil D. Wilkin Jr., Vice Chairman; Dr....
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Latest edition of ‘Impact’ magazine highlights Virginia Western donors and new scholarships

The Winter 2016 edition of “Impact,” a magazine and annual report published by the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation, is now available here online. If you would like a print copy or more information, contact Carole Tarrant, Coordinator of Development, at ctarrant@virginiawestern.edu or (540)...
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Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approves $210,000 in scholarship assistance to Virginia Western

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission has approved a $210,000 grant to the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation to support scholarships for Franklin County students in the 2016-17 academic year. The funds will support students participating in Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP),...
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Virginia Western names Barrett first Endowed Teaching Chair

  The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation has awarded its first Endowed Teaching Chair to Cristin Barrett, an assistant professor of mathematics at Virginia Western Community College. Barrett is the first recipient of the Donald G. Smith Endowed Teaching Chair, an honor named for...
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Yancey named Virginia Western 2015 Distinguished Alumni

The Virginia Western Educational Foundation is pleased to recognize Deborah A. Yancey, Class of ’97 and ’98, as its 2015 Distinguished Alumni.  The award was presented at the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation Annual Awards Ceremony, held March 25.  Yancey received the award from...
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