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Warner, Ottaway presented 2015 Impact Awards

Virginia Western Community College’s Educational Foundation is proud to present the 2015 Community College Impact Award to Carolyn Warner and Geoffrey M. Ottaway, in recognition of the establishment of the Michael E. Warner Memorial Endowed Scholarship and the Michael E. Warner Memorial Annual Golf Tournament. ...
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation is pleased to announce new members and officers for its 2015 Board of Directors. The board members, who offer guidance and expertise on campaigns such as the Community College Access Program (CCAP), include leaders from a wide array...
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Congratulations to 2013-14 scholarship recipients; Apply now for 2014-15

Thanks to an investment from community members, businesses, organizations and non-profit groups, the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to nearly 100 students for the 2013-2014 academic year. At a spring 2014 ceremony, the college honored its scholarship recipients...
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Roanoke City Public Schools honored for support of CCAP

Roanoke City Public Schools has earned the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. Superintendent Dr. Rita D. Bishop and the Roanoke City School Board were nominated for the award by Virginia Western Community College in honor of their support of the Community College Access...
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Virginia Western announces Distinguished Alumni and Impact Awards

Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation recently honored Campus Police Chief Craig S. Harris and J. David Wine with Distinguished Alumni Awards for 2014. The Powell Charitable Foundation was selected for the Community College Impact Award. Harris, who has been the...
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Virginia Western’s CCAP named finalist for national award

Virginia Western Community College has been named a finalist for the Community College Futures Assembly’s (CCFA) 2014 Bellwether Awards for its ground-breaking Community College Access Program (CCAP). The Bellwether Awards annually recognize trend-setting community colleges from across the nation. In 2013, more than 400 Bellwether...
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Virginia Western, Roanoke City Public Schools and Roanoke City celebrate groundbreaking for Food for Thought educational program

Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke City Public Schools and Roanoke City broke ground on a garden learning center for the Food for Thought: An Edible Educational Partnership on Tuesday at James Madison Middle School. The collaborative community effort will have an impact on children for...
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Trane Music Festival to benefit CCAP serves to educate and entertain

Trane Virginia District joins community sponsors, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation to host a benefit music festival for the Community College Access Program (CCAP). All proceeds of the Trane Music Festival to benefit CCAP on Saturday,...
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Roanoke County CCAP pilot

ROANOKE —Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation announce the addition of Roanoke County to the Community College Access Program (CCAP) for the 2013-14 academic year. Along with last week’s additions of Botetourt and Craig Counties, CCAP now extends to the college’s...
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Friendship Retirement Community announces donation to name new Virginia Western Community College nursing labs

Roanoke — Friendship Retirement Community recently announced its support of Virginia Western Community College with a $150,000 gift to name the RN Nursing Lab and RN Simulation Lab in the Center for Science and Health Professions. The center, currently under construction, is scheduled to open...
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