Roanoke’s Ed Hall honored with 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

Edwin C. “Ed” Hall of Roanoke, Va., has received the 16th Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. He was nominated for the award by Virginia Western Community College. More than two dozen individuals, families, and businesses from around Virginia have earned the 2022 Chancellor’s… Continue Reading Roanoke’s Ed Hall honored with 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Patel joining Board of Directors

Kirtesh Patel has joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation. Patel is President and Chief Operating Officer of Omma Management LLC. Kirtesh Patel The volunteer Board of Directors guides the Educational Foundation’s mission of supporting student scholarships, faculty development… Continue Reading Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Patel joining Board of Directors
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Chancellor is keynote speaker at Virginia Western Community College’s in-person commencement May 13

Event returns to Berglund Center after two-year pandemic hiatus ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College will hold its graduation ceremony May 13 at the Berglund Center, its first in-person commencement after a two-year pause because of the pandemic. The ceremony, which will honor graduates from… Continue Reading Chancellor is keynote speaker at Virginia Western Community College’s in-person commencement May 13
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Registration open for Virginia Western’s 2nd annual Nurses Run for Education Virtual 5K

Runners or walkers encouraged to participate during Nurses Week May 6-12 Nursing student and runner Kara Gerenser The Virginia Western Community College nursing program announces the second annual Nurses Run for Education Virtual 5K race to support the program, students and future front-line workers. Participants… Continue Reading Registration open for Virginia Western’s 2nd annual Nurses Run for Education Virtual 5K
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Winners announced in Virginia Western’s Sidewalk Chalk Art Show

Virginia Western’s Radiography Club earned the top honors from a judging panel in the College’s first Sidewalk Chalk Art Show on April 11. Sidewalk Chalk Art show judges Bryce Cobbs (from left), Mike Allen, Maggie Perrin-Key and Josh Nolan-Shafer review the winning entry by the… Continue Reading Winners announced in Virginia Western’s Sidewalk Chalk Art Show
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Virginia Western Engineering Professor Dr. Rick Clark receives 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Richard L. “Rick” Clark Jr., Engineering professor at Virginia Western Community College, received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence April 6 at the VCCS New Horizons Conference at the Hotel Roanoke. The award is given annually to one teaching faculty member in the Virginia… Continue Reading Virginia Western Engineering Professor Dr. Rick Clark receives 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
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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… Continue Reading Virginia Western’s first Sidewalk Chalk Art Show on April 11 highlights scholarship opportunities
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Virginia Western Community College launching Biotechnology Degree Program

Virginia Western Community College is launching a new degree program in response to a fast-growing industry in the region. Beginning with the fall 2023 semester, students will be able to complete a two-year degree in biotechnology and begin to build a pipeline of qualified workers.… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College launching Biotechnology Degree Program
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Sidewalk Chalk Art Show scheduled for April 11

Student clubs and campus departments are invited to create around the theme of “Opportunity” The Student Activities office is collaborating with the Virginia Western Educational Foundation to offer an exciting contest and club fundraiser this spring. The Sidewalk Chalk Art Show will be held Monday,… Continue Reading Sidewalk Chalk Art Show scheduled for April 11
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Applications now accepted for Fralin Futures STEM-H Scholarship at Virginia Western

Merit-based program provides tuition, coaching and living expense stipend Applications are now being accepted for the Fralin Futures STEM-H Scholarships, providing eligible Virginia Western Community College students enrolled in any STEM-H (science, technology, engineering, math and health) program with the opportunity to receive full tuition… Continue Reading Applications now accepted for Fralin Futures STEM-H Scholarship at Virginia Western
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