Two brothers, both community college graduates, follow a winding, fulfilling path for their education

(This story appeared in the Winter 2022 edition of IMPACT magazine, published annually by the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) By Karenna Glover Mohammad Sabbagh started dreaming of being a doctor when he was in eighth grade. At the time, he was living in Syria… Continue Reading Two brothers, both community college graduates, follow a winding, fulfilling path for their education
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Virginia Western to host Local Advisory Board meeting on Sept. 16

Virginia Western Community College announces that it will host its Local Advisory Board meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the college’s STEM Building, Room ST114. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending are asked to contact Amy Balzer… Continue Reading Virginia Western to host Local Advisory Board meeting on Sept. 16
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Dean of STEM garners regional leadership award

Virginia Western Community College’s Amy White, Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, was honored recently with the Regional Leadership Award at The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council’s TechNite program at The Inn at Virginia Tech. TechNite is an annual celebration of the local… Continue Reading Dean of STEM garners regional leadership award
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VWCC to allow full classroom capacity in Fall

Virginia Western Community College announces it will operate at full classroom capacity for Fall Semester, which begins on Aug. 23, 2021. There have never been more opportunities to attend Virginia Western through a variety of funding resources. Students may enroll now online at www.virginiawestern.edu. By… Continue Reading VWCC to allow full classroom capacity in Fall
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Local Advisory Board and Finance Committee meetings scheduled for May

Virginia Western Community College’s Local Advisory Board will hold an electronic meeting to conduct regular business at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2020, in accordance with § 2.2-3708.2 of the Code of Virginia and Chapter 1283 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly. The Finance… Continue Reading Local Advisory Board and Finance Committee meetings scheduled for May
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Local agriculture leader recognized with Virginia Western’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

ROANOKE – The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announced that Mary Catherine (Kate) Lawrence has received the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. Lawrence is Botetourt County’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for the Virginia Cooperative Extension. She took classes at Virginia Western between 2005 and 2008.  The Distinguished Alumni… Continue Reading Local agriculture leader recognized with Virginia Western’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award
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