News from Virginia Western

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...
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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...
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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...
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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 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....
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