News from Virginia Western

Virginia Western students encouraged to apply online for fall 2022 scholarships using new and easy process.

Virginia Western students can apply for scholarships now through May 1, 2022, using a new and easy online application. More than 90 scholarships worth $366,000 will be offered by the Virginia Western Educational Foundation for the fall 2022 semester. Scholarships are awarded primarily based on...
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Virginia Western Community College students to connect with NASA astronauts on space station

February 10 event will include live Q&A via Earth-to-space question-and-answer session. ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College has been awarded an In-Flight Education Downlink from NASA, providing a unique experience connecting students with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei During...
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Virginia Western seeks nominations for 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award

ROANOKE – The Virginia Western Community College Alumni Association is calling for nominations for its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. The annual recipient or recipients will receive the award at a special Scholarship Awards Ceremony in the spring, and a plaque will be placed on the...
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Belton joins Virginia Western Educational Foundation Board of Directors

Kenneth Belton has joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation. Kenneth “Kenny” Belton Belton is owner of Your Church Partner, LLC, and is a Roanoke College alumnus now serving on the college’s Board of Trustees. The volunteer Board of...
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Aging gazebo at Community Arboretum rebuilt with support of fundraising campaign

After two-plus years of planning and fundraising, the picturesque gazebo has been rebuilt at the Community Arboretum at Virginia Western. Construction wrapped up in the days prior to Christmas 2021. Clark BeCraft, Horticulture Program coordinator, has worked closely with volunteers, donors and school officials to...
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