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Virginia Western selected as part of national campaign to retrain adult learners

Virginia Western Community College was recently selected to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in healthcare, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The… Continue Reading Virginia Western selected as part of national campaign to retrain adult learners

Blackboard and Google Apps for Education Upgrade

There will be a scheduled Blackboard outage May 17 – 18. During the outage, Blackboard Learn will be upgraded to Service Pack 11 and will include new features like a survey tool and the on-the-fly embedded video tool, Video Everywhere.  At the same time Google Apps… Continue Reading Blackboard and Google Apps for Education Upgrade

VWCC student earns prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Virginia Western Community College’s Lindsey Narmour, a second-year student from Ferrum, has been awarded a 2013 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The scholarships were awarded to 73 of the nation’s best community college students who seek to complete their bachelor’s degrees… Continue Reading VWCC student earns prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Virginia Western student selected as national Gold Scholar

Virginia Western Community College’s Lindsey Narmour, a second-year student from Ferrum, has been named a 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars,… Continue Reading Virginia Western student selected as national Gold Scholar

Information regarding military Tuition Assistance

Virginia Western Community College is actively following news related to the suspension of military Tuition Assistance benefits and is committed to helping those impacted continue their education. The Montgomery GI Bill has not been suspended or affected in any way. To learn about alternative funding… Continue Reading Information regarding military Tuition Assistance

Art faculty member’s work in national spotlight

Sue Steele Thomas, a professor in the Art Department, will have three more of her works of art featured in the Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car magazine.  In addition, an article in the May 2013 edition will spotlight her work. Click her to view the… Continue Reading Art faculty member’s work in national spotlight
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