Virginia Western first in state to offer new mechatronic certification program
ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College is now the first college in the state to offer certification as a Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant. Beginning this fall, students will be able to begin the coursework that will teach them efficient operation of complex mechatronic systems… Continue Reading Virginia Western first in state to offer new mechatronic certification program
Virginia Western professor to discuss experiences living, teaching in Norway
ROANOKE — David Wheat, at long-time adjunct economics professor at Virginia Western Community College, will discuss his experiences living and teaching in Norway from 4-6 p.m. on Friday. His talk, which is open and free to the public, will be held at the Greenfield Education… Continue Reading Virginia Western professor to discuss experiences living, teaching in Norway
Are the region’s education, business sectors making the grade?
Panelists from the Roanoke Valley’s business and education sectors discuss how they work together, and the importance of partnerships between Virginia Western and the community. Read the full article at: http://www.roanoke.com/business/wb/293810.
Virginia Western Developing State’s Geospatial Workforce Through Partnership
Virginia Western Community College is partnering with colleges throughout Virginia to help develop the state’s workforce in the growing geospatial industry. The geospatial industry, encompassing geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and the emerging technologies and applications that support the collection,… Continue Reading Virginia Western Developing State’s Geospatial Workforce Through Partnership
Al Pollard Memorial Foundation Honored with 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy
The Al Pollard Memorial Foundation of Roanoke has earned the 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. Virginia Western Community College nominated the Pollard Foundation for the statewide award, which was given at a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia on April 19.… Continue Reading Al Pollard Memorial Foundation Honored with 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy
Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Ambassadors! Travis Austin Hilarie Baber Brianna Barrow Irene Bethel Daniel Chandler Renee Grivois Megan Hostetter Josh Roepke Evan Smith Vikki Walker The Ambassadors will serve our campus in many ways, and will develop their leadership skills in the process. They will… Continue Reading 2011-2012 Ambassadors