News from Virginia Western

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...
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Trane Music Festival to benefit CCAP serves to educate and entertain

Trane Virginia District joins community sponsors, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation to host a benefit music festival for the Community College Access Program (CCAP). All proceeds of the Trane Music Festival to benefit CCAP on Saturday,...
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NSF grant to help Virginia Western train geospatial technicians

A new grant by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advanced Technological Education program will help Virginia Western Community College create a pathway for students to gain employment in the growing field of geospatial technology. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment in geospatial technology...
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces Roanoke County CCAP pilot

ROANOKE —Virginia Western Community College and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation announce the addition of Roanoke County to the Community College Access Program (CCAP) for the 2013-14 academic year. Along with last week’s additions of Botetourt and Craig Counties, CCAP now extends to the college’s...
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Friendship Retirement Community announces donation to name new Virginia Western Community College nursing labs

Roanoke — Friendship Retirement Community recently announced its support of Virginia Western Community College with a $150,000 gift to name the RN Nursing Lab and RN Simulation Lab in the Center for Science and Health Professions. The center, currently under construction, is scheduled to open...
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