News from Virginia Western

Virginia Western and Advance Auto Parts Announce Major Partnership to Support Community College Access Program

Virginia Western Community College and Advance Auto Parts announced a major partnership today to provide funding for the Community College Access Program (CCAP). The Roanoke-headquartered company has committed to providing $125,000 this year as part of an ongoing partnership to help make college possible for...
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Virginia Western part of coalition addressing alcohol-related crashes among youths

The Roanoke Prevention Planning Team, a collaborative partner of Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), has been awarded a grant by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to reduce the rate of motor vehicle crashes involving a driver under the influence...
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Virginia Western plans big move for popular programs

Virginia Western’s new Center for Science and Health Professions will mean new space and cutting-edge technology for programs like Dental Hygiene. Read more…
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Virginia Western partners with Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Virginia Western Community College and Jefferson College of Health Sciences are working to make it easier for students to earn bachelor’s degrees and help meet the region’s demand for health care workers. Read more…
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Virginia Western helps mechatronics training start early

There is demand in the Roanoke Valley to fill highly trained manufacturing jobs — and that is why mechatronics engineering feeder programs have popped up at four local secondary schools in association with Virginia Western. Read more…
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