News from Virginia Western

Virginia Western goes green with new campus printing system

ROANOKE — Virginia Western Community College announces a new campus printing system called WEPA (Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere) that will be available when students begin the Fall Semester on Monday. The new WEPA printing kiosks are being implemented as a way to reduce the college’s...
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Are you looking for a job? Try truck driving

Virginia Western’s Commercial Driver’s License training program is preparing students quickly for a job market that is thriving.  Watch the WDBJ7 report here. Learn more about Virginia Western’s CDL training program here.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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