Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Virginia Western Community College

Mobile Dairy Classroom Instructor Morgan Cole and Honey Southland Dairy Farmers brought the Mobile Dairy Classroom to Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, Nov. 10. Mobile Dairy Classroom Instructor Morgan Cole led education sessions and milking demonstrations with Honey, a Jersey cow, which is the… Continue Reading Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Virginia Western Community College
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Virginia Western Community College culinary professor to compete at Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg

Chef Ted Polfelt Virginia Western Community College Chef Ted Polfelt is preparing to compete at the highest levels of international competition as part of the American Culinary Federation’s Culinary Team USA. This team assembles an elite cadre of chefs who train and compete over the… Continue Reading Virginia Western Community College culinary professor to compete at Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg
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Meet Frank Tyree, Roanoke City CCAP Success Coach

Frank Tyree is the Success Coach for Roanoke City students participating in Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP). Tyree joined Virginia Western in 2021 and previously worked for Roanoke City Public Schools at Westside and Garden City elementary schools. Prior to RCPS, he was… Continue Reading Meet Frank Tyree, Roanoke City CCAP Success Coach
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Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces fall 2022 scholarship recipients

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation announces that it awarded $160,762 in general scholarships to 107 students attending the fall 2022 semester at Virginia Western Community College. The scholarship application for the spring 2023 semester is open until Oct. 31, 2022, at https://www.virginiawestern.edu/scholarships/. “Follow… Continue Reading Virginia Western Educational Foundation announces fall 2022 scholarship recipients
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Virginia Western’s first College Affordability Navigator draws on her own educational journey to propel students forward

By Bianca Moorman When Nickole Toler was a student at Virginia Western Community College, she remembers how as an adult learner she was unable to find resources that would help her succeed.   Free tutoring, laptop loaners, a food pantry, special advising for first-generation students, crisis… Continue Reading Virginia Western’s first College Affordability Navigator draws on her own educational journey to propel students forward
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Winners announced in Virginia Western’s Sidewalk Chalk Art Show

Virginia Western’s Radiography Club earned the top honors from a judging panel in the College’s first Sidewalk Chalk Art Show on April 11. Sidewalk Chalk Art show judges Bryce Cobbs (from left), Mike Allen, Maggie Perrin-Key and Josh Nolan-Shafer review the winning entry by the… Continue Reading Winners announced in Virginia Western’s Sidewalk Chalk Art Show
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Fralin Futures scholarship recipients tour Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Virginia Western Community College students who received the first-ever Fralin Futures STEM-H Scholarship were invited to tour the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC on Nov. 22, 2019. Executive Director Dr. Michael J. Friedlander met with the students and described the Research Institute’s target areas… Continue Reading Fralin Futures scholarship recipients tour Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
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Student spotlight: Showing the courage to step off the edge

(Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of IMPACT magazine, a publication of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) As a 10th-grade English teacher at Cave Spring High School, Colleen Morrison enjoys every chance to encourage and inspire her students. However, she’s noticed that some… Continue Reading Student spotlight: Showing the courage to step off the edge
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With CCAP, homeschool family finds easy transition to college

The Richards Family of Franklin County has sent three of their homeschooled children to Virginia Western, thanks to the Community College Access Program. From left, Hannah (’17), her father Allen, her mother Sonja, brother Lucas and sister Sarah (’19). (Published in the Winter 2020 Edition… Continue Reading With CCAP, homeschool family finds easy transition to college
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New STEM Building is a hub of collaboration

(Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of IMPACT magazine, a publication of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) By Karenna Glover Returning students in the STEM program at Virginia Western Community College didn’t recognize their learning space when classes began in Fall 2019. The… Continue Reading New STEM Building is a hub of collaboration
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