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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Investing in their futures

A new Virginia Western scholarship program aims to address unforeseen life events that can derail students’ success as they approach the finish line to graduation. (Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of IMPACT magazine, a publication of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) By...
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Why I Give to Virginia Western: A Q&A with William Farrell, President of Berglund Automotive Group

(Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of IMPACT magazine, a publication of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.) In 2018, William J. Farrell II, president of the Berglund Automotive Group, established the Farrell Family Fund at the Virginia Western Educational Foundation. Farrell joined the Foundation’s...
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