Virginia Western Community College News
Browse past news stories for Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, VA.
- Fralin: Virginia Western driving the region
One of the most important players in this movement to a knowledge-based economy is Virginia Western Community College. Its growth not only in size, but also in stature, has ...
- Virginia Western Community College creates free food co-op for students
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Some community college students are working hard not only to pass classes, but to find their next meal. ...
- Anne Holton tours Virginia Western Community College - WSET
ROANOKE, Va. () -- Just days away from the unofficial kickoff campaign season, Anne Holton spent the day back in her hometown, Roanoke. Holton is former governor and current Senator, Tim Kaine's wife.Anne Holton champions college access plan at V ...
- 50 years of Virginia Western Community College - Roanoke Times
These images appeared in our Aug. 14 special section "Virginia Western: Celebrating 50 Years of Educational Excellence, 1966-2016." Contributing photographers ar ...
- Virginia Western Community College celebrates 50 years - WDBJ7
The college was built in 1966. Since then, Virginia Western has grown from 1,000 students to more than 12,000, in addition to offering more programs with st ...
- Virginia Western Community College Day on Aug. 22 to kick off 50th anniversary - Roanoke Times
22 will be Virginia Western Community College Day in the city in honor of the college's 50th Anniversary. Virginia Western will celebrate its 50th anniversary and honor the disti ...
- Virginia Western Community College Day Kicks Off 50th Anniversary - The Roanoke Star
Roanoke TimesThe City of Roanoke and Mayor Sherman P. Lea Sr. have proclaimed that Aug. 22, 2016 will be Virginia Western Community College Day in honor of the College's 50th Anniversary. Virginia Western will celebrate its ...
- Virginia Western Community College takes flight with new Star Flight Training aviation partnership - WDBJ7
"What we're in the business to do is to try to serve the needs of business and industry, and the airline industry is one we want to try to support," Virginia Western Co ...
- Virginia Western Community College grads go out into world - Roanoke Times
Annemarie Carroll (center) hugs Virginia Western Community College graduates at their commencement ceremony Friday at the Salem Civic Center. Virginia Western Community ...
- Faulty device may have triggered lockdowns at Virginia Western Community College - Richmond.com
WDBJ7ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia Western Community College had two brief lockdowns today that may have been caused by malfunctions of its alert system. The first lockdown started at approximately 11:51 a.m. and ended at 12:29 p.m. after college police checked ...Faulty equipment likely caused lockdown at Virginia Western Communit ...
- Faulty equipment likely caused lockdown at Virginia Western Community College - WDBJ7
Campus is safe and has returned to normal operations,” Virginia Western Community College said in a statement. Two nearby Roanoke City schools, Fishburn Park Elementary School and James Madison Middle School, were briefly placed in "Hold and ...Faulty device may have triggered lockdowns at Virgini ...
- Virginia Western Community College accidentally sends out CCAP acceptance emails to 60 students - WDBJ7
Virginia Western wishes to apologize for an email error that offered conditional acceptance to all eligible Roanoke County Community College Access Program (CCAP) applicants ...
- Virginia Western Community College cutting part time hours - WSLS
This comes as Virginia Western is losing about 2.2 percent of its state budget. Taking a look at money over the years in 2008 the community college got 59- ...
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Going to college is hard work but it’s even more challenging for nontraditional students who are working or raising a family at the same time. If you’re considering community college to improve your life or further your career, here’s everything you need to know.
Many students enter community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year college or university. Unfortunately, the path can be fraught with challenges. Articulation agreements between schools help students navigate the pitfalls to ensure an easier, more successful transition.