LFCC officially becomes Laurel Ridge

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Lord Fairfax Community College officially became Laurel Ridge Community College.

Small ceremonies at its campuses in Middletown, Fauquier and Page County marked the name change. 

In July of 2021, the State Board for Community Colleges approved the name Laurel Ridge.

This followed the boards decision to review the suitability of their name at all colleges in Virginia Community College System.

College Board Chair Michael Wenger said at the Page County naming ceremony, “The past year, they have been building the foundation, not for an ending, but a beginning, and it starts right away.”

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LFCC – LRCC Welcomes Broadband

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The more than $95 million in broadband expansion in the Northern Shenandoah Valley is a welcome boon for Lord Fairfax Community

College as it brings fiber broadband to more than 40,000 locations. The college considers this critical to succeed in higher education for the modern

college student. The Vice President for Student Service and Academic Support Dr. Caroline Wood praised the broadband expansion

as a needed and welcomed commodity.

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LFCC offers a free trade session open house

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Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will hold a Trades Information session open house on Saturday Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Middletown Campus.

The session will offer information on a verity of trades such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, heavy equipment operation and more.

You can register for the open house at Lord Fairfax Community College’s Workforce Solutions or right here.

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LFCC Wits for Wellness 5 K run/walk

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If you plan on joining this year’s Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Wits for Wellness 5 K run/walk it is suggested that you resister by Sept. 1 and start training now.

The 5 K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. at the school’s Middletown Campus Sept. 18.

Awards are given to the top 3 male and female runners in each age group.

Register by Sept. 1 and pay only $20 after the 1 it’s $25 to register.

Members of Shenandoah Valley runners receive a $1 discount.

The race supports student scholarships you can find more information and registration is available at lfcc.edu/5k.

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LRCC formerly LFCC and National Night Out

Laurel Ridge Community College (LRCC) formerly Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) in Middletown will host National Night Out Aug. 3.

The public is invited to the campus in Middletown for a night of games, food and hands on activities.

The School’s Police Department as well as Middletown and Stephens City Police Departments will all be represented from 6 to 9 p.m..

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and Fire and Rescue will also be on hand with a scheduled appearance by an Aircare helicopter.

This is a great opportunity to meet and view equipment that is essential in protecting our communities.

It is also a chance to thank the men and women who serve.

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