What: Celebration of Roanoke County Community College Access Program (CCAP)
Where: Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Building
5204 Bernard Dr.
Roanoke, VA 24018-0798
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2:45-3 p.m.
Participants: Roanoke County Board of Supervisors; Roanoke County School Board; Dr. Lorraine S. Lange, Superintendent of Roanoke County Schools; Dr. Robert H. Sandel, President of Virginia Western Community College; Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation Board of Directors; other business and community leaders.
Details: This event will celebrate the partnership between Virginia Western Community College, the Virginia Western Educational Foundation and Roanoke County for the Community College Access Program (CCAP) in the 2013-14 academic year. CCAP now extends to the college’s entire service region and gives local high school graduates the opportunity to attend college tuition-free. Roanoke County CCAP is funded through a partnership between Roanoke County and the Virginia Western Educational Foundation.
Contact: Josh Meyer, Public Information Officer
About Virginia Western Community College
With nearly 13,000 students on the college’s main campus in Southwest Roanoke City, to our satellite locations at the Roanoke Higher Education Center in Downtown Roanoke, Greenfield Education & Training Center in Daleville, and the Franklin Center in Rocky Mount, Virginia Western Community College is committed to providing affordable, accessible, and quality educational opportunities and workforce training to meet individual, community, and global needs. To learn more, visit www.virginiawestern.edu.
About Virginia Western Community College educational foundation, Inc.
The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. is an independent not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to enhancing awareness of Virginia Western and securing private and public funds. Through the Community College Access Program, student scholarships, faculty development and capital projects, the Educational Foundation awards more than $400,000 annually. Separate from the college, but committed to expand upon Virginia Western’s accomplishments and to help it realize its fullest potential in the years to come, the Educational Foundation is governed by a board of directors that supports the college’s educational initiatives through annual and major gifts campaigns. Our mission is to foster life-long relationships that build advocacy and support for Virginia Western. To learn more, visit www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation.
Submitted by Josh Meyer, Public Information Officer