For Immediate Release:
March 8, 2016
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Laurel Ridge Community College is hosting its third annual Focus on Health: Education, Employment and Wellness Event on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in the Corron Community Development Center and McCoy Theatre on the Middletown Campus from 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The College will host multiple vendors made up of employers hiring in healthcare fields, schools with continuing education programs, and organizations providing community services.
The public is invited to attend this open-house event. Join us to jump-start your career or to take your foundational training/education to the next level. This is also a great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness services in our area.
To RSVP for this event or to learn more information about the employers, organizations and schools represented, visit www.laurelridge.edu/HealthCareFair or contact Janet Finley at [email protected].
Founded in 1970, Laurel Ridge Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. Laurel Ridge offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. Laurel Ridge also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. Laurel Ridge serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Laurel Ridge Community College (Laurel Ridge) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Laurel Ridge Community College. Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.
Laurel Ridge Community College was known as Lord Fairfax Community College until June 2022. For consistency purposes, the college will be referenced as Laurel Ridge going forward.