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Radiography Program alumni and faculty reflect on ‘Decades of Excellence’

Here are some of the members of the Radiography Program’s class of 1974 who came back for the Decades of Excellence event. Back row (from left): Larry Cundiff, Jim Allen, Eddie Haynes, Don Lowe and Roger Haynes. Front row (from left): Joanne Hines and Genia… Continue Reading Radiography Program alumni and faculty reflect on ‘Decades of Excellence’

Surgical Technology Program sees 100% pass rate on board exam for first class of graduates trained entirely at Virginia Western

Students in the 2024 graduating cohort of Ƶ’s Surgical Technology Program have achieved a 100% pass rate on first attempt for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Examination. The 2024 Surgical Technology Program graduates, seen here at their Pinning Ceremony in May, are… Continue Reading Surgical Technology Program sees 100% pass rate on board exam for first class of graduates trained entirely at Virginia Western

Students break for biotechnology with weeklong cell culturing class

Dr. Heather Lindberg instructs students how to add the cells to flasks. Conventional spring break plans typically involve time away from campus for just that, a break. But this past spring, a group of students — not all of whom are pursuing a science-related degree… Continue Reading Students break for biotechnology with weeklong cell culturing class

Virginia Western Dean Amy White receives American Heart Association award

The American Heart Association has honored Amy White, Virginia Western Dean of STEM and Workforce Solutions, with the STEM Goes Red “Roanoke Women in STEM” Award. Ashley Sloan (left) and Amy White at the STEM Goes Red Executive Breakfast. Sloan, who is the lead STEAM… Continue Reading Virginia Western Dean Amy White receives American Heart Association award

Virginia Western honors faculty and staff emeriti

Ƶ awarded emeritus status to three longtime faculty and staff members at Commencement on May 10. Larry Ewing, Administrative & Professional Faculty Emeritus Larry Ewing Larry Ewing worked continuously at Virginia Western for more than 31 years, beginning in 1975. He served… Continue Reading Virginia Western honors faculty and staff emeriti

TRIO students master etiquette with mentorship from the Alumni Association

Together with the Hall Associates Career Center and the Virginia Western Alumni Association, TRIO Support Services organized a Mix & Mingle Etiquette Dinner designed to prepare first-generation college students for the professional world. The dinner, which took place on May 1 at 419 West restaurant,… Continue Reading TRIO students master etiquette with mentorship from the Alumni Association
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