News & Notes #17

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“Auld Lang Syne”.  You may have heard or sung that Scottish tune that brings to mind people and things from the past, even very “long, long ago.” At year’s end, many of us reflect on all of the things that have impacted our lives during the past twelve months.

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DSLCC Has Highest Fall Enrollment Increase in VCCS

Tags: Community, Dual Enrollment, Programs, Registration

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College had the highest fall enrollment increase in the Virginia Community College System, with numbers up 11% over fall 2015 figures.

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DSLCC Represented at VCCS 50th Anniversary Gala

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Several representatives from Dabney S.

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Heather's Second chance

Tags: Dabney Promise, Financial Aid, Scholarship

Heather Price is heading back to College this Fall, thanks to the Dabney Promise program and encouragement from Heads Up America. Read the story in her own words on the Heads Up America site.

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Camp Nightingale enters Second Year

Tags: Nursing, Programs

The second-year nursing students at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College hosted the second annual “Camp Nightingale”, a one-day orientation for incoming nursing students held the Friday before classes began on the Clifton Forge campus.

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Talent Search Awarded 5-Year Grant

Tags: Community, Programs, Talent Search, TRIO

Dr. John Rainone, President of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, is pleased to announce that the college’s Educational Talent Search TRIO Program has been awarded a five-year $1.7 million grant from the Department of Education that will enable them to continue the program for the next five years.

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DSLCC Student Katie Boggs Selected for Prestigious Award

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Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is pleased to announce that Katie Boggs of Covington has been selected as part of the sixth class of the Valley Proteins Fellows Program, administered by the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. Boggs, a full-time student at DSLCC, is one of only nine individuals statewide selected for the prestigious award.

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DSLCC & Mary Baldwin partnership

Tags: Adult Education, Community, Mary Baldwin, Online, Partnership, Programs

Dr. John Rainone, president of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, met with Dr. Pamela Fox, president of Mary Baldwin College, during a recent visit to Staunton.

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DSLCC Welcomes New Vice President

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Dabney S. Lancaster Community College announces the selection of Dr. Benjamin Worth for the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Worth comes to DSLCC with over twenty years of community college experience, formerly serving as the Dean of Distance Learning at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, Kentucky. While at BCTC, Dr.

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DSLCC Capital Campaign Passes $4M Mark

Tags: Community, Educational Foundation

The largest comprehensive fund-raising campaign in the 53-year history of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College passed the $4 million mark, it was announced Wednesday at a celebration gathering on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus. The original goal of “Imagine, Invest, Inspire – The Campaign for DSLCC”, launched last September by the DSLCC Educational Foundation, was $3.5 million.

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