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Fiber Optic Installers

Start Your Career as a Fiber Optic Installer

Published: July 7, 2024

The demand for Fiber Optic Installers is increasing due to the widespread use of fiber optics for high-speed internet, television, and phone services, and the growing need for data centers in Virginia and surrounding states.

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Partners In Your Success

Published: July 2, 2024

Every day, local businesses face challenges that could undermine their success — challenges such as adapting to new technology, managing turnover, and even keeping up with changes in industry and […]

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Securing Tomorrow’s Job: Data Center Technician Program Through Laurel Ridge

Published: January 19, 2024

Samantha Brill, a program manager at Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions, and Raphael Caballero, an IT instructor, recently appeared on The River’s 95.3’s radio show, The Valley Today to discuss the high demand for data center technicians.

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Edwin Trujillo: From Laurel Ridge alumnus to employee

Published: January 5, 2024

Laurel Ridge Community College graduate Edwin Trujillo has found himself a valuable employee of the college. He has put his associate degree and certifications to great use.

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Webinar Replay: Workplace Wellness

Published: September 7, 2023

Promote Wellness at Your Workplace Promote an environment of wellness and at the same time concentrate on individual and organizational needs. A focus on Workplace Wellness can lead to a […]

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Valley Today: Fauquier Trades Center

Published: August 16, 2023

Our conversation today with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing for Laurel Ridge Community College gave details about the new Fauquier trades center (Skilled Trades Center) set to open in a […]

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Webinar: Partners In Your Success

Published: August 16, 2023

In this webinar, we will discuss the impact of our Leadership Development programs and what local businesses have to say about positive outcomes. Learn how we can be Partners in Your […]

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Jazmine Sebestyen: Fast-track programs helped put her into thriving new healthcare career

Published: March 18, 2023

When she graduated from high school in 2021, Jazmine Sebestyen knew she wanted to work in the medical field in some capacity. After her family moved to Front Royal from […]

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Aaron Winfree: CompTIA Upskilling Leads To New Career Path

Published: March 18, 2023

Aaron Winfree has turned to Laurel Ridge several times when he’s needed to upskill. He’s earned an associate degree and multiple credentials from the college, and is on his way […]

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Valley Today: Mechatronics Program

Published: March 13, 2023

Our conversation today with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing for Laurel Ridge Community College featured Dwayne McAlexander, a program instructor for their Megatronics Program. Dwayne walked us through a typical class and […]

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