Message from the President

Message from Dr. John Rainone

Welcome to Dabney S. Lancaster Community College! Here, student success is our first commitment. DSLCC's Statement of Values stresses that the heart and soul of the college is learning and personal growth. The College provides a warm and supportive environment in which you will gain a quality education whether you are pursuing an associate degree, certificate or just coming back to college for a course or two.

As an effective and affordable comprehensive community college with convenient locations, DSLCC serves as a strong leader in economic development by preparing the workforce in Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt and Rockbridge counties, the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, and Lexington, and the town of Clifton Forge. The college has a positive impact on the communities in this region by affirming the values of learning and service, enriching the lives of students, and enhancing the quality of life in the area.

We invite you to visit our campuses in Clifton Forge and the Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista. Opportunities for learning at DSLCC include experiences in the classroom or on-line, distance education offerings. Unique programs such as The Jackson River Governor's School and Dual Enrollment are just a couple of the wonderful offerings here at DSLCC.

Remember, our faculty and staff are here because you are. They are a resource that you can draw upon for assistance and support. Your success is our success.

Best wishes,

Dr. John J. Rainone President