FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2011
Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy
LEESBURG — The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors presented a resolution Monday, May 2, to Craig Linebaugh, chief academic operating officer of the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, commending the campus on its 20th anniversary:
“Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Loudoun Country Board of Supervisors hereby commends The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on its 20th anniversary; and expresses its gratitude to the University for its contribution to the economy of Loudoun County and for educating its citizens to fill jobs of the twenty-first century.”
Sponsored by Supervisor Lori Waters, all nine members of the Board of Supervisors approved and signed the resolution.
“The George Washington University is honored that the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has joined us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Loudoun County,” said Mr. Linebaugh. “We are grateful for the ongoing support of the county government and the residents of Loudoun County and look forward to continuing to work with them to make Loudoun the best place to live, learn and work.”
The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus, established in Loudoun County in 1991, is a robust center for innovative research, graduate education and regional corporate partnerships. As the university's science and technology campus, it hosts a dozen centers of excellence in critical areas such as energy science and technology, transportation safety and high performance computing. The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus also combines its research excellence with more than 20 exceptional graduate degree and certificate programs in business, education, and engineering and unique undergraduate programs in the health sciences. GW has been educating Virginians for more than 50 years, beginning in Hampton Roads in 1958 and expanding its service across the Commonwealth, notably in Arlington, Alexandria and Ashburn. For more information on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, visit www.gwvirginia.gwu.edu.