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Regional Academy


The primary focus of The Regional Academy is exposure and preparation. We want our students to have a real sense of what these professions encompass and to walk out of our program more than ready for what they will encounter in an undergraduate program or in the career field. One way of doing that is to make sure that our students interact with professionals on a daily basis. In addition to engineering and healthcare skill sets, the program focuses on developing other essential skills such as teamwork, collaboration, leadership, and communication skills.

The Regional Academy offers:

  • challenging academics
  • open-ended problems
  • project based learning
  • state-of-the-art labs and equipment
  • college level content
  • industry-standard software


Contact Us

Terry Drumheller, Program Coordinator

Phone: 540-857-6366

Brenda Morrison, Program Administration

Phone: 540-857-6731

Carole Graham, Dean of Health Professions

Phone: 540-857-6696

Richard Clark, Professor and Program Head of Engineering

Phone: 540-857-6262

Daniel C. Horine, Program Head of Advanced Technology in Mechatronics

Phone: 540-857-6110