Archive for 'In the News'
Issue: May 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
E.W.TIBBS, JR., APPOINTED CENTRA PRESIDENT AND CEO; MICHAEL BRYANT RESIGNS Centra executive E.W.Tibbs, Jr., has been named the next president and CEO of the Lynchburg-based healthcare system by the full Centra Board of Directors. His appointment was recommended by the executive committee following the resignation of Michael Bryant in April, who served in that post [...]
Issue: April 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
AREVA SPONSORS “JF KICKS FOR A CAUSE” TO FIGHT LOCAL CHILDHOOD HUNGER AREVA hopes to make a difference to the more than 60,000 children in the Blue Ridge region struggling with hunger by supporting the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s BackPack program through a creative collaboration with the Jefferson Forest (JF) Boy’s Varsity Soccer Team. [...]
Issue: March 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
AREVA SPONSORS SWEET BRIAR’S EXPLORE ENGINEERING PROGRAM AREVA Inc., has given $35,000 to be the title sponsor of the AREVA Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College in the summer and fall of 2013 and spring of 2014. Although AREVA has been a partner of the College’s Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program in the [...]
Issue: February 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
STATE RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF CT SCANNER AT NEW CENTRA CENTER The Virginia Department of Health has recommended conditional approval of Centra’s application to put a 64-slice CT scanner in its new Gretna Medical Center, bringing the process one step forward. That recommendation will now go to the state health commissioner, who will make the final [...]
Issue: January 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
B&W MPOWER™ REACTOR CONTROL ROOM SIMULATOR BEGINS OPERATIONS The production-standard control room prototype for The Babcock & Wilcox Company’s (B&W) mPower™ small modular reactor (SMR) is now operational. This engineering simulator is a key milestone in the B&W mPower development program. The B&W mPower control room prototype, located in Lynchburg, is built to the same [...]
Issue: December 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
CASA SEEKS VOLUNTEERS CASA of Central Virginia is seeking volunteers who are interested in becoming Court Appointed Special Advocates. Volunteer applications are being accepted now for a six-week blended learning class. One technology orientation class and five, in-person training sessions will be offered, in addition to web-based activities for a total of 30-plus hours. The [...]
Issue: November 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
CENTRAL VIRGINIA COMMUNITY SERVICES CHANGES NAME Central Virginia Community Services has changed its name to “Horizon Behavioral Health.” The change, implemented on November 1, came after a year of research, planning and final approval from all six localities the agency serves. The agency’s new website, www.HorizonBH.org, also went live November 1. Horizon Behavioral Health has [...]
Issue: October 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
AREVA OPENS NEW U.S. TECHNICAL CENTER The AREVA U.S. Technical Center in Lynchburg is officially open. The U.S. Technical Center is a major component of the AREVA Solutions Complex—a full service campus of development and testing facilities designed to support utility clients and equipment manufacturers. The AREVA Solutions Complex will now be home to the [...]
Issue: September 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
CENTRA ONE OF THE “MOST WIRED” HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS IN U.S. Centra has been named one of the Most Wired healthcare systems in America by H&HN (Hospitals & Health Networks) magazine for the fifth consecutive year. Centra is one of 220 U.S. healthcare systems out of 1,570, including 10 in Virginia, to be recognized for its [...]
Issue: August 2012 by Lynchburg Business.
B&W’S SMALL MODULAR REACTOR INTEGRATED SYSTEM TEST FACILITY ACHIEVES FULL OPERATING CONDITIONS The Babcock & Wilcox Company’s mPower™ reactor Integrated System Test (IST) facility, located at the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research in Bedford County, has reached maximum operating conditions. The purpose of the full-scale facility is to test and evaluate the B&W mPower [...]