Founded in 1967, Blue Ridge Community College serves the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Comprehensive programs of instruction include associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry. Blue Ridge Community College is part of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), home to Virginia's 23 community colleges.
Humans of BRCC is part of the ongoing College QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) initiative, and is connected to the SACS-COC reaccreditation of the institution. HofBRCC centers on increasing student ability to understand the perspective of others through the creation of a project similar to the well-known Humans of New York book and website. The College uses the project to enhance students' knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to relate to others from different perspectives.