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Upcoming Events

NRCC Student Activities Announcements: September 22-26, 2014


Monday, September 22:

-Calling All Chess Players! Students who are interested in playing in this tournament are asked to be in the lounge on Monday, September 22, at 3:00 p.m. There are no advance sign-ups for this event. Single elimination matches will be played until the tournament winners are decided. 3rd place: $10.00 Walmart gift card 2nd place: $15.00 Walmart gift card 1st place: $25.00 Walmart gift card Sponsored by NRCC Student Activities.



Tuesday, September 23:

-Phi Theta Kappa will hold a chapter meeting in Edwards Board Room from 11:00 am until 12:pm. All members and interested students are invited to attend. Contact advisor Brian Clark for details ; bclark@nr.edu or 540-674-3600, ext 4249. PTK membership campaign :The deadline to enroll in Phi Theta Kappa is Tuesday, Sept 23. Brian will be accepting applications at his office until 3:00 p.m. and students may join online until 11:59 p.m. .



-Cru, a Christian social club, will meet in the Lounge from 1:00 pm to 2:00pm this day. Please contact student leader David Edney for details; dle29496@email.vccs.edu



-Calling all Ping Pong Players! Students who are interested in playing in this tournament are asked to be in the Lounge ready to play on Tuesday, September 23, at 3:00 p.m. There are no advance sign-ups for this event. Single player, Single elimination ( 1- on -1 games ) 3rd place: $10.00 Walmart gift card 2nd place: $15.00 Walmart gift card 1st place: $25.00 Walmart gift card Sponsored by NRCC Student Activities



-The Student Government Association will meet at 4:30 pm in the Edwards Corporate Board Room and the Mall Site Conference Room, C108.All elected senators and officers should attend and interested students are welcome to attend. Contact Advisor Ben Kramer for details ; bkramer@nr.edu or 540-674-3600, ext. 4431



Wednesday, September 24:

-Our first SOCCER practice will take place at the Dublin Lions Club field on Wednesday from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The field is located off of Bagging Plant Road in Dublin. All students are invited to attend. We will complete forms, discuss team plans, get to know each other and play some pick up games. Questions? Contact Coach Ben Kramer at bkramer@nr.edu or 540-674-3600, ext. 4431.



-Calling all Pool Players! Students who are interested in playing in this tournament are invited to be in the Lounge on Wednesday, September 24 at 2:30 p.m. There are no advance sign-ups for this event. Single elimination games will be held for the entire tournament. 3rd place: $10.00 Walmart gift card 2nd place: $15.00 Walmart gift card 1st place: $25.00 Walmart gift card Sponsored by NRCC Student Activities.



Thursday, September 25:

-Wells Fargo will have a representative in the Lounge from 10:00 am until 12:30 am to provide information to students and employees about their banking services. Billie Linkous is their representative and she may be reached for more information by email at billie.linkous@wellsfargo.com



-Brenda Workman from Bluefield College's Online Programs will visit to share information about continuing your college studies at Bluefield. She will be here from 10:30 am to 12:30pm at a designated visitor's table in the Lounge.



-Cru, a Christian social club, will meet in the Lounge from 1:00 pm to 2:00pm this day. Please contact student leader David Edney for details; dle29496@email.vccs.edu



-Calling all video game players! Students interested in participating, please be in the Lounge ready to play on Thursday, September 25th, at 11:00 a.m. There are no advance signups. Game to be decided upon by the majority of players participating. Single player, Single elimination ( 1- on -1 games ) 3rd place: $10.00 Walmart gift card 2nd place: $15.00 Walmart gift card 1st place: $25.00 Walmart gift card. Sponsored by NRCC Student Activities



Friday, September 26:SPIRIT DAY!!

The NRCC Foundation is looking for the most spirited functional area or club! Dress in your red, grey and blue, and on Friday, and they will visit to judge your functional area or club and it's display of NRCC college spirit! The winning area or club will have the honor of designating $200 to the Foundation account of their choice. Also, the Bookstore will offer 20% off it's merchandise from September 22-26. Let's go New River! Questions? Contact Erika Tolbert at etolbert@nr.edu





-Dr. Ben Kramer will be available at the Mall site from 8 am until 5pm to make ID cards and advise students as needed



Here are the following winners of the Constitution Quiz Contest.

1st place: Suzetta Simpkins

2nd place: Elizabeth Battaglia

3rd place: Barb Clerk

4th place: Curtis Spurlock

Congratulations to the winners! Thanks for participating!

Please contact or visit Student Activities with your ID to claim your prize.




Ongoing Announcements:
-Once again this semester the NRCC Computer Club is awarding refurbished computers to deserving students to help further their education. You could be a recipient! Follow the link below to apply for a free computer. Applications will be accepted until October 17, 2014 and award recipients will be informed by email no later than October 31, 2014. Apply today! Only one application per student please.

http://bit.ly/XLtEfo



This Weekend:

Phi Theta Kappa is hosting a tailgate party at the Virginia Tech Football game. Contact advisor Brain Clark for details; bclark@nr.edu or 540-674-3600, ext. 4249.



The baseball team has a 100 inning game scheduled today. For details, contact Coach Wes Adcock at wadcock@nr.edu or 540-674-3600, ext. 4461.



In Our Community:

(-A message from a fellow NRCC student who is concerned) UVA Student Hannah Graham has been missing since last weekend and the Virginia State Emergency Management is wanting help Saturday for a mass search. If you wish to assist them, you must have a drivers license and registration.

Here are the links

http://wavy.com/2014/09/19/va-seeks-volunteers-for-uva-student-search/



http://helpfindhannah.brmrg.org

Thank you!

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-Claytor Lake State Park Located at 6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive Dublin VA 24084
09/27/2014 National Public Lands Day and Stewardship Virginia 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. New Time Are you nuts about parks? Here's your chance to show it. Volunteers are encouraged to collect acorns, walnuts, and hickory nuts throughout the park for future planting. Click on the link below to sign up as a volunteer. http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/volnteer.shtml Location - Claytor Lake State Park Howe House Phone - (540) 643-2500



Have a great week, everyone!



Dr. Benjamin Kramer
Activities Counselor
New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Martin Hall, Room 121
Dublin, VA 24084
bkramer@nr.edu
540-674-3600 ext. 4431
540-674-3644 (Fax)