NRCC Information Technology

2014-2015 CS/IT Outstanding Students

IT Outstanding Students
L to R: Frank Brooks for IT Game Design, Dylan Ondell for IT Mobile Apps, Lori Miller for IT, Erika LeonGuerrero for IT Networks.
Not Pictured Jason Herald for GS CS, and Matthew Scanland for Eng CS. Photo by Carlotta Eaton.

Space Grant STEM $5000 Scholarship

Eric Pannell
Eric Pannell was one of the 15 college students to earn a STEM Takes Flight Scholarship. He attended the Virginia Space Grant Conference at NASA Research on April 17th.

In the News

Dylan Ondell
Click image to read article about IT graduate Dylan Ondell in The Southwest Times 5-13-15

Students Earn Professional Certifications

The following students have earned certifications during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Adobe Associate
Flash CC
- Sylvia Gallimore
- Erika LeonGuerrero
- Jeremy Mikus
- Travis Newman
- Jesse Phillips
- Taylor Radley
- Kim Sardin
- Justin Schwartz
- Mason Turbyfill

Web Design Specialist CC (3 exams)

Dreamweaver CC

Photoshop CC


Internet Business Associate





Microsoft MTA

Security Fundamentals
- Frank Brooks
- Hunter Carbaugh
- Cody Coleman
- Logan Dishon
- William Epperly
- Christine Groome
- Nicole Linkous
- Molly Ramirez-Gaston
- Eric Pannell
- Skylar Perdue
- David Rathbone
- Steven Scott
- Kendall Sisson
- Hari Talari


A+ Certification (2 Exams Fully Certified)

A+ Certification (1 Exam)


CIW Network Technology Associate

In the News - NRCC Computer Club

Computer Club Video
WDBJ 7 May 5, 2014
Computer club rehabbing old computers and then giving them away.

Free Textbook Links

Thought you might find this article useful: The Price is Right: 11 Excellent Sites for Free Digital Textbooks. Here are the best sites for digital books that won't cost your students a dime.
To view the complete page, please visit:
Price is Right for Digital Textbooks from Campus Technology Magazine

Also visit Safari Books Online through the NRCC Library site

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Who's Who Amoung Students in American Junior Colleges (3.5 GPA)
- Hunter Carbaugh
- Suan Crockett
- "Tanner" Epperly
- Sylvia Gallimore
- Jason Herald
- Jonathan Mercier
- Lori Miller

Phi Theta Kappa Graduates (3.2 GPA)
- Steven Banks
- Frank Brooks
- Susan Crockett
- Jason Herald
- Erika LeonGuerrero
- Lori Miller
- "Dylan" Ondell
- Sherry Wiatt

Advanced Learners Program Graduates - ITP 251 Class
- Mike Cisneros
- Daniel Harless
- Jason Herald
- Erika LeonGuerrero
- Kimberly Morris
- Aaron Orr
- Christopher Plemmons
- Sherry Wiatt

Summer and Fall 2015 Internships Available NRCC Games Studio

We are looking for artists, animators, game designers and programmers to intern this spring or summer with the NRCC Games Studio.

You will work with a team of 2-3 students over the semester to create an educational game that will be available in the iPhone store. This is a great opportunity to add to your ePortfolio.

The internship is unpaid and be taken as ITP 290 for 3 credits. You can also do the internship non-credit if you do not need the credit hours.

Hours Required:

  • 14 hours/ week for 10 weeks for summer semester
  • 10 hours/week for 14 weeks for fall semester

Skill Requirements:

  • Flash and/or Photoshop for artists
  • GameMaker for game designers and programmers
  • Programming Skills for programmers

To apply send request to Mrs. Eaton ( or visit her at Mall 110 Office

NRCC Games Studio

NRCC GamesAll games available now from Apple's iPhone App store and iTunes. Click a game icon to view iTunes details.

Updated to iOS 7

Leo and Luna Series

Grammar DragonGrammar Dragon Wizards Luna & Leo rescue your friends from the castle captured by the dragon as you identify parts of speech. Available 10/24/10.

Opposite OceanOpposite Ocean - Antonyms Wizards Luna & Leo go into the ocean, and you earn pearls and coins from the clam for identifying antonyms. Available 08/06/10.

Same Meaning MagicSame Meaning Magic Synonyms Wizards Luna & Leo go into the garden, and you earn coins & jewels from the wishing well to identify synonyms. Available 07/18/10. Read more.

Same Sound Spell Bound Same Sound Spell Bound - Homonyms Wizards Luna & Leo practice spells in the castle. Animal statues come to life or turn to dust as you use homonyms correctly. Available 06/10/10. Read more.

Will Be Updated Summer to iOS 7

Aesop's QuestAesop's Quest
Read the Aesop stories and play reading games. Available 06/22/11. Read more.

Portion PlatterPortion Platter
Divide cookies, candy and milk glass into percentages & fractions. Available 02/28/11.

Factor RaceFactor Race Algebra
Move your car around the race track as you factor equations. Available 01/14/11.

Spelling CatSpelling Cat
Put your spelling word list in every week. Play missing letter, scramble or speak easy games. Available 10/20/10.


Last updated: November 20, 2015