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Scholarships Available - Apply Now

STEM Takes Flight Scholarship $5000 info at www.vsgc.odu.edu/stemtakesflight due November 17, 2014

RU NextGen STEM Leaders Scholarship $5000 and up at www.radford.edu/sstem. See Mrs. Eaton and Dr. Filer to apply.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships at www.ptk.org/scholarships due December 4, 2014

 

Students Earn Professional Certifications

The following students have earned certifications during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Adobe Associate

Flash CS6 2014
- Steven Banks
- Kayla Dixon
- Brian Etzel
- Justin Frazier
- Christopher Gregory
- Lori Miller
- Dylan Ondell
- Christopher Smith
- Helen Wagle

The following earned certs during the 2013-14 academic year.

Web Design Specialist CS6 (Passed 3 exams)
- Ramee Hamad

Photoshop CS6 2014
- Steven Banks
- Brenda Biczel
- Austin Bowen
- Seth Clemens
- Susan Crockett
- Justin Frazier
- Andrew Gardner
- Christopher Gregory
- Ramee Hamad
- Bonese Harris
- David Leister
- Michael Murphy
- Dylan Ondell
- Jacy Simmons
- Robert Vaughn
- Helen Wagle

Dreamweaver CS6
-Brenda Biczel
- Kayla Dixon
- Eric Legg
- Phillip McElraft
- Ramee Hamad
- Jack Hambly
- Cody Rigney
- Robert Vaughn



InDesign

- Bryce Wade

Illustrator
- Robert Vaughn

CompTIA

A+ Fundamentals
- Daniel Harless
- Travis Hill
- Keith Lane
- Phillip McElraft
- Aaron Orr
- Scott Stull
- D’Riche York

Security+
- Phillip McElraft
- George Williams
- Chris Plemmons
- John Mercier
- Chris Pauley
- Tim Coyle
- Justin Nipper
- Eric Porterfield

Network+
- George Williams
- Jacob Henly
- Justin Nipper
- Jon Mercier
- Eric Porterfield


 

In the News - NRCC Computer Club

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

Internships Available NRCC Games Studio

We are looking for artists, animators, game designers and programmers to intern this summer or fall 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 (ceaton@nr.edu) or visit her at Mall 110 Office

NRCC Students
@ RU Programming Contest

On March 22, 2014 Gannon Combs, Matthew Campbell and James Beamer won second place in the programming contest held at Radford University.

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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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: October 22, 2014