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Former Springsteen Vocalist to Perform at NRCC

Robbin Thompson, whose long career took off when Bruce Springsteen recruited him to sing with Steel Mill, Springsteen’s early band, will perform in Richardson Auditorium in Rooker Hall at New River on Thursday, October 8th from 1:30 to 2:30.   … Continue reading

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Presenting the Fall 2009 SGA

The results are in and the students of New River Community College have selected their representatives for the Student Government Association for Fall 2009.  The new President is Meagan Willis and Felicia Hoston will serve as Vice President.  The new … Continue reading

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VOTE! SGA Elections Thursday and Friday

Exercise your democratic rights and vote in the Student Government Association elections tomorrow and Friday.  You don’t have to leave the comfort of your computer to participate!  Simply log in to Blackboard (even if you do not have any Blackboard … Continue reading

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Student Activities Award Banquet

On Thursday May 7th New River Community College’s honor society Phi Theta Kappa held an awards dinner for the school’s clubs. Many clubs attended to honor their members.  The Martial Arts club held a demonstration of their skills that they … Continue reading

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President’s Award Ceremony

On Tuesday April 28th 2009 in Edward 117, the President’s Award Ceremony will honor top students at NRCC.  Who’s Who of America’s Junior Colleges, Outstanding Student’s in academic programs and all new Phi Theta Kappa members will be recognized at … Continue reading

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Have You Met Ginny Yet?

How do I pick a major?  What is out there for a career for me when I graduate?  Can I take classes at other community colleges in Virginia?  You need to visit with Ginny! Ginny is the host of the … Continue reading

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Money Tight? Here are some tips!

Always make a list before you go shopping.  Impulse purchases are cut to a minimum when you hit the store with a plan in hand. Invite friends over for a pot luck instead of meeting at a restaurant for dinner. … Continue reading

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New River Community College: A Place For A Free Press

The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States says that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the … Continue reading

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Academic Advising, or, You’ll Never Walk Alone

Advisor, (ad-vis-or), n., person who signs your graduation application. For the vast majority of New River students, an academic advisor is a shadowy figure. Students know they have an advisor, but aren’t sure why, and sometimes aren’t sure who that … Continue reading

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SGA Executive Offices Shuffled!

Last Thursday, the 19th of February, Joey Sclafani resigned as president of the SGA. When asked why, he never commented. Sclafani will now take the position of senator. Your new executive office contains: President Melissa Kittinger-Surratt Vice President Emily Polan … Continue reading

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