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Contact Information:
Joyce K. Taylor
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4245
Fax: (540) 674-3663
E-mail: jtaylor@nr.edu

Amanda J. Allen
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4301
Fax: (540) 674-3663
E-mail: ajallen@nr.edu
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For Immediate Release


NRCC offers GED prep and career education classes

9/28/2011

GED preparation and career education classes are in session in Radford, Pulaski County, Floyd County and Giles County. Students may enter the sessions anytime throughout the semester.

The GED prep classes will cover math, social studies, science and language arts (reading and writing) topics necessary to prepare students to take the official GED test.

Career education classes teach students to use a computer as a tool in discovering career information, conducting a job search and developing a resume. Additionally, the Virginia Employment Commissionís job listings, the Virginia Education Wizard and other skill matching

Classes dates, times and locations are as follows:

Radford
GED Preparation:
Virginia Workforce Center, Radford VEC Office (206 Third Avenue): Mondays and Fridays, 9 to 11 a.m., through December 16.

Radford Public Library (30 West Main Street): Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 14.

Career Education:
Virginia Workforce Center, Radford VEC Office: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 to 11:30 a.m., October 25 through December 13.

Pulaski County
GED Preparation:
Christ Episcopal Church (144 N. Washington Ave.)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m., through December 15.

Beans and Rice Learning Center (246 N. Washington Ave. Suite B)
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 14.

NRCC Ė Dublin (Edwards Hall, room 234)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 15.

Every weekday, 9 a.m. to noon through December 14.

Floyd County

GED Preparation
Floyd Learning Center (403 Locust Street): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m., through December 15.

Willis Elementary School (5075 Floyd Highway South): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 15.

Career Education
Floyd Learning Center: Thursdays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., through December 15.

Computer Labs
Floyd Learning Center: Mondays, 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m., through December 13.

Giles County
GED Preparation:
Pearisburg Community Center (Wenonah Avenue, Pearisburg): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 15.

Narrows Community Center (Mary Street, Narrows): Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 14 or Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 to 8 p.m. through December 15.

Rich Creek Town Hall (140 North & Spruce Street, Rich Creek): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 15.

Career Education:
Pearisburg Community Center: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., through December 14.

NRCC is also an Official GED Testing Center and has multiple testing dates available in October, November and December at the campus in Dublin and the collegeís site inside the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg.

More information on GED prep, GED testing and career education is available from the Office of Transitional Programs at NRCC at 674-3682.

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