New River Community College is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. NRCC will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 8:00 a.m. All of us at New River Community College wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
The primary purpose of BAA is to provide and enhance opportunities to increase consciousness of black culture and recognize and celebrate its contribution to society.
Advisor - Jeff Levy, ext. 4362, (firstname.lastname@example.org) Office – Mall Site, Rm 121
This club is for New River Community College students interested in Christian support, and fellowship.
Advisor - David Filer, ext. 4272, (email@example.com) Office – Mall Site, Rm 125
This club focuses on the skills of repairing and creating computers for campus and community use.
This club seeks to foster and promote cycling as a healthy exercise and lifelong recreational pursuit within the New River Community College community and NRCC’s service region.
This club seeks to promote knowledge of the fine arts through various activities, events, and performances. Additionally the Fine Arts Club strives to involve the entire NRCC community in the immersion and enjoyment of theatre, art, music, dance, and architecture.
The primary goal of the History/Current Events Club is to provide students with the opportunity to discuss historically significant events, contemporary issues, and make connections between the two for a better understanding of both history and current events.
Advisor - Bonnie Graham, ext. 4318, (firstname.lastname@example.org) Office – Godbey 40
This club is designed for students interested in early childhood education and child development.
Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity
The Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity seeks to raise the standards of productive artistic work at New River Community College, increase the awareness of the Art program, and provide an open forum for discussion, informal study and communication among artists at NRCC and within NRCC’s service region. Eligibility is based primarily on achievement in Art (12 credit hours & 3.0 Art GPA) and an overall GPA of 2.0.
PTK is the national honor society for American Junior and Community Colleges. Membership is offered to those who achieve academic excellence (GPA of 3.2 and above) and have completed at least 12 credits of college level classes.
Advisor - Jason Watson, ext. 4435, (email@example.com) Office – Godbey 61
The goal of Psychology Club is to promote the study of psychology, provide educational enrichment, promote personal development, and provide service to the campus and the community. Joining the Psychology Club offers students an opportunity to meet others with common interests, learn more about psychology, and get involved in events on campus.
SGA offers students an opportunity to develop and utilize leadership skills and serves as a vital link of communication between students, administration and faculty. It works to provide leadership necessary for the responsibilities of initiating new policies, services, and activities for the benefit of students.
This club is designed for international students and for anyone in the NRCC campus community that has an interest in learning about other peoples, countries, and cultures.
Advisor - Mike Harris, ext. 4368, (firstname.lastname@example.org) Office – Godbey 73
This club provides a forum for students to share amateur radio and its value to the general public as a non-commercial voluntary communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications.
Advisor - Janet Hanks, ext. 4467, (email@example.com) Office – Martin 211
This club provides an online newspaper/magazine forum for student journalists to write about the life and times of New River Community College
PBL is a national fraternity for students pursuing a college education who are interested in developing leadership, communications, and team skills. The club also provides an opportunity for meeting and networking with others at the local, state, or national levels. PBL meets every first and third Tuesday of the month in Godbey 160 during the semester.
The NRCC Student Activities Office sponsors on and off campus sports opportunities for students. On campus opportunities are usually held in the form of organized tournaments in chess, card games, table tennis, pool, and board games. The dates for these tournaments are usually announced at the beginning of each semester.
NRCC also offers competitive teams in baseball, softball, and men's basketball. Baseball participates as a member of NJCAA Region 10 while men's basketball and softball participate as club sport teams. Other competitive opportunities such as volleyball and men's soccer may be offered for 2016/17 depending upon student interest. Additional club teams may be formed with student interest and support from student activities and the college administration. Please contact the Student Activities Coordinator, Rod Reedy at 540-674-3600, ext. 4358 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions concerning current NRCC sports teams or questions about the future formation of any intramural or club sports teams.
The men's basketball club team practices locally and plays a schedule of approx 30 games with other college level teams in Virginia. Workouts begin in late August and the season runs from late October through early March. For more information, contact Coach Lamar Martin at 704-258-6327 or email@example.com.
The baseball team competes with other colleges in Region 10 of the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association, which includes Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The team consists of 30 players who try out the second week of fall semester. The top 30 players who qualify academically will be selected for the team. Any player who comes to the tryouts and was not selected for the team originally, will be offered a spot on the team if any openings occur during the fall or spring season. The fall season runs through the end of October and has 10 to 15 games. The regular season begins in February and runs through the first weekend in May and includes up to 40 games. All of the players must have a 2.0 cumulative and semester grade point average, and must be enrolled for at least 12 credits at all times during fall practice or the spring season in order to maintain eligibility. For more information, contact Wes Adcock at 674-3600. ext. 4461.
Soccer is a co-ed intramural club which may expand to club competition for 2016-17 depending upon student interest and involvement. To be eligible for intercollegiate competition, players must take at least 9 credits of NRCC classes and have a cumulative and semester GPA of at least 2.0. For more information, contact Rod Reedy at 540-674-3600, ext. 4358 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The lady Muskies club softball team competes with other colleges in the Region. The team consists of up to 15 female students who try out. The top 15 players who qualify academically will be selected for the team. Workouts begin in late August and the competition season occurs Spring semester January through early May. Eligibility requirements include registration for a minimum of 9 credit hours and a 2.0 GPA. For more information, contact Rod Reedy at 540-674-3600, ext. 4358 or email@example.com
Depending upon student interest and involvement NRCC hopes to offer Volleyball in 2016/17 as a competitive female sport. Workouts would begin in September and the season would occur mid-October through early March. Eligibility requirements include registration for a minimum of 9 credit hours ans a 2.0 GPA. For more information, contact coach John Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rod Reedy at 540-674-3600, ext. 4358.
Organizations may be established within the college for any legal purpose. Affiliation with an extramural organization such as a national society shall not disqualify the college branch.
A. A group shall become an organization when formally recognized by the official student and faculty committees. The following requirements shall be met:
B. College facilities may be assigned to college organizations and community civic groups for regular business meetings, for social programs, and for programs open to the public unless in the opinion of the college President the group or the planned program poses a serious threat to the continued well-being and safety of the institution. Reasonable conditions may be imposed to regulate the timeliness of the requests, to regulate time and use, and to insure proper maintenance. (Contact the Division of Arts and Sciences, Godbey 132, ext. 3611.)
C. An individual, group or organization may use the college name only with the expressed or delegated authority of the college President.
D. Publications: Editorial freedom of the student press entails a corollary obligation under the canons of responsible journalism. All student publications shall explicitly state on the editorial page that the opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the college or its student body. Generally, college punitive action shall be limited to conduct which adversely affects the college community's pursuit of its educational objectives.