Author Archives: Emily Polan

About Emily Polan

Emily is 20 and attends New River Community College in the Forensic Science Program.  She was homeschooled from birth on, but started at NRCC when she was 16. She was on the SGA last year as a senator and enjoyed her tenure very much. This semester she is excited to be the Vice President and complete her goals for the student body.

Poker Walk and Tricycle Race at NRCC

On April 30th 2009 the pavilion near Godbey Hall was transformed into a huge party.  Assistant Professor and Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Brian Clark organized and hosted the annual Poker Walk and Tricycle Race previously intended for Faculty and staff, … Continue reading

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Rehearsal For Grads

Are you graduating?  If so, this is the place to be.  Graduation practices will be held Monday May 4th in Edwards 117 at 3 separate times for an hour each.  Come at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.  Free … Continue reading

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Graduation Announcement

Spring Commencement Ceremonies will be held May 15th 2009 at 6:30pm in Edwards 117.  Seating is limited, but classrooms will be open around campus with a live tele-feed of the ceremony if the main hall is too crowded.  If you … 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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Top Movies from NRCC Students

Top Movies by Erin Long Shawshank Redemption Stranger than Fiction Fight Club Dead Poet’s Society Into the Wild Elizabethtown American History X Walk the Line Garden State Forrest Gump Good Night and Good Luck Chocolat Benny and Joon Top Movies … Continue reading

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Facebook Changes

Have you seen Facebook recently? If you Twitter, you might have thought you logged into the wrong site. Facebook has just released another brand new design to its users. The majority of these users absolutely hate the new layout, yet … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Clinic at NRCC

Last Wednesday the practical nursing students held a blood pressure clinic.  Almost 200 people participated in 2 hours!  Thanks to everyone who helped our nursing students.

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Graduation Information

[Editors Note: Tammy Smith of who is the Office Supervisor Admissions & Records said: "Although the deadline for submitting the application for spring 2009 graduation has passed, the admissions office will continue to accept applications until the end of the semester. … Continue reading

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Emily Polan–Writer of the Week

Emily Polan is in her final year at New River Community College.  She attended NRCC Distance Ed for 2 1/2 years as a dual-enrolled homeschooled high school student. Having starting full-time in the fall of 2007 in the Forensic Science … Continue reading

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Off Season Hours at NRCC

Here are the hours of operation for those 6 weeks in an easy to read form.  The entire college will close on December 23rd at noon and will remain closed until January 5th. The Bookstore Special Buy Back hours at … Continue reading

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