Monthly Archives: February 2009

Drop Date: The Knight Rider Comic

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Smoking Shelters

Changes are coming to New River for smokers.  Due to a state law that was presented to Community Colleges this year it is against the law to smoke within twenty five feet of any door. According to Tony Nicolo, the … Continue reading

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Students Show Their School Spirit In Richmond

In January several lucky students went to Richmond to represent New River and to lobby for student issues to our area Delegates. According to Public Relations Specialist Joyce Taylor, there were eight students who participated this year. Those who went with … Continue reading

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The SGA Update

Here are the SGA’s current projects and their progress. President Melissa Kittinger-Surratt continues to clean around NRCC, throwing discarded trash in the garbage can. She also states that the mentorship program, a group of people who offer general support, lacks … Continue reading

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Lounge Update

Since spring semester began, students have noticed the changes to the student lounge.  A meeting was held last week to discuss further renovation. While nothing final was decided, Tony Nicolo, Director of Facilities Services, said the former canteen area will be opened … Continue reading

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The True Golden Age of Gaming

For many of us the Super Nintendo represents the true golden age of video games. With nostalgia I think back to those early mornings before school, waking up before anyone else did so I would have a chance to play … Continue reading

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The Intern: An Ongoing Report

Things have been going well in my internship. Ben Kramer has been teaching me how to complete Purchase Orders, Local Fund Requests, and Transmittals. Some of it can get confusing at times, but I am doing quite well with it … Continue reading

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Age and Enrollment at NRCC

As the world shudders under the weight of economic crisis, every aspect of American society is feeling the downturn. College campuses are no exception. Let’s take a moment now to break the zombie-like trance we float in from class to … Continue reading

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Student Activities For February 25th Through March 11th

Wednesday, February 25, 2009: The LPN Program will hold a free blood pressure screening in Rooker hall, room 228 from 11 am to 1pm. Hand washing hygiene and body mass index will also be taken. Refreshments and hot apple cider … 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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