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New UARM Web Design Certificate of Proficiency

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain is offering a new Certificate of Proficiency in Web Design. Course in the certificate will provide students with a basic background in designing a webpage. This certificate will be available for students beginning in the spring 2017 semester, pending ADHE approval.  The certificate can be completed in one year. Areas covered include, introduction to website ...

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RMCC Officially Becomes Part of UA System

BY MELANIE BUCK – “Today was truly a historic day for Rich Mountain Community College,” said President Phillip Wilson following the announcement that Rich Mountain Community College has been officially incorporated into the University of Arkansas System after months of talks between the two institutions. The UA Board approved the measure unanimously this morning, Thursday [May 26, 2016], which also ...

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RMCC Board of Trustees Approves Merger with UA – Awaiting UA Approval

BY MELANIE BUCK – Rich Mountain Community College has announced the Board of Trustees’ decision concerning the much-anticipated merger with the University of Arkansas that has been in development for months. On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, President Dr. Phillip Wilson met with the RMCC Board of Trustees to present a resolution requesting a formal partnership between RMCC and the UA System.  The ...

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RMCC Announces Annual Christmas Open House

Rich Mountain Community College will host their Christmas Open House on Tuesday, December 1st from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. RMCC said this is their way of saying ‘thank you’ to the students and communities they serve. They encourage everyone to come by and enjoy holiday treats and meet their Board of Trustees, Foundation Board of Directors, staff, and faculty. ...

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DAV Donate to Marine Corps League Scholarship Fund

James Scott, lifetime member of Disabled American #46, presented Nathan Roth, Commandant of Mena Marine Corps League Detachment #1261, a check in the amount of $500 that will be used for their Herbert A. Littleton Scholarship Fund at Rich Mountain Community College. “Our community is a very caring community. Like many, we know that education is the key to success and ...

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RMCC September Student of the Month

Christi Shea Freeze has been chosen as the RMCC Student Support Services’ Student of the Month for September, 2015.  Shea is a wife, Salvation Army volunteer, and English tutor in RMCC’s Learning Enrichment Advising Center.  She began attending RMCC in the fall of 2014 and is working on her Associate of Arts degree in elementary education.  She plans to graduate ...

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RMCC Nursing Students to Benefit from New Course Delivery

SUBMITTED – The Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium has announced an alternative course delivery in addition to the current face-to-face education being offered for the fall semester. The Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) is a group of eight community colleges that collaborated to provide students an opportunity for an Associate Degree in Registered Nursing. Rich Mountain Community College’s Mena ...

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U.S. Congressmen Boozman and Westerman Visit RMCC

BY MELANIE BUCK – U.S. Senator John Boozman and U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman visited Rich Mountain Community College today, Thursday, May 28. RMCC President Phillip Wilson led the two on a tour of the facilities and expressed the impact that a community college has on those in the area around them. Wilson said, “We have programs that change lives. Please ...

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RMCC’s Relay for Life 3-Person Scramble Set for May 2

BY MELANIE BUCK – Rich Mountain Community College Relay for Life Team has announced their annual 3-Person Scramble Fundraiser. This will be the 5th year for the event and raises an average of $1,000 per event. The Scramble will be Saturday, May 2, at the Ouachita Country Club, just off of Hwy. 88 East, in Mena, beginning at 1 p.m. ...

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RMCC Student Support Services Announces March Student of the Month

Student Support Services has announced Sherry Fowler as student of the month for March 2015.  Sherry was chosen because she manages to be an honor student despite having to face many challenges.  She is a sophomore at RMCC, working part-time, raising her granddaughter, and dealing with health issues, yet she finds time to assist her classmates.  Sherry says, “I started ...

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