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RMCC Hosted Successful Events with Special Guest, Craig Karges

SUBMITTED – On September 9, 2015, Rich Mountain Community College hosted its 2nd Annual Senior Day event in the Ouachita Center with over 425 people in attendance.  Students from Caddo Hills, Cossatot River, Mena, Mt. Ida, Ouachita River, Smithville, and Waldron high schools joined together in the Dick and Frances Carver Grand Hall to learn about what RMCC has to offer ...

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Marines Donate to RMCC Scholarship Fund

SUBMITTED – On Friday, August 21, 2015, James Scott and Nathan Roth representing the Herbert A. Littleton Marine Corp League Detachment presented a check to the RMCC Foundation for $6,000 for the Herbert A. Littleton Memorial Endowment Scholarship.  The scholarship fund was established by the Marine Corps League Detachment 1261 with the RMCC Foundation in 2010 to enhance opportunities for RMCC ...

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RMCC Hosts Orientation

Rich Mountain Community College will be hosting registration on August 3rd thru 6th and August 19th thru 22nd. New Student Orientation will be on August 20th and 21st and the first day of classes for the 2015 Fall Semester will be on August 24th. Rich Mountain Community College has been an asset to Polk County and the surrounding area since ...

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RMCC’s President & Vice President Academic Achievement Lists

Rich Mountain Community College has released their President and Vice President’s lists for academic achievement for the spring semester of 2015. In order to qualify for the President’s list, students must maintain a grade point average of 4.0. To qualify for the Vice President’s list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average. On the President’s list are: Sharlene Balkenhol, ...

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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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RMCC Announces New Sewing & Quilting Classes

Sign up now for Sewing and Quilting classes beginning in July at Rich Mountain Community College. Pyramid Stash Tote is a one day class from Noon to 3PM on Wednesday, July 15. Suitable for beginner and intermediate sewists. Bargello Table Runner is a one day class from 9AM to 5PM on Wednesday, August 5. Both beginner and intermediate quilters will enjoy this patchwork class. Just Machine ...

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Weather Forces Postponement of “The Bert” Golf Tournament

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Bert Hensley Memorial Golf Tournament previously scheduled for Saturday, May 30, at the Glenwood Country Club has now been rescheduled for August 22. “The Bert,” as it has become known, is hosted annually by the Rich Mountain Community College Foundation to provide opportunities and experiences that support the mission and goals of RMCC. The RMCC ...

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RMCC Actors Guild Members Visit New York City

RMCC Actors Guild members Ryan Miller and Joshua Bates are standing in front of the Empire State Building in New York City taking in the sites of The Big Apple for an Arts and Humanities educational trip.  In addition to sightseeing, the students also watched Broadway productions including:  Chicago, Avenue Q, The Fantasticks, and Matilda during spring break.  Another highlight ...

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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

The Beta Eta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Rich Mountain Community College recently inducted 25 new members during their March 30th induction ceremony in the Ouachita Center.  PTK’s mission is two-fold:  1. Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and 2.  Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service ...

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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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