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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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Hunter’s Safety Course at RMCC

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a Hunter Education Course in Room 323, Abernathy Building, at Rich Mountain Community College. The 3-day course, with instructor Tim Edwards, will be held on Tuesday, March 31; Wednesday, April 1; and Thursday, April 2, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. each night. According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, anyone born ...

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RMCC Hosts Linda Palmer for Champion Trees Presentation

Double-Nickel Club Purchases Drawing of Mena’s Own Champion Tree BY MELANIE BUCK –   Rich Mountain Community College hosted artist Linda Williams Palmer in the Ouachita Center on Monday, March 2, for her Champion Trees presentation and drawing debut. Not only did Palmer give a presentation of her Champion Trees collection, Kathy Adams’ 55 and older classes from RMCC purchased ...

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RMCC to Host Champion Trees Presentation and Drawing Debut in the Ouachita Center

SUBMITTED – Rich Mountain Community Collegewill be hosting artist Linda Williams Palmer in the Ouachita Center Monday, March 2, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for her Champion Trees presentation and drawing debut.  Linda Williams Palmer began her visual arts career in 1980 by studying with Don Lee and Pete Howard at the Westark Community College, now the University ...

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The RMCC 2nd Annual Christmas Wreath and Silent Auction

The RMCC Foundation 2nd Annual Christmas Wreath and Silent Auction was a very successful event. The wreaths and wall hangings were exceptional! Wreath Contest: 1st Place – Wreath #5 –  donated by First National Bank 2nd Place – Wreath #14 – donated by Tony and Karen Mosier 3rd Place – Wreath #7 – donated by ARVEST Bank 1st Place – ...

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HHE & RMCC Team Up to Bring “Mom and Me Night Out!”

Holly Harshman Elemenatary School and Rich Mountain Community College team up to sponsor “Mom and Me Night Out!”  Over 105, HHE girls enjoyed family time with mom or a special guest as they were pampered like a princess with manicures from the RMCC Cosmetology Team on Thursday evening, November 20, 2014.  This was the first time for this event, but ...

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RMCC’s Student Support Services Announces November Student of the Month

Student Support Services has announced Colby Kennedy as Student of the Month for November.  Colby has been a student at Rich Mountain Community College since the fall semester of 2013 and will graduate after the spring semester of 2015 with an Associate of General Studies degree.  After graduating, Colby plans to transfer to Arkansas Tech University to achieve his bachelor’s ...

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Local Historian, Harold Coogan, Honored with ‘Special Collections’ Room

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mr. Harold Coogan, a local historian, educator, preserver of history, and very modest citizen of Polk County, has received the honor of having the New Collections Room inside RMCC’s Library named after him for his dedication to local history. Coogan began his career as a history teacher more than 5 decades ago, working one year in ...

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RMCC to Host Traditional Ozark Life Lecture with Susan Young

Rich Mountain Community College will be hosting a lecture on Traditional Ozark Life with speaker, Susan Young from the Shiloh Museum in Springdale, Arkansas.  The event will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 in the Ouachita Center and begins at 10:00 a.m.  It is a free event and open to the public. Susan is a fifth-generation Ozarker whose areas ...

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State College Enrollment Down While RMCC Enrollment Up

BY MELANIE BUCK – Rich Mountain Community College (RMCC) has shown an increase in student population in the Fall Semester of 2014, despite a statewide trend of declining enrollment numbers. Statewide enrollment is down by 4.7% in two-year colleges for a total of 53,470 students. Four-year universities have seen an increase of 0.3% over last year’s numbers bringing student totals ...

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