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RMCC Student Support Services Announce September Student of the Month

Student Support Services has announced Brianna Goss as student of the month for September.  Brianna enrolled at Rich Mountain Community College after high school and plans to graduate this December.  After graduation she plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith where she will pursue a double major in Business and Accounting.  Brianna says, “Student Support Services ...

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RMCC Releases President’s and Vice President’s List

Rich Mountain Community College recently released the President’s and Vice President’s List for academic achievement for the spring 2014 semester. The President’s List recipients have maintained a minimum 4.0 GPA. Students on the President’s List include: Meghann Anglin, Mena; Jordan Bohanan, Cove; Alexis Bostic, Boles; Kelly Bowen, Mena; Elisabeth Boyd, Mena; Sarah Burkhart, Smithville; Azcuena Cardenas, Waldron; Alexa Craig, Mena; ...

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RMCC’s Upward Bound Classic Hosts Guest Speaker Chad Foster

BY TOSHA LANCE RMCC’s Upward Bound program hosted Chad Foster, author of Financial Literacy for Teens, at their recent event on campus. Chad is a former professional tennis player, businessman, and best-selling author who knows a thing or two about success and spoke to students about his experiences and financial literacy.  He emphasized the importance of learning the difference between ...

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Registration Extended at RMCC

Rich Mountain Community College extended its registrations after a surprise batch of sleet and freezing rain hit the area last week, forcing county school closures due to dangerous road conditions. Classes officially begin January 15 and RMCC will also offer a Saturday registration, January 18, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.   Above, Director of Admissions Brandon Burk, visits with ...

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RMCC Hosts Variety Show in February

RMCC Theatre will be sponsoring a fourth season of the Variety Show series on Tuesday, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the RMCC Student Union.  All talents are welcome!  Past performances have included singing, instrumental music, acting scenes and monologues, stand-up comedy, poetry reading, magic, juggling and much more! All performers will receive free admission and non-performers can buy tickets ...

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RMCC-SSS Student of the Month for October

Jerusha Neufeld is a sophomore at Rich Mountain Community College.  After graduating with her associate’s degree in the spring of 2014, she will transfer to a university to complete a bachelor’s degree in English with teacher licensure in order to teach high school English. She says, “Student Support Services has been invaluable to my academic success. SSS has made my ...

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Pryor Announces $10.5 Million to Expand Job Training at Arkansas Community Colleges

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today announced that eight community colleges in Arkansas will receive a total of $10.5 million to expand education and career training programs for high-skill fields, such as advanced manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and ...

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RMCC School of Cosmetology to Kick-Off Classes

BY LEANN DILBECK – Rich Mountain Community College will soon open its doors to the new School of Cosmetology located in the Northside Shopping Center that will train 25 students for the field of Cosmetology under the instruction of 25-year cosmetology instructor veteran Tonya Boydstun. Boydstun is excited about the opening, “I’ve taught in seven different states and this school ...

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RMCC Theatre Department to Hold Auditions for The Dining Room

The Rich Mountain Community College Theatre Department will be holding auditions for The Dining Room, by A.R. Gurney. Auditions will be held August 12 – 23, 2013. Those auditioning should expect to read several scenes from the play but no experience is needed to audition. Actors will portray a wide array of diverse characters in a play comprised of vignettes ...

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RMCC’s Talent Search Program Hosts “The Summer Games”

TRIO’s Educational Talent Search program at Rich Mountain Community College hosted thirty-seven rising 7th graders from Polk, Scott, and Montgomery counties on June 20th.  The Talent Search participants were treated to a day full of activities on team building and financial literacy skills.  Students spent the morning at the RMCC Historic Armory with team building activities.  The students built their ...

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