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RMCC Now Officially University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain

BY MELANIE BUCK – Effective February 1, 2017, Rich Mountain Community College is an official member of the University of Arkansas System, according to Chancellor Phillip Wilson, Ed.D., and will now be titled the University of Arkansas Community College at Rich Mountain. The College will also be known as the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain and UA Rich Mountain. The ...

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SWASAP Names Scholarship Honoring Lucy Jones

SUBMITTED – Lucy Jones, former Coordinator of TRIO Programs at Rich Mountain Community College, was honored by the SouthWest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) at a conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on November 6, 2016.  SWASAP has named a new scholarship, The Lucy Jones International Access Scholarship, to recognize Ms. Jones and her work for underrepresented students in higher ...

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UARM Drama Dept. to Present The Nina Variations

SUBMITTED – The theatre department at U of A Rich Mountain will present their entry in the American College Theatre Festival for the Mena public at the Ouachita Little Theatre November 4 at 7:30 and November 6 at 2:30.  This is an addition to the OLT shows already scheduled, “The Penultimate Problem of Sherlock Holmes” this weekend and “EB Scrooge” December 2. The UARM entry is ...

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UARM Selects Mowdy for SSS Student of the Month

Shawn Mowdy has been chosen as Student Support Services’ Student of the Month for September 2016 at U of A, Rich Mountain. Shawn began taking classes at UARM in the fall of 2015, majoring in business and information technology, which he thoroughly enjoys.  He will complete his degree in the fall semester of 2017, but also plans to obtain a ...

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Community Clean-up Event Organized by UA Rich Mountain Science Club

UA Rich Mountain Science Club organized this year’s Community Clean-up event on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. A team started the event on the main campus of the UA Rich Mountain and completed the day’s efforts in and around the community. A total of 16 bags were collected from the event which included: plastic bottles, ...

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University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Hosts Senior Day 2016

SUBMITTED – The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain held their annual Senior Day event on September 7th  in the Ouachita Center on the main campus in Mena. From the UA-Rich Mountain service area high schools, 425 seniors from the following nine schools attended: Acorn, Caddo Hills, Cossatot River, Mena, Mt. Ida, Oden, Smithville, Umpire, and Waldron. Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson ...

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Karges Wows Again at RMCC

BY MELANIE BUCK – On September 7, 2016, Rich Mountain Community College hosted extraordinaire Craig Karges for their 3rd Annual Senior Day event in the Ouachita Center with hundreds of area high school seniors in attendance.  Students joined together in the Dick and Frances Carver Grand Hall to learn about what RMCC has to offer as they prepare to graduate and ...

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Barbara McCool Recognized for Service to RMCC Foundation Board

SUBMITTED – The RMCC Foundation Board of Directors recently recognized Barbara McCool for her dedicated service to the Board for the past six years. Barbara gave her time and expertise to support and grow opportunities for the College and the RMCC Foundation. In 2013, Barbara established the Joseph Wm. Blasberg, Jr.  Entrepreneurship Memorial Grant through the RMCC Foundation in honor ...

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Register Now for RMCC’s ‘The Academy’

Rich Mountain Community College will host ‘The Academy’ this summer for students ages 11 to 14. The Academy at RMCC is about exploration and discovery. Activities are designed to spark energy, motivation, curiosity, and self-discovery. The Academy will be held on July 26th and 27th from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Available programs include science, technology, and math, clay arts, ...

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RMCC School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony to be Held

Rich Mountain Community College’s School of Nursing will hold a pinning ceremony on June 30, 2016 at the Ouachita Center at 6 p.m. The LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Class of 2016 has 24 graduates who have completed the eleven-month program. Nursing Instructor and Allied Health Division Chair at RMCC, Charla Hollin said, “These graduates have completed a very intense program ...

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