The Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation recently appointed six new members to its board. They are Stephen W. Claffey, Nancy Hulings, Martha Livick, Stacey Strawn, Steven E. Stroop, and Cathleen P. Welch. Continue reading
Saturdays are super at Blue Ridge! Beginning in late August, three 12-week youth workshops will be held from 9 am to noon on Saturdays in the BRCC Fine Arts Center, with opportunities slated in November to perform and exhibit new skills. Continue reading
BRCC recently participated in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2012 survey of “Great Colleges to Work For.” The final results were released on 8/6/12 and BRCC was once again recognized as a “Great College to Work For.” BRCC achieved recognition in 9 of the 12 two-year college categories. The primary factor in deciding whether an institution received Great College to Work For recognition was employee feedback. Continue reading
Blue Ridge Community College’s Veterinary Technology Class of 2012 achieved a one hundred percent pass rate on the National Veterinary Technician Exam. Sixty-two students in all took the exam: 34 completed their studies on BRCC’s Weyers Cave campus; 12 students attended distance education courses at Tidewater Community College and 16 attended Virginia Western Community College. Continue reading
The Blue Ridge Community College SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise) finished in the top eight U.S. colleges and universities placing first runner up in the semi-final round of competition at SIFE USA Expositional held in Kansas City, Missouri last week. BRCC SIFE ended the year ranked as the #1 two-year college in the nation. Continue reading
Partnership with Zimride will create a secure platform to enhance campus mobility.
Blue Ridge Community College announced today they’ve partnered with Zimride to launch a social network for ridesharing. The Zimride platform uses Facebook integration to create a fun way to find friends to share commutes or one-time rides. This private network empowers individuals to join together and reduce campus traffic, parking difficulties and provide substantial cost-savings for our community. Continue reading