BRTC recognizes the transition to college is challenging and wants you to join TOP, Transitional Opportunities Program. The program is available to help you brush up on math, computer, study, and/or writing skills for free! Transitional Opportunities Program (TOP) Location: Adult Education Building College Drive, Pocahontas, AR July 30 – August 16 Math Monday & […]
The amount of this scholarship is $875 for the Fall 2012 semester. The applicant must be a current BRTC student with at least one completed semester. Along with the application the student must also submit a current BRTC unofficial transcript and a short 100-200 word self-descriptive essay. Deadline is August 1, 2012. Click here for […]
The community is invited to learn more about entrepreneurship and how it can be an effective economic development activity during a special event Tuesday evening, July 17, from 6:30-8:30, at Marilyn’s Clogging on the Court Square in downtown Pocahontas. The event will highlight entrepreneurs around the Court Square in a panel discussion moderated by Matt […]
The Annual Juneteenth Celebration was held last weekend at the Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas. Sponsored by the EMH Center and Black River Technical College, the event is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Cindy Robinett, local Historian and Adult Education Instructor at BRTC, presented a […]
The Department of Corporate and Community Education at Black River Technical College held its Annual Kids’ College, June 11-14. Approximately 120 children entering first through sixth grades attended the event which provided six classes of educational activities each day. The classes offered and the presenters were: “Arkansas Wildlife” – Brett Ditto, Arkansas Game and Fish; […]
Three administrative positions at BRTC have been filled, according to Julie Edington, Director of Human Resources. Brenda Gillogly of Helena has been named the new Vice President of Administration, Donna Statler of Pocahontas has been named Division Chair of General Education, and Phillip Dickson of Imboden has been named Division Chair of Technical Education. Gillogly […]
Inside this Issue: BRTC Fills Three Administrative Positions, Large Number Turns Out for Kids’ College, Annual Juneteenth Event is Celebration of Freedom, President’s Scholarship Awarded to Six, Kids’ College photos, Loggins and Harper Awarded Scholarships, From the President’s Desk Download Volume 10, Issue 11 of The River’s Edge.