The application deadline for the LPN to RN bridge program is August 31. If a student needs an application they can go to the BRTC Nursing website page to print one or stop by Dana Clay’s office (107-A) in the Health/Science Complex and pick up a paper copy. All applications must be complete when turned […]
All students interested in being a part of a student organization are encouraged to attend the Dave Rudolf workshops and Beach Party September 10-11. Workshops will be held Monday, September 10, 2:30-4:30, and Tuesday, September 11, 9:30-11:30, both in the BT Conference Room. Students are invited to attend one or both workshops. All students, faculty […]
Change—how it happens, how the world has changed, and how we can change ourselves—was the focus of a professional development session for BRTC faculty and staff during an inservice meeting held last week. The presenter was motivational speaker and native Arkansan Randy Frazier of Leadership Takes Courage. The speaker’s own homespun version of life, with […]
Black River Technical College was recently selected to join a national program designed to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in healthcare, education, and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges. Under the direction of Patti Blaxton, Director of Corporate and Community Education on the Pocahontas campus of […]
BRTC has received notification from the Higher Learning Commission that the preliminary report on the college’s comprehensive evaluation visit has recommended the institution be re-accredited for another ten-year cycle. The report also gives a preliminary nod to a “Request for Institutional Change” to accredit the college’s Distance Education program, according to VP for Development Dr. […]
Inside this Issue: Accreditation Team Recommends Ten More Years, “100%” DE Approval, BRTC Awarded “Plus 50″ Grant, New Positions Added; Staff Changes Announced, “Hired To Be Rewired” Encourages Change, Campus Commentary – Dr. Wayne Hatcher Download Volume 10, Issue 13 of The River’s Edge.
The Mary Sallee Single Parent Scholarship Fund has been awarded their first matching grant for 2012 in the amount of $3,588.80, according to an award letter received from the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF). Funds raised by MSSPS are matched at 160% by ASPSF with a maximum annual match award of $8,000. Proceeds from […]
Darenda Kersey, business instructor at BRTC, was named the Arkansas Business Education Association (ABEA) Post-secondary Teacher of the Year at a conference held July 24-25 in Hot Springs. ABEA is a professional association comprised of business and marketing educators involved at the secondary and post-secondary levels. The purpose of ABEA is to promote quality education […]