The Corporate & Community Education Department of Black River Technical College is offering an Arkansas Folklore Symposium 2013. This symposium is sceduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 8 and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9 in the BRTC Randolph County Development Center. Arkansas Folklore Symposium 2013 will have something of interest for everyone!
Take control of your future health. Learn how to stay healthy with diabetes, how to include your favorite foods in a healthy diet, and how your medications work. People with well-controlled diabetes can live as long and healthy as those who don’t have diabetes. Learn how to be in control. This is a FREE class […]
The Corporate & Community Education Department of BRTC is offering a Do’s & Don’ts of Vegetable Gardens, Orchards and Landscaping symposium. This symposium will consist of three separate 1-hour sessions on vegetable gardens, orchards and landscaping and will be held at the Randolph County Development Center. Registration will be held on Friday morning, March 1 […]
A group of Hillcrest High School Agri students recently spent a day touring Black River Technical College. The tour is one of many led by BRTC Recruiter Rhonda Foster throughout the year for area high school students. The Fire Science and EMT/Paramedic facility in Walnut Ridge was the first stop for the group who then […]
What began as a simple desire to learn the art of woodturning led Dr. Gary Buxton, instructor of English at Black River Technical College, to get involved with a project that supports American servicemen and women in a unique way. About two years ago, Buxton decided to pursue his interest in woodturning, a form of […]
BRTC’s Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) sponsored a blood drive January 22-23 on the Pocahontas campus. According to Shana Akers, PTK Advisor, the American Red Cross collected 66 pints of blood during the two-day event, just four pints short of their goal of 70. “PTK sponsors a blood drive several times per year, approximately […]
BRTC’s “Fred Korematsu Day” observance January 30 included a special film preview showing by Houston filmmaker Vivienne Schiffer, along with presentations by Dr. Charlotte Power and Dr. Jan Ziegler. Schiffer is currently working on a full-length documentary on the “Relocation” of Japanese Americans at Rohwer, Arkansas. Rohwer, where Schiffer’s family lived, was the site of […]
Inside this Issue: Korematsu Day Event Focuses on WWII Japenese American Experiences, Declining Enrollment is Nationwide Trend, Hillcrest High School Students Tour BRTC, Cummings Awarded In-Stead Scholarship, Turnout is Good for PTK Blood Drive, Buxton Uses Woodburning Skills to Make Gifts for Others, Stacey Awarded Foundation Scholarship, From the President’s Desk – Dr. Wayne Hatcher […]
Register now for our Spring Decorative Painting class, taught by Bobbi Reeder. Participants will learn general painting techniques and paint a whimsical design of the Statue of Liberty with a U.S. Flag in the background. The class will run Monday evenings from April 1 – 22. Deadline for registration is March 27.