On August 15, Dr. Turner, BRTC President; Karen Liebhaber, Vice-President of Development; Cindy Robinette, adult education instructor and Reuben Rice descendent; and Jessica Bailey, REACH Project Specialist visited the Rice/Upshaw House and the Looney Tavern. This was Dr. Turner’s first visit to the restored structures.
Always on the hunt for interesting young adult novels for her students, BRTC Adult Education instructor Cindy Robinett discovered last fall the Guards of the Shadowlands series by author Sarah Fine. The books include Sanctum, published in 2012, and Fractured, published in 2013. A third and final book in the series is due out this […]
Carmen Rose of Pocahontas recently donated a gift card from Amazon.com to the Adult Education Department of BRTC to help purchase reading materials. Her gift was in response to a plea through social media by Adult Education instructor Cindy Robinett. “Just before Christmas, I made a post on Facebook suggesting donations to BRTC’s Adult Education […]
The Adult Education Department of Black River Technical College has a new classroom addition, thanks to the generous donation of Dr. Josh Toney’s Sandhill Dental Office. “The ‘reading corner’ (pictured) is a cozy place for our students to read—not typical of most classrooms,” said Tammie Lemmons, Adult Education Director. “We’re so appreciative of Dr. Toney’s […]
Annual Free Flu Shot Clinic October 30, 2012 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. RCDC Building For more information: .
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 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 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 […]
Beginning in Fall 2012, BRTC will offer a wide range of college courses at Corning High School, according to Patti Blaxton, Director of Corporate and Community Education. The courses are open to any eligible individuals, including those still in high school as well as those who have already earned a high school diploma or GED. […]
BRTC President Wayne Hatcher and Mayor David Freeman of Rector have signed an agreement that will bring new educational opportunities to the Clay County community, beginning July 1. Described as a pilot project, the initiative provides for BRTC to provide educational and training opportunities that consist of Corporate and Community classes, as well as college […]