Fall induction for BRTC’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) was held October 23 in the Randolph County Development Center. NTHS recognizes the accomplishments of students in BRTC’s technical education programs. Students must have a 3.5 GPA on 12 credit hours and a faculty recommendation to be invited to join. Students from both […]
American Railcar Industries (ARI) donated a shipment of scrap metal to Black River Technical College’s welding program on the Pocahontas campus. Welding students use the metal for practice. ARI, a railcar manufacturing group with two facilities in northeast Arkansas, periodically provides metal to help students train. The size of the ARI donations varies and at […]
Black River Technical College recognized four individuals at the 2014 Annual Conference of Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges in Hot Springs. Each honoree was presented a plaque by Bill Stoval, Executive Director of AATYC. Gary Meier, name BRTC’s Outstanding Faculty, teaches Machine and Tool Technology on the Pocahontas campus and has over 20 years in […]
BRTC’s Pocahontas campus will be hosting a campus preview night on November 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the RCDC building. This event will be for potential students interested in going to BRTC for their first two years of college before transferring to a four-year college to complete their bachelor. Faculty and staff will be available […]
With the help of the SGA, BRTC faculty and staff donated breakfast items to the Backpack Program at Alma Spikes Elementary School in Pocahontas on October 23.
BRTC Respiratory students recently attended the 43rd Annual State Convention of the Arkansas Society for Respiratory Care (ASRC) in Hot Springs, Arkansas. During the conference students won third place in the Sputum Bowl against 7 teams from across the state. BRTC students also participated in the 1st annual Arkansas Society for Respiratory Care Cystic Fibrosis […]
Faculty and Staff on the Paragould campus of Black River Technical College collected numerous food items for Mission Outreach of Northeast Arkansas located in Paragould. Mission Outreach of Northeast Arkansas non-profit organization focused on housing the homeless, feeding the hungry and caring for the sick.
Black River Technical College, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), will host Holocaust survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger for three presentations on Tuesday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 29. Warsinger will be speaking at 9:30 a.m. both Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening. All presentations will be […]
Black River Technical College held its Fire Science Tower Demolition ceremony at the BRTC Fire Science Center in Walnut Ridge on Thursday, October 16. The current tower was built in the early 1980s by fire department volunteers from several areas within Lawrence County. Today, the tower is becoming unsafe for multi-story fire and rappelling training. […]