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 […]
A large number of local entrepreneurs and community leaders considered how the community can be a part of promoting local entrepreneurship at a town meeting organized by Black River Technical College on July 17. BRTC President Dr. Wayne Hatcher is working to bolster entrepreneurism as a community economic development and educational tool through this joint […]
Angie Caldwell, Vice President for Technical Education at BRTC, recently graduated from Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges’ (AATYC) Higher Education Leadership Institute. She was among 24 participants from two-year colleges and Higher-Ed institutions around the state that completed the 10-day program. The graduation ceremony was held June 10 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute at Petite […]
Inside this Issue: Caldwell is Leadership Academy Graduate, Entrepreneurship is Topic of Town Meeting, Three BRTC Staff Earn Degrees, “Peeps Project” Pictures, Kersey Named ABEA Teacher of the Year, MSSPS Receives Matching Grant from ASPSF, Garvin is Awarded Collins Memorial Scholarship, Glisson is Awarded BRTC Academic Scholarship, Campus Commentary – Rhonda Foster Download Volume 10, […]
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 & […]