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RMCC Offers Summer I Tennis Class

Talent Search Program Hosts "ACT Boot Camp"

Talent Search Program Hosts "Star Camp"

Talent Search Participants Attend National Student Leadership Congress

2014 Job Fair

2014 RMCC Graduation Ceremony

Student Support Services April Student of the Month

Relay for Life Yard Sale

Student Suppport Services Student of the Month

Anti-Procrastination Night

Theatre Summer Camp

Student Support Services Student of the Month

RMCC 3rd Annual Trap Shoot Event Information

Fall 2013 President & Vice President List

A Play Reading of "Water by the Spoonful"

Spring 2014 Calculator Workshop

RMCC Double Nickel Program-Mena

RMCC Double Nickel Program-Waldron

RMCC Foundation Recognizes Board Members

RMCC Registered Nursing Students Accepted Into UAMS Program

RMCC Career Pathways Program Participants Attend Readiness Workshop

RMCC School of Cosmetology Taking Appointments

"Fast-Track to the GED" Event

Spring 2014 Preregistration

SSS and RMCC Math Department Host Calculator Workshops

RMCC Student Support Services Student of the Month

RMCC Foundation Receives Scholarship Donation

RMCC Childcare Orientation & Training

RMCC School of Cosmetology Partners with MATRIX and OPI

RMCC School of Cosmetology Open House

RMCC Theatre Department to Hold Auditions for The Dining Room

RMCC Fall 2013 Registration

RMCC Welding Program Registration Deadline

Arkansas First Impressions Hospitality Training Program

RMCC Technical Programs

RMCC School of Cosmetology Now Taking Applications!

RMCC Bert Hensley Memorial Golf Tournament Information

RMCC Bert Hensley Memorial Golf Tournament

RMCC Summer II Registration

ARNEC Receives Approval to Increase Students

Mena High School Classes of '52 & '53 Reception

RMCC Graduation Ceremony

Arkansas Regional Coalition of the Ouachitas Receives Donation

RMCC Announces New Technical Certificate in Information Technology-Business

RMCC Nursing Programs Boast High Pass Rates

SSS Student of the Month for April

SSS Promotes Financial Literacy in April

2013 Job Fair

RMCC Kids' College To Return Summer 2014!

RMCC Groundbreaking Ceremony

Money Smart Week Presentations

RMCC Summer and Fall Preregistration

Relay for Life Yard Sale

RMCC School of Cosmetology

RMCC Foundation 2nd Annual Trap Shoot & Sporting Clays Shooting Contest

"Our Ouachita Stories" Project Ready for Launch

RMCC TRiO Upward Bound Programs Hosted February Activities

AT&T's "No TXTING & DRIVING...IT CAN WAIT"

RMCC TRiO SSS Student of the Month for March

RMCC TRiO Upward Bound Programs Learn About Careers

SSS and RMCC Math Department Host Calculator Workshops

RMCC LLL Faculty Receives Certification

RMCC to Participate in College Goal Sunday

RMCC Foundation Trap Shoot Thank You

RMCC Blood Drive

RMCC Students See Gee's Bend at the Rep

RMCC Student Support Services' Student of the Month

Changes Coming to the GED Test in January 2014

RMCC Fall 2013 Scholarship Deadline

RMCC to Host Cosmetology Program Meeting

RMCC Receives Upward Bound Math-Science Program Grant

RMCC Offers Acting Course This Spring

Gaining New SKills or Improving Your Current Job Skills

RMCC Opens New Culinary Arts Facility

RMCC Welcomes New Staff and New Roles

Graduation Workshops Hosted By RMCC

RMCC Releases President's and Vice President's Lists for 2012 Fall Semester

RMCC SGA Gives Back

RMCC's Registered Nursing Class of 2012

RMCC Hosted 2012 Holiday Events

RMCC Student Organization Donates to Toys for Tots

RMCC Hosts Workshop for Home School Parents and Students

RMCC Culinary Arts Students Earn Serv-Safe Certification

Looking For a New or Better Career?

RMCC RN Pinning Ceremony December 1, 2012

RMCC Hosts UAFS Information Technology Professors

ATTENTION: Seniors on Medicare

TRiO Educational Talent Search Career Day 2012

RMCC Foundation 2012 Trap Shoot & BBQ

RMCC Hosts Training for Counselors & Mentors

RMCC "I Can Learn" Contest Winners

RMCC Student Support Services' Student of the Month

RMCC Holiday Open House

RMCC Foundation Receives American Legion Auxiliary Donation

RMCC Variety Show

Homeschool Student and Parent Information Meeting at RMCC

Childress Recognized for Service to RMCC Foundation Board

RMCC SGA Presentation to St. John Library

RMCC Student Support Services’ Student of the Month

RMCC Alumni of the AATYC Leadership Institute

Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hosted by RMCC

SSS and RMCC Math Department Host Calculator Workshops

RMCC Student Support Services’ Student of the Month

Rich Mountain Community College Receives Grant for AED

RMCC Welcomes New Staff

RMCC & Polk County Clerk's Office to Host Voter Registration Event

RMCC Adjunct Faculty Training for Fall 2012

RMCC Actor’s Guild Variety Show September 25th

RMCC TRiO Upward Bound Program Visits Washington D.C.

RMCC Computer Instructors Earn Credentials This Summer

RMCC Hosts TRiO ETS ACT Boot Camp

RMCC Actor's Guild Auditioning For Upcoming Production

RMCC Offers Child Care Orientation Training Class

Hector Costamagna Joins RMCC Foundation Board of Directors

RMCC Now Offering P.R.E.P Program

New Technical Certificate Offerings for Fall 2012!

RMCC Kids’ College 2012: An Exciting Educational Experience!

RMCC Implements Pace Program for Fall 2012

RMCC Spring 2012 President's List

RMCC Spring 2012 Vice President's List

RMCC Upward Bound Students Lead Robotics Teams

RMCC ETS SMASH Camp

RMCC Upward Bound Summer Academy Program Visits Cossatot State Park

RMCC Upward Bound Summer Academy Science Explorers

“Green” Community Service Project for RMCC Upward Bound Seniors

RMCC's EDUCATIONAL TALENT SEARCH PROGRAM HOSTS THE SUMMER GAMES

RMCC's UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM BUILDS ROBOTS

RMCC Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadline

RMCC Foundation Golf Tournament

"GREEN" Training unit coming to Mena!

RMCC St. John Library Survey Announces Drawing Winners

RMCC Congratulates Graduates!

RMCC 2012 Graduation Ceremony

RMCC Hosts Successful 3rd Annual Junior Day!

RMCC and DWS Sponsor 2012 Job Fair

RMCC Career Center & Post-secondary Students Win Medals at State SkillsUSA Competitions!

Hensley Family Support RMCC Foundations

Rain Blockley Endowed Scholarship Plaque Presentation

Celebrate RMCC Week!

RMCC SSS April Student of the Month

RMCC LPN Application Deadline – April 2nd

RMCC Calculator Workshop Announces Winner

RMCC PTK International Honor Society Induction Ceremony

RMCC SSS March Student of the Month

RMCC Hosts National Training for Counselors and Mentors

Trio Day in Arkansas

RMCC Relay For Life Yard Sale

RMCC Actor’s Guild To Sponsor Variety Show

RMCC Hosts Mena Middle School "Say Go College" Event

UA Fort Smith Animation Technology Representatives to Visit RMCC Class

Mena Middle School "Say Go College" Event

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony

RMCC Hosts ACT Workshop

4th District Congressional Republican Primary Debate

Clinton School of Public Service Lecture Series

RMCC Career Center T-Shirt Day

RMCC Radio Broadcasting Survey Drawing Winner Announced

College Goal Sunday

Student Support Services Student of the Month for February 2012

Get Started on a New OR Better Career - TODAY!

RMCC To Present The Zoo Story

RMCC Hosts Variety Show on January 31st

RMCC Foundation "Sharing Our Gifts" Program

RMCC Holds First RN Pinning Ceremony



RMCC Renews $2M Grant

ich Mountain Community College was recently notified that the college's five year grant to fund its Educational Opportunity Center was renewed.

Marine Corps League Presentation to Veterans Center

On December 7, Pearl Harbor Day, George O'Daniel and members of Mena's Marine Corps League presented a framed news story about Herbert A. Littleton and a George Skypeck print to the Rich Mountain Community College Veterans Center.

RMCC Zoo Story going to the Regional American College Theatre Festival

The Zoo Story, presented by RMCC Theatre will advance to the (KCACTF) Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional.

Upward Bound Camp Ozark Trip – 11-19-2011

The TRiO Upward Bound students attended Camp Ozark on Saturday, November 19th and participated in a variety of trust and teamwork building activities.

SSS Student of the Month

Amanda Murphy is Rich Mountain Community College's TRiO Student Support Services Student of the Month for November 2011.

RMCC Holiday Events

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Rich Mountain Community College will be hosting two holiday events on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 on the RMCC main campus in Mena.

RMCC Hosted NT4CM Workshop

On Wednesday, November 9, 2011, RMCC hosted a National Training for Counselors and Mentors (NT4CM) workshop on the main campus.

RMCC Welcomes New Staff

Rich Mountain Community College recently welcomed two new staff to the Adult Education program.

RMCC Students Assist with Mass Flu Clinic

On Monday, October 24, 2011, three Rich Mountain Community College students assisted with the flu form data entry for the Polk County Health Unit annual mass flu clinic.

Security Education Consortium (CSEC) Grant Approved

On October 31, 2011, Rich Mountain Community College received notification that their request for a National Science Foundation-backed Cyber Security Education Consortium (CSEC) grant was approved.

RMCC 2011 College Fair

Rich Mountain Community College hosted the annual ArkACRAO College Fair on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the Historic Armory in Mena.

RMCC Montgomery County Center Open House

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, the Rich Mountain Community College Board of Trustees and Foundation Board members hosted an open house and reception at the new RMCC Montgomery County Center in Mount Ida.

AATYC Fall Conference

The Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC) held the 23rd Annual AATYC Fall Conference on October 16th – 18th in Hot Springs.

2011 College Fair

Student Veteran's Center Dedication

On Monday, September 26, 2011, Rich Mountain Community College held the new Student Veteran's Center Dedication ceremony at the RMCC main campus.

National "See You at the Pole" Event

On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, a group of staff, faculty, and students at Rich Mountain Community College participated in the national “See You at the Pole” event.

RMCC Host 2nd Season of Coffee House

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, Rich Mountain Community College Humanities Department and Actor's Guild hosted an open mic event at the 2nd Season of Coffee House on the RMCC main campus.

RMCC Calculator Workshop

The Rich Mountain Community College Foundation recently donated a Ti 84 Graphing Calculator to the Math and Science Department of RMCC.

American Legion Donates to RMCC Foundation

Before the August 23, 2011 Foundation Board meeting American Legion Auxiliary 18 representative Tawana Gilbert presented Interim President Dr. Steve Rook with a check for $1200.00.

MHS 40 Year Club Completes Endowment

Before the August 23, 2011 Foundation Board meeting Mena High School 40 Year Club representative Brenda Smith presented Interim President Dr. Steve Rook with a check for $8,525.00.

New RMCC President Named

Phillip Wilson has been named the new president of Rich Mountain Community College [RMCC] following a meeting last Thursday of the Board of Trustees.

Howard Joins RMCC Upward Bound Staff

Jennifer Howard was recently hired at Rich Mountain Community College as Upward Bound Outreach Representative.

RMCC Welcome Reception for Mr. Phillip Wilson

Educational Talent Search Grant Awarded

RMCC is pleased to announce another grant cycle has been awarded to the Talent Search program and is anticipated to be funded through 2016.

RMCC Presidential Search - Forum & Interview Schedule

Announcing the New RMCC Montgomery County Center Location

RMCC St. John Library to introduce Mango Languages

The St. John Library of RMCC is pleased to introduce the advent of Mango Languages to our services!

Thank You for Voting RMCC the Best School for 2011

ACT “Boot Camp” Sponsored by RMCC Talent Search Program

RMCC’s Educational Talent Search launched a new summer program June 28-30. The three day session was devoted to helping students who just completed their 10th grade year get a jump start on taking the ACT exam this coming school year.

ETS Students Participate in College Tour Trip

Forty five rising seniors from Polk, Scott, and Montgomery Counties attended the three day college tour June 14-16.

RMCC students win Silver Medal at the National SkillsUSA Competition

During the week of June 19 through the 24th, Connar Cowan and Shane Sibbett, RMCC Radio and TV students, competed in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) held in Kansas City, Missouri.

RMCC Supports the Fight Against Cancer

Passionately Pink for the Cure

Join RMCC staff and faculty this Thursday, June 9th for the PAINT THE TOWN PINK campaign.

RMCC 2011 Part Time II/ Auxiliary Officer Graduation

Seven men and one woman took the Law Enforcement Oath of Honor from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey, Saturday, May 21, 2011 in a graduation ceremony of the Part Time II/Auxiliary Officer class.

RMCC 2011 Graduation Ceremony

The Rich Mountain Community College 2011 Graduation Ceremony was held Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 10 a.m. on the beautiful RMCC main campus with over 1,000 in attendance.

Spring 2011 Job Fair Huge Success

On Thursday, May 05, 2011 the RMCC Career Pathways and Lifelong Learning Departments partnered with the Department of Workforce Services Mena Office to offer a community job fair.

RMCC 2011 Graduation

 

The Faculty and Staff at RMCC are hard at work setting up for the Saturday, May 14th graduation ceremony here on campus.

RMCC Lunch & Learn “5 Small Business Strategies for Social Networking”

Working in partnership with Henderson State University’s Small Business Development Center, on May 3rd RMCC hosted a lunch and learn “5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media”.

New Culinary Arts Certificate Program at RMCC

On April 15th, 2011 RMCC received approval for a Certificate of Proficiency in Culinary Arts from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHECB) through the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

RMCC Student Ranks in the Top 25 GED Graduates in Arkansas

Of 7,537 GED graduates in the state, Sarah Jenkins was one of the select few who were recently recognized by the Governor’s Office, the Department of Higher Education, and Arkansas Adult Education for placing in the top 25 ranking.

RMCC Students Participate in SkillsUSA State Competition

RMCC Career Center students recently participated in the SkillsUSA State Competition in Hot Springs. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations.

Relay for Life Golf Scramble 2011

Thanks to all who made Junior Day a huge success!

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 approximately 500+ juniors from the RMCC service area high schools attended the 2nd Annual RMCC "Junior Day" event.

RMCC has Partnered with DWS to Offer a Job Fair on May 5th

Student Support Services April Student of the Month

Student Support Services has chosen Ia Lee as Student of the Month for April. Ia will graduate from RMCC in May and plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith.

RMCC Putting Stimulus Dollars to Work

In response to a grant application submitted in 2009 by RMCC, Governor Beebe awarded $645,000 of ARRA stimulus money to the College.

RMCC Week

RMCC Student organizations, facilitated by the President’s Leadership Council students, will host RMCC Week April 4 – 8. Activities are planned throughout the week, with some being open to the community while others are on behalf of RMCC students.

Recent Entrepreneurship Conference Focuses on Opportunities

The tagline “Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit” rang true recently at the Southwest Arkansas Community College Consortium Entrepreneurship Conference along with Winrock International’s opening of its newest venture – a women’s business center in El Dorado.

Family and Friends CPR Class at RMCC

There will be a “Family and Friends CPR” class instructed by Southwest EMS at the RMCC Lecture Hall on Tuesday March 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. The class is open to the public at no charge.

Representative Ross visits RMCC Television

When U.S. Congressman Mike Ross is in Mena, he often takes time to drop by the RMCC television station (Channel 19) to do an interview with Rudi Timmerman, Director of the College’s Max Pearson Broadcasting Program.

RMCC TRiO Participants Honored at State TRiO Day

Mika Hooper- SSS Student of the Month

Mika Hooper is RMCC Student Support Services (SSS) Student of the Month for March.

PTK Induction at RMCC

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) international Honor Society induction ceremony was held at Rich Mountain Community College’s Mena campus February 28, 2011 in the St. John Library.

RMCC Hosting Transfer College Fair March 10

RMCC is hosting a Transfer College Fair on the Mena Campus Thursday, March 10.

RMCC Math Department Calculator Workshop

Elizabeth Wyman, a student at RMCC, recently won a TI Calculator at a Calculator Workshop offered by the RMCC math department.

“ServSafe” Class Scores 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

RMCC’s Spring Sanitation and Safety class had a 100% pass rate on the National Restaurant Association’s “ServSafe” National Exam.

SAU P-4 Early Childhood Program Opportunity at RMCC 

Sandra Walker, Director of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University (SAU) will be at RMCC on Tuesday, March 8 to speak to students about the P-4 Early Childhood Education Program.

Advanced Pottery Class at RMCC

A new Advanced Pottery class has been added to the RMCC Lifelong Learning schedule for this spring. Classes will be on Tuesdays, March 8 through May 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.

RMCC Expanding in Montgomery County

Rich Mountain Community College’s expansion in Montgomery County is well underway with a new facility located on Highway 27 N in Mt. Ida.

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony Scheduled for February 28

RMCC’s Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Induction Ceremony is Monday, February 28 and everyone is invited to attend.

College Goal Sunday Successful at RMCC

RMCC welcomed 112 guests to RMCC’s College Goal Sunday event on February 20 at the RMCC Mena campus. RMCC served as a host site for the statewide event set up to offer financial aid assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Mena Middle School Parent Night Hosted at RMCC Campus

The Mena Middle School (MMS) Parent Night was hosted at Rich Mountain Community College (RMCC) last week by Leliani Rose, MMS Counselor; and Tammy Young, RMCC Admission Director.

RMCC Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2011

RMCC scholarship deadline for Academic, Foundation, and the Scott Berry Memorial Scholarship is Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

RMCC to Offer Medical Terminology for Insurance Coding Class

RMCC is offering Medical Terminology for Insurance Coding on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. March 1 through May 10.

Lunch and Learn Seminar, Minding Your P’s and Q’s – Business Etiquette, Scheduled at RMCC

RMCC’s Business Research and Development Center and the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center are hosting a lunch and learn seminar this week focusing on business etiquette.

Entrepreneurship Conference in El Dorado on March 3-4

RMCC is helping sponsor a free two day Entrepreneurship Conference in order for entrepreneurs across the state and region to have the opportunity to hear from business-development experts.

RMCC February SSS Student of the Month

Neida Llanos-Faris is RMCC Student Support Services (SSS) Student of the Month for February.

College Goal Sunday this Weekend at RMCC

College Goal Sunday, a nationwide, one-day event designed to help students and families complete applications for financial aid, is this weekend at RMCC’s Mena campus.

Mena Middle School and RMCC partner to host Parent Night

Parents of eighth grade students attending Mena Middle School (MMS) are invited to Parent Night at RMCC on Tuesday, February 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Additional RMCC Lifelong Learning Classes Beginning in February and March

RMCC has additional Lifelong Learning Classes scheduled to begin this month and next month.

RMCC Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2011

RMCC scholarship deadline for Academic, Foundation, and the Scott Berry Memorial Scholarship is March 1, 2011. These scholarships are for the fall, 2011 semester at RMCC.

RMCC Hosting College Goal Sunday February 20

RMCC is again hosting College Goal Sunday, a nationwide, one-day event designed to help students and families complete applications for financial aid.

RMCC’s Student Government Association Observes MLK Day

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, RMCC’s Student Government Association (SGA) presented two books to Mary Sheahan, Director of Library Services at St. John Library.

RMCC Library Write-a-Book Contest

RMCC’s St. John Library sponsored a Write-a-Book Contest recently for budding authors on campus. The books were four to ten pages and were judged upon completion for prizes.

Director of Library Services and new Accounting Technician join RMCC

RMCC’s First LPN-RN Transition Program Begins

The first RMCC class of the LPN-RN Transition program through the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium began January 13.

UAFS Transfer Officer scheduled to be at RMCC

RMCC transfer specialist Lisa Rackley announced that UA Fort Smith’s transfer admissions officer will make several visits to RMCC’s Mena campus during the spring semester.

RMCC Announces President’s and Vice Presidents’ Academic Lists for 2010 Fall Semester

The following students were named to the President’s and Vice Presidents’ Academic list for the 2010 fall semester at RMCC.

RMCC – Sharing Our Gifts

RMCC’s Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) members recently helped prepare food boxes for students in the Sharing Our Gifts program at the College.

Trout Fishing at RMCC Pond Available

Rich Mountain Community College’s upper pond was recently stocked with hundreds of trout by the Arkansas Game and Fish Department.

RMCC Spring Semester Begins Monday, January 10

RMCC Spring semester begins Monday, January 10, 2011. Registration for classes is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, January 6 and 7, 2011.

RMCC Computer Courses Available Online

RMCC was recently notified that fourteen of the College’s courses submitted to the SREB Electronic Campus as part of the Academic Common Market have been approved.

RMCC Students Place Second in National Contest

RMCC’s Microeconomics class and the RMCC Radio/Television class worked on a collaborative project and entered a contest sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank.

Fire on Mena Campus Contained to One Office – cleanup to begin immediately

A fire occurred on RMCC’s Mena campus on Sunday, December 19. Thanks to the rapid response of the fire department, the fire was contained to one office.

Toys for Tots Telethon Great Success

The Toys for Tots Telethon on December 11 on Rich Mountain Community College’s TV Channel 19 brought in over $3500 in donations and over 400 toys.

RMCC Open House and Trail of Trees Follow up

Rich Mountain Community College’s annual Holiday Open House and Holiday Trail of Trees lighting ceremony took place December 7.

Three new staff members join RMCC

RMCC has added three additional staff members over the past several months.

RMCC’s Career Pathways students in C N A Training

RMCC’s Career Pathways Initiative students are taking advantage of Certified Nursing Assistant (C N A) training this fall. Four pathways students completed training in September and three more are in the Waldron class.

Career Pathways “Student of the Quarter” Selected

RMCC’s Career Pathways has selected Teresa Hardin as their “student of the quarter.”

Visit to Cossatot Senior Center in Wickes

Participants of Leadership Polk County (LPC), a program facilitated by Rich Mountain Community, recently visited the Cossatot Senior Center in Wickes.

Ethan Head Awarded SWASAP Scholarship

Ethan Head, a student at RMCC, received a $450 scholarship from the SouthWest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP).

RMCC Trail of Holiday Trees Lighting Ceremony

Rich Mountain Community College’s Fourth Annual Trail of Holiday Trees lighting ceremony is Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m.

RMCC Open House is Tuesday, December 7

The annual RMCC Holiday Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, December 7 on the Mena Campus of Rich Mountain Community College.

RMCC Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

RMCC will close at noon on Wednesday, November 24 and reopen on Monday, November 29 in observance of Thanksgiving.

RMCC’s PTK to Host 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

RMCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, December 18 at the Historic Armory on DeQueen Street in Mena.

Annual Trail of Holiday Trees Planned at RMCC

Rich Mountain Community College’s Fourth Annual Trail of Holiday Trees reservations are underway.

Shields Selected as Student Support Services November Student

Jim Shields is the Student Support Service (SSS) Student of the Month for November at RMCC.   He plans to graduate in May 2011 with a degree in Information Technology and will obtain a Computer Forensics Certificate soon after.

RMCC Announces President’s Leadership Council Selection

Five Rich Mountain Community College students were recently selected as RMCC student ambassadors to serve on the 2010-2011 President’s Leadership Council (PLC).

UAFS Transfer Officer at RMCC

UA Fort Smith Transfer Officer, Kelly Mabery, will be in the Rich Mountain Community College Student Center on Tuesday, November 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

RMCC TRiO Programs Hosting Career Day for ETS and UB  Students

RMCC’s TRiO Programs are hosting a Career Day on November 18 at the CMA Facility at Iron Mountain.

RMCC Culinary Classes

RMCC is offering two culinary classes including Sanitation and Safety, and Fundamentals of Culinary Arts.

RMCC Foundation Scholarships Aiding Students this Fall/New Deadline Upcoming

RMCC has many students receiving financial assistance this fall thanks to the generosity of grants and scholarship opportunities funded through the RMCC Foundation.

Spring Semester Registration at RMCC for Current and New Students Announced

Current RMCC students can preregister for the 2011 spring semester beginning November 8 through November 23, 2010.   Spring Early Bird Registration for new students will be open during the week of November 15-19.

RMCC Fall Festival Provides entertainment for Hundreds

Rich Mountain Community College’s Fall Festival, hosted by the RMCC Foundation and RMCC Student Government Association (SGA), brought hundreds of community members together for an evening of fun at the Historic Armory in Mena.

RMCC Student Receives Coins for College Scholarship

Calla Scantling, a Waldron High School graduate, former Upward Bound participant, and current RMCC student, recently received an Arkansas Association of Student Assistant Programs (AASAP) Coins for College Scholarship.

RMCC Student of the Month for October – Ashley Cox

RMCC’s Student Support Services’ (SSS) Student of the Month for October is Ashley Cox. She will graduate from RMCC in May 2011, and plans to transfer to SAU to obtain a BSE in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.

Rich Mountain Community College Fall Festival this Thursday Night

Rich Mountain Community College’s Fall Festival is this Thursday, October 28.   This event, hosted by the RMCC Foundation and RMCC student organizations, is open to the community.

Self Defense Class for Women at RMCC on November 6

A Self Defense Class for Women, sponsored by RMCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), is scheduled for Saturday, November 6.

RMCC Outstanding Faculty and Staff Members Honored at State Conference

RMCC outstanding faculty and staff members were recently honored at the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC) State Conference. The honorees were selected earlier this year by their peers at RMCC.    

Rook To Serve as AATYC Board of Directors President

Dr. Steve Rook, RMCC Vice President of Academics, is the new Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC) Board of Directors President. 

RMCC Academic All-Star Recipient Recognized at State Conference

Paul Heath is RMCC’s Academic All-Star Student.   Heath was one of twenty-two community college all-stars recognized at the Arkansas Association of Two-Year College’s (AATYC) Annual Conference in Hot Springs.

RMCC Alumnus Recognized at State Conference

William Edwards is this year’s RMCC Outstanding Alumnus. Edwards is an Oden High School graduate, graduated in 1998 from RMCC, received his B.S.E. from Arkansas Tech University in 2001, and a Masters in Educational Leadership form Henderson State University in 2007.      

RMCC Presenting Two Plays at Campus Amphitheatre

Two plays will be presented at the RMCC amphitheatre on October 26, 27, and 28 at 8 p.m. by the RMCC Drama department.

SAU Dean at RMCC this Thursday to Discuss 2+2 Degree in Business

Southern Arkansas University is now offering an online 2+2 Degree in Business, and it is targeted to individuals who already have 60+ hours or an associate’s degree in business.

RMCC Foundation Continues to assist College and Students

Kathryn Howard, an RMCC student from Cove, recently won a TI 81 Plus Calculator at a Calculator Workshop offered by the RMCC math department.

RMCC’s “Fall Into College” Provided Information with Students

RMCC’s annual “Fall Into College” provided information on College programs, services, and organizations during the week of October 4.

Annual ArkACRAO College Planning Program Fair Set for October 20 in Mena

The annual ArkACRAO College Planning Program Fair hosted by RMCC is scheduled for Wednesday, October 20, 2010.

RMCC and SAU Partner to Make Business Degree More Accessible

Rich Mountain Community College and Southern Arkansas University recently signed a memorandum of understanding that will make it easier for students at RMCC who earn an Associates of General Studies in Business to then complete a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree at SAU.

Darryl Smith Provides Funds to RMCC Foundation for the Rain Blockley Endowed Scholarship

Rich Mountain Community College Foundation received funds for a newly endowed scholarship from Darryl Smith in memory of his wife, Rain Blockley, who passed away last Spring.

Rich Mountain Community College Foundation “Roast” State Representative Bill Abernathy

The Rich Mountain Community College Foundation played host to the Celebrity Roast of State Representative Bill Abernathy on September 28, 2010 with proceeds from the fundraiser going for concurrent scholarships at RMCC.

State Interim Committees on Education at RMCC

The Arkansas House and Senate Interim Committees on Education met at the campus of Rich Mountain Community College in Mena on September 28 and 29.

RMCC Foundation Announces the Completion of Rocha Endowed Grant

Funding for the Rocha Family Endowed Grant, established in 2008 by Dr. Carlos and Norma Rocha, was recently completed with the Rich Mountain Community College Foundation.

State Legislative Committees to Meet at RMCC

A joint meeting of the Arkansas House and Senate Interim Committees on Education will meet at Rich Mountain Community College in Mena.

Yard/Patio Sale at RMCC This Weekend

A yard/patio sale to benefit the RMCC Foundation is planned for Saturday, October 2 beginning at 8 a.m.

RMCC Opens Learning Enrichment and Advising Center

Rich Mountain Community College’s Learning Enrichment & Advising Center (LEAC) celebrated its fourth week of operation with an Open House and “Meet Your Academic Coaches” on September 20.

RMCC Student Services Student of the Month

Kim Latham is RMCC’s Student Support Services’ Student of the Month for September 2010.

Upcoming RMCC Life Long Learning Classes Announced

RMCC’s Life Long Learning courses beginning in October and November include a variety of interests.

RMCC Students Participate in See You at the Pole

Rich Mountain Community College’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry recently participated in the annual “See You at the Pole” on the College’s Mena campus.

RMCC Hosting “Fall Into College”

RMCC is hosting the annual “Fall Into College” event on the Mena Campus at 1100 College Drive  Monday, October 4 – Friday, October 8.  

New Staff Members at RMCC

RMCC welcomed two new staff members to campus recently and also saw one staff member transfer from one department to another.

Additional Lifelong Learning Courses Offered at RMCC

RMCC is offering several lifelong learning classes at the College’s outreach locations this fall.

Constitution Day Celebrated at RMCC

 

RMCC’s local chapter of the International Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), celebrated Constitution Day on the College’s Mena campus.

Clara O'Daniel Memorial Employee Grant Endowed at RMCC

Employees of RMCC recently completed the endowment of a scholarship first started in 2003 to assist students who demonstrated financial need and academic excellence.

RMCC Enrollment Numbers

Rich Mountain Community College enrollment is one of the largest yet at RMCC and the largest ever for a fall semester.

RMCC Upward Bound Students’ Summer Academy

RMCC’s Upward Bound Summer Academy provided participants with classes in English, Spanish, math, computers, and science.

New Faculty Members at RMCC

New full time faculty members have joined Rich Mountain Community College in a variety of academic areas across campus.  

Life Long Learning Courses for Fall Announced at RMCC

RMCC is offering a wide variety of Life Long Learning courses this fall with some being for credit while others are noncredit classes.

Staggs Receives Scott Berry Memorial Fund Scholarship at RMCC

Laney Staggs received a Scott Berry Memorial Fund Scholarship to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

Monta Philpot Mural Restored and Returned to RMCC Campus

RMCC recently held a reception to welcome the return of the Monta Philpot mural to its original location in the Spencer Building entry outside the Mary Bales Ingle Lecture Hall on the Mena Campus.

Shevy Varner Awarded Ed and Dorothy Stevenson Endowed Tuition Grant at RMCC

Shevy Varner of Hatfield received an Ed and Dorothy Stevenson Endowed Tuition Grant at RMCC beginning with the fall 2010 semester.

Kristen Ross Receives Dr. L. O. Dickson Endowed Grant at RMCC

Kristen Ross received a Dr. L.O. Dickson Endowed Grant to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

Crystal Taylor Receives Thrailkill Family Endowed Grant at RMCC

Crystal Taylor received a Thrailkill Family Endowed Grant to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

Grant Expands High-Speed Network to Two-Year Colleges

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas public two-year college students will benefit from a grant awarded to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in partnership with the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC).       

RMCC’s Upward Bound Program Honors Academic Achievers

The annual RMCC Upward Bound (UB) Awards Banquet was held Friday, August 6 at the Mena Mountain Resort. 

RMCC Awards President’s Academic Scholarships

Three students attending Rich Mountain Community College this fall have been awarded RMCC President’s Academic Scholarships.

Judkins Receives Geyer Endowed Scholarship at RMCC

Roger Judkins of Hatfield received a Dr. Walter and Gladys Geyer Endowed Scholarship to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

Gerald and Rachel Goforth Endowed Grants Awarded to RMCC Students

Neida McLellan of Mena and Angelia York of Caddo Gap are recipients of Gerald and Rachel Goforth Endowed Grants at RMCC.  

 RMCC Awards Board of Trustees Academic Scholarships

Two students attending Rich Mountain Community College this fall have been awarded RMCC Board of Trustees Academic Scholarships.

Bryar Parks Receives Nachtrieb Endowed Tuition Grant at RMCC

Bryar Parks received a Nachtrieb Endowed Tuition Grant to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

Baker and Lang receive Mena Schools Endowed Grants to attend RMCC

Carrie Baker and Alicia Lang of Mena are the recipients of Mena Schools Endowed Grants at RMCC.

Deborah Todd Receives Max H. Pearson Grant at RMCC

Deborah Todd of Mena received a Max H. Pearson Foundation Grant Endowment to attend Rich Mountain Community College.

 RMCC Vice Presidents’ Academic Scholarships Awarded

Five students attending Rich Mountain Community College this fall have been awarded RMCC Vice Presidents’ Academic Scholarships.

RMCC Workforce Education Program Offers EMT Basic Refresher

RMCC’s Workforce Education program is offering Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Refresher coursework August 28 and August 29 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.

Barton Receives Forty Year Club Endowed Tuition Grant

Jonathan Barton of Mena is the recipient of a Forty Year Club Endowed Tuition Grant to attend Rich Mountain Community College.   

RMCC Workforce and Mena Airport Training Partnership Coordinate Classes

RMCC Workforce Training Center and the Mena Airport Training Partnership (MATP) recently coordinated two Nondestructive testing (NDT) classes for local aviation employers at the Mena Aviation Complex.   

Upward Bound Students Take Summer Courses

Upward Bound (UB) rising sophomores and juniors from eight school districts took classes this summer in a variety of areas including English, science, math, computers, and Spanish in preparation for the 2010-2011 school year.

RMCC Educational Talent Search Provides Technology Camp

RMCC’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program hosted a three day instructional technology camp at the Mena campus this summer.

RMCC Career Pathways Exceeds Performance Goals

RMCC’s Career Pathways (CP) program recently received word they met and exceeded all their performance goals for the recent reporting cycle.

Jewell Awarded Presidential Scholarship

Tina Jewell has been awarded a RMCC Presidential Scholarship to Southern Arkansas University (SAU).

 RMCC Students Complete LPN Program

Rich Mountain Community College’s LPN graduates held Pinning and Capping Ceremonies Saturday, July 10 at the First Baptist Church in Mena.

Kevin Cook Selected RMCC’s Outstanding 2010 LPN Student

Kevin Cook was awarded the 2010 Jane Anderson Award honoring this year’s outstanding nursing student at Rich Mountain Community College.

Nontraditional Students Await Notice of Lottery Scholarships

Nontraditional college students who applied for lottery scholarships are still waiting for notification to be sent regarding the scholarships.   

RMCC Fall Registration Underway    

Students wanting to register for fall classes at RMCC can beat the crowd and register now at the Mena campus or at locations in Waldron and Mt. Ida.  

Bailey Awarded Presidential Scholarship

Savanna Bailey has been awarded a RMCC Presidential Scholarship to Southern Arkansas University (SAU). 

RMCC Offering CNA Course at Waldron

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Classes will be offered at RMCC-Waldron beginning September 20, 2010.

RMCC Video Production Team Wins Bronze at National Conference

Isaac Gwin and B. J. Appleby of RMCC’s Video Production team won the Bronze medal at the SkillsUSA National competition in Kansas City.

 Lawler Awarded Presidential Scholarship

Chris Lawler has been awarded a RMCC Presidential Scholarship to UA Fort Smith.  

RMCC Campus Adds New Outdoor Signs

RMCC’s Mena campus has several new outdoor signs on campus thanks to Higher Education Bond funds.

RMCC Students Take to the Courts

RMCC students in the summer session of tennis class recently stopped play for a photo opportunity.

ETS Students Tour College Campuses

RMCC’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program recently sponsored a three day tour of colleges and universities in central and northwest Arkansas for participants of the program who are entering their senior year of high school.

Baker Awarded Presidential Scholarship

Bobbi Ann Baker has been awarded a RMCC Presidential Scholarship to UA Fort Smith.

Leadership Polk County Class III Selected

Sixteen participants have been selected for Leadership Polk County (LPC).

Carter Awarded Presidential Scholarship

Deborah Lynn Carter has been awarded a RMCC Presidential Scholarship to Arkansas Tech University (ATU).  

Application and Entrance Requirements for LPN to RN Transition Program at RMCC

Applications for the upcoming LPN to RN Transition Program at RMCC through ARNEC are due by August 31, 2010 for the class beginning in January 2011.

RMCC is Certiport Testing Center

RMCC is a Certiport Testing Center for the recently announced partnership between the Department of Workforce Services and Microsoft to offer free Microsoft software training and certification to Arkansans.

RMCC Releases Vice President’s List for 2010 Spring Semester

Rich Mountain Community College recently released the Vice President’s List for academic achievement during the 2010 spring semester at the College.  

Barton to Speak at CAMS 2010 Conference

Mark Barton, Director of Computer Services at Rich Mountain Community College, will be a featured speaker in St. Louis at the CAMS 2010 Users Conference June 21-24.  

RMCC Releases President’s List for 2010 Spring Semester

Rich Mountain Community College recently released the President’s List for academic achievement during the 2010 spring semester at the College.

 RMCC Gala Proceeds Fund Scholarships

The Annual RMCC Foundation Gala took place at CMA with ticket sales totaling $7,815.

RMCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Campus Project

Members of RMCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) stopped for a photo opportunity while participating in a campus clean up this spring at the College.

ARNEC PRESS RELEASE - Consortium Expands, Adds Two CollegesRMCC Students Complete LPN Program

Jill Hasley, Program Director of the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC), announced that the Consortium has received approval from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) to increase the number of seats it offers to Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses (LPNs/LVNs) who wish to become Registered Nurses.

RMCC 2010 Graduation

Rich Mountain Community College graduation was held Saturday, May 15 at CMA Iron Mountain Complex as Associate Degrees and Certificates were awarded RMCC graduates.

 Edwards Named This Year’s RMCC Outstanding Alumnus

William Edwards is this year’s RMCC Outstanding Alumnus.
 
The Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship deadline for students planning to be enrolled in college this fall is June 1, 2010.  
 

Rich Mountain Community College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved to raise tuition and fees beginning July 1, 2010.


Rich Mountain Community College’s annual Honors Evening is this Thursday, May 6 at the Historic Armory on DeQueen Street in Mena.  
 


Fishing derby participants at RMCC show off their prizes and some of the fish they caught


Klinda Rath, RMCC St. John Library Academic Technician, is pictured with Deyan Dowdy and Starla Ritter, SGA co-presidents, and Tracy Bates, SGA member, as SGA presents a donation of mental health reference books and resources to the library.


Candidates running for County Judge, Sheriff, and State Representative spoke at the RMCC political forum at the College.


RMCC recently received 50 trees from Dallas Avenue Baptist Church and Betty Putman.

 
 
RMCC College and Career Center Students recently competed at SkillsUSA events and placed in various categories. 
 
 
Roger Judkins, a Rich Mountain Community College Career Center student and senior at Mena High School, placed first in the Career Center Aviation Competition at SkillsUSA last week in Texarkana. 
 
 
Carla Baker is RMCC Student Support Services (SSS) April Student of the month.  
 
 
RMCC Week is planned for April 12 – April 16 at the College’s Mena Campus.
 
 
RMCC’s Beta Eta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) hosted a “Hunt for Literacy” on the College Campus April 1.
 
 
Five Community Colleges serving southwest and south Arkansas have established the SouthWest Arkansas Community College Consortium.
 
 
RMCC, in conjunction with the Arkansas Office of State Procurement and Office of Marketing and Redistribution, recently donated computers, monitors, and keyboards to four of the local Veteran Service Organizations. 
 
 
Over 500 high school juniors visited the RMCC Mena campus on March 17.
 
 
Chong Chang is RMCC’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) Hall of Fame nominee and was recognized at the state level at TRiO Day.
 
 
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) international Honor Society induction ceremony was held at Rich Mountain Community College’s Mena campus March 11, 2010.
 
 
RMCC and Mena Middle School recently invited eighth graders and their parents to the College for the chance to learn more about college bound opportunities.
 
 
Over 110 people attended RMCC’s College Goal Sunday on February 21 at the RMCC Mena campus.   
 
 
RMCC’s LPN students recently assisted with Student Government Association’s (SGA)  Health Week by taking blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels, and glucose levels at the College’s Mena campus.
 
 
Deborah Todd is Rich Mountain Community College’s Student Support Service’s (SSS) Hall of Fame Nominee for 2009-2010.
 

RMCC has announced a unique, limited opportunity for persons considering a career in aviation maintenance.
  

Beta Sigma Phi-Beta Alpha Chapter contributed $500 to the Student Assistance Fund of the RMCC Foundation.
 
 
The following names are additions to the previously released honors lists for the Fall 2009 semester at RMCC.
 

RMCC’s Radio Station has a new location (88.9 FM) and a new tower, making the station five times more powerful than before.
  

RMCC 2010 Spring enrollment numbers at the 11 day mark came in at 1069 total headcount.

Emerson Motors Technologies Contributes to Endowed Fund with RMCC Foundation

Emerson Motor Technologies recently contributed $3000 toward their endowment fund with Rich Mountain Community College’s Foundation.

Mena High School Forty Year Club Continues Building Scholarships at RMCC

The Mena High School Forty Year Club recently contributed $15,000 to Rich Mountain Community College’s Foundation.

RMCC Releases President’s and Vice Presidents’ List for 2009 Fall Semester

Rich Mountain Community College recently released the President’s and Vice Presidents’ List for academic achievement during the 2009 fall semester at the College.

Odom Joins RMCC Career Pathways Staff

Tammy Odom recently joined the RMCC staff of Career Pathways (CP) in the position of counselor/outreach representative.

RMCC Smoke Free Campus Policy Effective Immediately

Rich Mountain Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) is launching a campaign to help usher in the upcoming Arkansas Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009.

Arkansas Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009

HB2007 - THE ARKANSAS CLEAN AIR ON CAMPUS ACT OF 2009; AN ACT TO PROTECT STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND VISITORS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FROM SECONDHAND SMOKE ON CAMPUS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

RMCC – Sharing Our Gifts

RMCC’s Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) members recently helped prepare food boxes for students in the Sharing Our Gifts program at the College.  

Toys for Tots Telethon Great Success

The Toys for Tots Telethon on December 5 on Rich Mountain Community College’s TV Channel 19 brought in over $5000 in gifts and money to purchase toys.

RMCC Trail of Trees Follow up

Rich Mountain Community College’s annual Holiday Trail of Trees lighting ceremony was December 1. 

Trout Fishing at RMCC Pond Available

Rich Mountain Community College’s upper pond was recently stocked with hundreds of trout.

Veteran’s Day Observed at RMCC

RMCC Students, staff, and faculty joined members of Charlie Company as the American Flag was raised on the Mena campus November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

RMCC Announces President’s Leadership Council Members

Five Rich Mountain Community College students were recently selected as RMCC student ambassadors to serve on the 2009-2010 President’s Leadership Council (PLC).

ArkACRAO College Fair Held at RMCC

RMCC was the host institution recently for representatives of colleges, universities and other educational resources from around the state at the ArkACRAO College Planning Program annual College Fair. 

Hundreds Attend RMCC Fall Festival Despite The Weather

The Rich Mountain Community College Fall Festival, sponsored by the RMCC Foundation and several College student organizations, provided entertainment for hundreds of guests despite the rain on October 29.

See You at the Pole at RMCC Campus

Rich Mountain Community College’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry recently participated in the annual “See You at the Pole” on the College’s Mena campus.

RMCC Acquires Airplane for Maintenance Program

An airplane for the Rich Mountain Community College Aviation Maintenance Program was recently acquired by the College and flown into Mena’s airport.

RMCC ACT Preparation Workshop

Over 400 students from area high schools recently participated in an ACT preparation workshop hosted by Rich Mountain Community College and RMCC’s TRiO programs.

Arkansas Lottery to Fund Scholarships

The Arkansas lottery began Monday and colleges and universities across the state were asked to hold events to highlight the benefits students will receive through the scholarship funds generated.

Susan Young Shares a bit of history with RMCC’s 60+ Classes

Susan Young, outreach coordinator of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, was the guest speaker at RMCC’s 60+ History class.

GUIDE Celebrates One Year Anniversary

One of the newer student organizations at RMCC celebrated the group’s one year anniversary this week outside the St. John Library at the College.

RMCC Career Pathways Program Offers Childcare Assistance to Qualified Applicants

The Career Pathways Program at Rich Mountain Community College has childcare assistance funding for qualified students.   

RMCC Workforce and Community Service Classes Available

Rich Mountain Community College has registration open for the following workforce and community service classes.   These classes are all in Mena this semester.

Scuba Divers Help Clean RMCC Ponds

Local scuba divers are assisting RMCC with the project of cleaning out debris in the ponds on campus following the April 9 tornado.

RMCC’s Upward Bound Summer Trip

Forty-four students from eight area high schools participated in the annual RMCC Upward Bound summer trip.

McKee and Ross Awarded Bill and Jean Harvey Endowed Tuition Grants to RMCC

Jay McKee and Kristen Ross (Pictured) have been awarded Bill and Jean Harvey Endowed Tuition Grants to RMCC.   The grants are awarded annually through the Rich Mountain Community College Foundation and are designed to provide RMCC students with assistance in attending college.

RMCC Computer Forensics Program Available Online

Rich Mountain Community College (RMCC) in Mena is teaching computer forensics courses online.  The technical certificate by distance technology was recently approved by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is the only one of its kind being offered in the state.

RMCC Radio/TV Program named in Honor of Max Pearson

The Rich Mountain Community College Radio/TV Program is now officially The Max Pearson Broadcasting Program in honor of Mr. Pearson.  The College’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to honor Pearson in appreciation of all Pearson has done for RMCC over the years.

Barling Elementary Students Raise $448.14 with Penny Drive for Mena Tornado Relief

Students at Barling Elementary, part of the Fort Smith Public School System, collected $448.14 to aid with tornado relief efforts in Mena.

Rich Mountain Community College’s GED Students Achieve 92% Pass Rate in 2008

Rich Mountain Community College’s GED students achieved a 92% pass rate in 2008.This pass rate is compared to the state average in 2008 of 85% and RMCC’s previous rate in 2007 of 88%.    Rates are based on the 2008 GED Testing Statistical Report from the Arkansas GED Office.

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