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Free employer training for Virginia Values Veterans Program

Shenandoah Valley employers are being invited to explore the many ways veterans can be the ideal solution to business talent needs at a free Virginia Values Veterans training event on March 20, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at Blue Ridge Community College’s Plecker Center at 1 College Lane, Weyers Cave.


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BRCC fund-raising campaign surpasses $8M goal

The “Student Focus. Community Impact” Campaign for Blue Ridge Community College successfully exceeded its $8 million goal.


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BRCC nursing program invites public comment

The BRCC Nursing Department’s AAS degree nursing program is currently under accreditation review.


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Blue Ridge Community College calendar of events

Blue Ridge Community College calendar items for January/early February. Events are free and open to the public.


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BRCC offers extended hours for registration on Jan. 3

When BRCC reopens on Tuesday, January 3, it will offer extended hours, including Saturday hours, for those needing to register for the spring semester.


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BRCC students, employees give back for the holidays

The BRCC community combined again this holiday season to make sure that it would be a little brighter for some area children and furry friends.


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Blue Ridge Community College events in November

Blue Ridge Community College calendar items for November. Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.


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BRCC named a Great College to Work for by Chronicle of Higher Ed

Blue Ridge Community College is a great college to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.


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BRCC fast-track registration and info sessions

Blue Ridge Community College is conducting free information sessions from 5-7 p.m. No RSVP is needed.


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Partnership with BRCC aims to engage girls in math and science fields

Want to know why liquids disappear, and milk explodes? Or how those flashy Christmas light displays work? Interested in learning how to make a 3D computer game?


VDOT hosts transportation career fair on April 19

VDOT is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, April 19 from 9 a.m.until 1 p.m. at Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave.


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Cadence celebrates 20-year partnership with BRCC

There is a long history between Cadence and Blue Ridge Community College located in Weyers Cave, Va.


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Poverty simulation to shed light on local challenges

Community organizations are helping service providers and the public better understand underprivileged workers through a poverty simulation.


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Former BRCC instructor arrested, charged with embezzlement

A man has been charged following allegations of him scamming young men into thinking they were receiving instruction through BRCC.


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Communicating is theme of inaugural Farming Leaders Conference

“Who Is That Farmer in the Mirror?” is one workshop topic of the inaugural Farming Leaders Conference set for March 19 at Blue Ridge Community College.


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Farmers to learn about communicating at inaugural Farming Leaders Conference

To better prepare farmers to communicate with the public, several organizations will host a Farming Leaders Conference March 19 at Blue Ridge Community College.


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Community Emergency Response Training set at BRCC

Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will be offering Community Emergency Response Training.


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BRCC to host Education and Employment Fair on Nov. 5

Blue Ridge Community College is hosting an Education and Employment Fair on Thursday, November 5 from 3-7 pm at the Plecker Workforce Center on the Weyers Cave campus.


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Are you ready for severe weather, emergency situations?

The Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and Augusta County in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will be offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) starting in September.


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Spring CERT classes scheduled for Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro

The Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and Augusta County in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will be offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) starting in March 2015.


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Nutrition, health, sustainability will be focus of Farm to Table Conference

The 2014 Virginia Farm to Table conference will focus on “Nutrition, Health and Sustainability from the Ground Up.” The conference will take place Dec. 2-3 at Blue Ridge Community College.


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Virginia Hunger Symposium: BRCC raises hunger awareness and money for Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Blue Ridge Community College and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB) are partnering once again to raise the profile of hunger, both locally and abroad.


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BRCC Appalachian Heritage Arts Series concludes with lecture by Sharyn McCrumb

Sharyn McCrumb, a New York Times bestselling author, will close out the Appalachian Heritage Arts Series at Blue Ridge Community College with a lecture on Tuesday, October 14, at 12:45 p.m. in the Plecker Center auditorium.


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Staunton VDOT District meeting set for Oct. 8

The Staunton VDOT District meeting is set for Wednesday, October 8, at Blue Ridge Community College, Plecker Center for Continuing Education, Weyers Cave.


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BRCC hosts panel discussion about Shenandoah National Park’s creation

Blue Ridge Community College is planning a panel discussion about the creation and history of the Shenandoah National Park on Friday, September 26, at 7 p.m. in the Plecker Center auditorium.


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Are you ready for severe weather and emergencies?

The Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and Augusta County in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will be offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT).


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Sixth annual Try Transit Week set for September 15-19

Mid-September is a great time to give public transportation a try throughout Virginia, with special giveaways and free rides available during Try Transit Week.


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BRCC hosts Community Resource and Internship Fair

Blue Ridge Community College is bringing together over 35 community agencies and employers for its second Community Resource and Internship Fair on Tuesday, September 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Plecker Workforce Center.


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BRCC hosts exhibit by landscape photographer Hullihen Williams Moore

Blue Ridge Community College is hosting an exhibit by landscape photographer Hullihen Williams Moore entitled “Shenandoah: Views of Our National Park.”


Local student wins Dick Graham Scholarship

Each year, the Augusta Health Community Benefit Committee presents the Dick Graham Scholarship to an employee, employee’s spouse or employee’s child in honor of its first Chief Executive Officer, Dick Graham, and in recognition of his contribution to the organization for his many years of leadership.