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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.


The Steel Wheels to perform at Blue Ridge Community College

The Steel Wheels bring their Slipstream Tour to Weyers Cave on Friday, September 12 , when they perform a free outdoor concert at Blue Ridge Community College as part of the college’s Appalachian Heritage Arts Series.


Augusta County Library expands services

Returning books to the Augusta County Library just got easier. Thanks to a partnership with Blue Ridge Community College, county library users can now return items to the Houff Library or its book return on the Weyers Cave campus.


Augusta Health Foundation announces board of directors

The Augusta Health Foundation, the charitable arm of Augusta Health, has announced its inaugural Board of Directors.


Shenandoah Valley Art Center presents member artists

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of June, is exhibiting the works of SVAC member artists, in an exhibition judged by Jim Sconyers, Jr., Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, Mary Baldwin College.


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The Big Small Business Event of 2014

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center will host the third annual BIG Small Business Event for business owners and managers.


Waynesboro Public Library offers job skills fair on April 10

Need some help finding employment? The Waynesboro Public Library has teamed up with the Waynesboro Rotary Club and the Office on Youth to host a career day. “Get a Job” Job Skills Fair on Thursday, April 10 from 3-6 p.m.


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Are you ready for severe weather and emergencies?

Anyone who lives or works in Staunton, Waynesboro or Augusta County can learn valuable basic skills in disaster preparedness, fire safety, first aid, terrorism awareness, disaster psychology, and search & rescue at an upcoming Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) course being offered in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College.


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Old Dominion Electric Cooperative sponsors farm energy efficiency workshop

On February 10th, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) will host the third in a series of ongoing seminars for agricultural producers at The Plecker Center of Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, Va.


Aging In Place and CDSME Discussed on Radio

Issues In Aging radio show discussed issues related to healthy aging with Robin Hawks, Joyce Nussbaum, and Sharon Strang. Robin Hawks, Blue Ridge Community College, discussed the Aging in Place program which began this fall. The certificate program is designed to help students better understand the needs of older adults from multiple aspects.


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Management and leadership training at BRCC

Whether you’re new to management or a seasoned leader, take your skills to the next level with these certificate programs at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC). Each has been carefully designed to help you transfer new skills directly to the workplace.