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Train At Blue Ridge For Higher Paying Jobs In Machining

Local community members can train right here in Brevard at Blue Ridge Community College's Tran-sylvania County Campus machining lab for high paying jobs in machining or... — Updated 6/28/2021


Jamie Warren Joins Blue Ridge's IT Staff

Blue Ridge Community College has added a new staff member with Jamie Warren joining the Transylvania County Campus team as IT (information technology) specialist in March 2021. Warr... — Updated 4/21/2021


NCWorks Opens Its New Door At Local Campus

The NCWorks door is open to students and community members seeking employment. The NCWorks office, which has a new entrance beside the college's new classroom, is open to assist "th... — Updated 4/7/2021


BRCC's Arnold Encourages Adult Students

Blue Ridge Community College adult education students see a friendly face when they arrive at the lab to work towards their high school equivalency diploma. Adult education... — Updated 2/11/2021


BRCC Students Have Many Options

Blue Ridge Community College, in response to COVID-19, offers many alternatives to traditional face-to-face instruction, including online and Hyflex courses so that students can lea... — Updated 11/9/2020


BRCC Instructors And Students Meet New Coordinator

Blue Ridge Community College welcomes Mary Caroline Gaylord, who goes by “MC,” to the Continuing Education team at the Transylvania County campus. Gaylord is filling the shoes o... — Updated 10/14/2020


Blue Ridge Community College To Host Two Automotive Showcases

Blue Ridge Community College will host two Automotive Showcases on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., so upcoming students interested in... — Updated 10/14/2020


BRCC Welcomes New Faculty For Human Services Technology

Andrea Craven, an experienced social worker with strong ties to the community, will teach students majoring in human services technology as Blue Ridge Community College's new... — Updated 6/10/2020


Blue Ridge Students Graduate And Transfer Amid COVID-19 Disruption

Blue Ridge Community College is celebrating its spring 2020 graduates. The traditional graduation has been postponed due to COVID-19 limits on the number of people who may gather... — Updated 5/13/2020


Varley Excited To Tackle N.C. Career Coach Position

Brevard High School, Davidson River School and Rosman High School students and staff are getting to know their new N.C. Career Coach, Bailey Varley. Varley, who is employed by Blue... — Updated 3/11/2020


BRCC Adds Associate's Degree In Human Services Tech

Blue Ridge Community College is adding a new associate's degree in human services technology beginning fall semester 2020. The degree will have pathways in social services and... — Updated 2/24/2020


BRCC Is Collecting Old Photos To Celebrate 50 Years

Blue Ridge Community College asks local residents to look back through their memorabilia to find photographs that capture the College throughout the 50 years (1969-2019) the... — Updated 6/24/2019


BRCC Student Has Skyscraper Sized Dreams

Blue Ridge Community College transfer student Ryan Chesna is not afraid to think big. After spending his first year of college at Blue Ridge, Chesna is waiting for acceptance... — Updated 4/24/2019


Registration Open For VISION's Upcoming Class

Blue Ridge Community College and VISION Transylvania invite comm-unity members to join VISION Transylvania's 10-month community leadership development program. The new cohort will... — Updated 3/13/2019


BRCC Adds Casey To Adult Ed Classroom Team

By Michele Handy When walking the halls of Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus, it is not uncommon to hear a loud, "Wonderful!" followed by a peal of laughter. That... — Updated 2/6/2019


BRCC Graduate Works Hard And Dreams Big - Brevard NC

Christen Owen will walk across the stage and receive her Associate's of Arts degree Dec. 14, 2018. The Blue Ridge Community College graduate is 18 years old. Owen has been a... — Updated 12/10/2018


The Future Is Bright For BRCC - TCS Partnership

Sometimes things come full circle. Blue Ridge Community College machining instructor Kevin Spradlin first got to know Brevard High School junior Raegan Eggleston when he coached... — Updated 8/15/2018


From Bavaria To Blue Ridge: BRCC Adult-Ed Instructor With International Experience

In the back of the Blue Ridge Community College Library on the Transylvania Campus exists a little known launching pad, the adult education lab. Time spent in this classroom can... — Updated 6/20/2018


BRCC Graduates Come Full Circle To Co-Teach

Poke your head in Allan Smith's office any time during the week and you are likely to see a student hanging out with the very approachable Blue Ridge biology instructor. J.C.... — Updated 5/16/2018


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