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 By Erin Brewton    Education

Anthony Johnson Joins Brevard Academy Staff

There is no better time than the beginning of a new year to announce a new member of the Brevard Academy family. Anthony Johnson, from Henderson County Career Academy, is the assistant director of Brevard Academy effective Jan. 7.... — Updated 1/11/2021

 

BRCC Holds Coat Drive

Blue Ridge Community College’s Student Government Association and the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Department held a Christmas themed coat drive over the last four weeks on... — Updated 12/28/2020

 
 By Erin Brewton    Education

Brevard Academy: Being Generous, Staying Grateful

Let’s face it, 2020 has really set the bar low. The world seemed to be on a downward spiral of implosion well before the World Health Organization even named COVID-19. While Brevard hasn’t been in the direct line of fire for mo... — Updated 12/28/2020

 

BRCC Announces Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has opened registration for continuing education classes that will be held January through March on the Transylvania campus. The following classes are... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 By Ben Hardy    Education

BRCC Students Have New Pathway To Teaching

Blue Ridge Community College is proud to offer many degree programs to help students meet their educational and career goals. Students interested in a career in education now have... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

BRCC Trains Law Officers

Blue Ridge Community College offers a four-month Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) twice a year. BLET is designed to give students the essential skills required for entry-level... — Updated 12/7/2020

 

BC Students Complete Immersion Expedition

Eight Brevard College students recently completed a 21-day immersion expedition canvassing the mountains of western North Carolina. The trip, the culmination of the immersion... — Updated 12/7/2020

 

Rosman Elementary Students Celebrate – Transylvania County, NC

Thanksgiving dinner for families may be smaller than usual this year due to COVID-19, but students at Rosman Elementary School enjoyed wearing various headgear they had made prior... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

BRCC Scholarships Available

Blue Ridge Community College student Blaine Townsend is applying for one of next year’s Blue Ridge Community College Foundation scholarships. Townsend has already received four... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

BRCC Offers Health Care Classes

Blue Ridge Community College phlebotomy student Chellbie Messer practices techniques for obtaining blood samples with her instructor, La Vera Messer. Phlebotomy students learn the... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

BC Students Benefit From Collaborative Learning

Students attending Brevard College will be the beneficiaries of a new, comprehensive focus on Collaborative Learning as an improvement upon the college’s robust commitment to experiential education. The focus of Collaborative... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

Blue Ridge Helps Students Plan For Future

Juniors at Rosman High School got a jump start on planning for their senior year and beyond on Nov. 4 and 5 during Boot Camp days. These Boot Camp days consisted of small 30-minute... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By Rob Rhodes    Education

BRCC Students Start YouTube Science Channel

Blue Ridge Community College student India Furney and environmental educator Kyle Jones plan to launch a new edutainment series on YouTube that highlights North Carolina's diverse l... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

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

 

Pamela Powell Creates BC Theatre And Teaching Scholarships

Brevard College means the world to so many, especially alumna Pamela Bowser Powell, class of ‘71. Powell enrolled at Brevard College in 1969 following encouragement from her... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By Carol Hamann    Education

How Will You Celebrate National Education Week?

There is a bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” This year the thank-you recipients needs to not only be teachers but also parents, other relatives, librarians, volunteers, other people, computers... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

BRCC Staff Makes A Difference

Blue Ridge Community College Wellness Committee members, Terri Locke (far left) and Shawn McMurray (far right), deliver greeting cards to Jennifer McDevitt and Jessica Galloway of... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By McNeill Mann    Education

New Outdoor Learning Environment Coming Soon

Mountain Sun Community School continues to move forward with the next phase of The Natural Play Project (NPP). The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) at N.C. State in Raleigh... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Brevard Academy Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2020-21 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ariana Areas Villanueva, Eliana Mireya Campanini, Maxwell Peter Duffy, Olivia Sue Ellis,... — Updated 10/29/2020

 
 By Rob Rhodes    Education

BRCC Instructor Kaczmarek Uses Technology In Artistic Ways

Blue Ridge Community College continuing education instructor Tom Kaczmarek said the concept of the hemispheres of the brain – the right side controlling creativity, imagination... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

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

 

NCWorks Is Ready To Help

Although many things have changed in 2020, the Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center is still open and ready to help. Pictured from the left are the NC Works Career Center... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Shade Wilbanks Studies To Have Her Own Farm

Shade Wilbanks' family has always placed great value on education. They moved to Pisgah Forest nine years ago so their four girls – Grace, Trinity, Madalynn and Shade – could... — Updated 9/16/2020

 
 By Erin Brewton    Education

Counselors Help Students Face Turbulent World

School is back in session and families are once again having to settle into a new norm. Youngsters have become masters of the Zoom world, back to school shopping has basically consisted of adding more pajamas to the wardrobe, and... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

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