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BRCC Open For Summer And Fall Registration

Blue Ridge Community College admissions counselors and academic advisors are ready to meet with current and future students to create an academic plan and register for both summer... — Updated 4/7/2021

 By Ben Hardy    Education

BRCC Offers High School Students A Summer Jump-Start

Blue Ridge Community College is offering a number of transferable courses targeted to high school students in the summer semester. Eligible students have the opportunity to... — Updated 3/31/2021


Transylvanians In College

University of Alabama Eliza Witherspoon of Brevard and Alina Swanson of Pisgah Forest were named to the Presidents List at the University of Alabama for the fall semester. To make the President’s List, students must receive all... — Updated 3/31/2021


Transylvania County Schools Accept 'NC First In FAFSA' Challenge

The NAACP of Transylvania County is proud to announce that it will grant the first annual scholarship from the Carle Wilson Fund for Education and the Arts. While the fund will give precedence to applications for study in music or... — Updated 3/31/2021


NAACP Announces Carle Wilson Fund For Education And The Arts

The NAACP of Transylvania County is proud to announce that it will grant the first annual scholarship from the Carle Wilson Fund for Education and the Arts. While the fund will... — Updated 3/31/2021

 By Sara Schmidt    Education

Mountain Sun To Lead County Clean-Up April 24

On Saturday, April 24, Mountain Sun Community School will lead a county-wide clean-up event to kick off the outdoor season. In partnership with the MSCS Community Partners, the NCDOT Spring Litter Sweep, and Transylvania County... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Ben Hardy    Education

Blue Ridge Is A Solid Choice For Success

Despite the recent challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Ridge Community College students continue to persist and succeed. The college has remained open and has... — Updated 3/17/2021


Parrish Named To Advisory Committee

Sean Parrish of Pisgah Forest is one of six teachers across the state that Gov. Roy Cooper recently appointed to the Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee: Parrish is an active classroom teacher. He teaches visual arts at... — Updated 3/10/2021

 By Grace Solle    Education

BRCC's Devlin Is Committed To Continue

While many people talk about returning to Blue Ridge Community College to earn their high school equivalency diploma, the challenges of school as an adult, and the thought that... — Updated 3/10/2021


Transylvanians In College

Bob Jones University Matthew DalPorto, a sophomore Biblical counseling major from Brevard, was among approximately 900 Bob Jones University students named to the fall 2020 dean’s list. The dean’s list recognizes students who... — Updated 3/1/2021

 By Erin Brewton    Education

Brevard Academy Offers Students Comedy Club

Nina George once wrote, "How strange........ that one laugh can wipe away so much hardship and suffering. A single laugh." Laughter, like food, provides a sense of social glue,... — Updated 3/1/2021


Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarships Presented

On Feb. 16, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Lisa Adkins, Blue Ridge Community College's (BRCC) vice president of advancement, and Glenda McCarson, associate vice president at the... — Updated 3/1/2021


BRCC Earns Military Friendly School Designation

Blue Ridge Community College recently announced that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly School designation for the second year. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both... — Updated 2/24/2021


RHS Celebrates Mardi Gras, Miss Sweetheart

On Feb. 22, 2020, Rosman High School students enjoyed their annual Sweetheart Dance, totally oblivious to the pandemic that was to come only a few weeks later. A year has now come... — Updated 2/24/2021


TCSEF Awards Creative Classroom Grants

Letters arrived recently throughout the Transyl-vania County School (TCS) system announcing the 2021-22 Creative Classroom Grants award winners. In spite of the COVID-19 related can... — Updated 2/24/2021


BRCC Announces More Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Commun-ity College has opened registration for continuing education classes that will be held March through May on the Transylvania campus. The following classes are open: Allied Health Nurse Aide Refresher meets May 15... — Updated 2/22/2021

 By John Lanier    Education

School Board Receives Clean Audit, Bond Update

Terry Anderson of Carland and Anderson, Inc., informed the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening that the audit conducted by his certified public accounting firm showed “no findings or questioned costs... — Updated 2/22/2021


Local Service Academy Nominations Announced

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn announced the nomination of local students seeking appointment to America’s service academies for this year. His district office has worked to complete the entire nomination process in time for the Jan.... — Updated 2/15/2021


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


Connestee Falls Continues To Support BC Scholarships – Transylvania County, NC

In the midst of a global pandemic with limited opportunities for fundraising, The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program continues to invest in local Transylvania County reside... — Updated 2/11/2021


Covington, Williams Receive Blue Cross Scholarship – Transylvania County, NC

Brevard College's Gabriel Covington and Kyle Williams have been named as two of 25 college students statewide to receive the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina... — Updated 2/11/2021


Five Montessori Areas To Create At Home

Dr. Maria Montessori believed that education should be an aid to life. She believed that the child's early functional independence in caring for oneself and one's school and... — Updated 2/8/2021


BC Receives Grant From The Whitehead Foundation

Brevard College recently received a grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation to provide scholarships for women student leaders at the college. The grant marks the college's... — Updated 2/3/2021


Brevard Academy Releases Second Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2020-21 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Emily Ann Goodwin, Pax Morgan Henry, Noah Michael Jacques, Sarah Gray Monk, Lauren Elizabeth... — Updated 2/3/2021


BRCC Provides Free Nursing Assistants Course

Students involved in the Career and College Promise (CCP) program through Blue Ridge Community College are back to work for their second semester. These students are considered dual... — Updated 2/3/2021


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