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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

 
 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

 

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

 

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