RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE                             AUGUST 2019
Welcome to RVCC Moments--a monthly electronic newsletter that provides information and updates about the latest developments at Raritan Valley Community College. Feel free to forward this newsletter to your colleagues and fellow students. Please contact us at rvccMoments@raritanval.edu with any questions/suggestions or if you would like to change your subscription or add another address. 
Free Tuition for Eligible Students

RVCC will be participating in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) Program, which offers free community college to qualified students. The free tuition program is available for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

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Register for Fall Classes

It's not too late to register for fall classes at RVCC. Enjoy the benefits of RVCC's high quality, affordable education and flexible scheduling, with classes offered days, evenings and online. It's not too late to register for Fall Semester classes beginning August 28 and a 12-week session starting September 11. Register today!

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908-526-1200 x7009

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August Instant Decision Days

Take the steps toward enrolling for the Fall Semester all in one day by attending an Instant Decision Day at RVCC. Three dates are offered: August 8, August 15 and August 27, all in the Event/Conference Center (Rooms 101 and 102) at the College's Branchburg campus.

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New Reward Program 

RVCC is launching a new program to reward students who accelerate their path toward graduation by carrying a full-time load of classes. As part of a new Reward Program students who earn at least 24 college credits at RVCC during the Fall, Winter and Spring Semesters can save $500 toward a summer course.

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New Adult Fast Track Program

Learn more about RVCC's new Adult Fast Track program at a special Information Session for Adults, August 12, 7-8 p.m., in the Event/Conference Center (Room 102).

RVCC's Adult Fast Track program offers working adults the opportunity to earn an associate degree in two years by taking classes in the evening and online. After completing the program, students will be able to seamlessly transfer to Ramapo College to pursue a bachelor's degree.

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Information Sessions, Campus Tours 

Learn about all RVCC has to offer by attending an Information Session in August. The College is offering General Information Sessions and an Adult Information Session, as well as special sessions for those interested in Automotive Technology, Cosmetology and Esthetics (Skin Care) career programs.

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New Apprenticeship Grants

RVCC has received two new grants that will open up apprenticeship opportunities for high school students and adults in advanced manufacturing.

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Milling Machine Donated to RVCC

Southwestern Industries has generously donated a TRAK-K3 KMX Knee Mill to RVCC's Advanced Manufacturing program. The milling machine will be invaluable to students enrolled in Machining Fundamentals and Manual Mill Operator courses and will train them in an important skill that employers are seeking.  

In 2018, 100 percent of RVCC's Advanced Manufacturing Certified Production Technician graduates were hired by employer partners in their field.
Students Selected for STEM Institute

Six RVCC students were selected to participate in Rider University's STEM Summer Institute in July. The free program was designed for community college students interested in pursuing a STEM-related major at a four-year institution. Participants who complete the program receive a $2,000 scholarship to Rider, renewable for up to three years, as long as they maintain the requisite GPA.
Students live in a residence hall on Rider's Lawrenceville campus and interact with Rider faculty during on-campus sessions and field trips. The STEM Summer Institute is limited to 20 community college students from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Women Engineers Create Moon-Scale  

As part of the RVCC Planetarium's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, the RVCC Society of Women Engineers (SWE), guided by Professor Peter Stupak, created a "Moon-Scale" that displays a person's weight on the Moon.

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Free Online Postings for Jobs, Internships   

Do you have an opening within your company? Join the thousands of area employers who have posted positions with RVCC Career Services. The College's free job board enables employers to post and edit jobs and internships and to view student and alumni resumes. Whether you are seeking full-time, part-time, salaried or hourly employees or interns, RVCC Career Services can help.

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New Theatre Season

The Theatre at RVCC's upcoming season offers performances for every age and interest--from a three-day music festival, to a theatrical depiction of seven female activists, to classical ballet and a beloved Christmas tale, to Shakespearian fun and circus arts, and so much more.

Visit www.RVCCArts.org for the Theatre's entire schedule
Star Shows, Music by Springsteen

From star shows focusing on Earth's violent, natural catastrophic events, to programs featuring music by Bruce Springsteen, the RVCC has offerings for every interest in August.

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Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road, Branchburg NJ  08876
908-526-1200   RaritanVal.edu