RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE                 OCTOBER  2019
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NEWS & EVENTS
Fall Open House

Learn about all RVCC has to offer at the Fall Open House, Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The event, designed for high school students and adults who are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate, will be held in the Event Center at the College's Branchburg campus.

During the event, participants are invited to tour the campus; meet current students and alumni; and learn about:
  • Student clubs, organizations & athletic teams
  • RVCC's innovative programs designed to help you transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey, across the country, and even in Europe
  • Career training programs, designed in partnership with local industry, that can be completed in a year or less
  • Ways to pay for college, including financial aid & scholarship opportunities
The event also will include workshops on How to Become an RVCC Student and the Community College Free Tuition Program.

More info:
Contact Admissions
908-526-1200 x7009
admissions@raritanval.edu

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Information Sessions, Campus Tours

Learn more about RVCC by attending an Information Session in October at RVCC's Branchburg campus. The College is offering general Information Sessions, as well as a special session for adults who are considering returning to college or have never attended college.

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Sanofi Corporate Mentor Program 

Ten students have been selected for this year's cohort of the Sanofi Corporate Mentor Program at RVCC. Approximately 42 students originally applied for the highly selective program, which enables participants to explore career opportunities and develop strategies for their professional, academic, and social success. "Mentees" also attend special seminars that are designed to build a bridge between college and work. The mentoring program culminates with a job shadow day at Sanofi. Students who successfully meet all of the program's requirement receive a $1,500 scholarship.

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New Transfer Agreement with Kutztown

RVCC and Kutztown University of Pennsylvania have entered into a new agreement that will facilitate the transfer process for RVCC graduates interested in attending Kutztown University. The agreement also includes academic scholarships and book awards.

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Backpack Awareness Program

RVCC Occupational Therapy Assistant students participated in Backpack Awareness Day at the Lamonte School on September 18.

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Professional Development

RVCC's Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will offer a professional development opportunity for teachers, Thursday, October 24, at 5 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College's Branchburg campus. The workshop will be centered around a documentary play, Seven, based on the inspiring stories of seven remarkable women who brought monumental changes to their countries. The program also will include a workshop designed to help teachers incorporate the art of storytelling into their classrooms. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in RVCC's Edward Nash Theatre. A box dinner will be provided.

Registration fee is $25 per person; the fee will be waived for the first 25 attendees. Three continuing education credits will be offered.
 
Information/registration:
Contact Michelle Edgar
michelle.edgar@raritanval.edu

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ATHLETICS
Athletics Update

RVCC's women's volleyball team is off to a great start this season with a 10-3 overall record. The team is already eying the National Championships.

Men's soccer, in its best season yet, is hoping to fight its way into the playoffs after a two-year absence. The soccer players' performances have only gotten stronger as the season goes on, with no signs of stopping.

The women's soccer team, led by former NCAA DIII Coach Giuseppe Pennetti, is making huge strides in its return to the field and will compete for a NJCAA Region XIX playoff spot next season.

Select games are live-streamed on the RVCC Athletics YouTube channel.

Stay up-to-date  by following RVCC Athletics on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook: @RVCCAthletics or www.rvccathletics.com

 
ART GALLERY  
Exhibition of Faculty Artwork

The Arts & Design department is presenting No-Thing In Common, a four-person exhibition of work spanning various disciplines and creative processes, through October 18 in the Art Gallery. The exhibition features work by RVCC faculty members Eric Araujo, Ji Yong Kim, Jeff Mason, and Dot Paolo.

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RVCCArts  
Stories of Activists, Political Comedy

The Theatre at RVCC will offer an emotion-packed month in October--from inspiring tales of real-life bravery and perseverance, to laugh-out-loud chuckles evoked by hilarious political comedy.

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Visit www.RVCCArts.org for the Theatre's entire schedule

PLANETARIUM
Star Shows, Laser Concerts

From laser concerts featuring music by the Grateful Dead, to astronomy shows focusing on Black Holes and the night sky, to special Halloween programs, the RVCC Planetarium is offering a variety of offerings in October.

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Click here for the Planetarium's entire schedule

RVCC NEWSROOM
RVCC Front
 
 
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OPPORTUNITY IN EVERY MOMENT
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118 Lamington Road, Branchburg NJ  08876
908-526-1200   RaritanVal.edu 
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