NRCC Student Activities Announcements February 18 - February 22
“The NRCC Week At A Glance”
February 18 – February 22
Special Events/Reminders This Week
Concord University – Tuesday, February 19, Information Table - A Concord University representative will be on hand to discuss transfer opportunities and answer questions about the University.
Dublin Campus – 10-12 (Godbey Hallway)
NRV Mall Site – 1-3 (Main Hallway)
Two Men & A Truck (Employment Table) – Thursday, February 21, 11-1, Dublin Campus, Student Lounge. A company representative will be available to discuss employment opportunities with the company.
RU Military Resource Center – Thursday, February 21, 1-3, Dublin Campus, Student Lounge. A representative will be on hand to assist veterans & dependents.
Black History Celebration, Sunday, February 24, 3:00 pm, Dublin Campus, Edwards 117. Dr. Brian Hemphill, President of Radford University, will be the guest speaker. Dr. Hemphill will present remarks on “African Americans In Motion: Movement From Poverty to National Stages in Business and Politics.” The program will also feature local musical groups and provide light refreshments. The event is free of charge and open to all NRCC College Staff/Students and local community members.
Ping-Pong Tournament (Ladder Competition) Underway
• Competition is open to NRCC Students, Faculty, & Staff.
• Students/Faculty/Staff interested in participating should contact Student Activities at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please indicate either Ping-Pong Tournament in email subject line.) New entrants will be placed at bottom of the ladder.
• Tournament runs from February 4 – March 29.
• On March 29 (2:00 pm) the individual occupying the top slot on the ladder will be crowned tournament champion and receive a $30.00 Walmart gift certificate.
• If you have questions or need more information please contact the Student Activities Office at email@example.com
NRCC Academic & Advising Calendar
• Spring & Summer Semester Registrations Are Underway – Stop by the Advising Office to meet with an Academic Advisor to schedule your classes.
Hokie Corner, Va Tech On-Site Advising
Dublin Campus – Godbey 130
Christiansburg Mall Site – Room 153
• Monday, February 18 – Dublin Campus
Admissions Representatives available to discuss transfer opportunities & course requirements for your intended major at VT. Appointments required – For appointments access NRCC’s Transfer Resources page at to www.nr.edu/transfer, then select Transfer to VT from the menu, then click on the first bullet “Visit Hokie Corner @ NRCC for Transfer Student Advising.” Then select your appointment date and complete the requested information.
RU Highlander Hub, Radford University On-Site Advising
• Monday, February 18 – NRV Mall Site
An Admissions Advisor will be available daily, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on each of the dates listed. Additionally, on the dates specifically noted, program specific advisors will be available, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Appointments are not required, so please stop by at your convenience.
• Student IDs will continue to be made in the Student Activities Office, 121 Martin Hall on the Dublin campus Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Student IDs will be made at the mall site campus on Wednesdays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. All students are asked to have an ID for the 2018/2019 academic year. IDs with the issue date 2016 and later (red, white, and blue background) will continue to be valid for the 2018-19 academic year.
New Library Additions
The Age of Light, by Whitney Scharer
Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear, by Carl Hiaasen
A Delicate Touch, by Stuart Woods
The Enemy of My Enemy, by W.E.B. Griffin
The Hunting Party, by Lucy Foley
The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris
The Winter of the Witch, by Katherine Arden
Clubs and Organizations
NRCC offers a wide range of clubs and organizations for student involvement. Our clubs and organizations are designed to promote educational and cultural experiences and provide students avenues for personal growth and enrichment. Interested students may research all of our programs by visiting the Student Activity webpages at nr.edu. In addition, sponsor contact information is also located on the Student Activity webpages and students are encouraged to contact club sponsors and/or the Student Activities Office for more information -or to sign up for participation. Our current clubs are listed below:
Black Awareness Association (BAA)
Campus Crusade For Christ (CRU)
Fine Arts Club
History/Current Events Club
Human Services and Early Childhood Development Organization
Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
New River Amateur Radio Club
New Clubs - Currently Forming
NRCC “Niche” Literature (Book) Club – Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NRCC Drone Club – Contact email@example.com
Philosophy/Political Debate Club – Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
High Power Rocket Club – Contact Wnoble@nr.edu
All of our teams participate as club teams and compete with other collegiate club level teams in the surrounding region. Currently Baseball, Basketball, and Soccer are offered as male teams and Volleyball is offered as a female team. All of our teams begin practice shortly after the beginning of fall semester and team practice/game competition usually continues through portions of both the fall and spring semesters. Team offerings are dependent upon student interest and may vary from year to year.
Baseball - Coached by Wes Adcock. Interested students should contact Coach Adcock at email@example.com.
Soccer – Coached by Adam Ritchie. Interested students should Coach Ritchie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volleyball - Coached by John Pierce. Interested students should contact Coach Pierce at email@example.com.
Basketball - Coached by Lamar Martin. Interested students should contact Coach Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poetry & Prose Submissions Welcome – Spring Juried Reading
New River Valley Voices is now accepting poetry and prose submissions for the Spring Juried Reading. Submissions are due Monday, March 11. The reading will take place Saturday, April 27 at the Blacksburg Public Library.
• You may submit up to 3 poems (max of 65 lines per poem) and/or up to 2 prose entries whether short stories, creative non-fiction, or standalone excerpts from a longer work with a max cumulative total of 2200 words.
• Up to 2 flash fiction entries, each 750 words or less
Selected works will be read aloud by their authors at the Spring Valley Voices Writing Celebration on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Blacksburg Public Library.
The jury’s selection will be based on literary merit and assessment of how the piece compliments the overall presented program. Only unpublished works that have not yet been presented in a public venue in the NRV are eligible.
For submission details, web: www.nrv.newrivervalleyvoices.com or email: email@example.com