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Emmy-Winning Digital Director Speaks to BRTC English Class

Blair Shiff POCAHONTAS, AR Sept. 24— Blair Shiff, Digital Director for WCNC-TV at TEGNA INC, spoke to Lisa Inman’s Freshman English II class via Zoom on the topic of source credibility. Mrs. Shiff has previously served as Senior Video Producer at Fox Business, Senior Video Producer at Fox News, Coordinating Producer at ABC News, and …

BRTC’s Nursing Class of 2021 Achieve 100% Pass Rate for Licensure

POCAHONTAS, AR Sept. 23— The 22 students who graduated from BRTC’s Practical Nursing Program on June 29, 2021, all passed their NCLEX-PN exam (National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing) on the first attempt. This average of 100% exceeds the state passing average of 88.6% and the national average of 85.5%. According to Tonya Hankins, …

BRTC’s Holocaust Survivor Series Dates Announced

POCAHONTAS, AR Sept. 22—Black River Technical College, in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will host its 17th annual Holocaust Survivor Series lectures. Survivors provide first-hand accounts of the struggles they experienced during the Holocaust.  Past survivors have been held prisoner in concentration camps while others have been imprisoned in the Ghetto in …

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