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NEWS & EVENTS

BRTC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive

By Karen Liebhaber | July 7, 2024

Black River Technical College (BRTC) will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 17 in the Randolph County Development Center located at 1410 Hwy. 304 East on the Pocahontas campus. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=BlackRiverTechnicalCollege. Give blood and receive a $10 […]

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Pack Smarter – Not Harder (Paragould)

By Community Education | July 2, 2024

Pack Smarter – Not Harder  Instructed by Deborah Kiestler Do you overpack when you travel?  In this class, you will learn tips and tricks to lighten the load in your liquids, toiletries, personal items, and luggage featuring decanting liquids and the pros/cons of packing cubes.  Whether you are packing one bag only for budget airlines […]

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Basic Stained Glass Class #2 (Paragould)

By Community Education | June 26, 2024

Basic Stained Glass Class  Instructed by Kelly from Beautifully Broken This Class is Full Description: Learn the basics of making Stained Glass and make this adorable beehive.  Class includes all supplies, along with step-by-step instructions. Space is limited; reserve your spot today! Class Details: For more information, contact BRTC Community Education at 870-248-4180 or community@blackrivertech.edu. […]

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Bob Ross Oil Painting Workshop – Night Light (Paragould & Pocahontas)

By Community Education | June 20, 2024

Bob Ross Oil Painting Workshop – Night Light Instructed by Brenda Lawrence, Certified Bob Ross Instructor Join Our Bob Ross Oil Painting Class! Are you ready to unleash your inner artist? Join us for an exclusive painting class where we’ll recreate Bob Ross’s beautiful Night Light painting! No painting experience? No problem! Our friendly instructor […]

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Summer Sweets Cookie Decorating (Paragould)

By BRTC News | June 20, 2024

Summer Sweets Cookie Decorating Paragould Instructed by Nicole Trublood From beach balls to pretty flowers, our instructor will guide you through step-by-step instructions to decorate your cookies like a pro.  Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned baker, our class is designed for all skill levels, so come one, come all! Space is limited; reserve […]

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BBQ and Backyard Grillin’ 101 (Paragould)

By Community Education | June 19, 2024

BBQ and Backyard Grillin’ 101 Instructed by John Lindsey from All Q’ued Up Description: John Lindsey is a 7-time World Championship Steak Qualifier and Multi-time BBQ & Grilling Grand Champion. He is the 2022 Arkansas National Steak Points Champion. John is a regular on the popular TV show Bama-Q TV “The Steakout” and has just […]

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BRTC Presents Partnership Check to NEA Intermodal

By Karen Liebhaber | June 19, 2024

As part of its Strengthening Institutions Grant activities, Black River Technical College (BRTC) presented NEA Regional Intermodal Authority a check for $12,000.  The funds are to defray expenses that NEA Regional Intermodal Authority will incur during its work in helping guide BRTC in conducting a needs assessment, identifying the Durable Skills workforce employers statewide seek, […]

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First National Bank of Lawrence County Donates to Black River Technical College Foundation

By Karen Liebhaber | June 18, 2024

First National Bank of Lawrence County recently donated $5,000 to the Black River Technical College (BRTC) Foundation as part of its quarterly pledge.  Bank Vice President and Loan Officer Bill Wilcoxson presented the check to Dr. Karen Liebhaber, BRTC Foundation Executive Director and BRTC Vice President of Institutional Advancement. The BRTC Foundation exists solely to […]

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Graycen Bigger Honored with Community Development Achievement Award

By Karen Liebhaber | June 17, 2024

The Arkansas Community Development Society (ACDS) recently awarded Graycen Bigger with the 2024 Community Development Achievement Award.  According to the ACDS, the purpose of the Community Development Achievement Award is to “recognize an individual for his or her excellence in the practice of community development.” Presenting the award were Tonya Haas, Randolph County Chamber of […]

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BRTC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive

By Karen Liebhaber | June 15, 2024

Black River Technical College (BRTC) will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 17 in the Randolph County Development Center located at 1410 Hwy. 304 East on the Pocahontas campus. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=BlackRiverTechnicalCollege. Give blood and receive a $10 […]

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