HAMLET — The Small Business Center at Richmond Community College is launching its own version of reality show “Shark Tank” for people who complete the seven core seminars on how to start a business. 

HAMLET — Richmond Community College graduate Morgana Viana is not afraid to dream big. Big like leaving her native country of Brazil to come to the United States of America to become a medical doctor. 

HAMLET— At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early part of 2020, Richmond Community College’s nursing students were being pulled from the hospitals where they normally get valuable clinical hours. However, as the pandemic spread and the number of patients grew, the hospitals realized they needed help and allowed them back in. 

HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.

HAMLET — Jerry Rose of Laurel Hill recently completed a short-term workforce training class at Richmond Community College that not only landed him a new job, but also got him back in college.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2021 Fall Semester.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be bringing new career training opportunities to Scotland County this spring with its own truck driver training program.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved a bridge program that will allow paramedic training to count toward credits in the Emergency Medical Science associate degree program. The board granted this motion at its monthly meeting on Dec. 14 at the Hamlet Campus.

HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation has named Dr. Tommy Jarrell, retired health director for Richmond County, as its 2022 Distinguished Citizen of the Year. The Foundation will be honoring Jarrell at its special Valentine’s Gala on Feb. 12 at the Cole Auditorium.

HAMLET — According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of data breaches publicly reported so far this year has already exceeded the total for 2020, putting 2021 on track for a record year. 

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