HAMLET — Healthcare and children are two very important things to Kristin Terry. That is why the Purcell Clinic, which specializes in pediatrics, is now home to her budding career as a medical assistant.

HAMLET — Cauliflower pizza crust, organic tortelloni, veggie burger, Philly cheesesteak, bacon, French fries and fried shrimp were just a few items that Chuck Watson and other Richmond Community College staff taste-tested for the menu of the new café.

HAMLET — Announcements of new jobs, promotions and new opportunities were again the highlight of a ceremony recognizing Richmond Community College’s second batch of graduates from the College’s workforce training Industrial Mechanics program on Friday, Dec. 18.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2020 Fall Semester.

HAMLET — Transferring to NC State University just got easier for Richmond Community College students thanks to a new dual admission program. NC State has added RichmondCC as a partner in NC State’s Community College Collaboration.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved Monday morning a change to the academic calendar for the 2021 Spring Semester. Spring classes will now start Jan. 28 due to recommendations from the health department and to better align with the public schools’ schedules.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College graduated its largest Electric Lineman class on Dec. 3 with 22 students heading into the workforce, but the ceremony was bittersweet for this particular class. Back in October, lineman instructor Joey Keane passed away from health complications. 

HAMLET — Samuel Miles may only be 21 years old, but he has a solid career plan for becoming a general contractor. Miles is graduating this month from Richmond Community College’s Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology program, which he feels has given him essential skills for going into the construction business.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Fine Arts program is growing rapidly. Two new art instructors were recently hired, and the College is adding four new art classes to its curriculum that have never been offered before.

HAMLET — Richmond County Sheriff’s Office detective James Hamby, who also served in the Marines, is about to graduate with his first, and certainly not his last, college degree. Hamby is among the “Rising Star” December graduates of Richmond Community College.

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