Class of 2010 commencement is May 12
About 462 students are expected to receive associate degrees or certificates on Wednesday, May 12, when RVCC holds the 41st Spring Commencement Ceremony marking the graduation of the class of 2010.
note bene winners receive accolades at annual awards ceremony
This issue of the Record completes our two-part coverage of Raritan Valley’s nota bene program, which recognizes the students whose scholarly and artistic work show distinction. Click here to read more.
ONE takes steps to aid women in Darfur
For $15 RVCC students can help a woman in Darfur boil water to make it safe for her family to drink.
Get a close up view of the sun and of the planet Saturn at the RVCC planetarium’s 20th anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 15, 2-9 p.m. Exhibits and special programs, including the telescope viewings, are free and open to the public. Click here to read more.
The Hoops for the Needy fundraiser scored a big win for Manville and Bound Brook flood victims and earthquake survivors in Chile and Haiti. According to Lisa Hartpence of the Hoops for the Needy Committee, the event raised $645 from team fees and other donations.
Library imposing stricter noise rules
Along with final exams next week, the end of the semester has brought strict rules regarding noise to the RVCC library.
Movie Review - 44 Inch Chest
Colin Diamond (Ray Winstone) is a big man with an even bigger problem — one that has brought him to his knees — literally and figuratively. His beloved wife of twenty years, Liz (Joanne Whalley), has been unfaithful to him and wants out of their marriage.
Campus Wheels service ends today
Students, faculty and staff who depend on Wheels Suburban Transportation Route 884 to get to campus by bus are scrambling to find alternatives. NJ Transit will shut down the route as of tomorrow.
Organic garden takes root on campus
REAL club advisor and biology professor Jay Kelly, club members and volunteers have spent two years preparing the garden, which is about the size of 10 West Building classrooms. Planting began earlier this month and already there are signs of lettuces, strawberries, beets and spinach that will be ready to eat later this spring.
Company offers $5,000 scholarships to Black, Asian, Hispanic students
RVCC multicultural students have until May 30 to apply for a $5,000 college scholarship from Emerald Financial Resources, part of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
This show, which features work by students in the 3d Design and Sculpture, Graphic Design, Painting, Video and Multi Media, Photography and Printmaking classes, follows an earlier exhibit of students in 2d Design, Drawing, Illustration, Ceramics, Color Theory and Book Arts.
Six-game win streak boosts RVCC softball season, 4 players honored
RVCC women pushed their winning streak to six games by defeating Salem CC 6-5 and 8-0 in an April 22 double header.
Fall soccer: coaches seek more players as practices start
Men’s and women’s soccer teams are holding spring practice on the campus soccer fields, getting ready for the upcoming fall season.
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Springtime at Raritan Valley,
Students elect 2010-2011 leaders
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s student government elections: