English and Spanish Information Sessions, Campus Tours Set in November

Monday, October 22, 2018
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Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Information Session in November at the College’s Branchburg campus. The College is offering General Information Sessions as well as special sessions for those interested in its Cosmetology, Esthetics (Skin Care) and Automotive Technology career programs. In addition, RVCC will hold Information Sessions for adult students in English and in Spanish.

General Information Sessions and campus tours are scheduled for Friday, November 9, 10-11 a.m. (RVCC Atrium); Wednesday, November 14, 10-11 a.m. (RVCC Conference Center, Room 101); and Thursday, November 29, 4-6 p.m. (RVCC Conference Center, Room 102).

During the sessions, RVCC Admissions specialists will provide information about:

• Enrolling in classes for the Spring Semester starting January 22
• Programs designed to help students transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey, across the country, and even in Europe
• Career training programs, designed in partnership with local industry, that can be completed in a year or less
• The admissions process

An Information Session for RVCC’s Automotive Technology program will be held Wednesday, November 7, from 3-4 p.m., in the College’s Workforce Training Center. During the event, prospective students will have an opportunity to learn about the innovative and successful program, meet with staff and faculty, and explore the exciting career potential in the field of automotive technology. The Auto Tech program offers Subaru and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) manufacturer training. Program graduates attain additional industry credentials from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS), Snap-On, and other industry partners to allow students to stand out to potential employers.

For additional information about the College’s Automotive Technology program, visit www.raritanval.edu/autotech or contact Elizabeth Coccia at 908-526-1200, 8529 or elizabeth.coccia@raritanval.edu.

RVCC will offer an Information Session for its Beauty Professions programs Wednesday, November 28, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the Workforce Training Center. During the Beauty Professions Information Session, participants will learn about RVCC’s programs in Cosmetology and Esthetics (Skin Care) as they view and participate in hands-on hair demonstrations, meet the programs’ director, take part in a question-and-answer segment, and apply for either program. RVCC’s Cosmetology and Esthetics programs feature an accomplished teaching staff, innovative teaching methods, and opportunities for job shadowing and salon practicum. The programs offer proactive job placement for graduates.

The next daytime Cosmetology program will be held January 30, 2019-November 13, 2019. A daytime Esthetics program will be held January 31, 2019-July 22, 2019. For additional information, contact Marcia Bird at 908-526-1200, ext. 8618 or marcia.bird@raritanval.edu; or visit www.raritanval.edu/cosmetology or www.raritanval.edu/esthetics.
Information Sessions for adults who are considering returning to college or have never attended college will be held Monday, November 5, at 12:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 10, at 9 a.m. Special Spanish-speaking sessions will be offered on November 5, at 1:30 p.m., and November 10, at 10 a.m. All of the November Adult Information Sessions will be held in RVCC’s Conference Center, Room 101.

Aside from general admissions information, the sessions will focus on transferring college credits, earning credits for life experience, and making a successful transition back to school after being away from the classroom for years.

To register for any Information Session, visit www.raritanval.edu/visit and click on November. For additional information, contact the Admissions Department at 908-526-1200, ext. 7009 or admissions@raritanval.edu.

Ranked by BestColleges.com, WalletHub.com, and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

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October 18, 2018

PR #48