General Information Sessions, Sessions Focusing on Beauty, Automotive Programs Slated in March

Friday, February 14, 2020
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Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Information Session in March at RVCC’s Branchburg campus. The College is offering General Information Sessions and an Adult Information Session, as well as special sessions for its Cosmetology, Esthetics and Automotive programs.

RVCC’s General Information Sessions and campus tours are scheduled for March 6, from 10-11 a.m., and March 11, from 3-4 p.m. The programs will be held in RVCC’s Event Center, Room 101.

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

• Enrolling in Summer Sessions starting May 18 or the Fall 2020 Semester

• Programs designed to help students transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey, across the country, and even in Europe

• Career training programs in high-demand fields that have designed in partnership with local industry

• Financial aid options and scholarship opportunities

• Free tuition for those who qualify, though RVCC’s participation in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) Program

An Information Session for adults who are considering returning to college or have never attended college will be held March 18, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Event Center, Room 101. The session 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.

RVCC will offer an Information Session for its Beauty Professions programs on March 17, 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 College’s next Esthetics program is scheduled for February 24-August 25. Classes are held Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For information about the Cosmetology or Esthetics programs, contact Marcia Bird at 908-526-1200, ext. 8618 or marcia.bird@raritanval.edu. For additional information about the programs, visit www.raritanval.edu/cosmetology or www.raritanval.edu/esthetics.

An Information Session for RVCC’s Automotive Technology program will be held March 19, from 3-4 p.m., in the 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, Ford, Chrysler, or Toyota manufacturer’s training, enabling students to command a higher salary when they graduate. Students in the program earn additional industry credentials from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS), Snap-On, Procut, NC3, Lift-it-Right, and other industry partners, allowing them to stand out to potential employers.

For additional information about the College’s Automotive Technology program, visit www.raritanval.edu/autotech or contact Inieka Stafford at inieka.stafford@raritanval.edu.

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

Ranked by 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 over 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, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 14, 2020

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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