Information Sessions, Campus Tours to be Held in October

Thursday, September 19, 2019
lineup of 5 students standing outside

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College has to offer by attending an Information Session in October at RVCC’s Branchburg campus. The College is offering General Information Sessions and a special session for its Cosmetology and Esthetics programs.

RVCC’s General Information Sessions and campus tours are scheduled for Friday, October 4, 10-11 a.m. (RVCC Event Center, Room 101); Thursday, October 17, 4-5 p.m. (Event Center, Room 102); Friday, October 25, 10-11 a.m. (Event Center, Room 101); and Thursday, October 31, 10-11 a.m. (Event Center, Room 101).

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

• Enrolling in classes for the Spring 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, designed in partnership with local industry, that can be completed in a year or less

• The admissions process

• 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

RVCC will offer an Information Session for its Beauty Professions programs on Tuesday, October 1, 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.

For information about the Cosmetology or Esthetic 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.

To register for an Information Session, visit www.raritanval.edu/visit. 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 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.

###

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 19, 2019

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

PR #22