Information Sessions, Campus Tours Scheduled

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Information Session in November at RVCC’s Branchburg campus. The College is offering General Information Sessions as well as special sessions for its Cosmetology, Esthetics and Automotive programs.

RVCC’s General Information Sessions and campus tours are scheduled for Friday, November 8, from 10-11 a.m. (Event Center, Room 101), and Thursday, November 14, from 4-5 p.m. (Event Center, Room 102).

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

• Enrolling in classes for the Spring Semester starting January 21

• 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, November 5, 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.

RVCC’s next daytime Cosmetology program will be held January 27, 2020 - November 25, 2020. Classes are held Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The next daytime Esthetics program is scheduled for February 24, 2020 - August 25, 2020.

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 Thursday, 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, 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 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 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

October 23, 2019

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

PR #39