HAMLET – Brett Deaton and his family traveled from their home in Holly Springs, Ga., to Richmond Community College’s Convocation so Deaton could return to his alma mater and accept the 2017 RCC Outstanding Alumni Award.

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HAMLET – Twelve people are hitting the road with the foundation to be good, safe truck drivers after completing the nine-week truck driver training program offered at Richmond Community College in partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCCTI).

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HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar on Tuesday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium that will help businesses learn QuickBooks, an accounting software application. Certified Accountant Crystal Wambeke will present information on QuickBooks Pro.

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HAMLET – Friends and family of J.C. Lamm and Hilda Butler recently established the Joshua Michael Lamm Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Richmond Community College in memory of the charismatic young man. 

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HAMLET – The campus of Richmond Community College was transformed Tuesday night into a Halloween wonderland.

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Hamlet – Former attorney, community college instructor, grant writer and business owner Gypsie Murdaugh will lead a free two-part seminar at Richmond Community College to teach people how to seek and procure funding for a nonprofit organization.

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HAMLET – On Saturday, October 21, students from Richmond, Scotland, and Marlboro counties came together for a STEAM camp at Richmond Community College. It has been known as the “RCC G.R.E.A.T. Academy,” which is an acronym for “globally ready engineering and technology.”

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HAMLET – It was an atmosphere of giving at the Cole Auditorium Tuesday morning, as Richmond Community College made a major announcement that will benefit future teachers.

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HAMLET – What do you get when you combine twirling hula hoops, soaring acrobats, juggling tennis balls, and loud laughs all to the sound of music and a beat? A Flip FabriQue Show, a new kind of circus.

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HAMLET – Who goes to school on a Saturday? Richmond County Schools’ STEAM teachers, that’s who.

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