HAMLET — N.C. Sen. Tom McInnis was the guest speaker at Richmond Community College’s Electric Lineman graduation ceremony on May 17, touting the success of the program and its ability to immediately provide graduates with well-paying jobs.

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HAMLET — Twenty-two students are now ready for a career in the power industry after graduating as the second class of Richmond Community College’s Electric Lineman program.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2019 Spring Semester. The President’s List identifies students who earn an “A” in all courses and have a 4.0 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more semester credit hours excluding developmental credits. The Dean’s List includes the names of students who attain a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 and earn no letter grade lower than a “B” while carrying 12 or more semester hours excluding developmental credits.

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HAMLET — While a huge rock music festival was happening just a few miles down the road in Richmond County on Saturday, May 11, Dr. Dale McInnis said the real rock stars were seated right in front of him at the Cole Auditorium.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College student Kristen Stuteville of Rockingham received the 2019 Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements of students in the N.C. Community College System.

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HAMLET — A river of white flowed through Cole Auditorium Thursday as 33 nursing students complete one journey and head into the next.

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ROCKINGHAM — Progress continues on the downtown campus for Richmond Community College as the first steel beams of the building were erected Wednesday.

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HAMLET — High school students who enter Richmond Community College’s Machining program are getting key tools of a machinist thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation.

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Hamlet — Students in the Welding Technology program at Richmond Community College finished out the spring semester with a friendly competition to see who was the best welder in their class.

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HAMLET — Through its member-funded SECU Foundation, State Employees Credit Union has awarded four local students the SECU Bridge to Career Workforce Development scholarship valued at $500 to study at Richmond Community College. 

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