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Upcoming Events

NRCC Student Activities Announcements: September 1-5, 2014:

Monday, September 1, 2014: Labor Day

The college is closed this day. Have a happy and safe Labor Day!

Tuesday, September 2:

No special events scheduled for this day.

Wednesday, September 3:

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be on campus in Edwards Hall, Room 117, Section A on Wed. Sept. 3, from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. The American Red Cross is in an Emergency status for all blood types. Walk-in donors to this drive are welcome. Pizza will be served at the drive from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. For more information about the American Red Cross blood Drives, visit

Thursday, September 4:

Free Popcorn on Thursday afternoon (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) in the Lounge. Visit the Student Activities Office in Martin Hall, Room 121. Free popcorn while supplies last.

Friday, September 5:

Dr. Ben Kramer will be available at the Mall site from 8 am until 5pm to make ID cards and advise students as needed

Ongoing Announcements:

We want you to stay active in your communities and to register to vote. New this year, your Student ID card may actually be used as proof of identification to vote in Virginia! You may register to vote in the precinct in which you live. A helpful site with information and links to voter registration is

The table outside of the Student Activities office (Martin 121) also has Virginia voter registration applications which you can pick up and complete if you wish to register by mail. Contact me to request a form to be sent to you. Email: Phone: 540-674-3600, ext. 4431.

-Constitution Week Contest:

NRCC students, you are invited to go online and take a basic quiz for a NRCC Student Activities contest at http://www.constitutionfacts.c​om/?page=quiz.c​fm

Print out your results page, put your name and emplid on it, and submit it to NRCC Student Activities By Friday, September 19th at 8:00 am for a chance to win one of 3 grand prizes which are Walmart Gift Cards valued at $25, $15, and $10. Twenty-five participants will also win a free copy of a U.S. Constitution facts booklet! Prizes will be drawn and announced after 12:00 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014. Good Luck, and Go USA!

-Virginia Army National Guard:
College students interested in opportunities to earn extra money and other benefits for their service with the Virginia Army National Guard may contact a local recruiter SSG Compton to learn more.

SSG Eric Compton
Recruiting and Retention NCO
Cell- 5408104819
Office- 5409945001

Athletics at NRCC
The Men's basketball team will Wednesday September 10 & 11 at 7:00pm to 9:30 pm and Sunday September 14th from 5:00pm to the Old Riverlawn Elementary School Gym located at 6631 Peppers Ferry Road, Radford, VA 24141. Prospective players are invited to try out for the team. Contact Coach Martin for more information at or 704-258-6327.

The NRCC Women's Basketball Team will hold an open try out on Oct 5th from 3 to 5. at the Old Riverlawn Elementary School Gym located at 6631 Peppers Ferry Road, Radford, VA 24141. Practices will be held weekly on Sundays from 3-5 and Wednesdays from 330 p.m.-5:00 pm.

-SOCCER PLAYERS please stop by to visit Ben Kramer in Student Activities or email him at to share your best available times to practice. He has a soccer player information sheet and fundraiser sheet for you to complete. Ben will arrange practice times for the team once we reach 11 players interested. Male & female players may be a part of this club. We have 8 players so far. Go Muskies Soccer Club! Thanks for your interest! (Ben can also provide information to potential players interested in baseball, softball, basketball, and cheerleading.)

-Student Government Candidates Needed
Returning students are needed to run in an election soon for Student Government Association senator and officer positions. Those elected may get a partial tuition reimbursement at the end of the semester. If interested, contact Ben Kramer, email him at, or visit the SGA website at or the Student Government Association Blackboard site to find candidate information there. A candidate packet must be returned to Ben Kramer by Friday, September 5th. Thank you for your interest.

Have a great week ahead, everyone!

Dr. Benjamin Kramer

Activities Counselor

New River Community College

5251 College Drive

Martin Hall, Room 121

Dublin, VA 24084

540-674-3600 ext. 4431

540-674-3644 (Fax)