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Leatherwood honored as Community College President of the Year

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The State Board of Community Colleges honored Blue Ridge Community College President Laura Leatherwood with its President of the Year Award, citing collaborative leadership and her record of forming successful partnerships with industrial recruiters, manufacturing plants and public schools.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Laura Leatherwood

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

BRCC to name new auditorium for Wyatt

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Blue Ridge Community college will name a new community auditorium/lecture hall in the new classroom building for outgoing County Manager Steve Wyatt, recognizing his support for $91 million worth of capital construction on the campus and his support of the college generally during his tenure as "the wizard behind the curtain."   Read Story »

Tags: Laura Leatherwood | Steve Wyatt

Henderson County News

BRCC police chief wins worldwide association's 40 under 40 Leadership Award

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Blue Ridge Community College Police Chief Daran Dodd, who built the campus police force from the ground up and instituted active shooter and sexual assault training for students and faculty, was recently selected as one of 40 law enforcement professionals from around the world to receive the International Association of Chiefs of Police 40 Under 40 Leadership Award.   Read Story »

Tags: BRCC | school shootings | law enforcement | Laura Leatherwood | Daran Dodd | active shooter

Henderson County News

Celebrating 50th birthday, BRCC unveils rebrand

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In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Blue Ridge Community College unveiled a new brand, Education Elevated, during a presentation to more than 200 faculty and staff today.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | BRCC | Laura Leatherwood