Richmond Community College is holding a Community Fun Day on Tuesday to raise awareness about the school and its programs.
The event begins at 10 a.m. and will run until 7 p.m. at the F. Diane Honeycutt Center at 600 McLean Street in Laurinburg.
There will be a DJ, karaoke, inflatable bounce houses, free video games, food vendors, and representatives of local resource agencies.
“This is a great opportunity to tour the Honeycutt Center and learn about the wide variety of courses and services we offer in Scotland County,” said RCC recruiter Helena Thomas. “We have free GED and adult high school classes at the Scotland Center and at other sites in Wagram and Laurinburg. College credit courses are offered at the Honeycutt Center and on the St. Andrews University campus. Our entire Practical Nursing and the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration programs are offered at the Honeycutt Center. When we opened the Honeycutt Center, people asked for more courses, and we’ve provided them.”
Prospective students interested in enrolling at RCC for fall can save gas and begin the application process at the Honeycutt Center. RCC Scotland County Director of Student Services Marvena Rush-Wall will be there to accept applications, administer the placement test, talk with students about the programs they are interested in, and provide financial aid information.
“I am the liaison between services in Scotland County and the main campus. I’m happy to work with students to take care of everything short of their visiting main campus to see an advisor and schedule classes once they have been accepted,” said Rush-Wall.
Amanda Dixon is a director with the Workforce and Economic Development Department and creates short-term courses that focus on topics that allow students to explore personal interests or enhance job skills. Over the past year, a growing number of seniors are enrolling in computer classes at the Honeycutt Center. Community
Anyone interested in the Scotland Early College High School program, the Small Business Center, or WorkKeys classes should take advantage of this open house to meet the coordinators of these programs and learn how to enroll.
“We’re excited to sponsor this event and look forward to talking with prospective students about their career options,” said Thomas.