Learn to make bead jewelry in New River class

New River Community and Technical College will offer a hands-on basic jewelry workshop in three evening sessions beginning Thursday, Jan. 30. Additional sessions will be held Feb. 6 and 13. All sessions will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. in Building D at New River’s Lee Street Complex (former Lewisburg Elementary School) in Lewisburg. Only six students More...

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WVSOM Medical School Story
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 10th, 2014

Community invited to attend WVSOM Mini-Medical School

Beginning Monday, Jan. 27, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is offering members of the community a dynamic introduction to human health with a Mini-Med School led by second-year medical students. Participants More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Essential oils class offered in Beckley and Lewisburg

Natural aromas are everywhere with us, influencing our moods and health. New River Community and Technical College is offering a non-credit class that explores how essential oils can be an alternative option for More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 27th, 2013

Ronceverte Elementary puts Joy of Giving into action

Many people talk about the “Joy of Giving” during Christmas, however Ronceverte Elementary School students, faculty and staff put that saying into action. Each year the RES Student Council organizes a food More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 27th, 2013

Donna Polk earns degree at Chadron State

Donna Polk Donna Polk of White Sulphur Springs graduated from Chadron State College with a Master of Education during winter commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 13. A total of 217 degrees were conferred during the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 27th, 2013

WVSOM Center for Rural and Community Health to offer free training in Lewisburg

The Center for Rural and Community Health of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is offering free training to become a Community Health Education Resource Person (CHERP). With this training program, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 27th, 2013

Variety of office skills taught at New River Community and Technical College

Students can learn or refresh their office skills in administrative office courses offered online and at all campuses of New River Community and Technical College. “Students can take an individual course or two; More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 27th, 2013

WV Writers spring writing contests set to accept entries soon

West Virginia Writers, Inc., will soon be accepting submissions for both of its 2014 annual writing contests, offering a total of $5,850 in cash prizes. The organization’s main writing contest for adults and college More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Bluefield College slates second semester for Master’s Degree in Education

Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on Jan. 13. Registration for the spring 2014 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Classes in home gardening and floral design coming up at New River GVC

Two new Horticulture classes will be offered at the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community and College during the upcoming spring semester. General Horticulture and Floral Production and Design are meant More...