[caption id="attachment_843" align="alignleft" width="150"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/08\/Fall-Semester-Student-Welcome-August-19-2103.jpg"><img class="size-thumbnail wp-image-843" alt="Donna Polk, student program advisor for the New River Greenbrier Valley Campus, (left) hands Autumn Lively of Rainelle her welcome package on the first day of fall classes. Lively is a second year student at the GVC." src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/08\/Fall-Semester-Student-Welcome-August-19-2103-150x150.jpg" width="150" height="150" \/><\/a> Donna Polk, student program advisor for the New River Greenbrier Valley Campus, (left) hands Autumn Lively of Rainelle her welcome package on the first day of fall classes. Lively is a second year student at the GVC.[\/caption]\r\n\r\nStudents at New River Community and Technical College\u2019s Greenbrier Valley Campus were welcomed by college officials on the first day of classes Monday, Aug. 19, with a gift package that included a student planner filled with information that will help them throughout the year.\r\n\r\nThe students also picked up newly-created maps of the New River Greenbrier Valley Campus which highlighted the GVC\u2019s facilities including the new Lee Street Complex (site of the former Lewisburg Elementary School), where Allied Health programs (Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy and EMT-Paramedic) are now located.\r\n\r\nNew River Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Mercer County Campus in Princeton; Raleigh County\/Beckley in Beckley; Nicholas County Campus in Summersville; Advanced Technology Center in Ghent and\u00a0 the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg. Administrative offices are located in Beckley.\r\n\r\nFor information on programs of study and classes offered at New River, visit www.newriver.edu or visit the GVC Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.