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Blue Ridge Community College students will now have a much easier time transferring to Lenoir-Rhyne University after the two institutions signed an articulation agreement on Jan.

Blue Ridge registrar Sara Schumacher was recently named recipient of the 2020 North Carolina Community College System Staff of the Year Award.


Continuing to help its students reach their summit, Blue Ridge Community College now offers a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) exam prep course taught by its very own Human Resources Director, SHRM member and SHRM-SCP, Lorri Allison.

Maria Martinez, a recent graduate of Blue Ridge’s Adult High School (AHS) equivalency program, is proud to have earned her high school diploma in Dec. 2019, and is considering continuing her education at the College to work toward her CNA.

The following students listed with program of study and county of residence were named to the Dean’s List at Blue Ridge Community College for Fall 2019.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must be a full-time student with a minimum grade point average of 3.50.


The Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation has received a $1.75 million bequest from the estate of Mrs. Liselotte R. Wehrheim (pictured). This bequest will provide scholarships and other program support for healthcare training programs at Blue Ridge Community College.

Come together as a community on Jan. 20 for the 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast at Blue Ridge Community College featuring keynote speaker Dr. Vergel L. Lattimore III, President and Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Counseling at Hood Theological Seminary.

Brandon Maynard, a recently graduated BLET student, is one of the lucky few cadets to not only graduate the program, but also to land a job prior to the program’s completion in his career field.