• Rotaract Attends Summer Conferences, Leaves with New Ideas

    Fifteen members of Raritan Valley Community College’s Rotaract, together with over 400 other Rotaractors from over 40 countries, spent one summer week living the Rotary motto “service above self.” Each of them came home having made a diverse group of new friends and with heads full of new ideas ready to be ...
  • RVCC Plans to Replace Bridgewater Campus; Waiting for Bonds to Do So

    Raritan Valley Community College’s Bridgewater Campus was always envisioned as a temporary home. In 2010, RVCC rented the building that makes up Bridgewater Campus from Somerset County, and since then, it has been used to run their Workforce Development Program. Their plan for a permanent home for the program will ...
  • Somerset County Emergency Services Stage Active Shooter Drill on RVCC Campus

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief SWAT team officers swarmed the hallways. Police officers checked every door. And Emergency Medical Services (EMS) technicians cared for the wounded. For a threat this serious, only full county emergency service support can deter it.
  • RVCC Student Receives Award Honoring Lifesaving CPR

    By Kayly Coleman / Staff Writer Few of us ever imagine ourselves in the position to save a life. These emergencies require quick thinking and composure, which is difficult when another person’s life is in one’s hands. But while we cannot predict emergencies, we can prepare for them. That is ...
  • President Tours Campus on First Day

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief Raritan Valley Community College’s eighth president Michael McDonough started his first day in office on June 2, 2014 with a tour around campus, accompanied by faculty, Courier News reporter Michael Deak and students. The tour lasted from 2-3 pm and introduced McDonough to several busy ...
  • Enactus National Convention: An Inside Look

    By Jack Ayer Tensions were high on the morning of April 1, as Raritan Valley Community College's Enactus team huddled together in a hotel room in Cincinnati, Ohio for one last practice. At 8AM, with coffees in hand, the team went through their 17 minute presentation, smiling nervously but feeling confident and ...
  • Get an Internship, Stand Out From the Rest

    By Fariaa Israr / Editor and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief Although the current job market is getting increasingly difficult to enter into, there is still an opportunity for students to make an impression with their desired employer. The answer lies not in earning an impressive GPA or graduating from a ...
  • A Careful Search for the Right President

    By Justin Fanders and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief   Last year Casey Crabill, the seventh president of Raritan Valley Community College, announced her resignation to take up the position of president at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Ever since then, the process to appoint a suitable replacement has ...
  • NY Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Speaks to Students

    By Gabriella Shriner / Editor On April 30 Raritan Valley Community College welcomed published poet and author Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie as she spoke to students from several English classes in the Atrium. Originally scheduled in January, the reading was moved to late April due to a snowstorm. Dominique Sindayiganza, Tallie’s ...
  • Students Honored at Leadership Celebration

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief Raritan Valley Community College’s Student Life and Student Government hosted the Student Leadership Celebration on May 14, 2014. The event celebrated the accomplishments of 36 active student clubs and organizations by giving awards for their outstanding efforts.
  • Campus Supports Alliance's LGBT Week

    By Gabriella Shriner / Editor   The Alliance at Raritan Valley Community College provides a safe environment for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and asexual) students on campus by promoting concepts central to their mission: acceptance through embracing today’s diverse people, and loving an individual for who they ...