Richard Bland College In the News

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What’s a Model of Self-Awareness? A Horse, of Course.

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 20, 2015)

Grandma’s Guidance Helped Richard Bland Athlete Reach Goals

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 30, 2015)

RBC’s Heatwole, Forbes Graduate with Honors

(The Progress-Index, May 26, 2015)


RBC’s Washington Earns NJCAA Silver in 200-Meter Dash

(The Progress-Index, May 18, 2015)


First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Speaks at RBC’s Commencement 

(The Progress-Index, May 17, 2015)


Richard Bland College Students Study in China

(The Progress-Index, May 17, 2015)


RBC Graduate Looks Back on Obstacles He’s Overcome to Graduate

(The Progress-Index, May 14, 2015)


Sharp Joins RBC Basketball Team

(The Progress-Index, May 14, 2015)

RBC’s Mealy Picks Up All-Star MVP Honor

(The Progress-Index, May 12, 2015)


Dinwiddie Teen Expo Grows in its Second Year

(The Progress-Index, May 11, 2015)

Season of Sisterhood

(The Progress-Index, May 10, 2015)


Richard Bland College Professor Calls it a Career After 30 Years

(The Progress-Index, May 7, 2015)


RBC’s Moore, Mealy Selected to 2015 NJCAA Men’s Basketball All-Star Game

(The Progress-Index, May 7, 2015)

RBC Student-Athlets Help with Lee Park Project

(The Progress-Index, May 1, 2015)

McAuliffe Honors Champion Statesmen

(The Progress-Index, April 22, 2015)

Comets Golfer Cole Signs with Richard Bland

(The Gazette-Virginian, March 30, 2015)

Clements Brings ‘Infectious’ Personality  to RBC

(The Progress-Index, March 29, 2015)

Richard Bland Wins National Basketball Title in Second Year

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 24, 2015)

Richard Bland College Hosting Spring Open House Saturday

(The Progress-Index, March 18, 2015)

First Lady of Virginia to Deliver Commencement Address at RBC

(The Progress-Index, March 10, 2015)

An Unexpected Journey to College President

(Reaching New Heights, March/April 2015)

RBC Adds Men’s, Women’s Golf Programs

(The Progress-Index, February 14, 2015)

Richard Bland Starting Men’s, Women’s Golf Programs

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 13, 2015)

Richard Bland College Adds Golf Teams, Will Play at Petersburg Country Club

(WTVR, February 13, 2015)

Statesmen’s Berrios Plays on Despite Cardiac Arrest

(The Progress-Index, February 2, 2015)

Richard Bland Begins Equine Therapy Program

(Virginia Business, January 29, 2015)

Bland’s Pedro Berrios Has New Appreciation for Basketball

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, January 14, 2015)


College Benefits from Natural Resource

(Virginia Farm Bureau, January 2015)

Richard Bland Administrator Selected for UVA’s Political Leaders Program

(The Progress-Index, January 13, 2015)


Statesmen Move Up to No. 5 in Poll

(The Progress-Index, December 11, 2014)


Richard Bland College Receives Grant for Advancing Military Degrees

(The Progress-Index, November 21, 2014)


William & Mary Board of Visitors to Meet in Williamsburg and Petersburg on Nov. 19-21

(The Progress-Index, November 14, 2014)


Richard Bland College Foundation Appoints New Chairman, Vice Chairman

(The Progress-Index, November 9, 2014)


Girl Scouts Participate in 3rd Annual Nature Day at Lee Park

(The Progress-Index, November 9, 2014)


Richard Bland College Hosts Civil War Battlefield Preservation Workshop

(The Progress-Index, November 9, 2014)


RBC Breaks Ground on New Humanities and Sciences Building

(The Progress-Index, November 7, 2014)


Matoaca Senior Makes Priority Homecoming Half Time Kick

(Virtual-Strategy Magazine, November 5, 2014)


 Richard Bland Hosts the First Walk to End Alzheimer’s

(The Progress-Index, November 2, 2014)


 Richard Bland Basketball Team Back for ‘Moore’

(The Progress-Index, October 31, 2014)


Richard Bland Set for Encore Performance

(The Hopewell News, October 29, 2014)


Statesmen check in at No. 11 in NJCAA Division II Preseason Poll

(The Progress-Index, October 29, 2014)


Talley Named Chair of RBC Foundation Board

(The Progress-Index, October 28, 2014)


RBC Appoints Chairman to Foundation Board

(The Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 27, 2014)


Williams Named Sports Information Director at Richard Bland

(New Kent-Charles City Chronicle, October 13, 2014)


Course Offers a Unique Kick For RBC Students

(Progress-Index, October 13, 2014)


Richard Bland College of the College of William & Mary Creates Equine Journey For Students

(Reaching New Heights, September/October 2014)


RBC Releases 2014-15 Basketball Schedule

(Progress-Index, September 12, 2014)


RBC Offers Late-Start to Students

(Progress-Index, September 6, 2014)


Volunteers Pitch In to Help Students Arriving on Campus

(Progress-Index, August 17, 2014)


Richard Bland College president’s contract extended

(Richmond Times Dispatch, April 29, 2014)


Richard Bland softball having successful first year

(Richmond Times Dispatch, April 21, 2014)


UoR and Richard Bland College ink deal to ease transfer into SPCS degree programs

(CBS 6 WTVR, April 10, 2014)


New opportunities for Richard Bland graduates

(Richmond Times Dispatch, March 24, 2014)


W&M’s Richard Bland College expands transfer options

(Virginia Gazette, March 18, 2014)


 Richard Bland is No. 2 seed in region tournament

(Richmond Times Dispatch, March 7, 2014)


Powhatan Alumni Update 

(Richmond Times Dispatch, March 6, 2014)


Richard Bland, military school sign pact

(Richmond Times Dispatch, February 28, 2014)


Fork Union Military Academy, Richard Bland College sign dual-enrollment agreement

(Daily Progress, February 28, 2014)


Historic Dual Enrollment Agreement Signed by Fork Union Military Academy

(Digital Journal, February 28, 2014)


Richard Bland College signs dual enrollment agreement with military academy 

(Virginia Business, February 27, 2014)


Bates And Ugba Lead Richard Bland To Win 

(Hopewell News and Patriot, February 27. 2014)


Fork Union Military Academy Set to Announce Associate’s Degree 

(NBC 29 Video Coverage, February 26, 2014)


Richard Bland Falls To Wake Tech 

(Hopewell News and Patriot, February 23, 2014)




Richard Bland College inks admissions agreement with private college council

(December 3, 2013)


Richard Bland College signs transfer pact
( December 2, 2013)


8 private schools enter into guaranteed admissions agreements with Richard Bland College

(December 2, 2013)


Peeking into the Pecan Harvest – WTVR Virginia This Morning Interview

(November 16, 2013)


The transformative power of a college degree

Richmond Times Dispatch (November 8, 2013)


Statesmen Rout Hawks in Season-Opener

Hopewell News (November 5, 2013)


Richard Bland tapping a natural resource, pecans

Richmond Times Dispatch (November 4, 2013)


Statesmen Return

Progress Index (November 2, 2013)


Richard Bland begins harvesting pecans from historic pecan groves

Progress Index (October 29, 2013)


RBC Adjunct selected as one of Richmond’s “Top 40 Under 40″
Style Weekly (October 15, 2013)


Madison + Main creates commercial for Richard Bland College
Richmond BizSense (September 24, 2013)


Richard Bland Set For Action
Hopewell News and Patriot  (September 18, 2013)


A Q&A With the Author of ‘Re-Visioning Community Colleges’

The Chronicle of Higher Education (September 16, 2013)


Battersea Speaker Series at Richard Bland College

Progress Index (September 18, 2013)


Threat Assessment Teams meet at Richard Bland College

Richmond Times Dispatch (September 10, 2013)


Area Colleges Welcome Back Students

Progress Index (August 23, 2013)


Petersburg City Council Advance at Richard Bland College

Progress Index (August 12, 2013)


Car Show at Richard Bland College – supporting Veterans

Hopewell News and Patriot (August 12, 2013)


Richard Bland College Foundation 6th Annual Golf Tournament

Progress Index (August 11, 2013)


Car show celebrates generations of cars and soldiers

Progress Index (August 11, 2013)


Richard Bland College Foundation Board approved their officers and named four new directors

Progress Index (July 23, 2013)


Richard Bland College Foundation Board Names New Directors

PR Urgent (July 11, 2013)


Gudena accepts  position at Richard Bland College
OA Online (July 12, 2013)


What Goes Into an ‘Honors’ Program?

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 25, 2013)


Sydow: Small college, big return on investment
Richmond Times Dispatch (June 30, 2013)


Richard Bland College closes health clinic
Progress Index (May 22, 2013)


Class of 2013- Richard Bland College
Hopewell News and Patriot (May 13, 2013)


Richard Bland College graduates challenged to be creative
Progress Index (May 11, 2013)


Richard Bland College launches online language institute
Daily Press (May 6, 2013)


Don’t Look Over Your Shoulder, Richard Bland College May Be Gaining on You
Bacon’s Rebellion Blog (May 2, 2013)


W&M’s Kim will speak at Richard Bland College commencement
The Virginia Gazette (April 30, 2013)


Richard Bland College adds sports to program
The Mechanicsville Local (April 23, 2013)


Richard Bland sees ‘sweet spot’ in Va. college landscape
Richmond Times Dispatch (April 22, 2013)


Bland unveils athletics programs
Hopewell News and Patriot (April 19, 2013)


Intercollegiate athletics returns to Richard Bland College
Progress Index (April 17, 2013)


Richard Bland College adds sports to program
Richmond Times Dispatch (April 17, 2013)


Richard Bland grads now guaranteed spots at VCU School of Allied Health
Daily Press (April 15, 2013)


New RBC President says its time for change
Progress Index (February 17, 2013)


Richard Bland’s president featured at colloquium on two-year colleges
W&M News (February 18, 2013)


New members on the M&T Bank Central Virginia Advisory Council
Progress Index (February 4, 2013)


New members on the M&T Bank Central Virginia Advisory Council
Richmond Times Dispatch (February 4, 2013)


Kirk Cox Commends Dr. Russell Whitaker, Jr.
Progress Index (February 3, 2013)