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Richard Bland College Announces Awards of Distinction Recipients

Posted on November 14, 2019

The Richard Bland College Foundation is proud to announce that three distinguished members of the Richard Bland family, Felicity V. Morris (Class of 2008), Jennifer McGrew (Class of 2000), and the Talley family are recipients of the 2019 Awards of Distinction. Morris was presented with the Young Alumni Award, McGrew with the Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Talley family with the Richard Bland Award.

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Richard Bland College announces Transformative Partnership with VSU

Posted on November 12, 2019

Richard Bland College of William & Mary has announced, in conjunction with Virginia State University, the TROJAN-ALLIANCE Program, a new partnership that offers an opportunity for students to earn their four-year degree from VSU after completing their associate degree at RBC. The Program will create a seamless transition and guaranteed admission into VSU for those who qualify.

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Pecan Harvest Begins at Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Posted on November 5, 2019

The annual pecan harvest at Richard Bland College of William & Mary will begin on Wednesday, November 6, and continue through Friday, November 22, from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. During this time, the community is welcome to visit the grove and gather pecans, but safety requires that visitors steer clear of active harvest sites.

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Trail of Terror Opens to Fright-Seekers

Posted on October 11, 2019

Just in time for the Halloween season, Richard Bland College of William & Mary has transformed its nature trail into a “Trail of Terror.”

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4th Annual Pecan Festival Happening Soon at Richard Bland College

Posted on October 3, 2019

Richard Bland College of William & Mary invites all to attend the College’s 4th Annual Pecan Festival on Saturday, October 12 from 11am to 5pm. Bring your family and friends to the Grove on RBC’s beautiful campus to celebrate the pecan with a day of entertainment, fine food, drink and over 150 merchants.

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Richard Bland College of William & Mary Signs Nursing Agreement with Shenandoah University

Posted on September 6, 2019

Richard Bland College and Shenandoah University have signed an Articulation Agreement that gives qualified RBC students the opportunity to seamlessly transfer into the Bachelors of Science in Nursing program at Shenandoah.

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Freshmen Rising at Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Posted on August 22, 2019

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is expecting a 10% increase in the number of incoming freshmen based on projections. More than 600 new students have enrolled for the fall semester. The boost in enrollment includes a record number of honor students, international students and student-athletes.

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Academic Scholars On the Rise at Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Posted on June 21, 2019

Richard Bland College students earning a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) and above is up 15% for the 2019 spring semester. That increase placed eighty-four students on the President’s List. An additional 129 students rated Dean’s List status with a 3.25 to 3.79 GPA. All students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to earn academic distinction.

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Richard Bland College Partners With Chesterfield Chamber for Leadership Chesterfield

Posted on June 17, 2019

Richard Bland College of William & Mary and the Chesterfield Chamber are partnering to present Leadership Chesterfield, a strategic program designed to educate rising business leaders on how to grow and strengthen business networking and civic engagement.

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