Richmond Community College

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1042 West Hamlet Avenue, Hamlet, NC, 28345, US

Phone: (910) 410-1700

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At Richmond Community College, we have 50 years of experience meeting the specific needs of our students and impacting the community around us. As a part of the North Carolina Community College System, Richmond Technical Institute opened in 1964. In 1980, the name was changed to Richmond Technical College, and, in July 1987, it became Richmond Community College, offering technical school resources along with the expanded programs of a community college.

Today, RichmondCC serves approximately 10,000 students, with about 30 percent enrolled in curriculum programs and nearly 70 percent in workforce development programs. At RichmondCC, we offer more than 60 degrees, diplomas and certificates, along with college readiness courses, online classes and adult education services.

It has always been our mission to provide lifelong education opportunities that better our students’ lives, and we live that calling out by offering a number of unique programs for students in all stages of life. Find out more about our accreditation and student life, and discover how we work within our community. You can also find out how to give to the RichmondCC Foundation and keep up with the news from our North Carolina community college. Make a plan to come visit RichmondCC or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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RichmondCC Campus Tours

Schedule a date and time to tour RichmondCC's beautiful campus. You may schedule to have a campus tour starting Feb. 17 through April 30, with various times and dates in between. Whether you’re familiar with our academic programs or just looking at your options for college, we encourage you to come visit Richmond Community College at our campus in Hamlet or Laurinburg. We can give you a tour of our campus and explain more about all of our associate degree, college and career readiness, adult education and workforce development courses and more. Our admissions counselors can help you determine if RichmondCC is the right place for you! To register for a campus tour, please visit: http://richmondcc.edu/contact-us/visit-us
When: February 17, 2020 11:00AM
Where: Richmond Community College - Hamlet or Laurinburg Campuses
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Sister Hazel - Fidelity Bank Rock N Country Series Performance

Originating from Gainesville, Fla., Sister Hazel emerged onto the rock scene in 1993 with elements of jangle pop, folk rock, classic rock and Southern rock. Their song "All for You" topped the adult alternative charts during the summer of 1997, and its success propelled their album to platinum status. Rock 'N Country series logo Learn about the other shows in the Fidelity Bank Series! The group got a nod from country music fans when their 2016 album, “Lighter In The Dark,” landed at No. 4 on the country charts. The band landed on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart again in 2016 with “Unplugged From Daryl's House Club” at No. 75. In February 2018, “Water,” Volume I of a collectible compilation series titled “Elements,” landed at No. 9 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and at No. 2 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart. The band also also made their debut on the most revered stage in country music, the Grand Ole Opry. Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose well-spring of natural talent has been called "one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years" by Performing Songwriter Magazine. In concert, the band brings a lively show with sing-along favorites like “All for You” and “Happy,” in addition to a mix of new tunes that stay true to their Southern rock roots. Tickets: $40, $45, $50. Website: http://richmondcc.edu/wizard Contact Information: (910) 410-1691
When: February 29, 2020 7:30PM
Where: Robert L. & Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium
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"Georgia on my Mind" A Musical Tribute to Ray Charles - DeWitt Series Performance

"Georgia On My Mind: A Celebration of Ray Charles and His Music" features award-winning performers Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, and Clint Holmes, who bring each song to life in a riveting homage to a true giant of 20th century music. Ray Charles was a native son of Georgia, an American treasure, and a genius who redefined what popular music was for an entire generation. Utilizing gospel, blues, jazz and country music, as well as his own experiences grappling with racism and cultural upheaval, Ray Charles recorded iconic hits like "I Can’t Stop Loving You," "Hit the Road, Jack" and "Georgia On My Mind." Get ready to celebrate the music of a genius with this all-star cast! Tickets: $30, $40, $50 each or save money by purchasing prorated season tickets! Website: http://richmondcc.edu/wizard Contact Information: (910) 410-1691
When: March 11, 2020 7:30PM
Where: Robert L. & Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium
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"An American in Paris" DeWitt Series Performance

Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret, and realizes he is not her only suitor. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film and includes the Gershwin songs “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” "'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” “Stairway to Paradise” and orchestral music including “Concerto in F,” “2nd Prelude,” “2nd Rhapsody,” “The Cuban Overture” and “An American In Paris.” Tickets: $30, $40, $50 each or save money by purchasing prorated season tickets! Website: http://richmondcc.edu/wizard Contact Information: (910) 410-1691
When: March 19, 2020 7:30PM
Where: Robert L. & Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium
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Country Music Star Phil Vassar DeWitt Series Performance

Country music artist Phil Vassar returns to the Cole Auditorium, celebrating 20 years of chart-topping hits while on his “Hitsteria Tour.” Vassar was racking up hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career that has seen the release of six albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the country. His reign of signature songs include 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits, including "Carlene," "Just Another Day in Paradise," "Six-Pack Summer," "When I Love You" and many more. Vassar's songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye ("Little Red Rodeo"), Alan Jackson ("Right on the Money"), Tim McGraw ("For a Little While"), Jo Dee Messina ("Bye Bye, Alright"), and Blackhawk ("Postmarked Birmingham"). He signed a record deal of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP's Country Songwriter of the Year in 1999. Vassar continues to churn out incisive, soulful lyrics and infectious melodies that capture the heart and soul in the unique and special way that only he can. Tickets: $30, $40, $50 each or save money by purchasing prorated season tickets! Website: http://richmondcc.edu/wizard Contact Information: (910) 410-1691
When: April 2, 2020 7:30PM
Where: Robert L. & Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium
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