PR # 82 October 26, 2007
RVCC ROTARACT CLUB RECEIVES HONORS
Raritan Valley Community College?s (RVCC) Rotaract Club will be honored at the New Jersey Human Relations Council 2007 Unity Achievement Awards Ceremony, Thursday, November 1, at 11:30 a.m., at The Conference Center at Mercer County College, West Windsor.
The club is being honored in the ?Achievements by Students? category.
The RVCC Rotaract Club fosters leadership and responsible citizenship, encourages high ethical standards in business and promotes international understanding and peace. The RVCC club is affiliated with The Rotary International, an international service organization for men and women ages 18-30. The RVCC Rotaract Club is sponsored by the Branchburg Rotary Club.
RVCC?s club has raised more than $10,000 in the past three years for various charities. Some of the club?s recent projects have included creating a Peace Garden, collecting bicycles for developing countries as part of the Pedals for Progress campaign, serving meals at the College?s Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner, helping with a HOPE Project in South Africa and sponsoring orphans in Nepal to help send them to school.
For additional information about the award or the Rotaract Club, contact Dr. Tulsi Maharjan, Club advisor, 908-526-1200, ext. 8312.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 80 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .