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APRIL 14, 2014


Political analyst Kevin Madden to speak at Commencement


CNN political analyst Kevin Madden will be the keynote speaker for Three Rivers College's Commencement ceremony on May 18 at 4 p.m. at the Black River Coliseum.

APRIL 11, 2014


Center at Kennett to hold ribbon-cutting, open house


Three Rivers will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event for the new location of its Center at Kennett on April 24. The ceremony is open to the public.

APRIL 10, 2014


Three Rivers to host Merchant Showcase, Car Show


Three Rivers College will host the 35th Annual Merchant Showcase on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Bess Activity Center. Admission for the public is $1.

APRIL 10, 2014


Ribbon-cutting for new softball clubhouse set for April 16


Three Rivers College will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Softball Clubhouse building on the college's Poplar Bluff Campus on Wednesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m.

APRIL 8, 2014


Three Rivers College to hold Career Expo in Malden


Three Rivers College will hold a Career Expo from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 where students can learn about career programs and talk with area employers.

APRIL 7, 2014


Three Rivers College opens registration for Fall semester


Students may now register for Fall semester classes at Three Rivers College through Aug. 15. Registration is also open for Maymester, Summer, and Augmester classes.

APRIL 7, 2014


Music Dept. presents "Messiah" sing-a-long, recitals


The Three Rivers College Music Department will present a program of free recitals and musical events for the public in April, including a sing-along of Handel's "Messiah."

APRIL 1, 2014


Three Rivers College to host HiSET Test in Sikeston


Three Rivers College will host the HiSET® High School Equivalence Test (which has replaced the GED test) at its Center at Sikeston on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m.

MARCH 24, 2014


Center Stage to perform Godspell at Tinnin Center


Center Stage will present a production of the beloved musical Godspell on April 11-12 at 7 p.m. and April 13 at 2:30 p.m at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center in Poplar Bluff.

MARCH 24, 2014


Three Rivers Instructor given Excellence in Teaching Award


Instructor of Business Greg Hicks received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching at a Missouri Community College Association awards luncheon in Jefferson City.

MARCH 24, 2014


Students named to All-Missouri Academic Team


Students Dustin Chaney and Megan Cook have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Missouri Academic Team, an honor for the state's top community college students.

MARCH 20, 2014


Three Rivers renews President's contract for four years


At their March meeting, the Three Rivers College Board of Trustees approved renewing the contract of college president Dr. Devin Stephenson for another four-year term.

MARCH 19, 2014


Accreditation org satisfied with Three Rivers' progress


The Higher Learning Commission announced that Three Rivers College has successfully eliminated previously identified weaknesses that threatened its accreditation status.

MARCH 13, 2014


Three Rivers hosts high school band festival


To celebrate "Music in Our Schools Month," Three Rivers will host a High School Band Festival on March 18 at 6:30 p.m. featuring high school bands from across the region.

MARCH 10, 2014


Three Rivers extends deadline for Kennett LPN program


Three Rivers College's Department of Nursing and Allied Health has extended the application deadline for its Practical Nursing program in Poplar Bluff to April 7 at 5 p.m.

MARCH 10, 2014


Three Rivers breaks ground on new Grand Entrance


Three Rivers College commemorated the beginning of construction on its new Grand Entrance at a groundbreaking ceremony held March 10 on the Poplar Bluff Campus.

MARCH 9, 2014


Three Rivers hosts 16th annual District Music Festival


Fifteen high school bands and nine high school choirs will perform in the Tinnin Center as Three Rivers College hosts the 16th annual Three Rivers District Music Festival.

MARCH 8, 2014


Eagles tribute band rocks out at Tinnin Center


One of Branson's star acts will be filling the Tinnin Center with classic rock songs as Eagles tribute band Take it to the Limit comes to Poplar Bluff on March 27 at 7 p.m.

MARCH 7, 2014


Three Rivers alum advances to The Voice stage


Bernie native and Three Rivers College alumnus Coty Walker earned a spot on Team Usher to advance to the next round of competition of NBC's The Voice.

MARCH 6, 2014


Grand Entrance groundbreaking set for March 10


A groundbreaking for the Grand Entrance for the Three Rivers College Poplar Bluff Campus will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10 across from the Tinnin Center.

MARCH 5, 2014


Three Rivers extends RN program application deadline


Three Rivers' Department of Nursing and Allied Health has extended the application deadline for its day and evening Registered Nurse program in Poplar Bluff to March 17.

FEBRUARY 24, 2014


Nursing program ranked in top 20 in Missouri and Kansas


Ingram's Magazine has ranked the Nursing program at Three Rivers College among the top nursing programs in Missouri and Kansas, as well as the lowest in-state tuition.

FEBRUARY 24, 2014


Application deadline approaches for Nursing programs


Three Rivers has extended the application deadline for its Nursing and LPN-to-RN Bridge programs in Poplar Bluff and its Practical Nursing program in Kennett to March 1.

FEBRUARY 21, 2014


Spring Honors Lecture Series kicks off with Ozark folklore


Three Rivers will hold its first Spring 2014 Honors Lecture on Wednesday, February 26 at noon in the Tinnin Center. Leslie Reed will speak on Ozark literature and folklore.

FEBRUARY 21, 2014


Three Rivers hosts fifth annual regional spelling bee


Students from across the region will compete at the Fifth Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 1 at 10 a.m. in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center.

FEBRUARY 20, 2014


Three Rivers offering free firefighter training classes


Three Rivers College will be offering free fire training classes for local firefighters in Poplar Bluff and Willow Springs in partnership with the Missouri Department of Fire Safety.

FEBRUARY 17, 2014


Aycocks give donation to Three Rivers Endowment Trust


Barry and Michelle Aycock have donated $50,000 to the Three Rivers Endowment Trust for Three Rivers College's Eastern Campus, currently under construction in Sikeston.

FEBRUARY 12, 2014


Financial aid disbursement delayed due to weather closings


Due to recent weather-related closings, financial aid disbursements at Three Rivers have been delayed and will now begin on February 21 and continue until completed.

FEBRUARY 10, 2014


Music Department hosts 23rd Annual Jazz Festival


Jazz bands from schools across Southeast Missouri will come together to perform as Three Rivers College hosts its 23rd Annual Jazz Festival on Feb. 13 and 15 at 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 10, 2014


FAFSA Frenzy event rescheduled due to weather


Three Rivers College's FAFSA Frenzy event offering financial aid help has been rescheduled to Sun., Feb. 23 at 2-4 p.m. due to recent weather closings at the college.

JANUARY 29, 2014


President testifies before Ed. Appropriations Committee


Three Rivers College President Dr. Devin Stephenson testified Tues., Jan. 29 before the committee on the importance of community colleges and the need for increased funding.

JANUARY 28, 2014


Application deadline extended for LPN program in Kennett


Prospective students looking to enter Three Rivers College's Licensed Practical Nursing program now have until March 1 to apply for entrance to the cohort in Kennett.

JANUARY 28, 2014


Three Rivers College to host HiSET test in Caruthersville


Three Rivers will host the HiSET® High School Equivalence Test (which has replaced the GED test) at Caruthersville High School on Sat., March 8, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

JANUARY 28, 2014


Award-winning African dance troupe to perform at Tinnin


The Saakumu Dance Troupe, a world-touring performance group out of Ghana, Africa, will perform at Three Rivers on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. in the Tinnin Center.

JANUARY 27, 2014


Three Rivers ranked among fastest growing in nation


Community College Week, the leading periodical for community, technical, and junior colleges, has declared Three Rivers College one of the fastest growing in America.

JANUARY 23, 2014


Music Department to hold choral, symphonic concert


The Music Department will perform a free concert on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Tinnin Center featuring the Collegiate Choir, the Swingsations, and Symphonic Band.

JANUARY 22, 2014


Confluence literary journal wins national awards


Confluence, Three Rivers College's literary journal, has won first place in the American Scholastic Press Association's Scholastic Yearbook and Journal Awards for 2013.

JANUARY 21, 2014


Agriculture program receives donation for new greenhouse


Butler County residents Gary and Holt Pride have donated $5,000 to the Three Rivers Endowment Trust toward the creation of a greenhouse for agriculture programs.

JANUARY 14, 2014


Returning students have extra time to register for Spring


Students who have previously completed the admissions process at Three Rivers may now continue to register for Spring semester classes through Friday, January 17.

JANUARY 13, 2014


FAFSA Frenzy event to help area students with financial aid


Three Rivers College will host a FAFSA Frenzy event from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, February 9 to help students fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms.

JANUARY 10, 2014


South Central Education Consortium holds registration


Three Rivers College and Missouri State University-West Plains will hold a registration session for the South Central Education Consortium in Willow Springs on Jan. 16.

JANUARY 8, 2014


Patrons to present The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe


C.S. Lewis' world of Narnia will come to life in Sikeston, Dexter, and Poplar Bluff when the Imaginary Theatre Company performs The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

JANUARY 8, 2014


Application deadline nears for LPN program in Kennett


Prospective students looking to enter Three Rivers' Licensed Practical Nursing program are nearing the deadline. The program is accepting applications until February 1.

JANUARY 8, 2014


Three Rivers College extends spring registration deadline


Three Rivers College has added two days to its registration deadline, allowing new and current students to continue registering for classes through Tuesday, January 14.

DECEMBER 20, 2013


Three Rivers, MSU to open West Plains location in January


Three Rivers and Missouri State University-West Plains will open their new South Central Education Consortium in Willow Springs for new student registration on January 7.

DECEMBER 18, 2013


Three Rivers breaks ground on new classroom building


Three Rivers marked the continuation of a series of expansions and renovations with a groundbreaking ceremony for its Humanities and Social Sciences classroom building.

DECEMBER 16, 2013


Three Rivers extends Spring 2014 registration hours


Three Rivers College has announced that it will be extending the hours for students to complete registration in response to lost time due to recent weather related closings.

DECEMBER 3, 2013


Spring registration deadline nears at Three Rivers College


Prospective students still have time to register for Spring 2014 semester classes, with openings still available at all of the college's locations throughout Southeast Missouri.

DECEMBER 2, 2013


Music Department to present choral, symphonic concert


The Collegiate Choir, the Swingsations, the Three Rivers College Gospel Choir, and the Three Rivers Symphonic Band will perform a free concert on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m.

DECEMBER 2, 2013


Three Rivers Endowment Trust secures $1.5M contribution


The Three Rivers Endowment Trust has secured a $1.5 million contribution from an anonymous donor toward the proposed Activity Center on the Poplar Bluff Campus.

NOVEMBER 27, 2013


Students prepare for disasters with mass casualty training


Over a hundred students came together with first responders from across the area on November 26 to participate in Three Rivers' third "mass casualty" training event.

NOVEMBER 25, 2013


Three Rivers to break ground on new classroom building


Three Rivers will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Humanities and Social Sciences building on Dec. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the college's Poplar Bluff Campus.

NOVEMBER 25, 2013


Concert, fundraiser brings holiday cheer to Tinnin Center


The Polish Sinfonia Orchestra will perform its Christmas Around the World program as part of the Patrons of the Arts 2013-2014 season at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

NOVEMBER 21, 2013


Three Rivers to hold mass casualty training exercise


Three Rivers will hold a mass casualty training event on Tuesday, November 26 at 9:30 a.m. to help prepare students and to test the college's emergency response plans.

NOVEMBER 19, 2013


Registration open for Winter Session at Three Rivers


Registration has begun for Three Rivers' Winter Session - an intensive, four-week online session from Dec. to Jan. Registration deadline is Dec. 13, classes begin Dec. 16.

NOVEMBER 14, 2013


Career Expo in Dexter to showcase technical programs


Three Rivers College will hold a Career Expo - with an emphasis on career technical programs - from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, at its Center at Dexter.

NOVEMBER 14, 2013


Three Rivers to host free Health Fair for community


Three Rivers College's Department of Nursing and Allied Health will host a Health Fair for community members on Friday, November 15 in the Bess Activity Center.

NOVEMBER 13, 2013


President rereleases Christmas CDs to fund scholarships


This holiday season, President Dr. Devin Stephenson is rereleasing two collections of favorite holiday carols dedicated to raising funds for student scholarships.

NOVEMBER 12, 2013


Three Rivers continues registration for Spring semester


Prospective students still have time to register for Spring semester classes at Three Rivers College, with openings still available at all of the college's campuses and centers.

NOVEMBER 8, 2013


Portageville, Caruthersville to hold registration events


Three Rivers College will hold events at both its Center at Portageville and in Caruthersville to make it easier for area residents to register for Spring 2014 classes.

NOVEMBER 5, 2013


The Velveteen Rabbit comes to life across Southeast MO


Three Rivers College's Patrons of the Arts series will present the musical stage adaptation of the iconic children's book at venues in Poplar Bluff, Dexter, and Sikeston.
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