BRTC will be extending their hours from August 15th through the 17th to allow students extra time to visit campus and register for classes, purchase their textbooks, and work out their financial aid.

The campus will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

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Black River Technical College is a 2-year community college in Pocahontas and Paragould which offers associate degrees and certificates in general education and technical and career education.  The College houses one of the state’s law enforcement training academies and fire science academies.  BRTC has 1,500 full- and part-time students.