• The 24th annual children's theatre drama camp will be held July 25-29 at Three Rivers College. Campers will participate in activities focusing on acting, improvisation, theatre games, creative dramatics, musical theatre and readers theatre. They will show off what they have learned at a performance at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29 at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center in Poplar Bluff. Students entering grades 2-8 are eligible to participate. Theatre instructors Tim Thompson of Three Rivers College and JoNell Seifert, director emeritus of Poplar Bluff High School, will conduct the camp. The cost is $65, which covers T-shirt, refreshments, and scripts. Deadline to register is July 18. Registration forms are available by visiting the Tinnin Center office. To have a registration form emailed

    Jun 02,
  • Students from across the region will compete for a chance to go to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., at the Seventh Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Spelling Bee, held Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m. in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on Three Rivers’ Poplar Bluff Campus. “We’re always proud to host these amazing spellers from across our region,” said Mark Sanders, chair of the Languages Department at Three Rivers and the coordinator for the regional spelling bee. “They’re all extremely talented, and it’s a close competition each year. You wouldn’t think a spelling bee could be such an exciting contest, but it is!” Last year’s winner was River Blount, a homeschooled sixth-grader from Annapolis, Missouri. Blount defeated

    Mar 03,
  • Three Rivers College will honor 50 years of alumni, faculty, staff, and leadership at its second annual Raider Reunion celebration. The event will be held in the Bess Activity Center on the college’s Poplar Bluff Campus, Saturday, Feb. 6, in conjunction with the Raiders and Lady Raiders basketball games versus State Fair. All Three Rivers former students and graduates; faculty, and staff, former and present; and college supporters are welcome to attend. Admission to the event and both games will be free. “For 50 years, our alumni, faculty, and staff have supported this college, and now it’s time to give back,” said Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. “The foundation laid fifty years ago has made it possible

    Jan 26,
  • Three Rivers College nursing students Walter Rommel of Broseley and Kathleen Soriano of Poplar Bluff have been awarded the Louise Shull Medler Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship awards both students funding to cover the cost of the NCLEX-RN licensing exam after the completion of their studies. The scholarship was endowed in memory of Louise Shull Medler, a Qulin native who worked as a nurse for over 20 years in the Poplar Bluff area. One of the original nurses for Kneibert Clinic, Ms. Medler also served as a staff trainer for the Department of Social Services. Funding for the scholarship was given by the Shull family and friends. Three Rivers College is committed to contributing to the quality of life in

    Nov 20,
  • Three Rivers College will hold its bi-annual mass casualty training event on Tuesday, November 24. The training helps prepare students in participating programs for a mass casualty emergency such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack and tests the college’s emergency response plans. The training event will be held at the college’s Poplar Bluff campus, near the Bess Activity Center. Students from several fields of study will participate in the training, including three classes of nursing students, EMT students, and Paramedic students. The training will also receive support from regional medical centers, local ambulance services, law enforcement agencies, and fire departments. The training will have extensive participation from local first responders, according to Dr. Staci Campbell, Department Chair of Nursing

    Nov 20,

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