• The Three Rivers College Patrons of the Arts Society has announced the schedule for its upcoming 2015-16 season, which will include the return of Russian ballet, a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute concert, Chinese acrobats, two children’s shows, a performance by the Vienna Boys Choir, and more. All shows will be performed at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on the Three Rivers campus in Poplar Bluff. Because of the support of donors to the Patrons of the Arts Society, ticket price for each main show will be $10, and ticket prices for the children’s shows in Poplar Bluff will remain $5. The Patrons Society is also continuing its tradition of presenting its children’s shows in partnership with local schools. Select schools

    Sep 03,
  • Three Rivers College will hold five Fall registration events at locations across Southeast Missouri, July 27 through August 4.  Registration events will be held in Doniphan High School, 4-7 p.m. July 27; Three Rivers – Piedmont in Clearwater High School, 2-5 p.m. July 28; the Delta Center in Portageville, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. July 29; the South Central Education Consortium in Willow Springs, 4-7 p.m. July 30; and at Three Rivers’ new Sikeston location, 4-7 p.m. August 4. The events provide another opportunity for enrolling for classes, in addition to the assistance offered weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the main campus; 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at full-service locations in Dexter, Malden, Kennett and Willow Springs;

    Jul 07,
  • The 23rd annual Children's Theatre Drama Camp will be held July 27-31 on Three Rivers College’s Poplar Bluff Campus, in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center. This will be the first year that the drama camp is spearheaded by the Three Rivers College Theatre Department. “We’re excited to be hosting this camp again and to be able to help continue this great tradition of fine arts education,” said Tim Thompson, Director of the Tinnin Fine Arts Center and one of the camp’s instructors. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for kids to have fun, develop their creative side, and participate in the excitement that is the world of theatre.” Campers will participate in activities teaching acting, improvisation, dance, theatre games, stage makeup, creative

    May 29,
  • Three Rivers College filled the Black River Coliseum to celebrate the institution’s newest graduating class on Friday, May 15. Over 550 students in Three Rivers’ degree and certificate programs were eligible to walk across the stage during Friday’s ceremony. Larry DeWitt, a Three Rivers alumnus, Sikeston resident, and successful entrepreneur, gave the commencement speech to the Class of 2015. In his speech, DeWitt emphasized the importance for graduates to not only work hard, but to work hard at finding their passion. “Do something you absolutely love. If you love it, you will succeed. It won’t be work, it will be fun,” said DeWitt. “You can open your eyes to a wonderful life if you make the right choice for your

    May 26,
  • Three Rivers College is reducing the cost for many veterans and their family members to attend the college. The college’s Board of Trustees recently approved altering the college’s tuition policy to charge “in-district” tuition to all veterans, their spouses and children. “Our veterans and their families have been willing to make unfathomable sacrifices for our country, and it’s only right that we do our best to support them when they return home,” said Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. “This new program will ensure that all of our region’s veterans will have the most affordable access to higher education that we can give them.” “In-district” tuition is the lower rate charged to residents of the college’s four-county taxing

    May 15,

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