Entries by Abby Parsons

Sarah Gordon Preps Students for Success in the Sciences

Lab Instructor Sarah Gordon has worked at Rappahannock Community College for 2 1/2 years at the Warsaw Campus teaching students the hands-on skills required to work in a collegiate-level biology lab. Though her career at RCC is fairly recent, Sarah’s family history at RCC has deep roots. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Sarah’s family moved […]

Summer STEM Camp: 3D Printing for Kids

Last week, Rappahannock Community College hosted Summer STEM Camp – a five-day intensive learning experience for children interested in science and technology. This year, participants learned throughout the week how to build, design, and print a rocket that they would later launch on the final day of camp. To conceptualize how to build their rocket, participants first […]

Richmond County Public Library is Tote-ally Creative

Yesterday afternoon, the Richmond County Public Library held a Tote Bag Decorating Event that attracted children of all ages. With fabric markers, iron-on patches, paints, buttons, and more, participants were invited to decorate blank tote bags to carry their library books. The bags also included a clear plastic sleeve to store a library card for […]

Terrarium Event Draws Audience of All Ages

This week, the Richmond County Public Library hosted a variety of visitors to build their own terrariums on campus. Attendees ranged in age from 3 to 70 years old, who each put their imaginations to the test to design a miniature ecosystem. Finding Creativity in Nature Terrariums date back to the early 1840s, when scientists […]