[BECKLEY, W. VA.] New River Community and Technical College will close at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, in honor of the inauguration of Dr. L. Marshall Washington as the college's third president. The closure will give employees from all campuses time to prepare for the inaugural ceremonies, which are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Beckley/Raleigh County Convention Center. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23.
New River Community serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from five locations: Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville), Beckley Campus, Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg) and the Advanced Technology Center (Ghent). Administrative offices are located in Beckley.