CRC’s The Insider Fall 2021 Available Now

CRC’s The Insider Fall 2021 Available Now

Crowley's Ridge College's feature magazine, The Insider, Fall 2021, is now available to view.

The Fall 2021 edition of The Insider is now available, providing a glimpse at the semester so far, featuring move in day, freshmen orientation, CRC Carnival Style, Pioneer Day, and more. 

In this issue you will also find information about CRC’s first ever “For Better, For Worse: Making Your Marriage Thrive,” a marriage enrichment seminar that CRC hopes will continue for years to come. 

Find all of this and more in the digital edition of The Insider, found here

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Pete’s Treats Opens For Business

Pete’s Treats Opens For Business

Crowley’s Ridge College welcomed the cooler temperatures of fall with the opening of Pete’s Treats, located inside the student union.

Pete’s Treats will serve as a one-stop shop for anyone on the campus of CRC, offering coffee, smoothies, food, and snacks.

Special thanks to Liz Brown, CRC’s Vice President for Operations, who secured in-kind donations from Alumni Mark Watson (‘79) who is the executive vice president at Bunnomatic Corporation in Springfield, Ill.  Watson expressed his willingness to provide amenities for our students who are following his same educational path.

“It’s a pleasure to be able to give back to an institution that gave me such a good start in life.  CRC is a little gem of a school in NE Arkansas, and I hope more people will take advantage of it,” Watson said.

Pete’s Treats hours are as follows:
M/W/F: 8 a.m. — 11 a.m; 1 p.m. — 3 p.m.
T/R: 9 a.m. — 11 a.m.; 1 p.m. — 3 p.m.

Night Hours:
M/T/R: 7 p.m. — 10 p.m.
W: 8 p..m — 11 p.m.

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Disc golf course coming to Crowley’s Ridge College

Disc golf course coming to Crowley’s Ridge College

CRC acquired the equipment to erecta Disc Golf program beginning Spring 2021

You may be wondering “what is disc golf?” Well, we are here to tell you. 

Disc golf is a game that is played much like regular golf but instead of hitting a ball with clubs into a hole, you throw discs into a metal basket. Another way disc golf differs from regular golf is that the equipment to begin playing is much cheaper and there are typically no course fees. 

Given the current health crisis, many people across the country have flocked to learning and playing disc golf as a means to staying active while in a safe environment where social distancing practices are easily managed. We here at Crowley’s Ridge College have seen the benefits of disc golf and want to provide the same opportunities and experiences so many others around the world have been able to take advantage of. 

We have acquired 18 baskets and you can expect to see the first course in Paragould’s history installed within the next few months. The course will be used by our students and the Paragould community as a safe, fun outdoor recreational activity as well as a teaching tool in our health and PE department. On top of this, the college will also have the opportunity to provide the students with a new club activity and we hope to partner with the area school districts to be involved in similar activities. 

The course will be installed over the coming months and we are planning on a Spring 2021 grand opening.

Matthew Emery

Matthew Emery

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