Sarah Huckabee Sanders touring BRTC’s Robotics Lab with Susan Shanlever
POCAHONTAS, AR Oct. 11—Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders visited Black River Technical College’s Pocahontas Campus on Monday, October 4.
President Martin Eggensperger, his cabinet, faculty, and staff welcomed Sanders to campus and took her on a tour of the campus. Sanders visited BRTC’s hospital simulation lab, robotics lab, machine shop, gunsmithing room, CDL training center, and Law Enforcement Training Academy. Sanders also went aboard the CDL training truck and new Breath Alcohol Testing (B.A.T.) Mobile.
At the conclusion of the campus tour, the community hosted a roundtable discussion between Sanders and Northeast Arkansas community leaders. The discussion focused on the challenges the City of Pocahontas, the region, and the state are facing and how those challenges can be addressed.
Dr. Eggensperger welcomes other leaders to campus by stating, “We’re always eager to showcase BRTC. Campus tours offer us the opportunity to better know our community members, answer questions specific to guests and their interests, while featuring the key people, programs, and facilities unique to Black River. Typically, a visit to BRTC lasts about an hour or so.”
Students interested in touring the campus should contact Angie French, Director of Admissions, at 870-248-4000, ext. 4029. Community members interested in touring the campus should contact Karen Liebhaber, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at 870-248-4000, ext. 4185. For more information about the programs offered at BRTC, visit https://blackrivertech.org/academics.