About New River

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers, and Webster. Students can take classes in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus, and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus. New River CTC also offers web enhanced face-to-face and online classes.


New River Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and workforce programs to meet the needs of the region it serves.


Shared values guide New River Community and Technical College in fulfilling its mission. These values influence thoughts, guide decisions, mold policies, and determine courses of action. Our employees are expected to support and enact these values in our daily work.

Community, Integrity, Justice, Service, and Scholarship.


New River Community and Technical College improves students’ lives and enriches communities.


New River Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Student Right to Know

Student Right to Know refers to a Federally-mandated public disclosure of a college’s graduation rate and transfer rate.

Board of Governors

Meeting, agenda and member information.

Crisis Response

The New River Crisis Response Committee has developed a Crisis Response Manual to provide the New River educational community with guidance in the event of a crisis. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also provides valuable information regarding preparedness for new health threats.

Facilities Master Plan 2016-26

The Facilities Master Plan, created directly from discussions with community members and college personnel, will link current and future demand for services and programs to the physical development of the College. The Facilities Master Plan matches demands for instructional programs and services and projected growth of the College with the need for new and renovated facilities.

2014 Economic Impact Study

The 2014 Economic Impact Study, prepared by an independent research and consulting firm, quantifies the dollars and positive human capital contributions of the College.

New River’s History

New River is the newest community and technical college in the state of West Virginia.

Organizational Chart

New River’s organizational chart depicts the structure of our personnel and offices within the organization.

President’s Office

Announcements and information from New River CTC President Dr. Bonny Copenhaver

Strategic Plan

Information on New River CTC’s 2020-23 Strategic Plan.


NRCTC has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) through the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Because of our voluntary participation in NC-SARA, we are able to deliver educational experiences outside of West Virginia.