New River CTC is Hosting Open House to Introduce New Surgical Technology Program

[BEAVER, WV] – New River Community and Technical College is excited to announce its’ new and highly anticipated two-year Surgical Technology Program. Aspiring healthcare professionals are invited to an open house event on Friday November 10th to explore the exciting world of surgery, meet the instructor and members of the program, learn about the curriculum, and discover the career opportunities that can come from enrolling in New River CTC’s newest program. 

Event Details


Friday November 10th, 2023


4-6 pm


280 University Drive

Beckley, WV 25813

At the Open House, attendees will be able to explore the new cutting-edge surgical technology facility equipped with the latest technology, as well as gain insights into the comprehensive two-year program designed to prepare students for successful careers in the field. Students who have been already admitted into the program will be present to share information about the application process, as well as their emotions about being the first to embark on this specific journey at New River CTC. 

“Studying this has always been a dream of mine. I’ve been in the medical field for seventeen years, and I never realized that this would actually happen for me. It is something I am so excited to do, you have no idea how grateful I am for this opportunity.” Says Desiree White, one of the first students to be enrolled in the Surgical Technology program. 

New River CTC’s Surgical Technology Program is a new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a fulfilling career in healthcare. Whether right out of school or coming from years of work experience, this program is open to anyone interested in furthering their education.

Refreshments will be provided, and prospective students, parents, and anyone interested in a career in surgical technology are encouraged to attend this informative event.

Stop by New River CTC’s Surgical Technology Open House and take the first step towards a career in surgical technology. Discover your passion, gain valuable skills, and make a difference in the operating room.

For more information about the program, please contact:

Jennifer L. Archie

Program Director/Instructor – Surgical Technology


Phone: 304-929-1041

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Mykah F. Price

Director of Communications

New River Community and Technical College

Phone: 304-929-5450

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. The College offers classes online, 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.