River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH

River Valley Community College is a small, rural community college which celebrated its 50th year anniversary in 2018. Originally named New Hampshire Vocational Institute at Claremont, it opened in 1968 with 129 students, and became an immediate source of the pride for the Claremont, New Hampshire area. The first graduating class was composed of twenty-six nurses, twelve medical assistants, and nine medical laboratory students, beginning a tradition of excellence in the allied health field that continues today.