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|Undergraduates||2,965 (Fall 2019)|
Three Rivers College is a public community college in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. It was founded in 1966 when voters in the counties of Butler, Carter, Ripley and Wayne approved the taxing district of Butler, Carter, Ripley, and Wayne counties.
Three Rivers is governed by a six-person Board of Trustees elected by the college's taxing district. The college has an 80-acre (32.4 ha) campus in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with full-service locations in Dexter, Kennett, and Sikeston, and in-district locations in Doniphan, Caruthersville, Piedmont, Portageville, New Madrid, and Van Buren, and offers classes at various sites and high schools throughout the region. Three Rivers also participates in the Cape College Center alongside Mineral Area College and Southeast Missouri State University. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The college officially changed its name from Three Rivers Community College to Three Rivers College in 2017. The school enrolled 2,965 in 2019.
Three Rivers competes as member of the NJCAA in the Missouri Community College Athletic Conference.
Its most famous athletic alumnus is Latrell Sprewell, who played basketball for Three Rivers before playing Division I basketball at Alabama.
Gene Bess, the men's basketball coach, has the most wins of any junior college basketball coach.
Ripley County is a county in the Ozarks, Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,100. The largest city and county seat is Doniphan. The county was officially organized on January 5, 1833, and is named after Brigadier General Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, a soldier who served with distinction in the War of 1812.
Carter County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,265. The county seat is Van Buren. The county was officially organized on March 10, 1859, and is named after Zimri A. Carter, a pioneer settler who came to Missouri from South Carolina in 1812.
Butler County is a county located in the southeast Ozark Foothills Region in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 Census, the county's population was 42,794. The largest city and county seat is Poplar Bluff. The county was officially organized from Wayne County on February 27, 1849, and is named after former U.S. Representative William O. Butler (D-Kentucky), who was also an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States. The first meeting in the Butler County Courthouse was held on June 18, 1849.
Poplar Bluff is a small city in Butler County in Southeast Missouri, United States. It is the county seat of Butler County and is known as "The Gateway to the Ozarks" among other names. The population was 17,023 at the 2010 census.
Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) is a public university in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The institution, having started as a normal school, has a traditional strength in teacher education. The recent addition of the River Campus, housing the Holland School College of Arts and Media, has increased the university's commitment to education in the arts. The institution offers over 200 areas of study, including undergraduate degrees as well as master's degrees and a cooperative Ed.D. program with the University of Missouri.
Northwest Missouri State University is a public university in Maryville, Missouri. It has an enrollment of about 7,100 students. Founded in 1905 as a teachers college, its campus is based on the design for Forest Park at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair and is the official Missouri State Arboretum. The school is governed by a state-appointed Board of Regents and headed by President John Jasinski.
Fullerton College (FC) is a public community college in Fullerton, California. The college is one of 112 in the California Community Colleges System and belongs to the North Orange County Community College District. Established in 1913, it is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California.
Paris Junior College (PJC) is a public community college with three campuses in Texas: Paris, Greenville, and Sulphur Springs. The college was founded in 1924 as a campus of Paris Independent School District. Nearly 5,000 students are enrolled at the college.
Park University is a private university in Parkville, Missouri. It was founded in 1875. In the fall of 2017, Park had an enrollment of 11,457 students.
Central Methodist University is a private university in Fayette, Missouri. CMU is accredited to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Concordia University Irvine is a private Lutheran university in Irvine, California. It was established in 1976 to provide a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod college to serve the Pacific Southwest and provide training for pastors, religious education teachers, and Christian school administrators. Concordia University Irvine has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,592 and its campus size is 70 acres (28 ha). It is one of nine colleges and universities in the Concordia University System.
Cannon School an independent, nonsectarian, college preparatory institution serving students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. The school enrolls approximately 900 students for the 2012–2013 school year. Cannon School is located in Concord, North Carolina in Cabarrus County, on a 65-acre (26 ha) campus on Poplar Tent Road near the Cabarrus–Mecklenburg county line. The school is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Peru State College is a public college in Peru, Nebraska. Founded by members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1865, making it the first and oldest institution in Nebraska, it would undergo several name changes before receiving its current name.
Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a public community college system in the U.S. state of Missouri. The system consists of five separate campuses in Kansas City, Independence, and Lee's Summit. The campuses had a total enrollment of 15,770 in 2019.
East Central College (ECC) is a comprehensive community college with three locations in east central Missouri in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The main campus is located in Union, Missouri, sitting on over 200 acres (80.9 ha). In addition, ECC offers classes in Rolla and Washington. Approximately 2,100 students are enrolled in classes each semester. Students can complete the first two years of coursework toward a bachelor's degree and then to transfer to a four-year institution. More than 25 career/technical programs are offered with Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and certificate options available for students who intend to immediately enter the workforce. ECC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Moberly Area Community College (MACC) is a public community college based in Moberly, Missouri. In addition to the Moberly campus, MACC has four campuses across a large portion of Northeastern and central Missouri: Columbia, Hannibal, Kirksville, and Mexico. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2010 MACC enrollment was approximately 5,600 students.
Sikeston High School, also known as SHS, is a public secondary school in Sikeston, Missouri.
The Council Bluffs Community School District is a public school district headquartered in the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States.
Missouri's 25th Senatorial District is one of 34 districts in the Missouri Senate. The district is based in Southeast Missouri and includes all of the counties of Butler, Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Ripley, Stoddard, and Wayne.
Stephen Carroll Cookson is an American educator, farmer and politician.
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