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Primary Media Contact: Holly Walker, Public Relations Manager, 804-594-1530

Secondary Media Contact: Heather Busch, Creative Services Manager, 804-594-1532

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – John Tyler, which is soon becoming Brightpoint, Community College is holding a series of free, Open House events where community members can explore options for starting or continuing their college education. At the events, being held March 30 – April 5, 2022, attendees will learn about majors that can put them on a path to a bachelor’s degree and programs that can help them prepare for a career in two years or less. They will also be introduced to the college’s hands-on approach to teaching, its personalized support services, the many options available to help students pay for college, and much more. 

Those interested in attending may choose from a virtual session or sessions held at the Chester or Midlothian campuses. On-campus Open Houses will include tours led by students, as well as assistance with completing applications for admissions. 

March 30 – Virtual Session
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

April 4 – Midlothian Campus Sessions
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

April 5 – Chester Campus Session
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

To register for one of the Open House sessions, go to https://jtcc.edu/admissions/open-house/. Questions about the Open House events may be emailed to info@jtcc.edu

John Tyler Community College, which is becoming Brightpoint Community College on July 1, 2022, offers more than 75 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 12,790 students during the 2020-21 academic year. It also assisted approximately 5,700 learners, including more than 2,700 job seekers, through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance, a partnership between Tyler and Reynolds community colleges.