Faculty/Staff Highlights

Fite-Freeman aims to grow CJ program

Helping others has always been foundational in Valerie Fite-Freeman’s inner self.

RCC welcomes VP Salanger

Carolyn V. Salanger, Ed.D., has joined Rockingham Community College as vice president of Student Development. She started on May 1. Dr. Salanger was chosen after a nationwide search. She was among the top three candidates who were invited to campus in March to tour RCC and meet employees. The other top candidates hailed from Virginia  Read More

Lowdermilk retires from higher ed

Rockingham Community College bid farewell to Dr. Bob Lowdermilk III, who retired from his position as vice president for Student Development after 16 years.  At a party in his honor on Feb. 23 in the Whitcomb Student Center, RCC President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw called Lowdermilk a coworker and a friend.  “Bob has had an incredible impact on this college.  Read More

Randy Hunt leads SBC

Rockingham Community College welcomed Randy Hunt in July as its new Small Business Center director. No stranger to small businesses in local municipalities, the UNC-Wilmington graduate comes to RCC from the City of Eden, where he was Main Street manager for five years and also took on the role of Community and Economic Development manager  Read More

Employee Recognitions, 2021-2022

Rockingham Community College recognized many employees for their achievements during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Kinlaw receives distinguished leader award

President Dr. Mark Kinlaw has received the I.E. Ready award from the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

RCC recognizes employees’ service

Rockingham Community College recognized numerous employees for their service, during an Aug. 10 convocation that welcomed everyone back to the campus for the fall semester: 25 Years Celeste Allis, dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of mathematics (pictured at top of page) 20 Years Dr. Lori French, department chair of Science and professor of  Read More

Former dean joins Elon

Tiffany Morris is the now chair of Elon University’s brand new Department of Nursing From our friends at YES! Weekly: Tiffany Morris has joined the faculty in the Elon University School of Health Sciences as the inaugural chair of the Department of Nursing as the university prepares to welcome its first nursing students this fall.  Read More

Yoder wins Constitution Day photo contest

Tracy Yoder, at left, won the Constitution Day photo contest with this photo, featuring members of her Team ROC kickboxing gym class. Aug. 18, 2020 marked the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment – women’s right to vote. A month later was Constitution Day on Sept. 17, commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution in  Read More

Barn Quilt unveiled at RCC’s Historical Village

Second-year RCC student Hannia Adame-Riquelme, who is working toward her Associate Degree in Fine Arts, designed and painted a barn quilt square for RCC’s Historical Village. Old meets new after a wooden quilt square was placed like a shining star on the gable of the Tobacco Factory in the Historical Village on the campus of  Read More

Head Baseball Coach Reece Honeycutt celebrates 100th win at RCC

Head Baseball Coach Reece Honeycutt celebrated HIS 100TH win at Rockingham Community College Saturday, with a 17-1 victory in the second game of a double-header. Honeycutt, in his fifth season here, drives to and from Iredell County every Tuesday through Friday and on game days. Back home, he owns a baseball facility and has travel teams.  Read More

$500 essay contest deadline is March 2

Students, what has your time at RCC meant to you? What led you to choose RCC for your education? Why is RCC the right choice for you and other students? If you can answer these questions in the form of an essay, you could win $500! The Rockingham Community College Foundation is sponsoring this annual  Read More

RCC participates in veterans outreach event

Rockingham Community College faculty, staff, and alumni participated in one of many off-campus community outreach projects on Friday, Oct. 18. The ninth annual Homeless and Needy Veterans Stand Down was at the National Guard Armory on N.C. 65 in Wentworth. The event provides essential services to veterans in need, for free, including dental, legal and  Read More

Flanery joins RCC as TRAILS director

Trevor Flanery has joined the faculty and staff of Rockingham Community College as the new director of the Duke Energy TRAILS program. Duke Energy provided a $700,000 gift to begin the program in April 2017, the first community college recreational program of its kind in the region. It is designed to teach valuable hands-on skills  Read More

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