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July and August Trails Courses

RCC will be offering courses in July and August as part of the Duke Energy TRAILS program. “Intro to Sustainable Trailbuilding” will be offered on July 8 and July 22 and “Sustainable Trail Design & Layout” will be offered on August 12 and August 19. Both workshops will be held from 9 a.m. until 4  Read More

Spring 2017 Academic Lists

RCC students named to academic lists Rockingham Community College announces those named to the fall semester 2016 President’s List and Dean’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List students must maintain a 4.00 GPA within the semester with at least 12 college level credit hours attempted during Fall and Spring or 9 credit hours  Read More

RCC Receives AmeriCorps VISTA Grant

Rockingham Community College Receives AmeriCorps VISTA Grant Rockingham Community College has received an AmeriCorps VISTA Grant to support efforts to address improvements in the areas of economic opportunity and education within rural Rockingham County. The RCC VISTA project will capitalize off of existing educational resources (continuing education and curriculum education), to improve/increase the education and  Read More

Currie Named Goodnight Scholar

Currie Named Goodnight Scholar at NC State University RCC graduate, Amanda Currie of Summerfield was honored as one of 10 who will participate in the Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State University. Recipients were selected from a pool of 20 finalists who participated in an extensive application and interview process which included evaluation from NC  Read More

Gibbs Named Outstanding Student

Gibbs Named RCC’s Outstanding Student RCC’s Outstanding Student Award for 2017 was presented to Sandra H. Gibbs during the May 12 Spring Commencement Ceremony held at Rockingham Community College in the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium. Each year RCC faculty presents the Outstanding Student Award to a May graduate. The student is selected based on academic  Read More

Diaz-Rios Chosen for Academic Excellence Award

Diaz-Rios Honored with Academic Excellence Award Olga Diaz-Rios, of Eden has been selected as the 2017 Academic Excellence Award recipient for Rockingham Community College. Diaz-Rios, whose academic average is currently 4.0, has completed 47 credit hours of coursework at the college and is on track to earn the Associate in Arts degree. Each year one  Read More

Eaglemania Begins in June

RCC’s Eaglemania Begins in June It is time to register for Eaglemania, RCC’s summer day camp for kids ages 7-17. Eaglemania is a day camp experience where kids can get creative, physically fit, learn and have fun! This year, students of all ages have the opportunity to learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)  Read More

Occupational Extension Courses Beginning June 1

RCC Occupational Extension Courses Begin in June Retail Industry Fundamentals: June1 – July 27, 6-8PM or June 5 – July 31, 10AM-12PM Classes held on RCC Campus. Cost: $125 ServSafe Food Protection Manager: June 5- June 29, 6-8PM Class held on RCC Campus. Cost: $70 MS Excel 2016: June 5-August 17, 6-8PM Class held at  Read More

RCC Spring 2017 Commencement

RCC Spring 2017 Commencement Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw, president of Rockingham Community College, conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates during the May 12 commencement exercises held at 7 p.m. in the Robert C. Keys gymnasium. The following students, faculty, and staff were presented with awards for achievement during the ceremony: Sandra Gibbs- RCC Outstanding Student Award  Read More

AmeriCorps VISTA Virtual Information Session

AmeriCorps VISTA Virtual Information Session Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 3pm ET (12pm PT) Are you ready for the next step in your career? Are you passionate about making a difference and working alongside communities for positive change? Want to learn valuable non-profit management and community development skills? Consider joining AmeriCorps VISTA! We have year-long  Read More

Family Tennis Night May 19

RCC to Host USTA Southern Family Tennis Night Aimed at introducing new families to tennis, USTA Southern is launching 15 Family Tennis Night events across the southeast. May 19 will be Family Tennis Night at RCC. This family tennis “outreach” event will be held on the newly renovated tennis courts on the RCC Campus. RCC’s  Read More

RCC Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2017

RCC nursing students receive caps and pins WENTWORTH – The 16 graduating associate degree nursing students at Rockingham Community College held their capping and pinning ceremony May 4 at 6 p.m. in the RCC auditorium. The annual event is attended by friends and family of the graduates, along with faculty, staff, and college administration. Candidates  Read More

RCC Celebrates Arbor Day

As part of the continuing celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rockingham Community College, students, faculty, and staff observed Arbor Day by planting a paperbark maple tree on campus. “Arbor Day is an annual celebration in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees,” said RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw. “This  Read More

Nguyen Receives Scholarhip

RCC Student Receives Independent Insurance Agents of NC Scholarship RCC business administration student Jean Nguyen of Eden received a $1,000 scholarship to be used as needed to pursue her education. The North Carolina Association of Insurance Agents (NCAIA) established the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina-North Carolina Community College System Partnership Scholarship to be administered  Read More

Coe Named Duke Energy Intern

Matthew Coe of Eden was awarded an internship with Duke Energy through its Power Careers Program. Coe has been a student at Rockingham Community College since 2015 and is currently enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science Electrical Systems Technology program. Coe will intern at the Belews Creek Steam Station. The internship program is a  Read More

RCC Career Expo Successful

During the annual Career Expo and RCC Day hosted Rockingham Community College, approximately 600 community members, RCC students, and local high school students attended and received information from local employers and community agencies. RCC faculty and staff were out in full force sharing information about programs of study, the admission process, financial aid and distance  Read More

Career College Graduates Receive Certificates

On April 27, eight RCC students graduated for RCC’s Career College. The Career College at RCC is a one semester integrative post-secondary certificate program of study. This entry-level program provides a foundation for transitioning into a career or additional coursework. The students enrolled further develop reading, math, and computer skills along with participation in hands-on  Read More

Respiratory Therapy Graduates

Pinning Ceremony Held for Respiratory Therapy Students On April 27, graduating respiratory therapy students at Rockingham Community College were honored with a pinning ceremony attended by their friends and family, along with faculty, staff, and college administration. Graduates are: Crystal Carter, Kalynn Dillard, Ryan Joyce, Mignon Manuel, Sabrina Parks, Catlin Rierson, Jennifer Sigmon, Ernest Wilkerson,  Read More

Faculty and Students Named Winners of Fine Arts Festival

As the 2017 Rockingham County Fine Arts Festival came to an end, Rockingham Community College Fine Arts Professor Ray Martin received the best in show award for the second consecutive year. Martin received best in show during the 2017 exhibit for his photograph Silver Siblings. During the 2016 exhibit Martin received best in show for  Read More

Student Awards 2017

During spring 2017 Student Awards Ceremony, numerous Rockingham Community College students received awards and recognition for their academic excellence, commitment, service, leadership, and contributions to the college and to their communities. Student Organization Awards Outstanding Service Award for RCC Art Club : Kirsten Willoghby Outstanding Service as Officers of the RCC Criminal Justice Club: Lavonne  Read More
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