WFMY: Free tuition for ’21 HS grads

By Jaelen Gilkey, WMFY News 2 Gov. Roy Cooper recently introduced a new grant that impacts every 2021 high school graduate. At the beginning of the year, our state received nearly $138 million in aid from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief fund. Cooper and the North Carolina Community College System created the Longleaf Grant. This  Read More

Athletes excel in classroom

Thirteen student-athletes at Rockingham Community College earned academic honors from Region 10 of the National Junior College Athletic Association. According to the Region 10 criteria, these students have either passed a minimum of 24 credit hours with a least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for the 2020-21 academic year, or have graduated with a  Read More

’21 HS grads: Apply for free tuition for 2 years

Students in the high school Class of 2021 are eligible for free tuition and fees for two years at Rockingham Community College if they enroll for the upcoming fall semester. The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program – not a loan – for 2021 graduates who attend a North Carolina community college to have financial  Read More

RCC recognizes student achievements

Rockingham Community College recognizes the following students for their academic, service, and participation achievements during the 2020-21 academic year: Student Organization Award Emalee Dunn – Outstanding Leadership Award, Criminal Justice Club Institutional Awards and Recognitions for Academic Achievement Division of Arts and Sciences Jasmine Johnson – Excellence in Early Childhood Education AwardSomer Lillard – Outstanding  Read More

Eagles head to World Series!

RCC Eagles baseball players sign autographs during a send-off event before boarding a charter bus to the World Series for the the third season in a row. And they’re off! Amid an early afternoon of fanfare, the Rockingham Community College baseball team celebrated its Mid-Atlantic District Championship and then boarded a charter bus to the  Read More

Cosmetology podcast

Gale Gregory, director of RCC’s Cosmetology program, speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about renovations to the new cosmetology lab and the program in general.

Spring 2021 President’s List and Dean’s List

Congratulations to RCC’s 177 honor students! Rockingham Community College is pleased to announce that 50 students were named to the President’s List and 127 to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester. Semester grade-point averages are computed at the end of each semester and grades received in any previous semester are not included in  Read More

38 receive Nursing pins

Thirty-eight students finished either the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) or the Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing (LPN to ADN) program this month. Pinning ceremonies for the two groups were held on campus on Thursday, May 13. Associate Degree Nursing The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing program at  Read More

7 complete Respiratory Therapy program

Seven students have completed the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy at Rockingham Community College. An official pinning ceremony was held on Thursday, May 6; the students will graduate on Friday, May 14. The Respiratory Therapy graduates are Megan Glenn and Tena Madren Shaver of Reidsville, Catherine Troxler of Ruffin, Jatinder Kaur and  Read More

Trustees to meet May 18

Public can listen via phone The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021. While the Trustees traditionally meet in person in the Gwynn Boardroom in the Administration Building, they continue to meet in the Activity Room of the Whitcomb Student Center in order  Read More

Student Art Show debuts virtually

Torri Parson, “Float”, oil pastel on paper. The Rockingham Community College Art Club curates and hangs an exhibition at the end of every semester for the art students at RCC. Spring 2021 is the first time the exhibition will be held virtually. Calen Howerton, “Self Portrait: Age 20”, oil on canvas “Due to circumstances brought  Read More

Eagles capture regional baseball crown – again

RCC will host District III Championship on May 21-22 The Rockingham Community College Eagles baseball team has won its third regional championship in a row. The victory has launched the Eagles into the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Mid-Atlantic District Tournament – which will be held on Gilliland Field at RCC on Friday and  Read More

Sales tax aids programs

Rockingham County 411, informational show covering the local area, featured several College employees who spoke about how the county’s quarter-cent sales tax has helped programs on campus. John Ayers, Program Lead and Faculty in Agribusiness Technology, as well as Thomas Knight and Lucien Pere, Information Technology (IT) Faculty, explained new RCC campus upgrades, improvements and enhancements. Their presentation explained how  Read More

Eagles Baseball 10-5 in conference

RCC is #2 seed in the Region 10 tournament, starting Friday, May 7 WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College’s Eagles Baseball team has finished the season 21-13 overall, and 10-5 in the conference. “We will be the No. 2 seed in the Region 10 tournament,” said Head Coach Reece Honeycutt. That National Junior College Athletic Association  Read More

Fall and Summer classes enrolling

Rockingham Community College is here for you – come take a course with us! RCC is accepting applications for the Fall term, and is still enrolling for the Summer term. The live schedules can be found here: SUMMER TERM Summer classes are perfect for university students who want to earn credits that will transfer  Read More

Student Success: Roberto Reyes

Asthma. It is no trip in the park to suffer from that condition, especially for a child. Growing up in Chicago and moving to Eden as soon as he hit his teen years, Roberto Reyes has always lived with it. But he never let it stop him. By the time he was out of high  Read More

New Teacher Prep associate degree podcast

Celeste Allis, Donata Worrell, and Dr. Chaka Walker talk to local journalist Mike Moore about RCC’s brand new Teacher Preparation Associate Degree program.

Eagles Baseball 16-9 overall

#34 sophomore Jarred Simpson (Morehead HS) heads to the dugout after a grand slam on Saturday, April 10, 2021 against Surry. The Rockingham Community College Eagles Baseball team is now 16-9 overall and 5-2 in the conference, following several wins this month. Over the weekend, RCC beat Surry Community College 17-6 on Saturday at home  Read More

Altamirano wins excellence award

‘The Great within the 58’ recognizes outstanding students at each of NC’s community colleges Karol Altamirano came to the United States from Mexico at the age of six. With hardly any English spoken in her home, she had to repeat kindergarten so she could learn the language better – and something clicked in just a  Read More

Eagles 3-0 in conference

On the heels of a 2020 season cut short, the 2021 season for the Rockingham Community College Eagles baseball team is gaining the momentum for which it’s known. Despite restrictions of large gatherings, cancelations due to COVID-19 and inclement weather, many away games, several injuries, and tough virtual classes, the Eagles have managed a 13-7  Read More

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