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Cameron Stewart finds way at RCC

Several years ago, Cameron Stewart looked at her older sister who went to college, and said, “That will never happen for me.” Cameron Stewart But with her mom’s encouragement, she changed her thinking, and not only plans to graduate in July 2023 with an Associate in Arts degree from Rockingham Community College, she is touring  Read More

Trustees to meet Sept. 20

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The Trustees will meet in person in Room 105 of the Advanced Technologies Building (ADT). The public is invited to listen to the meeting’s open session by phone by calling 336-791-6933 and entering pass code  Read More

Cosmetology podcast

Cosmetology Program Director Gale Gregory speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about the program, enrollment, new classes, students, opportunities, and the salon that is open to the public.

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

New trustees appointed

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members during its July 19 meeting. Myla Barnhardt, of Eden, was appointed by N.C. Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger. James “Jim” C. Burnette, of Eden, was appointed by the Rockingham County Board of Education. Michael “Mickey” W. Wilson, of Stoneville, was appointed by the Rockingham  Read More

30 earn high school diplomas

Pansy Graves, Mandy Gibson, Brandon Fleming, and Skye Herron gather outside after accepting their High School Equivalency diplomas from Rockingham Community College. Rockingham Community College held a graduation ceremony on Thursday, July 21, honoring graduates of its High School Equivalency and Adult High School programs. Finishing the programs this year were 40 students. The ceremony  Read More

WGU partnership begins

Rockingham Community College has formed a partnership with WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of online nonprofit Western Governors University, enabling a seamless transfer of course credits for graduates to attend the online university. RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw hosted WGU North Carolina Chancellor Dr. Ben Coulter on the RCC campus for a signing of the  Read More

Apprentice and Industry Programs podcast

Jennifer Lester, Corporate Education and Training director and Apprenticeship coordinator, talks with local journalist Mike Moore about RockATOP and new programs in many fields.

Summer 2022 Graduation

Rockingham Community College President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw conferred 82 credentials on 79 students during the summer 2022 commencement exercises on July 22. The following students earned certificates, diplomas and degrees: Concord Charles Anthony Botello – Associate in Arts Degree Jacqueline Ezana Thurston-Griggs – Criminal Justice Technology Certificate Daniel Messiah Vigil – Associate in Arts Degree  Read More

Summer 2022 Honor Students

Rockingham Community College is pleased to announce that 17 students were named to the President’s List and 6 to the Dean’s List for the summer 2022 semester.  Grade-point averages are computed at the end of each semester and grades received in any previous semester are not included in computing the GPA for the current semester.   Read More

20 finish Practical Nursing program

RCC’s Practical Nursing program graduated 20 students in the Class of 2021.

Jasmine Johnson reinvents herself

Jasmine Johnson took a leap of faith and enrolled at RCC, excelled, and graduated in December 2021. Jasmine Johnson wanted to see a change in her life. “I was a trying to figure out who I was and where I wanted to go. Certain people had said things to me such as you are not  Read More

Tate, Collins step off Board of Trustees

Rockingham Community College President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw, center, presented resolutions to outgoing RCC Board of Trustees members Janice Tate and Mark Collins during the board’s May 17 regular board meeting. Collins and Tate will step off the board on June 30, 2022. Collins was appointed in 2006, serving as chair for two years, 2015-2017.  Read More

Upcoming Fall Semester ’22 podcast

Director of Enrollment Services Derick Satterfield talks with local journalist Mike Moore about new classes, registration, short-term certifications, the Longleaf Commitment Grant, financial aid, and free tuition.

7 graduate from BLET

Rockingham Community College’s 58th Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Class graduated on June 20, 2022. The 7 graduates are Jamie Brooks Boles, Dominic David Hamlett, James Craton Herring Jr., Eric Scott Hicks, Charles Rhett martin, Tyler Jay Norman, and Winnie Ortega. This session of BLET was sponsored by the Caswell and Rockingham County sheriff’s offices,  Read More

Blatchley named Outstanding Student

Dayahna Blatchley was named Outstanding Student of the Year for 2021-2022. During Rockingham Community College’s May graduation ceremony, Dayahna Blatchley received the 2021-2022 Outstanding Student Award – RCC’s highest recognition each year. Faculty nominates students for the award who have a grade point average of at least 3.25. The nominees are then interviewed by a faculty  Read More

Golf tournament raises $26,890

The Rockingham Community College Foundation squeezed in an additional Benefit Golf Tournament on May 19, 2022, less than a year after its 31st annual tournament in September 2021. Held at Deep Springs Country Club in Stoneville, the event raised $26,890. The Foundation thanks the following tournament sponsors: Major Sponsor:  First National Bank Gold Eagle Sponsors: ADW  Read More

Spring 2022 Honor Students

Rockingham Community College is pleased to announce that 55 students were named to the President’s List and 101 to the Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester.  Grade-point averages are computed at the end of each semester and grades received in any previous semester are not included in computing the GPA for the current semester.   Read More

218 graduate, earn 238 credentials

Rockingham Community College held its commencement exercises on Friday, May 13 for the Class of 2022. Keeping safety in mind, two separate ceremonies were held in order to enable families and graduates to distance in the Robert Keys Gymnasium smaller. The first ceremony was for students who plan on transferring to four-year universities, the second  Read More

New head baseball coach chosen

Daniel Huff comes to RCC from USC Lancaster, where he is assistant coach/hitting coach.
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