News

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

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

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

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

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

New head baseball coach chosen

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

Earles signs for RCC cross country

Community Baptist’s Ashlyn Earles signs on as first RCC cross country athlete. Men’s and women’s teams start in fall 2022.

Workforce Development podcast

Jennifer Lester, RCC’s Business and Industry liaison and Apprenticeship coordinator, was a guest of Lydia Craddock, career counselor and RockATOP Apprenticeship program at Rockingham County Schools. Speaking about Business Connections in the Workplace, their discussion centered around how apprenticeship is more than just a “high school” venture and how businesses can get in touch with what  Read More

Public Notice

A Special Meeting of the Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in the Gwyn Boardroom, Administration Building, for the purpose of approving a contractor for the Center for Workforce Development.

RCC Job Fair set for April 13

Job seekers will have a chance to meet employers in person at the 2022 Rockingham Community Job Fair on Wednesday, April 13. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus at the Keys Gymnasium, 558 County Home Road, Wentworth. More than 30 employers with jobs in government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail  Read More

Bids to open for new building

Bids for construction of the Center for Workforce Development at Rockingham Community College are scheduled to be opened on April 7. A pre-bid meeting for construction of the 42,398-square-foot structure was held March 16 at the college. At least seven general contractor firms have indicated an interest in the project. “We are thrilled that the  Read More

Trustees to meet March 15

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 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

Masks optional starting March 7

With the number of COVID-19 cases declining in Rockingham County and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issuing new guidelines regarding masking, Rockingham Community College is lifting its mask requirement.  Effective Monday, March 7, masks are optional on campus, except as required by specific programs due to other regulations from governing bodies or employers.  Read More

Surgical Technology podcast

Surgical Technology Program Director Crystal Talley talks with local journalist Mike Moore about her program, how to apply, courses students take, job opportunities, and more.

Rieger writes winning essay

Kylee Rieger, an English Language/Literature student from Greensboro won the $500 first-place prize with her essay about how RCC exceeded her expectations in a short period of time.

Brown signs for Volleyball

South Stokes’ Alexandria Jade “AJ” Brown signs letter of intent to play RCC volleyball.
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