RCC to open machining lab at Reidsville High School

REIDSVILLE – A machining lab that will enable students to earn high school credits – and tuition-free college credits at the same time – and to finish with a certificate in hand, will open this fall. High school juniors and seniors can enroll in the program, taught by Rockingham Community College instructors, and pay only  Read More

Trustees to meet July 21

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. While the Trustees traditionally meet in person in the Gwynn Boardroom in the Administration Building, due to the COVID-19 situation, visitors are restricted, and several Trustees will join the meeting by phone. The public is invited  Read More

RCC Foundation elects officers

WENTWORTH – The Rockingham Community College Foundation has elected its new slate of officers to lead the organization into its new era following a restructuring and reorganization. On June 18, the board of directors elected the following community leaders as the executive board: • Bobby Wharton, Ruffin, President • Scott Barham, Eden, Immediate Past President  Read More

Another $104k awarded to students affected by COVID-19; new applications due July 6

WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College has awarded another group of students with emergency funds through the CARES Act, for a total so far of $254,190. RCC awarded more than $150,000 to 280-plus spring semester students during the first wave of applications, which deadlined on May 11. Following a second wave of applications on June 5,  Read More

Brewery equipment open for bids

Rockingham Community College is accepting bids on several pieces of brewery equipment, now that the Brewery Science degree program has been discontinued. The RCC Board of Trustees Executive Committee voted on June 15 to offer the following items for bid: Five (5) 1/6 barrel ball lock stainless steel kegs (used) Minimum bid: $20 Four (4)  Read More

Trustees Executive Committee plans to meet June 15

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees Executive Committee tentatively plans to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 15. The meeting may not be held; this is a contingency plan. The public is invited to listen to the meeting’s open session by phone by calling 336-791-6933 and entering pass code 051920#.

Leadership Rockingham graduates Class of 2020

The Rockingham Community College Foundation and the Chambers of Commerce of Reidsville, Eden and Western Rockingham, just graduated another class of Leadership Rockingham. The program, which kicked off in September 2019 at the Morehead-Fair House in Eden, has a rich history in Rockingham County, with nearly two dozen classes of community leaders. Leadership Rockingham began  Read More

Stay close to home with RCC this Fall

For more information on Rockingham Community College, courses, enrolling, or registering, please contact the Admissions Office at 336-342-4261 ext. 2333 or We can’t wait to hear from you! ____________________________ Rockingham Community College is here for you, close to home – take a course with us! RCC is accepting applications for Fall semester. Don’t wait  Read More

Foundation awards 76 students with $200 for healthcare license exams

Students in the Health Sciences programs at Rockingham Community College are unlike students in many of the other programs. “They’re not your typical 19-year-olds or just out of high school. They are 30-year-old students coming back to school, working, and raising families. Life is happening to them, big time,” said Vickie Chitwood, associate professor and  Read More

RCC recognizes 207 honor students for Spring semester

Rockingham Community College announces that for Spring semester, 65 students were named to the President’s List and 142 to the Dean’s List. Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 GPA within the semester, with at least 12 college-level credit hours. Students on the Dean’s List maintained a 3.25 GPA within the semester with at  Read More

RCC live streams virtual celebration on what was supposed to be graduation day

While Rockingham Community College’s Spring Commencement ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Director of Student Life and Athletics Maggie Murray hosted a virtual celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8 – the original time and date when graduation was supposed to begin. Filmed from the activity room in the Whitcomb Student Center, Murray  Read More

RCC announces Spring graduates

Rockingham Community College bestowed 259 credentials on its May graduates. The commencement ceremony has been rescheduled for late July, so the May 2020 and December 2019 graduates can join the summer graduates at their ceremony. BROWNS SUMMIT Samantha Bryce Cole – Associate in Science Degree Logan Victoria Coleman – Accounting Managerial/Small Business Accounting Certificate Loren  Read More

$150k in Emergency Relief Funds awarded to students; $350k still available

Rockingham Community College will award upwards of $150,000 to more than 280 students after the first wave of applications have been processed from Spring semester students seeking financial help through the CARES Act. Checks will be mailed by May 27, or direct deposited into students’ bank accounts if RCC has that information on file. The  Read More

Trustees to meet May 19

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19. While the Trustees traditionally meet in person in the Gwynn Boardroom in the Administration Building, due to the COVID-19 situation, visitors are restricted, and several Trustees will join the meeting by phone. The public is invited  Read More

RCC plans virtual celebration of grads

Rockingham Community College will host a Virtual Celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, to honor its December 2019 and May 2020 graduates, student award winners, and all RCC students and employees. Please join us as we livestream the event on RCC’s YouTube channel. Graduates’ names will be scrolled on-screen. May 8 was supposed to  Read More

Students: Apply for emergency relief funds by May 11

The U.S. Department of Education is providing federal funding for students who have been impacted by the disruption of the delivery of instruction due to COVID-19 through the CARES Act (Cornonavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund). Students must complete the Emergency Relief Fund application to apply – click here  Read More

Learn how high school students can take free RCC courses

Did you know that students can take RCC courses for FREE while they’re still in high school? Join us for a webinar (or by phone) on Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. to learn important information for Rockingham County rising juniors and rising seniors interested in taking classes through the NC Career and College Promise  Read More

RCC launches new app for students

Rockingham Community College has made it easier for students to access their important information from mobile devices, with the launch of the Ellucian GO app. “It’s easy to use on your phone and it’s easy to navigate,” said Gretchen Parrish, RCC’s associate vice president for Technology and Instructional Effectiveness, adding that students using the app  Read More

Trustees recognize Goins’ service to RCC

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees signed a resolution on March 17 to recognize the good works of Bryson Goins, a student at RCC. Goins served as president of the RCC Student Government Association from August 2018 through January 2020, during which time he also served as student trustee of the College’s Board of  Read More

RCC postpones spring graduation

For updates on RCC’s response to COVID-19, please visit WENTWORTH – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions that have been placed on community colleges and organizations throughout North Carolina, it is with regret that Rockingham Community College’s May 8 commencement ceremony must be postponed until July 23, pending the mitigation of these external restrictions.  Read More

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