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January 2020 Con Ed Courses

If you are interested in beginning a new career or looking for a new job, improving your computer skills, becoming a better employee, or looking for a new hobby (or awesome Christmas gift!), Rockingham Community College offers a variety of short-term, continuing education courses designed to meet your needs: Job search Jump into the Workforce:  Read More

College Central Network connects students, employers

Rockingham Community College has joined College Central Network, an online platform that connects employers with job seekers not only among the student body and alumni, but in the community. “This is a really important development, which centralizes the process for notifying students about local positions. For a while, the process has been, shoot me an  Read More

RCC Foundation celebrates 293 scholarships

The Rockingham Community College Foundation has handled 293 scholarships awarded to 202 students for this academic year, totaling more than $242,000 of funding provided by donors in the community for the 2019-2020 academic year. On Friday, Nov. 1, the Foundation and the College hosted these students and their donors for an annual scholarship luncheon, providing  Read More

RCC hosts college transfer fair

Rockingham Community College hosted the North Carolina Community College Transfer Fair on Monday morning, Oct. 28. From Appalachian State and Western Carolina all the way to Fayetteville State and UNC-Wilmington, 19 universities and colleges from across North Carolina participated. Tables were lined up in the Gerald James Library, and for nearly two hours, representatives from  Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

A Special meeting of the Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., in the Gwyn Boardroom, Administration Building, RCC campus, for updates on the State budget, North Carolina Community College System, and Presidents Association strategies going forward.

RCC participates in veterans outreach event

Rockingham Community College faculty, staff, and alumni participated in one of many off-campus community outreach projects on Friday, Oct. 18. The ninth annual Homeless and Needy Veterans Stand Down was at the National Guard Armory on N.C. 65 in Wentworth. The event provides essential services to veterans in need, for free, including dental, legal and  Read More

RCC remembers former president Dr. Jerry Owens

Dr. N. Jerry Owens Jr., who served as second president of Rockingham Community College from 1983-1996, died on Thursday, Sept. 26 while under the care of Hospice of Rockingham County. When he accepted the presidency at RCC, Owens pledged to see that the needs of the people of the Rockingham County area were met, and  Read More

Author Linda Bledsoe got start at RCC

“The life of a lot of children in this world can be cold and hard, and you have to figure your way out.” So said Linda Bledsoe, a resident of both Eden, and Stuart, Virginia. With a goal of being a nurse, she was accepted into a program in Danville. Three months in, she said,  Read More

December graduation applications due Sept. 27

RCC’s graduation applications for December 2019 are due by 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27. • Students completing degree, diploma, and/or certificate requirements this semester must submit an application for graduation form even if not participating in the ceremony. • Application forms are available online and at the Welcome Desk in the Whitcomb Student Center.  Read More

AmeriCorps/Vista leaves legacy at RCC

WENTWORTH – While the AmeriCorps/Vista program has come to an end at Rockingham Community College, its projects continue helping the college, its students, and its community. AmeriCorps/Vista arrived on campus in the fall of 2017, in the form of two workers who stayed on for a year with the grant-funded program. They were followed by  Read More

RCC pins 12 LPN students

During a July 24 evening ceremony, 12 Rockingham Community College Licensed Practical Nursing students received their pins. They are Whitney Blackstock, Melanie Carter, Tameka Henry, Sandra Hopkins, Heather Lucas, Leslie Martin, Tammy Rankin, Angel Ray, Mary Watkins, Marquita Watlington, Ernestrina Wilhite, and Marchella Willard.

Bill Jones to teach pottery

Rockingham Community College welcomes Bill Jones, a new pottery instructor in RCC’s Continuing Education program. Jones makes utilitarian slipware pottery and sculpture decorated with wild, abstract drawings. Operating from his disorganized studio in Greensboro, he travels far and wide selling his wares and teaching others. Jones grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and studied architecture  Read More

Spring 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List

Rockingham Community College congratulates the following students who were named to the dean’s list and president’s list for the summer semester: President’s List Burlington: Marisa Jane Sherrett Eden: Emily Elizabeth Jarrell, Angel Lashell Ray, Mekensie Leigh Wood Gibsonville: Carlie Elizabeth Smith Greensboro: Kiarah Montagia Penn Mebane: Mary LuCinda Watkins Reidsville: Misty Dawn Dove, Tammy Wynette  Read More

RCC, Americorps Vista host home school teachers

Rockingham Community College and the Americorps Vista team that has been working on campus for several semesters hosted home school parent-teachers on July 15 for an instructional workshop. “You have to be the most disciplined, dedicated people on the face of the earth, and I applaud you. It is huge for your family to (home  Read More

RCC celebrates Adult High School & High School Equivalency grads

The graduation ceremony for 96 students who earned their High School Equivalency diplomas and eight students who earned their Adult High School diplomas was held on Thursday, July 25, at 10 a.m. in the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium at Rockingham Community College. Receiving the Adult High School diploma were: Kalob Brown, Leslie Bullins, Mason Gantt,  Read More

RCC holds Summer 2019 commencement exercises

Seventy-nine students received credentials on Friday, July 26 during the summer commencement ceremony at Rockingham Community College. RCC conferred 45 associate degrees, 28 diplomas, and seven certificates during the morning event at the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium, to the following students: Brown Summit: Kaitlyn Robbins – Associate in Arts Degree Burlington: Marisa Sherrett – Surgical  Read More

Trustees approve site for Center for Workforce Development

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees on July 16, 2019 approved the site for the college’s new Center for Workforce Development – and an extra $4 million for the project, bringing the budget to $19 million. The 41,200-square-foot building will be constructed on 2.64 acres on Wrenn Memorial Road at the traffic triangle, across  Read More
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