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10 graduate from BLET

WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College’s 52nd Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Class graduated on June 17. The 10 graduates are Jaunayd Mubarik Abdul-Kareem, Jacob Dearborn Clark, Stephen Logan Cochran, Stephen Todd Gammons, Joshua Bradley Kendrick, Jeremy Daniel McCollum, Brandon Alexander Nichols, Taylor Meyrie Pittman, Favio Augusto Stroher, and Cody Tyler Wray. This session of BLET  Read More

Surg tech student finished 4-year college first

Marisa Sherrett arrived at Rockingham Community College within days of moving to the area, with one unusual item packed away in her luggage: A Bachelor of Science degree from Kentucky Christian University, from where she graduated in May 2018. “I started to think I wanted to be a pharmacist, so I did all the pre-pharmacy  Read More

Flanery joins RCC as TRAILS director

Trevor Flanery has joined the faculty and staff of Rockingham Community College as the new director of the Duke Energy TRAILS program. Duke Energy provided a $700,000 gift to begin the program in April 2017, the first community college recreational program of its kind in the region. It is designed to teach valuable hands-on skills  Read More

Criminal Justice Club visits D.C.

The Rockingham Community College Criminal Justice Club visited Washington, D.C. March 6-10. While the weather was cold, the experience was life changing for some of the attendees. Most of the attendees had not been on a train, been to DC and certainly had never visited the Capitol Rotunda, the Supreme Court or the Library of  Read More

Art students chosen for work-study at Arrowmont

Two Rockingham Community College Fine Arts students have been selected for summer work-study positions at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. “They will work for three weeks, and then have three weeks of classes,” said RCC Fine Arts instructor Philip Haralam. More than 90 people applied for the program. The two RCC  Read More

Lunch available this summer in the dining area of student center

Lunch is available this summer in the dining area of Whitcomb Student Center. Food vendors will offer special selections Mondays through Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., through July 24. Monday Chick-fil-a will be offering eight nuggets, chicken sandwich, waffle chips, and cookies. Sandwich/nuggets — $4.50 Chips — $1.50 Chocolate chunk cookie — $1.50  Read More

Spring 2019 RCC President’s List and Dean’s List

WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College has announced the students named to the spring semester president’s list and dean’s list. To be eligible, students must maintain a 4.00 GPA for the president’s list, or 3.25 GPA for the dean’s list during the semester, and must have attempted at least 12 college-level credit hours during the semester.  Read More

Rockingham Promise brings RCC courses to high school students

WENTWORTH – Local high school students have an opportunity to take college courses on their own campus, and can then qualify for tuition-free scholarships at Rockingham Community College. Rockingham Promise is a collaboration between RCC and Rockingham County Schools, and is an innovative and progressive plan to increase access to college courses, create opportunities for  Read More

20 become journeymen at Commonwealth Brands through RCC-funded apprenticeship

REIDSVILLE – As Commonwealth Brands prepares to close its Reidsville factory on Scales Street next year, 20 employees just finished a five-year apprenticeship program that culminated with each of them acquiring a Journeyman’s Card, an Industrial Maintenance Technician Journeyman’s Certificate from the state, and another from the Federal Department of Labor. With operations moving south  Read More

Eight take part in Gildan Boot Camp

EDEN – A handful of employee-hopefuls attended a Gildan Boot Camp last week to gain insight into what the massive Eden employer looks for in its new hires. On May 15-16, attendees learned about soft skills, workplace behaviors and the hiring process. They underwent on-site interviews and took a tour of the Meadow Road plant.  Read More

RCC celebrates baseball accomplishments with “Road Trip” Graduation Celebration

Saturday, May 4 was designated as “Sophomore Day” for the Rockingham Community College Eagles as sophomores completing their baseball playing eligibility were recognized along with their families at the Eagles’ final home contests against Surry Community College. Eight of those sophomores were candidates for graduation. Because the baseball team would be competing in its Region  Read More

Thirteen receive respiratory therapy pins

On April 25, graduating respiratory therapy students at Rockingham Community College were honored with a pinning ceremony attended by their friends and family, along with faculty, staff, and college administration. Graduates are Valerie Brame, Wendy Dunnavant, Ricardo Garcia-Reyes, Kayla Hacker, Don Hendrix, Lakema Herb, Damein Lee, Latoria Pettie, Shonda Pulliam, Michelle Simpson, Kaelyn Thompson, Cori  Read More

Twenty-six receive nursing caps and pins

The following 26 students of the Rockingham Community College Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2019 received their caps and pins during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 in the auditorium of the Advanced Technologies Building: Megan Bailey, April Bryant, Jennifer Fuller, Pia Parris, Megan Reaves, Amy Stanley, Sandy Strader, and Caitlin Watlington, all of Reidsville;  Read More

Summer Camps at RCC: Enroll Now!

WENTWORTH – Summer Camps at RCC has taken on a new focus this year. A big change is that high school and middle school students are invited to explore potential careers and hobbies during camps taught by RCC faculty. The always popular camps for elementary students return this year: Healthy Cooking, Cosmetology, and Science Adventures  Read More

RCC holds Spring 2019 commencement exercises

WENTWORTH – Rockingham Community College President Dr. Mark Kinlaw conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates to 162 students during the May 10 commencement exercises, held at 10 a.m. in the Robert C. Keys gymnasium. A selection of photos can be seen by clicking here. Fifty-eight certificates were awarded across 18 areas, the most being 20 in  Read More

RCC students inducted into PTK honor society

WENTWORTH – The Alpha Kappa Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 15 inducted the following Rockingham Community College students: Alec Armstrong Jennifer Bailey Jonathan Birmingham Darrell Bliesner Maci Brame Peyton Cardwell Samantha Cole Dominic Colosimo LaShanda Dalton Christina Davis Grace Madison Durham Brent Epling Mary Finger Kayla Hailey Sophie Hensley  Read More

RCC honor society donates chairs to Hospice

Patients and their guests have new seating in four rooms at Hospice of Rockingham County, thanks to the efforts of Alpha Kappa Pi, RCC’s local chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Rockingham Community College student Jo Beth Jones spearheaded the project, with a lot of help from fellow RCC student Tina Keels. Farrah  Read More

Help our TRAILS program secure an outdoor lab!

Rockingham County is conducting a survey regarding the development of parks and recreation in the county. The survey is part of an grant application to the state for funds to develop Belews Park, a joint venture between the county and Rockingham Community College; a portion of the park would serve as a lab for the  Read More

Joseph Smith interns with Eden IT department

WENTWORTH – When Joseph Smith was a kid, playing video games “was a big thing,” he said. “I would spend time on computers, and would have computer problems, and I would want to know how to fix them so I wouldn’t have to go get anyone else to fix them.” That’s also how Taylor Rorrer  Read More

Talented RCC students prepare for county Fine Arts Festival

WENTWORTH – Shelby Nelson glanced down at her dog Sissy, who looked back expectantly with her ears straight up, her fur a gentle swirl of colors that matched Nelson’s red sweatshirt. Behind Nelson against the wall, Caleb Howerton picked up two of his friends off the floor. “This is my friend from high school who  Read More
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