Paramedic Information Session

Paramedic Program Information Session For those interested in a career as a paramedic, RCC will be holding two information sessions on February 13. The sessions will take place in the Owen’s Health Sciences Building, room 207. The first session begins at 2pm and the second session begins at 6pm. Attendees will learn more about the  Read More

RCC Announces Spartan Passage

ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES NEW CO-ADMISSION PROGRAM WITH UNCG Partnership Expands Educational Opportunities for Rural Students Rockingham Community College (RCC) today announced a new co-admission agreement with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to undergraduate educational resources, university facilities and support systems. The  Read More

New Public Park in Rockingham County

Help Determine the Future of a New Public Park in Rockingham County Rockingham County in partnership with Rockingham Community College is planning a public park on the approximately 100-acre parcel of vacant, wooded land across from the entrance to Belews Landing. Duke Energy has donated the land to Rockingham County. The county has contracted with  Read More

Fall 2017 President’s List and Dean’s List

Rockingham Community College announces those named to the fall semester 2017 President’s List and Dean’s List President’s List To be eligible for the President’s List students must maintain a 4.00 GPA within the semester with at least 12 college level credit hours attempted during Fall and Spring or 9 credit hours attempted during Summer. Those  Read More

Congratulations to Our December Graduates

Brown Summit Marissa Nicole Mitchell – Associate in Applied Science – Business Administration Jessie Michaela Stack – Associate in Arts Eden Matthew Lee Fisher – Associate in Applied Science – Electronics Engineering Technology; Certificate -Electronics Engineering Basic Electronics; Certificate -Electronics Engineering Tech Industrial Electronics Loredana Rashell – Certificate-Phlebotomy Laura Elizabeth Macias- Associate in Science Degree  Read More

BLET Graduation

BLET graduates prepared for law enforcement careers Rockingham Community College’s 49th Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Class graduated December 11. The graduates are: Christopher Bailey, Tommy Burcham, Raven Hazelwood, Gene Hutson, Kyre’ Keen, Andrew Lunsford, James Pulliam, Ariel Pyron, James Shell, Thomas Stafford, Colter Stanfield, Julia Vernon, Lucan White, Anthony Wooten.

Forest Farming and Mini-Farming Courses

Forest Farming and Mini-Farming Courses Begin in January Forest farming and mini-farming will be the topics of two courses offered in January through RCC’s Duke Energy TRAILS program. If you are interested in learning more about environmental stewardship and the economic reward associated with forested land, plan to participate in Intro to Farming-January 16-May 2.  Read More

More Than 50 Con Ed Courses Begin in January

Rockingham Community College Community College is offering a variety of short-term, continuing education courses designed to meet your needs. Duke Energy TRAILS Courses Sustainable Trail Assessment, Permitting, and Contracting: Jan. 30 – Feb.1, three-day intermediate trail training session that includes classroom teaching and experiential learning. RCC Campus Landscaping Courses Landscaping Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Jan.  Read More

Meet Tim Johnson, Duke Energy TRAILS Director

Meet the Faculty Tim Johnson, Director – Duke Energy TRAILS Outdoor Education Program AAS – Forest Management, Haywood Community College BS – Parks and Recreation Management, Western Carolina University MS – Geography, Appalachian State University Rockingham Community College’s Director of the Duke Energy TRAILS Outdoor Education Program has been teaching in the outdoor setting for  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Michael Bryant

Michael Bryant, Instructor Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (HVAC) Rockingham Community College’s HVAC Instructor Michael Bryant may be new to the college, but he is not new to training high school and community college students for a career in the air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration industry. For more than 3 decades, Bryant has been preparing  Read More

November Career College Graduates

RCC Celebrates Customer Service Career College Graduates On November 21, Rockingham Community College awarded certificates to the seven graduates of the Career College Customer Service Program. RCC is charged with finding unique ways to serve the diverse needs of the citizens of Rockingham County. The college recognized a need to assist recent high school graduates  Read More

Four-Day TRAILS Class Begins Dec. 4

Spots are still available for the December 4-7 Basic skills training session – Sustainable, Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance offered by Rockingham Community College as part of the Duke Energy TRAILS Program. During this four-day, basic trail training session, participants will learn how to design, layout, construct, and maintain sustainable trails. Classroom teaching  Read More

Students Awarded SECU Scholarships

RCC Students Receives SECU Foundation Scholarship Rockingham Community College student Caleb Henderson received the 2017 “People Helping People” scholarship from the State Employee’s Credit Union (SECU). The North Carolina Community College Scholarship is a two-year, $5,000 non-transferable scholarship for students attending one of the community colleges in North Carolina. Henderson is on track to graduate  Read More

Tennis Courts Receives National Recognition

Rockingham Community College received the 2017 Outstanding Facility Award from the United States Tennis Association (USTA). RCC is home to one of the 12 tennis facilities across the country honored for excellence in construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities by the USTA. The award is presented each year to a facility displaying quality tennis courts  Read More

Thanksgiving Closing

Rockingham Community College will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23-24 for Thanksgiving Break. The college will reopen Monday, November 27 at 8 a.m. If you have questions, call 342-4261.

Complete Application Process by Dec. 21

Final deadline for completing the spring 2018 application process is December 21. All new students must begin the application process now in order to attend RCC this spring. The four step process is easy. First, complete the application for admission. The application is available at or you may come to the Whitcomb Student Center  Read More

TRAILS Fall Lecture Series

Duke Energy TRAILS Fall Lecture Series at RCC Every Tuesday evening in November, the Duke Energy TRAILS Outdoor Skills Training Program at Rockingham Community College will present interesting speakers who will share their knowledge of recreation planning and tourism. The lectures are free and open to the public. All events will take place in the  Read More

Meet the Faculty – Dawn Moser

Meet the Faculty Dawn Moser, Faculty – Medical Office Administration MBA – Master of Business Administration, Healthcare – Regis University BS – Business Administration -Averett College AAS – Registered Health Administrator – Central Virginia Community College What do you have planned for the weekend? This is the first question that Medical Office Administration Faculty Dawn  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Vickie Chitwood

Meet the Faculty Vickie Chitwood, Allied Health Department Chair Assistant Professor, Respiratory Therapy MS in Career and Technical Education, Old Dominion University BS, Old Dominion University BS in Healthcare Services, California College of Health Sciences AAS in Respiratory Therapy, Jefferson College of Health Sciences Rockingham Community College’s Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy, Vickie Chitwood has  Read More

LPN Students Study Culture and Diversity

Once they begin work in the trenches of health care, RCC Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students must be well educated regarding the cultural and religious differences of their patients and their families. LPN students at the college spend time researching and understanding the variety of cultural and religious beliefs that they will encounter during their  Read More

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