Community College Day for Nonpublic High Schools is March 17

Rockingham Community College will have an open house dedicated to homeschools and private schools in our service area. We are extending a special invitation to homeschoolers and private schools to visit our campus and learn about the educational opportunities available for high school students as well as their parents. Please note that this event is  Read More

Sustainable Trail Maintenance Workshop March 10

RCC’s one-day Sustainable Trail Maintenance Workshop will be held March 10. The workshop is a basic training session where participants will learn best practice for sustainable trail maintenance including vegetation trimming, deberming and maintaining outslope, constructing knicks and rolling grade dips, and other typical maintenance techniques. Tim Johnson, RCC’s Director of the Duke Energy TRAILS  Read More

February is National Career & Technical Education Month

February Declared National Career and Technical Education Month County Manager Lance Metzler officially declared February as National Career and Technical Education Month during a ceremony held Monday on the campus of Rockingham Community College. RCC President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw welcomed more than seventy citizens, educators, government officials and students to campus. Kinlaw explained the  Read More

Paramedic Initial Program Begins April 5

RCC Offers Paramedic Initial Program in April Paramedic Initial Program will be offered April 5, 2018 – June 25, 2019 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and the third weekend of every month. If students work or volunteer with a North Carolina Fire Department, Rescue Squad, or EMS agency they will receive a tuition discount and  Read More

Homemade Music Feb. 23

When you do something once, it’s appreciated. When you do it twice, it’s expected. But what happens when you do it for twenty years? Rockingham Community College will find out when it presents the 20th annual edition of Homemade Music, a concert to benefit the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Faculty, staff, students, and  Read More

Baseball Home Opener This Friday

RCC Baseball Home Opener This Friday Wentworth— RCC Baseball splits opening weekend vs. Guilford College. Game one was a final of 2-0. Eagles were only able to get one hit. Pitching was dominant for both sides. Eagles pitching staff gave up two earned runs in game one. Starting Pitcher Walker Joyce takes tough lost after  Read More

Plumbing Class Begins March 19

Plumbing Class Begins March 19 Wentworth—Plumbing Basics will be offered as a continuing education course at Rockingham Community College. This evening class will meet on Monday and Wednesday, March 19-May 9 from 6-9 p.m. Students will need safety glasses, work gloves, and closed-toe shoes. The cost for the course is $125.00. Give us a call  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Timothy Parrish

Meet the Faculty Timothy Parrish, Allied Health Department Chair Department Chair, English and Language Studies – Assistant Professor, English M.A. and B.A. James Madison University After graduate school, Timothy Parrish worked in advertising for 3 years, taught classes at Guildford Technical Community College, and spent time as an educational consultant in the Greensboro area. When  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Mandy Comes

Meet the Faculty Mandy Comes, Faculty – Associate Professor, Biology M.S., University of Toledo B.S., King University RCC’s Associate Professor of Biology, Mandy Comes, is no stranger to the community college setting. During her senior year of high school she enrolled in half-day classes at Mountain Empire Community College located in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.  Read More

February Small Business Seminars

Free Small Business Workshops RCC’s Small Business Center (SBC) will offer five workshops during the month of February and all are free and open to the public. Networking for Introverts – How to Standout without Shouting will be held Feb. 6, 1-4pm on the RCC Campus. Bookkeeping Basics for the Small Business will be held  Read More

RCC Eagles are Ready for a Strong Season

RCC’s men’s baseball team is well-prepared to begin a strong season with 13 returning players, 8 transfer student-athletes, and a class of 11 true freshmen. The Eagles finished the 2017 season 17-24-1 and were ranked 8th nationally at one point near the end of the season. In the preseason, the Eagles scrimmaged Division 1 JUCO  Read More

February & March Continuing Education Courses

RCC Continuing Education Courses Held February and March 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 Design and Layout: Feb. 10, One-day basic trail session. RCC Campus Sustainable Trail Construction with Hand Tools: Feb. 24, One-day basic trail  Read More

James Duxbury Woodturning Workshop Feb. 3

Renowned Woodturner James Duxbury to Conduct Workshop Feb. 3 The Center for Creative Woodworking of Rockingham Community College is pleased to announce a one-day workshop event with James Duxbury. James is a woodturner and inventor whose kaleidoscopes are a signature item. He carefully handcrafts kaleidoscopes from carefully selected wood with custom object boxes, making the  Read More

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

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