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Enrollment Services podcast

Learn about enrolling, financial aid, and more from Derick Satterfield.

Unleash your creativity

Rockingham Community College will offer many Creative Arts continuing education courses this spring, including pottery and ceramics, painting and drawing, and woodworking and cabinetmaking. For more information or to register, call 336-342-4261 ext. 2333 or visit www.rockinghamcc.edu/coned. Pottery Making: Several sections available – 5-8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 10 – May 9; 1-4 p.m. or 5-8  Read More

RCC to add cross-country

The athletics program at Rockingham Community College is soon to grow. Beginning in Fall 2022, RCC will officially initiate men’s and women’s cross-country teams. These two teams will join the women’s volleyball and men’s baseball teams, both of which have experienced renewal and success. RCC’s Director of Student Life & Athletics, Maggie Murray, believes that  Read More

Student Success: Phillip Medeiros

Returning to college, he has found his niche – and it shows Phillip Medeiros has come a long way, in many aspects. Looking back, he described himself as “average and forgettable” at the small-town central New Jersey high school that churns out many Ivy Leaguers. He graduated with the Class of 2014. “I had a  Read More

Employees, tourney bring in $36k

WENTWORTH – The Rockingham Community College Foundation brought in more than $36,000 in the last few months, thanks to RCC employee donors, golfers, and sponsors. Employee Support Each fall, the Foundation hosts a campus fund drive, through which faculty and staff can make donations, either directly or through payroll deduction. The drive, held for a  Read More

Career Development Services podcast

Rockingham Community College recently transformed some departments into the new Career Development Services. Director Gwendolyn Roy and Specialist Iris Carter discuss with local journalist Mike Moore, the career center on campus, which provides programs and employment services to everyone in the community at no cost.

Kinlaw receives distinguished leader award

President Dr. Mark Kinlaw has received the I.E. Ready award from the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

Trustees to meet Nov. 18

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. While the Trustees traditionally meet in person in the Gwynn Boardroom in the Administration Building, they will meet in the Advanced Technologies Building (ADT) in Room 105. RCC continues to require face masks inside campus  Read More

College & Career Readiness podcast

Rockingham Community College Director of College and Career Readiness Trina Jones talks with local journalist Mike Moore about how CCR helps students improve their basic reading, speaking, writing, math, decision making and critical thinking skills. Improving these skills helps in daily activities at home, work, or in the community – and is the first step  Read More

Student Success: Julie Morton

With no formal education, she earned her HS Equivalency Diploma and is now enrolled in college Like many students in their first year of college, Julie Morton is trying to decide what program she wants to study. The Rockingham Community College freshman started out in Information Technology after speaking with her advisor, then changed to  Read More

Kinlaw’s college updates podcast

RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw gives an update with Mike Moore Media on several topics at the college, including the use of the quarter-cent sales tax, meeting workforce issues in the county, and enrollment during the pandemic.

Trustees to meet Sept. 21

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The board meets every other month. They will meet in person in the Activity Room in the Whitcomb Student Center. Due to COVID-19, visitors are restricted. However, the public can listen in by calling 336-791-6933 and  Read More

6 RockATOP apprentices sign on

Signing on as new RockATOP apprentices are (front row from left) Tristan Hollifield, Isabella Leonzie, Wyatt Chaney (and not pictured, Patrick Clay), with Machine Specialties Inc., and (back row from left), Gaved Foster and Trey Barker, with ABCO Automation. Six participants in the Rockingham Apprenticeship and Technical Opportunities Partnership (RockATOP) program signed on with local  Read More

Seats still open for Sept. ConEd courses

WENTWORTH – 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, Rockingham Community College offers a variety of short-term, continuing education courses designed to meet your needs. Unless otherwise noted, additional information and registration is  Read More

Welding students earn certifications

RCC students who gained their Gas Metal Arc Welding certifications are, from left, Michael Walker, Harrison Hackley, Eric Craig, Logan Snead, Lucas Cain, Kolby Bullins, and Annie Tredway.Earning their Flux Core Arc Welding certifications are RCC students, from left, from left, Michael Walker, Harrison Hackley, Eric Craig, Logan Snead, Lucas Cain, Christian Hill, and Annie  Read More

11 HVAC students pass certification

Eleven HVAC students at Rockingham Community College passed the Universal level of the EPA Certification Exam on their first try – and now all have jobs. The newly certified students are Heath Carter, David Dickens, Robert Dove, William Farlow, Zachery Glaeser, Luke Hazelwood, Timothy Jacobs, Brison Knowles, Zachery Meade, Christian Meeks, and Lawrence Wray. Brison  Read More

Student Life/Athletics podcast

Director of Student Life and Athletics, Maggie Murray speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about baseball, court volleyball and beach volleyball; how the college has stayed engaged with students during the pandemic; the new food pantry; volunteering; and places to hang out.

RCC recognizes employees’ service

Rockingham Community College recognized numerous employees for their service, during an Aug. 10 convocation that welcomed everyone back to the campus for the fall semester: 25 Years Celeste Allis, dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of mathematics (pictured at top of page) 20 Years Dr. Lori French, department chair of Science and professor of  Read More

UNCW transfers made easy

Rockingham Community College students now have a clear plan of action if they would like to attend UNCW after obtaining their Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree. Dubbed the Pathway to Excellence, the agreement between RCC and UNCW offers guaranteed admission to The University of North Carolina at Wilmington for students who complete  Read More

Campus grants recap

Tina Hamlin, a GED student at Rockingham Community College, worked as a caregiver for years, but quit her job to focus on going to school. She started in fall 2020 and graduated in July 2021. “She has shown extraordinary strides in her learning, has great attendance, is very positive, and plans to continue into the  Read More
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