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Nursing Students Receive 100% Pass Rate

For the past two years, all Rockingham Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduates received 100% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam. NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) is a nationwide examination for licensing nurses in the United States since 1994. After students graduate from nursing school, they must pass this examination in order to receive a  Read More

Simulated Hospital Grand Opening

After nearly five years of planning and renovation, the Simulated Hospital at Rockingham Community College was officially opened on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The Simulated Hospital is located in the N. Jerry Owens Jr. Health Sciences Building, on the RCC campus at 562 County Home Road. RCC’s programs of study housed in the facility include nursing,  Read More

Summer Session President’s and Dean’s Lists

Rockingham Community College announces those named to the Summer Session 2016 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

Adult High School and High School Equivalency Graduates

The graduation ceremony for those who earned the High School Equivalency diploma and those who earned an Adult High School diploma was held on Friday, July 29, at 2 p.m. in the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium at Rockingham Community College. The High School Equivalency program is offered at locations throughout Rockingham County. There is no  Read More

RCC Summer Graduation

Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw, president of Rockingham Community College, conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates during the July 29 graduation exercises held at 10 a.m. in the Robert C. Keys gymnasium. Mayor Jay Donecker, City of Reidsville, delivered the commencement address. Graduates are listed below by degree, diploma or certificate earned; name; and city of residence.  Read More

Students Receive Microsoft Digital Literacy Certification

On Thursday, nine Rockingham Community College students received Microsoft Digital Literacy Certification in a ceremony held at the former Mayodan Library. AT&T, The Rockingham County Education Foundation and RCC partnered to begin offering the Microsoft Digital Literacy Certification earlier this year. Underwritten by a $5,000 contribution from AT&T, the program provides training in basic digital  Read More

Surgical Technology Class of 2016

During a July 21 evening ceremony, 11 Rockingham Community College surgical technology students received their pins. The surgical technology candidates for graduation are: Ethelyn Bailey, Lindsay Evans, Courtney Joyner, Krystal Martin, Jenna Middleton, Krystal Miller, Heather Orr, Le Chi Pham, Victoria Roberts, Nichole Seamens, Olivia Siler.

Taste of Industry

RCC has received a grant totaling $3,880 from the North Carolina Community College System. Funds were used to plan and host “Taste of Industry,” a special event designed to promote the value of technical education and introduce community leaders to related high-demand careers with high-wage earning potential. Career and Technical educators, school counselors and career  Read More

Schoolfield Reappointed

Clerk of Court Mark Pegram administers the oath of office to Tom Schoolfield of Reidsville. Schoolfield was reappointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at Rockingham Community College by the Rockingham County Board of Education. His term will expire June 30, 2020.

Don’t Wait! Apply Now for Fall!

Final deadline for completing the fall 2016 application process is August 2 at 4 p.m. All new students must begin the application process now in order to attend RCC this fall. The four step process is easy. First, complete the application for admission. The application is available at www.rockinghamcc.edu or you may come to the  Read More

RCC Student Named Duke Energy Intern

Johnnie Kingston of Eden was awarded an internship with Duke Energy through its Power Careers Program. Kingston has been a student at Rockingham Community College since 2015 and is currently enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science Electrical Systems Technology program. Kingston will begin the internship this month at the Belews Creek Steam Station. The  Read More

Men’s Baseball Closes Out 2016 Season

It’s not unusual for an intercollegiate community college baseball team to play 45 or more games during the regular season. To win at least 20 of those games is a goal that most teams strive for. For the fifth consecutive season, Rockingham Community College’s 2016 baseball team achieved a 20-win season, which ended May 14  Read More

New Women’s Volleyball Coach at RCC

Rockingham Community College has named Emily Brooke Hensley, a native of Rockingham County, as the new women’s volleyball coach. The fall 2016 season will be her first to lead the Lady Eagles as the team continues to build upon the successes of recent years. Stewart McClintock, Director of Student Life, also oversees intercollegiate athletics, and  Read More

Memorial Day Closing

Rockingham Community College will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. The college will reopen on Tuesday, May 31 at 7:30 a.m.

Eaglemania Day Camp

– Are you planning activities for your kids for the summer? If so, RCC has the answer to your prayers! Eaglemania 2016 is a day camp experience where kids can get creative, physically fit, learn, and have fun. Day Camp sessions begin in June and are designed for children ages 7-17. This year’s schedule includes  Read More

Drone Class Anyone?

Have you wanted to learn more about Drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)? If yes, then RCC has the class for you! This course introduces students to different types of drones, personal and commercial uses, software used, laws and regulations regarding use of drones and safety procedures. The final day of class will include hands on time  Read More

Spring 2016 President’s List & Dean’s List

Rockingham Community College announces those named to the fall semester 2016 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

RCC Faculty and Staff Recognized

The following members of the faculty and staff at Rockingham Community College were recognized for their service to the college: Laverne Lancaster, Admissions Processing Specialist received recognition for 30 years of service. Wendy Martin, Program Accountability Specialist received recognition for 25 years of service. Celeste Allis, Dean of Arts and Sciences received recognition for 20  Read More

2016 Outstanding Student

RCC’s Outstanding Student Award for 2016 was presented to Kristie M. Tripp during the May 13 Spring Commencement Ceremony. Each year RCC faculty presents the Outstanding Student Award to a May graduate. The student is selected based on academic excellence, contribution to the College community, and potential for continued study or occupational advancement. Tripp received  Read More
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