Surgical Technology Graduates

During a July 20 evening ceremony, 16 Rockingham Community College surgical technology students received their pins. The surgical technology candidates for graduation are: Cortnye Barnett, Darnell Benjamin, Brooke Byrd, Tori Cozart, Ashley Dabbs, Jennifer Evans, Sierra Espinoza, Nicole Frazier, Chelsea French, Tara Lucas, Diana Martin, Esayas Nida, Caysey Petty, Kayla Ore, Sydney Shropshire, Morgan Williams

Meet RCC’s Director of Duke Energy TRAILS Program

Tim Johnson has joined the faculty and staff of Rockingham Community College as Director of TRAILS, a new outdoor skills training program of study. Thanks to a $700,000 gift from Duke Energy, TRAILS will prepare students for careers in outdoor recreation. Since May 2016, Johnson was employed by Burke County Department of Community Development in  Read More

August Continuing Education Courses

RCC’s Fall 2017 Continuing Education Course Booklet will be arriving in your mailbox any day now. More than 50 courses begin in August so don’t wait to sign up. 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  Read More

RCC Tennis Courts Receive National Recognition

Rockingham Community College is one of the 12 tennis facilities across the country honored for excellence in construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities by the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The award is presented each year to a facility displaying quality tennis courts with regulation surfaces, layout, and amenities. The recipient facility must host USTA  Read More

August 3 Fall Application Deadline

Final deadline for completing the fall 2017 application process is August 3. 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 or you may come to the Whitcomb Student Center  Read More

Free Small Business Workshops

RCC’s Small Business Center (SBC) will offer three workshops during the month of August and all are free and open to the public. Get 30% More Done – Managing Time for the Small Business Owner will be held on August 10, 11am-2pm at the Reidsville Goodwill. How to Find Your Customers will be held on  Read More

Earn Con Ed Credits During Landscape Meeting June 29

North Carolina irrigation contractors and landscape contractors can earn continuing education credits along with NC pesticide recertification credits on Thursday, June 29 at RCC. The morning session will include presentations on pesticide application, rainwater harvesting, and tax developments and will be held 9:00am – 12:00pm. Credits available include: NC irrigation contractors continuing education – 1.0  Read More

RESET Rockingham Steering Committee Seeks Guidance/Leadership

On Wednesday, June 7th, a diverse group of representatives from businesses, industry, and education met to discuss the direction of the RESET Rockingham initiative and begin work to collectively improve the workforce in Rockingham County. RESET Rockingham launched in October 2016 with a symposium attended by over 50 industry and business leaders. This initiated the  Read More

RCC Joins National Consortium on College Men of Color

Rockingham Community College has joined the National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC). Participation in the NCCMC will enhance the college’s commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color. To combat this achievement gap, the NCCMC facilitates an exchange of ideas between community colleges across the nation  Read More

Activities for Families and Kids

Activities for Families and Kids at RCC Family Tennis Night will be held on June 20, July 18, and August 15, 6:30-8:00pm. This is a free event for the entire family. Sign up today and enjoy learning on RCC’s newly renovated tennis courts named N.C.’s “Facility of the Year” by the USTA. Eaglemania Summer Enrichment  Read More

Summer Continuing Education Workforce Development Courses

Summer Continuing Education and Workforce Development Courses Substitute Teacher Training will be held August 29-September 19, 9am-12pm. Candidates for substitute teaching are required to complete Effective Teacher Training class prior to being hired. Job Search Boot Camp will be held June 21-23, 9am-1pm at the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce. The three-day course includes soft skills  Read More

July and August Trails Courses

RCC will be offering courses in July and August as part of the Duke Energy TRAILS program. “Intro to Sustainable Trailbuilding” will be offered on July 8 and July 22 and “Sustainable Trail Design & Layout” will be offered on August 12 and August 19. Both workshops will be held from 9 a.m. until 4  Read More

Spring 2017 Academic Lists

RCC students named to academic lists Rockingham Community College announces those named to the fall semester 2016 President’s List and Dean’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  Read More

RCC Receives AmeriCorps VISTA Grant

Rockingham Community College Receives AmeriCorps VISTA Grant Rockingham Community College has received an AmeriCorps VISTA Grant to support efforts to address improvements in the areas of economic opportunity and education within rural Rockingham County. The RCC VISTA project will capitalize off of existing educational resources (continuing education and curriculum education), to improve/increase the education and  Read More

Currie Named Goodnight Scholar

Currie Named Goodnight Scholar at NC State University RCC graduate, Amanda Currie of Summerfield was honored as one of 10 who will participate in the Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State University. Recipients were selected from a pool of 20 finalists who participated in an extensive application and interview process which included evaluation from NC  Read More

Gibbs Named Outstanding Student

Gibbs Named RCC’s Outstanding Student RCC’s Outstanding Student Award for 2017 was presented to Sandra H. Gibbs during the May 12 Spring Commencement Ceremony held at Rockingham Community College in the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium. Each year RCC faculty presents the Outstanding Student Award to a May graduate. The student is selected based on academic  Read More

Diaz-Rios Chosen for Academic Excellence Award

Diaz-Rios Honored with Academic Excellence Award Olga Diaz-Rios, of Eden has been selected as the 2017 Academic Excellence Award recipient for Rockingham Community College. Diaz-Rios, whose academic average is currently 4.0, has completed 47 credit hours of coursework at the college and is on track to earn the Associate in Arts degree. Each year one  Read More

Eaglemania Begins in June

RCC’s Eaglemania Begins in June It is time to register for Eaglemania, RCC’s summer day camp for kids ages 7-17. Eaglemania is a day camp experience where kids can get creative, physically fit, learn and have fun! This year, students of all ages have the opportunity to learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)  Read More

Occupational Extension Courses Beginning June 1

RCC Occupational Extension Courses Begin in June Retail Industry Fundamentals: June1 – July 27, 6-8PM or June 5 – July 31, 10AM-12PM Classes held on RCC Campus. Cost: $125 ServSafe Food Protection Manager: June 5- June 29, 6-8PM Class held on RCC Campus. Cost: $70 MS Excel 2016: June 5-August 17, 6-8PM Class held at  Read More

RCC Spring 2017 Commencement

RCC Spring 2017 Commencement Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw, president of Rockingham Community College, conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates during the May 12 commencement exercises held at 7 p.m. in the Robert C. Keys gymnasium. The following students, faculty, and staff were presented with awards for achievement during the ceremony: Sandra Gibbs- RCC Outstanding Student Award  Read More

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