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College Transfer Fair Nov. 1

Rockingham Community College will hold a College Transfer Fair on Nov. 1 from 8:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. in the Science Building. The following colleges and universities will have representatives present: Public Institutions: Appalachian State University East Carolina University Fayetteville State University North Carolina A&T State University NC State UNCG UNC Wilmington Western Carolina University Winston-Salem State  Read More

Nov. 1 Book Talk and Signing

The James Library at Rockingham Community College presents author John Francis Trump on November 1 at 12:30 p.m. Trump’s recently published book, Still & Barrel: Craft Spirits in the Old North State will be the topic of discussion. Trump traces the history of manufacturing moonshine whiskey, gin, vodka and rum from its beginning all the  Read More

Meet Our Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors at Rockingham Community College agree that the college was their first choice after high school graduation because tuition and fees are affordable and the faculty are top-notch. RCC Ambassadors for 2017-2018 are Tyler Bruins, Taeja Pass and Rachel Jones all of Eden and Daniel Jordan of Pelham. Throughout the year, RCC Ambassadors help  Read More

Manufacturer’s Day at RCC

Over 100 students from Rockingham County high schools visited the campus of Rockingham Community College on October 5. Students met faculty, toured facilities, and engaged with area manufacturers during the Advanced Manufacturing Expo portion of the day. Today, manufacturing facilities are not filled with antiquated equipment nor are they dark, dirty and unsafe. Modern manufacturing  Read More

Oct 28 Get Help with FAFSA

October 28 is FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Day at Rockingham Community College. Staff will be on hand to help anyone complete the FAFSA application. Bring 2016 tax returns, 2016 W-2 forms, social security number, and date of birth. This is a free event. Come to the Advanced Technologies Building, room 105 from  Read More

Domestic Violence Presentation Coming Soon

Domestic Violence Awareness Events at RCC Domestic Violence Awareness presentations will be held throughout the month of October on the Rockingham Community College campus. The 1-hour presentations are free and open to the public. Assistant Professor of Psychology, Marianna Rader will discuss how to spot potential abusers, identify warning signs that abuse will become lethal,  Read More

RCC Science Club Gets Organized

RCC Science Club Gets Organized The Rockingham Community College Science Club held its organizational meeting to kick off the Fall Semester on Thursday. RCC’s Assistant Professor of Physics Gabrielle Rumley-Smith is the club advisor. Throughout the year, Science Club members participate in a variety of projects that focus on serving the community, sharing their knowledge  Read More

Fall Enrollment is Up!

Fall Enrollment is Up at RCC After several years of declining enrollment, RCC’s enrollment for Fall semester is up 9%. “Our faculty and staff have worked very hard to make this happen,” said RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw. “We have had an all-hands-on-deck approach to strategically make this improvement and the hard work to enroll  Read More

Trail Design, Construction and Maintenance Begins Oct. 16

Sustainable Trail Design, Construction and Maintenance Session Begins October 16 Rockingham Community College is offering a 4-day basic trail layout and construction session beginning October 16. Participants will learn how to design, layout, construct, and maintain sustainable trails. The five essential elements of sustainable trails and how these elements are incorporated into actual trail layout  Read More

Wharton Retires From Board of Trustees

Wharton Retires from RCC Trustees After 24 years as a Board of Trustee member at Rockingham Community College Cynthia Wharton of Ruffin chose not to seek reappointment. Wharton was appointed to the Board of Trustees in July 1993 and served continuously until June 30, 2007. In July 2009, Wharton was reappointed and served until June.  Read More

Manufacturing Day is October 5

October 5 is Manufacturing Day at RCC Manufacturing Day at RCC is October 5. Local Manufacturers will showcase their work and Rockingham Community College faculty will be on hand to share information about their programs of study related to advanced manufacturing. Jobs in the manufacturing sector are no longer dark, dangerous and designed for someone  Read More

October Continuing Education Courses

RCC’s Continuing Education Courses Beginning in October If you are interested in beginning a new career or interested in a new hobby, RCC is offering a variety of short-term, continuing education courses designed to meet your needs. Basic Motorcycle Safety: Oct. 6-8, weekend class beginning Friday evening on the RCC Campus. Basketball-Beginning: Oct. 16-Dec. 11,  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Cindy Johnson

Cindy Johnson, Computer-Integrated Machining Faculty B.S., B.A. North Carolina Wesleyan College After 37 years in the manufacturing industry, RCC Instructor Cindy Johnson resigned to fulfill her dream of teaching machining to the next generation. Johnson graduated from Wake Technical Community College’s machining program in 1982 and began her career as a machinist/tool & die maker.  Read More

Career and College Readiness No.1

RCC’s Career and College Readiness Ranks No. 1 RCC awarded more diplomas through the Career and College Readiness program per student attendance hours than any other community college in North Carolina. “We don’t waste time,” said Jennifer Cox, Director of College and Career Readiness at RCC. “Our students receive high quality instruction. This helps them  Read More

Saturday Woodworking Workshops

Saturday Woodworking Workshops Beginning September 23, RCC will offer day-long workshops on Saturdays throughout the fall. All workshops are held at the Center for Creative Woodworking located in Reidsville. Learn to turn a bowl on Saturday, September 23. On October 14, participants will learn the fundamentals of turning a platter and on October 28, crafting  Read More

Meet the Faculty: Professor Ray Martin

Ray Martin, Professor of Fine Arts MFA in Painting and Drawing, MEd in Art Education, K-12, UNC-Greensboro BFA, East Carolina University Rockingham Community College’s Professor of Fine Arts, Ray Martin often sees his students as a younger version of himself. Martin joined the faculty at the college in 2012. He spent the previous 20 years  Read More

Lady Eagles Volleyball

Lady Eagles Fall to Johnson and Wales RCC’s Lady Eagles hosted Johnson and Wales University from Charlotte Monday night in the Keys Gymnasium. The first game was a barn burner ending with a score of 32-34 with Johnson and Wales securing the two-point advantage to win the game. The Lady Eagles fought back to win  Read More

Sexuality and Gender Alliance Meets

The Rockingham Community College Sexuality and Gender Alliance held its organizational meeting to kick off the Fall Semester on Thursday. RCC’s Assistant Professor of Psychology Marianna Rader is the club advisor. The purpose of the alliance is to provide a safe space for students to get to know one another and to promote understanding. The  Read More

Nursing Pathway Grant Available

If you have been displaced from your job or are considering a career change you may be eligible a nursing pathway grant to assist with the cost of becoming a certified nursing assistant (CNA). The Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board in collaboration with the Piedmont Alliance for Triad Healthcare (PATH), an advisory council that advocates  Read More

Art Club Meets

RCC Art Club Plans Activities Members of RCC’s Art Club met to plan activities for the 2017-2018 academic year and select leadership. Club advisors Professor Ray Martin and Phil Haralam, Fine Arts Faculty, described the educational travel experiences and community service projects as opportunities for developing friendships while learning. “By traveling together we will learn  Read More
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