Horticulture Career College Graduates

Rockingham Community College is charged with finding unique ways to serve the diverse needs of the citizens in county on a daily basis. In December, the college awarded Greenhouse/Nursery Assistant Certificates to 8 graduates of the new Horticulture Career College Program. RCC’s Dean Laura Coffee and Vocational Rehabilitation Agency partners Debbie Ellis and Laquista Knox  Read More

RCC ESL Students Receive Healthcare Training

Rockingham Community College is the recipient of a $44,500 grant awarded by the North Carolina Community College System to expand the English Language Acquisition Program. During fall semester, students were taught basic first aid and CPR for both adults and children. The grant paid for course materials and fees for both certificates for students who  Read More

February Workforce Development Classes Begin Soon

Rockingham Community will be offering three, short-term courses that will enhance skills needed for the workplace. Basic Computer Skills will be held February 9 – April 20 in the Advanced Technologies Building, room 102. This course will take place 6-8pm each Thursday. Basic Word, Excel, PowerPoint will be held on Tuesdays beginning February 7 through  Read More

Process Changing for In-State Tuition Approval

Beginning February 20, students seeking to enroll at any North Carolina college or university must apply for in-state tuition using the new Residency Determination Service (RDS). The RDS is a statewide system which will provide the determination as to whether or not a student is eligible for in-state tuition rates and state grants. The system  Read More

Fall 2016 Academic Lists

RCC students named to academic lists WENTWORTH – 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  Read More

Special Events Commemorate 50th Anniversary

Rockingham Community College continues to commemorate 50 years of service with an art show, concerts, and other special events scheduled during the next four months. The Associate of Fine Arts alumni and faculty will present Celebrating 50 Years of Art at Rockingham Community College on February 17 -21. The exhibit will be on display in  Read More

2016 December Graduates!

WENTWORTH – RCC Announces December 2016 Graduates Eden Joseph Nathanael Barnes; Certificate -Welding Technology Brina Noelle Blackstock; Certificate – Cosmetology Hannah Gabrielle Bolick; Certificate – Phlebotomy Stephanie Ann Bradford; Associate in Applied Science – Medical Office Administration Stephen Cochran; Associate in Arts Kasey Alexandra Ellis; Associate in Arts Tanner Reid Johnson; Associate in Applied Science  Read More

One Semester Greenhouse Nursery Assistant Training

In one semester students receive hands-on, entry level training to begin a career as a greenhouse nursery assistant. RCC’s new Career College will award a certificate to those who successfully complete the program. Students will further develop reading, math, and computer skills along with participation in hands-on training in job skills needed in the greenhouse  Read More

Spring Registration is Open

Register now for spring semester at RCC. New students must complete the application process before registering for courses. The priority application deadline for spring 2017 is December 9. All new students must begin the application process now in order to attend RCC this spring. The four step process is easy. First, complete the application for  Read More


RCC hosted 150 high school seniors from across the county today for a GEAR UP Senior Day. Students learned about the RCC admissions process, financial aid, and support services that are available for students. Campus tours and demonstrations in Industrial Technologies, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, and Fine Arts areas were available for the students.

Regan Named Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sheila Regan, of Lumberton, has joined Rockingham Community College as its chief academic officer. Ms. Regan began her duties on Monday, October 3, 2016 as Vice President of Academic Affairs. “RCC is very fortunate to welcome Ms. Sheila Regan as our new Vice President for Academic Affairs. Ms. Regan comes to us from Robeson Community  Read More

RCC Baseball Brings Experienced Team for 2017

The Rockingham Community College baseball program is excited to begin the spring season with an experienced group of players. RCC’s Eagles finished the 2016 season with a 20-26 record despite having a very young team. The Eagles will be led by second-year Head Coach, Reece Honeycutt. Coach Honeycutt will be taking on the pitching coach  Read More

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

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