RCC Receives 1.1 million Grant

The U. S. Department of Education TRiO Program has approved the fiscal year 2015 Student Support Services (SSS) Program grant application from Rockingham Community College. RCC will receive 1.1 million dollars for a five-year grant cycle which concludes 2020. The TRiO Student Support Services offers extra support and assistance FOR 140 qualified students each academic year.  Read More

RCC Receives $2.24 Million To Improve Distance-Learning Programs

Rockingham Community College has been awarded a $2.24 million federal grant to expand its distance-learning program. The project, titled “e-Learning: Access and Success,” will include three components: development or revision of online courses and programs in the college’s existing Associate of Arts and Criminal Justice programs, development of new online student support services, and purchasing  Read More

RCC students named to academic lists

 Rockingham Community College announces those named to the spring semester 2015 President’s List and Dean’s List. President’s List To qualify for the President’s List, students must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours) and maintain a 4.0 grade-point average.  Those named are listed below by city of residence. Barnardsville – Jeffery Alan Sawyer; Blanch – Morgan  Read More

The graduation ceremony for those who earned an High School

Equivalency diploma and those who earned an Adult High School diploma was held on Friday, May 15, at 2 p.m. in the Robert C. Keys Gymnasium at Rockingham Community College. High School Equivalency graduate Sandra P. Hopkins and Adult High School graduate Daniel J. Williamson were recipients of the RCC High School Equivalency/Adult High School  Read More

RCC nursing students receive caps and pins

The 10 graduating associate degree nursing students at Rockingham Community College held their capping and pinning ceremony May 8 at 6 p.m. in the RCC auditorium. It is a special ceremony for those entering the nursing field. Each year during the ceremony, individuals are chosen to receive special awards. This year, Lisa Catherine Bullins was  Read More

RCC Foundation Announces Essay Contest Winners

Each year students at Rockingham Community College are challenged to participate in an essay contest sponsored by the RCC Foundation. The theme for this year was, “RCC: The Right Choice.” The winning essayists received $300, $200, and $100 respectively for their entries. First place winner, Tisa Massey of Reidsville, praised the faculty, staff, and student  Read More

DCC Knights can’t get past Rockingham

DCC Kights can’t get past Rockingham

RCC Students Attend Brewer’s Guild Event

RCC’s Brewing Distillation and Fermentation students participated in the NC Brewer’s Guild Beer Month event with North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest held at the historic Hawkins-Hartness House in Raleigh.Shown left to right are Keith McDonald, Alex Brown, and Jon Shook.

Students receive variety of awards

During the April 27 Student Awards Ceremony, numerous Rockingham Community College students received awards and recognition for their academic excellence, commitment, service, leadership, and contributions to the college and to their communities. Awards were given in three categories.  Student Organization Awards Art Club Outstanding Leadership Award: William Zachary Andrews, Megan Patterson Criminal Justice Club Recognitions for Outstanding Service: Danielle  Read More

Pinning ceremony held for respiratory therapy students

On April 30, graduating respiratory therapy students at Rockingham Community College were honored with a pinning ceremony attended by their friends and family, along with faculty, staff, and college administration. Graduates are: Charmaine Cox-Ingram, Ebonee Price, Alexandria Guyer, Ashley Barham, Kwasi Donker, Jamie Silva, Kim Caudle, Jeremiah Scott, Nancy Hall, Anna Chrapliwy

Students join international honor society at RCC

In an April 22 ceremony, forty individuals were inducted into Alpha Kappa Pi, Rockingham Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society and the largest honor society in American higher education. To be eligible for membership, a student must complete a minimum of twelve hours of associate degree course work and generally  Read More

Tate sworn in as RCC Trustee

Ms. Janice R. Tate of Madison was sworn in as a trustee of Rockingham Community College yesterday. Rockingham County Clerk of Court Mark Pegram administered the oath of office. Tate was appointed by the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners in January to fill the unexpired term of the late James Kallam. Tate’s term will expire  Read More

Aviation Machinist Pathway

Rockingham Community College will offer an Aviation Machinist Pathway program of study to current high school students beginning fall semester 2015. A unique partnership between RCC, Rockingham County Schools, Junior Achievement, East Carolina University, HAECO Aviation, PEMMCO Manufacturing, and Machine Specialties, Inc. will provide the opportunity for students to participate in an educational pathway designed  Read More

RCC Student Honored With Academic Excellence Award

Michael A. Matthews, of McLeansville has been selected as the 2015 Academic Excellence Award recipient for Rockingham Community College. Matthews, whose academic average is currently a 4.0, is on track to earn an Associate in Science this spring. Each year one student is chosen at each of the state’s 58 community colleges to receive the  Read More

Paramedic Class of 2014 Graduates

Rockingham Community College’s Paramedic Class of 2014 held its pinning ceremony on December 11 in a 6 p.m. ceremony. The 15 graduates are Taylor Carter, Jessica Chriscoe, Aaron Clark, Deanna Conaway, Keith Crespro, Jessica Easter, Raymond Foster, Cassandra French, Brandon Laprade, Annie Lee, Kevin Moore, Cidni Powell, Natasha Pruitt, Pete Stoddard, and Wendy Wiseman.

RCC’s New President to Begin January

Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw of Lumberton, NC has been selected by the Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees as the College’s fifth president. Pending final approval by the State Board of Community Colleges, Dr. Kinlaw will begin January 20.   Kinlaw has served as Vice President for Instruction and Support Services at Robeson Community College  Read More

Duke Energy awards $250,000 to Rockingham Community College

Duke Energy and Rockingham Community College today announced a $250,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to provide equipment enabling the college to establish an Industrial Automation Manufacturing Center.  The center will train students in automation and industrial manufacturing processes.  The funds will be used to purchase a robot arm,  Read More

RCC presidential search narrowed to six finalists

On Monday, October 13, the Presidential Search Committee at Rockingham Community College concluded its role in the presidential search process. The group was charged with the task of narrowing the applications to six finalists. The remainder of the presidential search process is the responsibility of the RCC Board of Trustees. On October 27-30 and November  Read More

Rockingham Community College Participates In Business Initiative

Teams of workforce development partners from Rockingham County are making plans to visit local businesses in a statewide effort to learn more about the challenge of finding and retaining high-quality employees. These visits are part of Governor Pat McCrory’s “1,000 in 100” initiative to have local teams visit 1,000 businesses in ALL 100 counties during the  Read More

RCC Surgical Technology Program Receives Award

Rockingham Community College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 90% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014. Graduates obtaining national certification as a CST demonstrate, by examination, understanding  Read More

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