PTK Honor Society

Fifty-eight students 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 earn a grade point average  Read More

Career Expo at RCC

A Career Expo will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the Robert Keys Gym on the campus of Rockingham Community College at 558 County Home Road in Wentworth, N.C. Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc. (Triad Goodwill), a leader in providing career development services and work opportunities for people with employment needs,  Read More

Eaglemania 2016

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! The first session will be held June 20-23 with additional session beginning each week through mid-July. Advanced robotics, tennis, ACT/SAT Prep, sewing, musical  Read More

Forklift Operator Training

Forklift Operator Training at RCC Saturday, April 16, 8am-4pm This one day training will include classroom and hands-on instruction in the operation of an industrial forklift truck. Topics to be covered include safety, OSHA regulations, general operating rules, balance for loads, safe fueling and recharging. The student will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful  Read More

RCC Students Attend NCCCS Conference

RCC students Savanah Powell, Andrew Ingram, and Margaret Peele, (pictured left to right), represented RCC’s Student Government Association at the annual Spring conference of the NC Community College System Student Government Association, April 1-3, in Durham, NC. They are pictured here in front of Duke Chapel while on a tour of Duke University during the  Read More

When there’s a need, Rockingham Community College answers the call.

RCC faculty, staff, retirees and students donated over 1,300 Pounds of Food When there’s a need, the faculty, staff, retirees and students of Rockingham Community College answer the call. Rockingham Community College participated in the annual County-Wide Food Drive that will benefit 8 local agencies. Early this month Associate Vice President for Administrative Services Dr.  Read More

RCC Partners With Local Schools Career and Technical Education Department

RCC Dual Enrolled Machining Students and Morehead High School Students after their trip to Machine Specialties Inc (MSI) in Whitsett last Friday. Students had the opportunity to learn about the history of MSI, the diversity of their business, skills needed to be successful and tour the facility to see potential careers of interest. This trip  Read More

Homemade Music Feb 26, 2016

Homemade Music is back for the 18th year! Rockingham Community College’s Musicians’ Guild will present “Homemade Music” on Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the RCC college auditorium. Homemade music is a concert to benefit the Rockingham County chapter of Habitat for Humanity. All musicians volunteer their time, and all of the money collected  Read More

RCC Baseball – Young Energy for the 2016 Season

WENTWORTH – The Rockingham Community College baseball program is excited to announce the opening of the 2016 spring season. Led by new faces, both on the coaching staff and on the roster, the Eagles are looking forward to great success this spring. Rockingham was a pre-season favorite, as mentioned by the National Junior College Athletic  Read More

RCC Ambassadors Learn, Work, And Earn

Under the guidance of Jennifer Lester, assistant director of enrollment services at Rockingham Community College, the RCC Student Ambassadors are hard at work promoting the college to prospective students and to the community. This year ambassadors helped to lead orientation seminars for new students, participated in local high school student recruitment events, led campus tours,  Read More

Sarwi to Lead RCC Foundation

Dr. Cindi Wall Sarwi of Reidsville has been named Executive Director of the Rockingham Community College Foundation. Prior to coming to RCC, Sarwi served as Executive Director of the Rockingham County United Way. Transitioning to a new position will not be an entirely new experience. In the early 1990’s, Sarwi was Department Chair and Associate  Read More

RCC Trustee Reappointed

Clerk of Court Mark Pegram administers the oath of office to Elizabeth Maddrey of Eden. Maddrey was reappointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at Rockingham Community College by NC Governor Pat McCrory. Her term will expire June 30, 2019.

Learn How to Pay for College

Learn how to pay for college during RCC’s “Show Me the Money” workshop on January 28, 2016. Registration for this free event begins at 6 p.m. in the Advanced Technologies building auditorium. 6:30-8pm (Registration starts at 6pm) Come learn how the FAFSA, scholarship opportunities, and resources available in North Carolina can help you plan for  Read More

RCC Announces December 2015 Graduates

Barnardsville Jeffrey Alan Sawyer; Associate in Applied Science-Criminal Justice Technology                                    Browns Summit Nancy Rebekkah Newnam; Associate in Arts Danville Monique Michele Branch; Certificate-Phlebotomy Eden Jonathan Douglas Boulding; Associate in Applied Science – Computer Information Technology, Certificate – Computer Information Technology Small Bus IT and Networking,   Certificate – Computer Information Technology Web Development         Corrina Ann  Read More

RCC Students Receive State Employees’ Credit Union Continuing Education Scholarships

Three students enrolled in the Nursing Assistant 1 course at Rockingham Community College were awarded State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Continuing Education Scholarships for the Fall 2015 semester. Jane Emily Anderson, Cynthia Edwards and Jennifer Wilson each received an award of $750 for registration and certification fees, books, course supplies, transportation, childcare, and living expenses  Read More

RCC Receives $25,000 Grant To Promote Healthy Eating Habits

Rockingham Community College will use a $25,000 subgrant from MDC, Inc. to explore the connections between local food production, healthy lifestyles, and nutrition through the creation of an edible greenhouse, field trips, and classroom experiences. The subgrant to RCC is made possible through a grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to MDC, Inc.  Read More

RCC Trustees Support Connect NC Bond Act

During their regular meeting held on November 10, the Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees adopted a resolution supporting the Connect NC Bond Act.  The successful passage of the bond will provide $350 million to the North Carolina Community College System to be used for new construction or renovation and repair of existing facilities. RCC  Read More

RCC Receives $50,000 Grant from NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

Rockingham Community College will use a $50,000 grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to purchase a three-barrel brewing system for its Center for Brewing Sciences.  The equipment will enhance the college’s Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation (BDF) Program and better prepare students for work in an industry that is growing.  “This is a growing  Read More

Travel Abroad with RCC

Community members, faculty, and students are invited to tour Mexico, Munich, and Vienna this spring. For students who are interested in this study abroad experience, Spanish and German courses will be offered during the spring 2016 semester. These culture and civilization courses provide students with three hours of transferable credits. If you are interested in  Read More

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