RCC Receives AT&T Digital Literacy Grant

Rockingham Community College launched a new program designed to help adults succeed in a digital economy.  Underwritten by a $5,000 contribution from AT&T through its Digital Literacy Grant program, training in basic digital literacy skills for financially- and digitally- disadvantaged County residents is available. The four-week curriculum will enable students to earn a Microsoft Digital  Read More

RCC Foundation Changes Endowed Scholarship Requirements

The RCC Foundation Board of Directors recently voted to increase the minimum amount required to endow a scholarship fund through the Foundation. Currently, endowing a scholarship requires a minimum of $15,000 contributed over a period of up to five years. That figure will increase to $17,500 on January 1, 2016. “The board moved to increase  Read More

Rowland Recieves National Award

Former RCC Eagle’s Out Fielder Kyle Rowland of Reidsville was named to the 2015 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams for NJCAA Divisions I, II, and III. The NJCAA Division III Gold Glove Team includes Pitcher Kyle Kadlub of Danville, VA; Catcher Derek Clemons of Tyler, TX; First Baseman Jacob Bruner of Mesabi Range, MN; Second Baseman  Read More

Kinlaw Installed as RCC’s Fifth President

Kinlaw, who began his duties on January 20, was sworn in by Board of Trustees Chair Mark Collins of Reidsville and Board of Trustees Vice Chair Mrs. Elizabeth Maddrey of Eden. Mr. George Fouts, interim president of the North Carolina Community College System recognized Rockingham County as the birthplace of the state’s community college system.  Read More

Lady Eagles Volleyball Update

RCC’s Lady Eagles are a little over halfway through the season with a record of 13-10 overall and 5-4 in conference. Setter Chloe Lester who was injured early in the season has returned for competition. On October 13, the Lady Eagles will travel to Davidson Community College and on October 15 they head to Vance  Read More

Guest celebrate at annual Evening of Recognition

With “Mardi Gras Magic” as its theme, the 2015 Evening of Recognition gala held recently at Pennrose Country Club in Reidsville and sponsored by the Rockingham Community College Foundation, was an opportunity to have fun while celebrating and recognizing the life-altering support the fundraising efforts of Foundation volunteers offers RCC students.  The Evening of Recognition  Read More

Public invited to RCC’s presidential installation

Rockingham Community College cordially invites the public to the installation ceremony on Oct. 20 for RCC’s fifth president. Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw, who began his duties on January 20, will be installed at 11 a.m. in the Keys Gymnasium.  A community lunch on the patio of the Whitcomb Student Center will follow the ceremony.  The  Read More

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

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