RCC live streams virtual celebration on what was supposed to be graduation day

While Rockingham Community College’s Spring Commencement ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Director of Student Life and Athletics Maggie Murray hosted a virtual celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8 – the original time and date when graduation was supposed to begin. Filmed from the activity room in the Whitcomb Student Center, Murray  Read More

RCC announces Spring graduates

Rockingham Community College bestowed 259 credentials on its May graduates. The commencement ceremony has been rescheduled for late July, so the May 2020 and December 2019 graduates can join the summer graduates at their ceremony. BROWNS SUMMIT Samantha Bryce Cole – Associate in Science Degree Logan Victoria Coleman – Accounting Managerial/Small Business Accounting Certificate Loren  Read More

$150k in Emergency Relief Funds awarded to students; $350k still available

Rockingham Community College will award upwards of $150,000 to more than 280 students after the first wave of applications have been processed from Spring semester students seeking financial help through the CARES Act. Checks will be mailed by May 27, or direct deposited into students’ bank accounts if RCC has that information on file. The  Read More

Trustees to meet May 19

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19. While the Trustees traditionally meet in person in the Gwynn Boardroom in the Administration Building, due to the COVID-19 situation, visitors are restricted, and several Trustees will join the meeting by phone. The public is invited  Read More

RCC plans virtual celebration of grads

Rockingham Community College will host a Virtual Celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, to honor its December 2019 and May 2020 graduates, student award winners, and all RCC students and employees. Please join us as we livestream the event on RCC’s YouTube channel. Graduates’ names will be scrolled on-screen. May 8 was supposed to  Read More

Students: Apply for emergency relief funds by May 11

The U.S. Department of Education is providing federal funding for students who have been impacted by the disruption of the delivery of instruction due to COVID-19 through the CARES Act (Cornonavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund). Students must complete the Emergency Relief Fund application to apply – click here  Read More

Learn how high school students can take free RCC courses

Did you know that students can take RCC courses for FREE while they’re still in high school? Join us for a webinar (or by phone) on Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. to learn important information for Rockingham County rising juniors and rising seniors interested in taking classes through the NC Career and College Promise  Read More

RCC launches new app for students

Rockingham Community College has made it easier for students to access their important information from mobile devices, with the launch of the Ellucian GO app. “It’s easy to use on your phone and it’s easy to navigate,” said Gretchen Parrish, RCC’s associate vice president for Technology and Instructional Effectiveness, adding that students using the app  Read More

Trustees recognize Goins’ service to RCC

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees signed a resolution on March 17 to recognize the good works of Bryson Goins, a student at RCC. Goins served as president of the RCC Student Government Association from August 2018 through January 2020, during which time he also served as student trustee of the College’s Board of  Read More

RCC postpones spring graduation

For updates on RCC’s response to COVID-19, please visit WENTWORTH – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions that have been placed on community colleges and organizations throughout North Carolina, it is with regret that Rockingham Community College’s May 8 commencement ceremony must be postponed until July 23, pending the mitigation of these  Read More

RCC is accepting applications for Summer and Fall terms

For more information on Rockingham Community College, courses, enrolling, or registering, please contact the Admissions Office at 336-342-4261 ext. 2333 or We can’t wait to hear from you! ____________________________ Rockingham Community College is here for you – come take a course with us! RCC is accepting applications for Summer and Fall semesters. ____________________________ SUMMER  Read More

RCC Statement to the Community

Rockingham Community College continues to adapt in response to COVID-19, including switching to online instruction on Monday, March 23. College operations continue, and staff members are currently working on campus. The schedule of maintenance staff has shifted to better accommodate extra cleaning efforts during the College’s regular business hours. A Crisis Response Team meets frequently  Read More

College Spring Semester Update

RCC Students, We appreciate your patience this week as the College prepares for alternate instruction to complete the spring 2020 semester. In response to COVID-19, class delivery for all courses has been modified. Faculty will notify all students via email by Friday, March 20 to provide specific instructions about the schedule and delivery of instruction  Read More

RCC Foundation welcomes new board

WENTWORTH – The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday, March 17, approved a slate of board members for the RCC Foundation, now tasked with moving the Foundation forward through its restructuring. The new board members are: 1. Kevin Berger, Madison, Attorney and County Commissioner 2. Amy Brown, Eden, Market Manager, Piedmont North –  Read More

Spectrum offers free internet for students

Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access will be offered free for 60 days for households with college or K-12 students who do not already have the services. The offer includes any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. The company points out that it  Read More

March 14 Coronavirus Update

Per North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s decision for public schools to close for a minimum of two weeks and further direction from the North Carolina Community College System, Rockingham Community College has made some decisions that will alter how we provide instruction and services. Students will have an extended spring break, with no classes March  Read More

March 13 Coronavirus Update

Earlier this week, in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Governor Roy Cooper issued a state of emergency for North Carolina. In an effort to keep you informed about Rockingham Community College’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are sharing this message to alert you to decisions that have been made, discussions we are having, preparations that  Read More

College Statement on Coronavirus

Rockingham Community College continues to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) in North Carolina. As of March 9, there are no cases of coronavirus associated with RCC. The College has identified a crisis response team, in the event of an outbreak in the community, and is working on contingency plans for maintaining continuity  Read More

RCC Eagles 8-4 after doubleheader win

Rockingham Community College won both games of a doubleheader on Friday against Schoolcraft College, a team that traveled from Michigan for the afternoon games. The Eagles now stand at 8-4, and have yet to face any conference teams. At 1:30 p.m., the RCC Eagles clinched the lead in the fifth inning for a 6-3 victory  Read More

Chase Coggins receives NC Community College System academic award

Chase Coggins has been named one of “The Great Within the 58” – a North Carolina Community College System Academic Excellence Award that recognizes one outstanding student at each community college across the state. His nomination letter, written by an RCC faculty member and presented to an RCC committee to choose its most excellent student,  Read More

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