Grace Gross returns after 15 years

Grace Gross was a student at Rockingham Community College a decade and a half ago. Then life happened. “I thought I had to go to college; it was the societal next step. I had no plan, and then making money took precedence over college, to be honest,” said the Wentworth resident. Then life happened again.  Read More

Honor Roll: Fall 2022

Rockingham Community College is pleased to announce that 76 students were named to the President’s List and 101 to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2022 semester. Semester grade-point averages are computed at the end of each semester and grades received in any previous semester are not included in computing the GPA for the current  Read More

8 graduate from EMT Academy

The inaugural EMT Academy class of eight graduated on Dec. 15, 2022, finishing the program with a 100 percent pass rate on the first try.

Earn college credits in short sessions

Many classes are offered in short 8-week sessions at Rockingham Community College this spring, making it easier for busy students to earn the credits they need. The first 8-week session runs Jan. 9-March 6, and the second session runs March 7-May 5, which enables students to earn more credits in one semester by taking back-to-back  Read More

Osborne, Dunn land scholarships

The SECU Foundation awarded TJ Dunn and Jesse Osborne $5,000 scholarships.

Enrollment Services podcast

Learn about new programs, certifications, degrees, financial aid and more.

Trustees to meet Nov. 15

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The Trustees will meet in the Gwyn Boardroom in the Administration Building on the RCC campus. The public is invited to listen to the meeting’s open session by phone by calling 336-791-6933 and entering pass  Read More

Applied and Industrial Tech podcast

Applied and Industrial Technologies Department Chair David Dillard talks to local journalist Mike Moore about programs, degrees and certificates, classes related to Industry 4.0, robotics and automation, RCC’s new Center for Workforce Development, and construction on campus.

Nov.-Dec. Continuing Ed Classes

Are you interested in learning a new skill, developing a hobby, or earning a certification? Rockingham Community College has several courses starting before the end of the year to get you started. Develop computer skills essential for success in today’s technology-driven workplace with the Computer Basics course, which runs Fridays, Nov. 4-Dec. 2. Learn the  Read More

Small Business Center podcast

Small Business Center Director Randy Hunt talks to local journalist Mike Moore about small business resources, free classes and counseling available in Rockingham County.

Cameron Stewart finds way at RCC

Several years ago, Cameron Stewart looked at her older sister who went to college, and said, “That will never happen for me.” Cameron Stewart But with her mom’s encouragement, she changed her thinking, and not only plans to graduate in July 2023 with an Associate in Arts degree from Rockingham Community College, she is touring  Read More

Trustees to meet Sept. 20

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees will hold its regular bimonthly meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The Trustees will meet in person in Room 105 of the Advanced Technologies Building (ADT). The public is invited to listen to the meeting’s open session by phone by calling 336-791-6933 and entering pass code  Read More

Cosmetology podcast

Cosmetology Program Director Gale Gregory speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about the program, enrollment, new classes, students, opportunities, and the salon that is open to the public.

Randy Hunt leads SBC

Rockingham Community College welcomed Randy Hunt in July as its new Small Business Center director. No stranger to small businesses in local municipalities, the UNC-Wilmington graduate comes to RCC from the City of Eden, where he was Main Street manager for five years and also took on the role of Community and Economic Development manager  Read More

New trustees appointed

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members during its July 19 meeting. Myla Barnhardt, of Eden, was appointed by N.C. Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger. James “Jim” C. Burnette, of Eden, was appointed by the Rockingham County Board of Education. Michael “Mickey” W. Wilson, of Stoneville, was appointed by the Rockingham  Read More

RockATOP graduates 1st class

The first RockATOP apprentice cohort has graduated from the program.

30 earn high school diplomas

Pansy Graves, Mandy Gibson, Brandon Fleming, and Skye Herron gather outside after accepting their High School Equivalency diplomas from Rockingham Community College. Rockingham Community College held a graduation ceremony on Thursday, July 21, honoring graduates of its High School Equivalency and Adult High School programs. Finishing the programs this year were 40 students. The ceremony  Read More

Employee Recognitions, 2021-2022

Rockingham Community College recognized many employees for their achievements during the 2021-2022 academic year.

WGU partnership begins

Rockingham Community College has formed a partnership with WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of online nonprofit Western Governors University, enabling a seamless transfer of course credits for graduates to attend the online university. RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw hosted WGU North Carolina Chancellor Dr. Ben Coulter on the RCC campus for a signing of the  Read More

Apprentice and Industry Programs podcast

Jennifer Lester, Corporate Education and Training director and Apprenticeship coordinator, talks with local journalist Mike Moore about RockATOP and new programs in many fields.

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