RCC in the News

Career Development Services podcast

Rockingham Community College recently transformed some departments into the new Career Development Services. Director Gwendolyn Roy and Specialist Iris Carter discuss with local journalist Mike Moore, the career center on campus, which provides programs and employment services to everyone in the community at no cost.

College & Career Readiness podcast

Rockingham Community College Director of College and Career Readiness Trina Jones talks with local journalist Mike Moore about how CCR helps students improve their basic reading, speaking, writing, math, decision making and critical thinking skills. Improving these skills helps in daily activities at home, work, or in the community – and is the first step  Read More

Kinlaw’s college updates podcast

RCC President Dr. Mark Kinlaw gives an update with Mike Moore Media on several topics at the college, including the use of the quarter-cent sales tax, meeting workforce issues in the county, and enrollment during the pandemic.

Student Life/Athletics podcast

Director of Student Life and Athletics, Maggie Murray speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about baseball, court volleyball and beach volleyball; how the college has stayed engaged with students during the pandemic; the new food pantry; volunteering; and places to hang out.

Agribusiness Technologies podcast

John Ayers, faculty/program lead for RCC’s Agribusiness Technologies program talks with local journalist Mike Moore about the new program, courses, NC State and NCA&T transfer programs, job prospects, and student successes.

Scholarships and New Programs podcast

Rockingham Community College Assistant Director of Enrollment Services Laura Jennings talks with local journalist Mike Moore about the upcoming fall semester, the application process, in-person classes, grants and scholarships, and new programs.

WFMY: Free tuition for ’21 HS grads

By Jaelen Gilkey, WMFY News 2 Gov. Roy Cooper recently introduced a new grant that impacts every 2021 high school graduate. At the beginning of the year, our state received nearly $138 million in aid from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief fund. Cooper and the North Carolina Community College System created the Longleaf Grant. This  Read More

Cosmetology podcast

Gale Gregory, director of RCC’s Cosmetology program, speaks with local journalist Mike Moore about renovations to the new cosmetology lab and the program in general.

Sales tax aids programs

Rockingham County 411, informational show covering the local area, featured several College employees who spoke about how the county’s quarter-cent sales tax has helped programs on campus. John Ayers, Program Lead and Faculty in Agribusiness Technology, as well as Thomas Knight and Lucien Pere, Information Technology (IT) Faculty, explained new RCC campus upgrades, improvements and enhancements. Their presentation explained how  Read More

New Teacher Prep associate degree podcast

Celeste Allis, Donata Worrell, and Dr. Chaka Walker talk to local journalist Mike Moore about RCC’s brand new Teacher Preparation Associate Degree program.

Environmental Planning & Development podcast

Dr. Trevor Flanery talks with local journalist Mike Moore about RCC’s brand new Environmental Planning & Development associate degree, developed following the success of the College’s Duke Energy TRAILS program.

Former dean joins Elon

Tiffany Morris is the now chair of Elon University’s brand new Department of Nursing From our friends at YES! Weekly: Tiffany Morris has joined the faculty in the Elon University School of Health Sciences as the inaugural chair of the Department of Nursing as the university prepares to welcome its first nursing students this fall.  Read More

EMS program expansion podcast

Rockingham Community College Director of Emergency Medical Services Jason Collins and EMS Program Coordinator Andrew Davis talk with local journalist Mike Moore about their programs in this 18-minute podcast.

Campus COVID-19 clinic

Hundreds of Rockingham Co. educators given COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at special Sunday clinic From our friends at WFMY News 2: On Sunday, hundreds of Rockingham County PreK-12 educators from public, private, and charter schools received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccination clinic runs from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, NC.  Read More

Foundation Update podcast

Rockingham Community College Foundation Executive Director Kim Pryor talks with local journalist Mike Moore about the Foundation, what it does, and the community campaign that is about to begin.
Address

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215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

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8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu