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RVC Trustees Appoint Dunn to Vacant Seat
February 17, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) appointed Michael Dunn, Jr. to the seat vacated by Ashley Burks after her resignation on December 20, 2016.

Rock Valley College Reaches Impasse, Submits Last Best Offer to Support Staff Association
February 16, 2017

Rock Valley College has reached an impasse in its negotiations with the recently formed Support Staff Association (SSA).

Call to Board Special Meeting
February 15, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 12:00 p.m. noon on Friday, February 17, 2017, in room 1018 of Building E on the RVC main campus, for a Special Meeting.

RVC’s Bridge Building Competition Highlights Career and Technical Education Month
February 10, 2017

In recognition of Career and Technical Education Month, Rock Valley College will host its annual Bridge Building Competition for high school students on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in the Woodward Technology Center

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
February 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, in room 2106 of the Jacobs Center for Science & Math (JCSM) Room 2106 on the RVC main campus.

Learn More about a Career in Education
February 10, 2017

Learn more about Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education course and degree options at Rock Valley College on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
February 6, 2017

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

TRiO Gives Back to Rockford
February 3, 2017

The Day of Service will be held at the African American Resource Center in the Booker Washington Center (AARC@Booker, 524 Kent St. Rockford).

Learn Coding with Robots at RVC
February 3, 2017

The Rock Valley College Computers and Information Systems (CIS) department will host a "Learn Coding with Robots" workshop on Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon.

Learn More about NIU/RVC Engineering Programs
January 31, 2017

An innovative partnership between Northern Illinois University and Rock Valley College provides prospective students a unique opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from NIU.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
January 20, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

Rock Valley College Announces Fall 2016 President's and Dean's Lists
January 19, 2017

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Fall 2016 President's and Dean's Lists.

RVC Hosting Monthly Hour of Code Workshops at RVC Downtown
January 18, 2017

Rock Valley College’s successful "Hour of Code" workshops will be offered at the RVC Downtown location (99 East State St., 2nd floor of the Rockford Register Star news tower) for the Spring 2017 semester. 

RVC Hires Jim Ryan as College’s Chief Operating Officer
January 17, 2017

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Ryan as the college’s new Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
January 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on RVC’s main campus.

Start a Career in Highway Construction
January 9, 2017

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) offered through Rock Valley College is a full-time, 12-14 week program that teaches the skills necessary to apply to a construction trade apprenticeship program.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
January 9, 2017

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Learn Coding with Robots at RVC
January 6, 2017

The Rock Valley College Computers and Information Systems (CIS) department will host a "Learn Coding with Robots" workshop on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Call to Board Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee Meeting
January 6, 2017

The Board of Trustees Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Call to Board Special Meeting (Retreat)
January 4, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus, for a Special Meeting (Retreat).