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Call to Board Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee Meeting
December 2, 2016

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, December 6, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Engineering our Future campaign nears $6 million goal for NIU-RVC Engineering Program
December 1, 2016

Higher education, business and community leaders gathered December 1 to celebrate reaching a $4.5 million milestone in fundraising for NIU Engineering at RVC. 

RVC Career Services Seeking Employers with Internship Opportunities
November 30, 2016

Rock Valley College Career Services is encouraging local employers to host students for internship opportunities in 2017.

RVC Model United Nations Team Honored
November 15, 2016

On November 11-13, 2016, the Rock Valley College Model United Nations Team attended the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Washington, D.C.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
November 11, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
November 7, 2016

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Veterans Day Ceremonies at Rock Valley College
November 2, 2016

Rock Valley College and the RVC Student Veterans Association invite members of our community to please join us for our 17th Annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremonies. 

Rock Valley College Receives Financial Reporting Award
November 2, 2016

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Rock Valley College by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Enrollment Open in RVC Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
November 2, 2016

Rock Valley College is home to many college students, including those with intellectual disabilities through a program called “RAISE. 

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
October 28, 2016

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, in room 1322 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on RVC’s main campus.

Prospective Students Invited to Explore RVC
October 28, 2016

Rock Valley College invites anyone who is thinking about going to college to come see what RVC has to offer at the next Explore RVC event on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 25, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Thursday, October 27, 2016.

RVC Offering Additional Nights for Financial Aid Application Assistance
October 24, 2016

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on November 7, 8, and 9.

Local Manufacturers Support RVC with Significant Donations
October 20, 2016

Recently, significant donations were made to Rock Valley College to kick-start the college’s cold forming manufacturing training at its new location on Buckbee Street in Rockford.

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
October 17, 2016

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

College Reaches Impasse in ESP Union Negotiations
October 17, 2016

College Reaches Impasse in ESP Union Negotiations

October RVC Board of Trustees Meeting Rescheduled
October 14, 2016

The regular meeting of the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 has been changed to Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Important Notice from RVC Police
October 14, 2016

On the afternoon of Thursday, October 13, 2016, the Rock Valley College Police Department was informed of an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the college’s main campus.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
October 13, 2016

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Kimberla Lawson Roby to Speak at College’s Visiting Writer Series Event
October 13, 2016

The Rock Valley College Department of Composition and Literature is honored to welcome New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author and RVC Alumna Kimberla Lawson Roby, for the college’s 2016 Visiting Writer Series.