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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).

Rock Valley College Locations Closed December 23-January 2
December 22, 2016

All Rock Valley College locations will be closed for winter break beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016. College offices will reopen and resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

RVC Hires Alumnus and Starlight Theatre Veteran to Lead Theater Program
December 21, 2016

A familiar face to Rock Valley College and local theater-goers has been hired to lead the college’s theater program. Christopher Brady has accepted the college’s offer to become the new Director of Theatre and Arts Park.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 16, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, in in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
December 5, 2016

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Call to Board Special Meeting
December 5, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus for a Special Meeting.

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
December 5, 2016

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

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.