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RVC Offering Financial Aid Application Assistance
September 30, 2016

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Prospective Students Invited to Explore RVC
September 27, 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 Monday, October 10, 2016.

Adult Education Programs Provide Economic Opportunity
September 26, 2016

National Adult Education and Literacy Week, September 26 – October 1, underscores the continued demand for programs and services for adult students who need to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 23, 2016

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

Jensen Named Seventh President of Rock Valley College
September 23, 2016

After a national search that took place over the last few months, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Douglas J. Jensen as the college’s seventh president.

Visit Over 120 Colleges and Universities in One Night
September 21, 2016

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
September 19, 2016

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on RVC’s main campus.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting Career & Internship Fair
September 16, 2016

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m in the Physical Education Center.

Explore Nursing at RVC
September 16, 2016

The Rock Valley College Nursing department in collaboration with RVC Career Services will host an Explore Nursing event on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
September 15, 2016

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Prospective Community College Trustee Candidates: April 4, 2017 Community College Board Election
September 14, 2016

The Consolidated Election for members of the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 511 (Rock Valley College) is required to be held April 4, 2017.

Call to Board Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee Meeting
September 9, 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, September 13, 2016, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

RVC Foundation Selects Executive Director
August 30, 2016

The Rock Valley College Foundation Board is pleased to announce that Lana Paris has been selected for the position of Executive Director, RVC Foundation. She will begin her duties for the college on September 26.

Call to Board Special Meeting- Presidential Candidate Interview
August 29, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at Francheso’s Ristorante (7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford) for a Special Meeting (Presidential Candidate Interview).

Call to Board Special Meeting- Presidential Candidate Interview
August 26, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at Francheso’s Ristorante (7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford) for a Special Meeting (Presidential Candidate Interview).

Call to Board Special Meeting- Presidential Candidate Interview
August 26, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Francheso’s Ristorante (7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford) for a Special Meeting (Presidential Candidate Interview).

Call to Board Special Meeting- Presidential Candidate Interview
August 26, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29, 2016, at Francheso’s Ristorante (7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford) for a Special Meeting (Presidential Candidate Interview).

RVC Presidential Finalists and Community Forums Announced
August 24, 2016

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the three finalists who have been selected in the search for its next president. The finalists for the position are Dr. Joseph E. Collins, Dr. Douglas J. Jensen, and Dr. Trevor A. Kubatzke.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
August 19, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Rock Valley College Seeking to Place Interns with Local Employers
August 17, 2016

Rock Valley College Career Services is interested in collaborating with local employers this fall for internship opportunities in a variety of areas.