Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516Event date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Please join us for a discussion, open to all, on the issues, concerns, stories, and experiences of the Latina/o community in Rockford as the Rock Valley College PAIC (Promoting an Inclusive Community) Committee presents Being Latino in Rockford: Listening to Experiences.
The event will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on RVC's main campus.
Panelists for the discussion will include:
Luz M. Ramirez, Executive Director, La Voz Latina
Mary Lou Castro, Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens
Patricia Chávez, Learning for Life Program, Blackhawk Area Council
Alma Mandujano, RVC Student, President of Association of Latin American Students (ALAS)
Victoria DeLaRosa, RVC Citizenship Program Coordinator, Refugee & Immigrant Services
Vincent E. Rangel, Senior VP, Community Relations, MIRAMAR International Group, Inc.
Moderator: Betty Villalobos-Hallmann, Rock Valley College
For more information please call Betty Villalobos-Hallmann at (815) 921-4277.