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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.
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.
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.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 13 national championships and we have had more than 140 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: Friday, April 4, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Event Contact: Dr. Lamata Mitchell, 815-921-3334
On Friday, April 11, 2014, Rock Valley College, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Pi Gamma Omega Chapter, and the Rockford Public Schools are sponsoring an Emerging Young Leaders STEM Summit on the RVC main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).
The summit will promote educational activities and workshops in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for seventh and eighth grade students. The purpose of the event is to introduce middle school students to the possibilities that studying in the STEM field can provide.
Some of the scheduled activities for the day include a panel discussion with STEM business and community leaders who will speak about their career and what steps they have taken to accomplish their goals, interactive workshops and demonstrations in the Jacobs Center for Science and Math, and the opportunity to meet and ask questions of an astronaut from UTC Aerospace Systems.
The Discovery Center, UTC Aerospace Systems, and the Rockford Public library will also be exhibitors during the event.
For more information please contact Dr. Lamata Mitchell, Dean of Communication at Rock Valley College, at (815) 921-3334.