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.
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?
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.
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!
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 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
RVC women's basketball head coach, Misty Opat, has been named Coach of the Year for the N4C (North Central Community College Conference) after leading the Golden Eagles to consecutive conference titles. RVC finished a perfect 8-0 in the N4C and 23-6 overall.
Sophomore Marion Thompson and freshman Revonnia Howard were named first team all-conference, while sophomore Erin Ryczek and freshman Keshawnee Alley were named to the second team.
Thompson averaged 13 points per game and led the team in rebounds at 12.9 per game. Howard was second on the team in rebounds at 10.7 per game and averaged 11.7 points per game.
Ryzcek was the team's leading scorer (15 ppg) and easily led the Golden Eagles in three-point shots made with 62 (good for ninth best in the nation). Alley averaged 13.1 points per game.
The Golden Eagles are the #1 seed in the NJCAA Region IV tournament and will play Saturday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m. at Madison College against College of DuPage.