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.
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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: Friday, May 18, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The Region IV All-Region teams have been announced and four Golden Eagles have been honored. Ryan Scarpetta (1st team), Ryan Blume (1st team), Cyrus Wimberly (1st team), and Cody Jacobson (2nd team) all represent RVC this year.
Scarpetta went 3-4 with a 2.75 ERA and struck out 84 batters in just 52.1 innings pitched. At the plate he batted .325 over 33 games. Blume batted .322 on the year and tied for the team lead in runs batted in with 24 while doing the catching for the Golden Eagles. Wimberly hit .358 and led the team with 31 runs scored. Jacobson led RVC in home runs with five while batting .306 and driving in 24.