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Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
April 21, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Take a Tour of Wrigley Field
April 20, 2017

Rock Valley College Community and Continuing Education is offering a bus trip and tour opportunity to go behind the scenes of legendary Wrigley Field, home of the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs.

New Consortium to Operate The Workforce Connection One-Stop Centers
April 17, 2017

The Workforce Connection Board has awarded a contract to a newly-formed consortium to operate workforce centers and offer career services in Boone, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties.

RVC awards 2017 Faculty of the Year
April 17, 2017

Professor of Music Paul Laprade has been honored as the 29th recipient of the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year award.

Board Operations Committee Meeting Cancelled
April 11, 2017

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) meeting scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, has been cancelled.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
April 7, 2017

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
April 7, 2017

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Call to Board Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee Meeting
April 7, 2017

The Board of Trustees Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Explore Your Options at RVC’s Spring College Fair
April 6, 2017

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual Spring College Fair on Friday April 7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC) located on RVC’s Main Campus (3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL).

Getting Started with 3D Printing
April 6, 2017

A local company, Dulaney Drafting and Design, will return to Rock Valley College to describe how to get started with 3D Printing on April 26, 2017.

RVC Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Increase
March 28, 2017

The Rock Valley College Board of Trustees met in regular session Tuesday night and approved a $15 per credit hour tuition increase, effective for the fall 2017 semester. 

RVC Center for Learning in Retirement Will Remain at Bell School Road
March 28, 2017

Rock Valley College’s Center for Learning in Retirement (CLR) will not be relocating at this time and will continue to operate at its current location at 3350 Bell School Road.

RVC and Fraternal Order of Police Reach Agreement on New CBA
March 28, 2017

Rock Valley College and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council have reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the RVC police officers.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
March 24, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

RVC Student Government Hosting Trustee Candidates Forum
March 15, 2017

The Rock Valley College Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting an open forum with the candidates who will be on the ballot for the April 4, 2017, Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) Board of Trustees election.

Friends of Rock Valley College Library to Hold Fundraiser at Barnes & Noble CherryVale Mall
March 14, 2017

Support Estelle M. Black Library (Rock Valley College Library) by shopping at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at the CherryVale Mall (7200 Harrison Ave, Rockford) on Saturday, March 18.

Call to Board Operations Committee Meeting
March 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees Operations Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
March 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in room 2608 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the RVC main campus.

Call to Board Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee Meeting
March 10, 2017

The Board of Trustees Teaching, Learning, and Communications Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in room 1308 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Collaborate & Code at Barnes & Noble with Rock Valley College
March 10, 2017

Rock Valley College CIS (Computers & Information Systems) is partnering up with Barnes & Noble CherryVale Mall for a Collaborate & Code event on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in CherryVale Mall.