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Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 20, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

RVC Foundation Partners on Community Scholarship Fair
October 16, 2017

The Rock Valley College Foundation is once again partnering with the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and the Rockford Public Library to sponsor a Community Scholarship Fair.

RVC Student Named 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise
October 16, 2017

Rock Valley College student Rachel Dausman from Rockford, Illinois, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Rock Valley College Named One of 150 Top US Community Colleges Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Dollar Aspen Prize
October 13, 2017

Rock Valley College was recently named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
October 6, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Explore Health Science Careers
October 5, 2017

Rock Valley College will be hosting an Explore Health Science Programs event on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Visit 145 Colleges and Universities in One Night
September 28, 2017

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 22, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

RVC Community and Continuing Education Offering Welding for Beginners
September 22, 2017

Rock Valley College Community and Continuing Education is offering an eight-session Welding for Beginners course this fall at the Stenstrom Center.

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Night
September 15, 2017

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting Job & Internship Fair
September 13, 2017

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in the Physical Education Center (PEC) gymnasium on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).

Call to Board Meetings: Committee of the Whole and Special Board Meeting
September 8, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, September 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

RVC President's Statement on Undocumented Students
September 6, 2017

RVC President's Statement on Undocumented Students

Take a Tour of Soldier Field with RVC Community & Continuing Education
August 30, 2017

Rock Valley College Community & Continuing Education invites you to experience both the historic and modern-day journey of Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears.

Technology Education and Careers on Display at RVC Tech Expo
August 30, 2017

Rock Valley College will provide a glimpse at the future of technology education and careers at a Tech Expo event on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus.

NBA Champion Craig Hodges to Speak at Rock Valley College
August 29, 2017

Former NBA All-Star and two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges will visit Rock Valley College on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus.

Hear About the Future of Engineering in Rockford
August 28, 2017

Gina Caronna, Dean of Career and Technical Education and Community Outreach for Rock Valley College will be the guest speaker at the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Rock River Valley Section Meeting on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
August 24, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
August 11, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1308, on RVC’s main campus.

RVC Hires Florence Haley as Vice President of Human Resources
August 7, 2017

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the hiring of Florence Haley, SPHR; IPMA-HR, CP; SHRM-SCP; as the College’s new Vice President of Human Resources.