Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Current News

Nationally Recognized Author to Speak on Renewable Energy at RVC
April 23, 2014

Jay Warmke, a nationally recognized author and educator on sustainable living, will be speaking at Rock Valley College as part of its Earth Month events on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

RVC Board Holds Reorganization Meeting: Haney Elected Chair
April 23, 2014

On Tuesday, April 22, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees held their annual reorganization meeting.

Summer 2014 Community & Continuing Education Schedule to Hit Mailboxes Soon
April 22, 2014

The Rock Valley College Summer 2014 Community & Continuing Education schedule will be mailed May 1 and will hit local mailboxes soon! Can't wait? The schedule can already be found online.

Men's Soccer Hosting Tryouts
April 21, 2014

The Rock Valley College men’s soccer team will be hosting tryouts on 4/24, 4/28, and 4/30, 2:30-4pm each day on the athletic fields just north of the football field.

Blankenship Named NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Week
April 17, 2014

Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 7-13.

RVC Greek Week 2014
April 17, 2014

Rock Valley College will be hosting a Greek Week starting on Monday, April 21 and ending on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
April 17, 2014

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Call to Board Finance Committee Meeting
April 17, 2014

The Board of Trustees Finance Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014, in room 117/119/121 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Call to Board Teaching and Learning Committee Meeting
April 17, 2014

The Board of Trustees Teaching and Learning Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Many Services Inaccessible for Students on 4/18
April 16, 2014

On Friday, April 18, due to backup power installation, the RVC data center will be without power from approximately 10am to 6pm. During this time the RVC website, Online Services, RVC EAGLE, and the phone system will be inaccessible.

Rock Valley College Locations Closed April 18-20
April 16, 2014

All Rock Valley College locations will be closed Friday-Sunday, April 18-20, for the holiday weekend in accordance with the College's Academic Calendar.

Intro to Quick Response Manufacturing
April 16, 2014

Rajan Suri, Founding Director of the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, will lead a workshop entitled Intro to Quick Response Manufacturing: A Competitive Strategy for Low-Volume and Custom-Engineered Products.

EIGER Adds Assembly Program and Credential
April 16, 2014

Starting May 19, EIGERlab will address a workforce training concern with the addition of a seven week, credentialed Assembly WORKS (AW)—advanced assembly training.

RVC Stands Against Racism
April 15, 2014

Take a stand against racism with Rock Valley College and the YWCA. Community members as well as RVC staff, faculty and students are invited to show their support in the stand against racism.

RVC Veterans Club Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled for 4/26
April 14, 2014

The Rock Valley College Veterans Club Easter Egg Hunt for kids was rained out on Saturday, April 12 and has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Mayes, Doty Collect Another Award
April 14, 2014

The Division III awards both went to Rock Valley College as Jared Mayes was named NJCAA Division III Player of the Year and Craig Doty was named NJCAA Division III Coach of the Year.

Doty, Opat Chosen Coaches of the Year by IBCA
April 11, 2014

Rock Valley College head basketball coaches Craig Doty (men's) and Misty Opat (women's) have been honored by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) as Junior College Coaches of the Year for men's and women's basketball, respectively.

Call to Board Facilities Committee Meeting
April 11, 2014

The Board of Trustees Facilities Committee of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014, in room 141/142 of the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on the main campus.

Jared Mayes, Marquiesha Grant Named NJCAA All-Americans
April 10, 2014

The NJCAA has announced its All-American selections for men's and women's basketball and Rock Valley College's Jared Mayes (men's) and Marquiesha Grant (women's) were each named to the first team for their respective sport.

RVC Student’s Film Earns Top Honor at BEA Festival of Media Arts
April 9, 2014

Rock Valley College Mass Communication student Tom Doherty continues pile up awards for his film, The White Room.