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Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
May 18, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
May 10, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, May 14, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.      

NIU Engineering@RVC Graduates First Class and Celebrates Progress
May 10, 2018

The Rockford region is three steps closer to having its own homegrown engineering workforce, as the first graduates of NIU Engineering @ RVC have picked up their diplomas.

52nd Commencement Exercises at Rock Valley College May 11
May 8, 2018

Rock Valley College will graduate 1,158 students this spring, and 516 of them will participate in RVC’s 52nd annual commencement exercises on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC).

Rock Valley College GED Recognition Ceremony to be held May 10
May 8, 2018

The Adult Education program at Rock Valley College will hold its 34th annual GED Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center on the RVC main campus.

RVC to Host Annual Hispanic Leadership Conference
May 3, 2018

Hundreds of area high school students will attend RVC’s 21st Annual ALAS (Association of Latin American Students) Hispanic Leadership Conference on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Rock Valley College Whiz Kids Engages Young Minds
April 24, 2018

Rock Valley College Whiz Kids summer classes are now accepting registrations. Since 1980, Whiz Kids has been engaging young minds and providing youth with a variety of educational enrichment opportunities.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
April 20, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 will meet on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Chris Stedman to Speak at RVC’s Annual Lecture
April 16, 2018

Humanist and author Chris Stedman will speak on “Finding Our Common Humanity and Building Bridges Across Lines of Religious Difference” at Rock Valley College’s 7th Annual David H. Caskey Memorial Lecture on Monday, April 16, 2018.

100 years of American history (in 3 hours) at Rock Valley College May 7
April 13, 2018

An American history seminar touring through Illinois community colleges that recounts the past 100 years in memorable photographs, Hollywood film clips and timely music will be presented at RVC's Bell School Road Center on May 7 from 6 to 9 pm.

Celebrate Earth Day at RVC’s EARTHAPALOOZA
April 11, 2018

Rock Valley College’s annual Earth Day celebration, Earthapalooza, will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm in the Jacobs Center for Science & Math (JCSM).

Rising Stars Classic Returning To RVC
April 10, 2018

Rock Valley College is pleased to be able to host the 2018 Rising Stars Classic on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in the Physical Education Center on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford).

RVC Invites Parents to Campus for a Parents Reception
April 9, 2018

Rock Valley College will be hosting a Parents Reception to engage prospective and current parents and RVC leadership in open communication and to hear about the future of RVC from President Dr. Doug Jensen.

Fall Enrollment Open in RVC Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
April 9, 2018

The RAISE Program is having an Open House on Tuesday, April 24 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. 

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
April 6, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Learn More about NIU Engineering at RVC Program
April 3, 2018

NIU Engineering at RVC is a revolutionary program that lets students earn an ABET-accredited Northern Illinois University bachelor’s degree while attending Rock Valley College at a cost of less than $40,000 for both degrees.

RVC Signs 2+2 Agreement with NIU for Exercise Science/ Kinesiology
April 2, 2018

Students in Rock Valley College’s Exercise Science program will now have the opportunity to seamlessly transition to Northern Illinois University to complete a bachelor’s degree thanks to a new “2+2” agreement signed by the two schools.

RVC Awards 2018 Faculty of the Year
March 29, 2018

Amanda Kieper, Professor of Speech, has been honored as the 30th recipient of the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year award.

Rock Valley College Locations Closed March 30-April 1
March 28, 2018

All Rock Valley College offices and campus locations will be closed March 30-April 1. College offices will reopen with normal business hours and classes will resume on Monday, April 2.

Explore Technical Careers through Rock Valley College
March 27, 2018

Current and potential technical career students will have the chance to experience information from Rock Valley College Admissions, tour the Stenstrom Center technical programs, and more on Thursday, April 5 and April 12, 2018.