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RVC Awards 2019 Faculty of the Year
April 18, 2019

Brian Wagner, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has been honored as the 31st recipient of the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year award.

Rock Valley College Police Conducting Active Shooter Exercise
April 8, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Rock Valley College Police Department will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) located on the RVC main campus.

Notice of Emergency Exercise
April 8, 2019

On Wednesday April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Rock Valley College Police Department will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) located on the RVC main campus.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
April 5, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Notice of Emergency Exercise
April 1, 2019

On Wednesday April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Rock Valley College Police Department will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) located on the RVC main campus.

Explore Your Options at RVC’s Spring College Fair
March 26, 2019

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual Spring College Fair on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC) located on RVC’s Main Campus (3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
March 22, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Event
March 21, 2019

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

RVC to host 35th annual Science Olympiad
March 13, 2019

Rock Valley College will host a Science Olympiad Regional Competition for over 500 middle and high school students on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Government Purchasing Event to be held at Rock Valley College
March 12, 2019

Join Winnebago County, the City of Rockford, Rock Valley College, SBDC, and CBDC to learn how your small business can access these government opportunities on March 20, 2019.

Local Students to Engage in RVC’s Annual Sister to Sister Conference
March 11, 2019

The Rock Valley College Intercultural Student Services Department will host their annual Sister to Sister Conference on Friday, March 15, 2019.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
March 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.     

RVC Student Named Coca-Cola Silver Scholar
March 6, 2019

Rock Valley College student Danielle Brosend has been named a Silver Scholar on Coca-Cola’s 2019 Community College Academic Team.

RVC to Host HealthCon 2019
March 4, 2019

Students who are unsure of what to do after high school will have an opportunity to learn about a rewarding career in health sciences at HealthCon2019!

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting
March 1, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will have a special meeting with representatives of the Higher Learning Commission on Monday, March 4, 2019.

Rock Valley College Commercial Campaign Honored by Educational Advertising Awards
March 1, 2019

Rock Valley College’s television commercial campaign has been honored with two awards in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
February 22, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Over 500 High School Students to Compete in Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College
February 18, 2019

Approximately 550 students from 24 area high schools will compete in the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics High School Regional Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

RVC and RACVB Hosting Oscar Viewing Party
February 14, 2019

Rock Valley College and the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are joining forces to present an Oscars Viewing Party at Rock Valley College’s Student Center Atrium on Sunday, February 24.

Rock Valley College to Host Alumni Gathering
February 12, 2019

Join Rock Valley College for an Alumni Gathering during the RVC Men’s Basketball Game on Saturday, February 16!