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RVC Graduates Filmmakers and Prepares for Program Expansion
February 3, 2023

RVC Mass Comm to graduate 15 students from a workforce training program. In addition, the program is expanding to offer a second cohort for the training. The application is open now.

Black History Month at Rock Valley College
January 31, 2023

Black History and Culture Committee along with Black Student Union, Intercultural Student Services and Student Life present Black History Month, February 2023 - Black Resistance.  

Improving Safety at RVC
January 30, 2023

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is one of the newest departments at RVC. The department was created just before the fall 2022 semester and will oversee all emergency management aspects for the college.

RVC Announces Fall 2022 Graduates List
January 26, 2023

Congratulations to RVC's Fall 2022 Graduates. We welcome them into our our network of RVC Alumni.

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting - Board Retreat - 1/28/2023
January 25, 2023

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 8:30 a.m.

Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting - 1/24/2023
January 20, 2023

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 5:15 p.m.  

RVC Announces Fall 2022 President's and Dean's Lists
January 17, 2023

Congratulations to all the Golden Eagles named to the President's and Dean's Lists for Fall 2022!

RVC Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy
January 11, 2023

At a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, the RVC Board of Trustees voted to accept applications to fill a vacancy on the Board. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

Call to Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole Meeting - January 10, 2023
January 6, 2023

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 5:45 p.m.  

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting - January 10, 2023
January 6, 2023

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 5:15 p.m.  

Call to Education Officers Electoral Board Hearing - January 9, 2023
January 6, 2023

The Education Officers Electoral Board of Community College District Number 511 will meet remotely on Monday, January 9, 2023, at 5:15 p.m.

Weather Alert for Thursday, December 22, 2022
December 21, 2022

Remote Work Day

Rock Valley College Foundation and Crusader Community Health Partner to Address Healthcare Shortage
December 16, 2022

Rock Valley College Foundation and Crusader Community Health Partner to Address Healthcare Shortage

Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting - 12/13/2022
December 9, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 5:15 p.m.  

Resumes that Get the Job
November 22, 2022

According to Indeed.com, a hiring manager may spend, on average, six to seven seconds looking at a resume. RVC’s Career Services team has put together some tips to help you craft the resume you need to get the job.

Removing Barriers to Success at RVC through the Workforce Equity Initiative Grant
November 15, 2022

RVC is honored to announce the award of fourth-year funding for the WEI grant from ICCB. The current installment of $1,200,000.00 will help RVC continue supporting under-served students working towards career and technical education certificates. 

Call to Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole Meeting - 11/15/2022
November 11, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet in person. The location for this meeting only  will be at the Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science (JCSM) in Room 2106 on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 5:15 p.m. 

RVC Foundation to Participate in 11th Annual Community Scholarship Fair
November 11, 2022

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Embassy Suites in downtown Rockford (416 S Main Street) the RVC Foundation will participate in the 11th Annual Community Scholarship Fair.

Undecided Student Finds Calling at RVC
November 4, 2022

Like many students, Omar Ramirez, class of 2021, enrolled at RVC with an undecided major, not quite certain of his career path. Now, he is a full-time New Student Enrollment Coordinator at RVC.

CNC Program Celebrates Credentials Earned
October 28, 2022

RVC celebrated the 32-week CNC program completers at the Advanced Technology Center this week. Congrats to the students NIMS certifications to students who completed the program.