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Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
February 21, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

Over 550 High School Students to Compete in Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College
February 18, 2020

Approximately 580 students from 30 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 22, 2020.

Genealogy, Life Story Expert to Speak at Rock Valley College
February 10, 2020

Rock Valley College Community and Continuing Education invites you to attend a free session on “Life Stories: Why Write Yours,” that will be hosted by genealogy and life story expert Curt Witcher.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
February 7, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), room 1308, on RVC’s main campus.                   

Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by ACEN
January 29, 2020

Rock Valley College will host a site visit for initial accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

Rock Valley College Announces Fall 2019 President's and Dean's Lists
January 27, 2020

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Fall 2019 President's and Dean's Lists.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
January 24, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Basketball skills clinic for youth, teens, and adults with disabilities
January 22, 2020

Rock Valley College athletes are offering a basketball skills clinic for youth, teens and adults with disabilities on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 9:00am-12:00pm.

RVC Welcomes Jim Handley as Vice President of Human Resources
January 15, 2020

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce that Jim Handley has been hired as the new Vice President of Human Resources. 

RVC Dental Hygiene Clinic Seeks Patients
January 15, 2020

Rock Valley College’s Dental Hygiene Program is looking for patients who have not received regular routine dental hygiene treatment (cleanings) for at least three years.

RVC Welcomes Tiana McCall as VP of Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships
January 10, 2020

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce that Tiana McCall has been hired as the new Vice President of Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships.

Help RVC RAISE Support for Students with Disabilities
January 6, 2020

Rock Valley College is teaming up with RVC Athletics for an evening of basketball and fundraising in support of the College’s RAISE (Rock Valley Academic Institute for Successful Employment) program.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 13, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 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
November 27, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
November 15, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 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’s McCombs Receives Teaching Excellence Award
November 14, 2019

Rock Valley College Professor of Mathematics Dr. Paul McCombs was honored today with a National Teaching Excellence Award at the annual AMATYC (American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges) Conference in Milwaukee.

RVC Multicultural Club to Host 16th Annual International Showcase
November 5, 2019

The Rock Valley College Multicultural Club will present their 16th Annual International Showcase, Friday, November 22, 2019.

Northern Illinois Coordinated Workforce Report Released to Investors, Community
November 4, 2019

Rock Valley College Outlines Critical Core Manufacturing Skills Curriculum Details, Invites Regional Employers to Dec. 4 Informational Session

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
November 1, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jacobs Center for Science and Math (JCSM), Room 2106, on RVC’s main campus.     

Educator and Rockford Native to Lecture at Rock Valley College
October 30, 2019

Dr. René Ryman, Rockford native, and currently a professor at the American University of Paris, will present a lecture at Rock Valley College on "Brexit and the Future of the EU."