Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Posted: Monday, October 28, 2013
Media Contact: Nancy Chamberlain, 815-921-4517
At the regular meeting of the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees on October 22, 2013 the resignation of Trustee Mary Tuite was formally accepted. It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to appoint a replacement within sixty days.
The length of the appointment to serve is approximately sixteen months, until April 2015.
Anyone interested in serving is asked to submit a brief statement of interest, indicating qualifications for the position, to the RVC Board of Trustees, in care of Sam Overton, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699. Please include name, address, telephone number, and other pertinent contact information. The following items should be addressed:
1. Why do you want to serve on The Rock Valley College Board of Trustees?
2. What would be your goals for RVC?
3. What do you see as one of the biggest challenges ahead for RVC and its mission?
4. How do you define the role of an elected Trustee? What is the role of the Board of Trustees?
5. Do you plan on running for reelection when the appointment is concluded in April 2015?
6. In what ways should RVC grow course and program offerings in order to best serve the future needs of the community?
7. Please provide a brief background of your professional experience, as well as personal and charitable interests.
A copy of the Statement of Interest information is attached and can be obtained through Mr. Overton's Office.
Candidates must live within Rock Valley College District 511, which includes Winnebago and Boone counties and portions of Stephenson, Ogle, McHenry, and DeKalb counties. Materials must be received in Mr. Overton's office no later than 5:00 p.m., on November 6, 2013.