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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.
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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: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The Rock Valley College Athletics Booster Club is establishing a Coaches Hall of Fame for RVC coaches who have been retired from the College for at least three years.
For the inaugural year, six former coaches who were instrumental in starting the athletics program at the College will be honored and inducted. There will be a special ceremony to honor these six coaches at halftime of the men's basketball game on Saturday, December 14, when the Golden Eagles will take on Black Hawk College (Moline) at 3:00 p.m.
The coaches being inducted are:
Men's Basketball Coach (1966-1985)
Geraldine E. "Gerry" McDermott
Initiated women's sports at RVC
Coached Volleyball, Softball and Women's Basketball (1965-1993)
Football Coach (1968-1987)
Golf Coach (1966-1967)
Swimming Coach (1967-1969)
Men's Tennis Coach (1968-1977)
Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator (1968-1977)
Ed Delaporte III
Baseball Coach (1967-1989)
Volleyball Coach (1993-1999), NJCAA Division III National Champions (1996, 1997)
Women's Basketball Coach (1993-1996)
If you have any questions please call Steve Vee at (815) 979-6085.