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Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 23, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 5:15pm.

Curbside with RVC Admissions
October 21, 2020

Pull up curbside on Wednesday, October 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and listen to the Rock Valley College Admissions team as they provide an overview of the steps for becoming a student at Rock Valley College.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
October 9, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

RVC Mass Communication Now Offering Multimedia Journalist Certificate
September 29, 2020

RVC Mass Communication is now offering a Multimedia Journalist Certificate.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 18, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 5:15pm.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events
September 11, 2020

Rock Valley College is excited to host a series of virtual events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15, 2020).

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
September 10, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Prospective Community College Trustee Candidates: April 6, 2021 Community College Board Election
August 26, 2020

The Consolidated Election for members of the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 511 (Rock Valley College) is required to be held April 6, 2021.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
August 21, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 5:15pm.

RVC Receives Financial Reporting Award for Thirteenth Consecutive Year
August 21, 2020

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Rock Valley College by the GFOA for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

RVC Seeking Community Volunteers to Assist with Storm Cleanup
August 13, 2020

Rock Valley College is seeking community assistance to aid with campus cleanup efforts.

Important Notice on First Week of Classes on Main Campus
August 13, 2020

If you have a hybrid class that was to meet for labs or other face-to-face instruction on the main campus (Mulford Road), those courses will be online for the first week of classes only (August 15-21).

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
August 7, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Starlight Theatre Hosting Musical Theatre Camp
August 4, 2020

Rock Valley College’s Starlight Theatre will be hosting a Musical Theatre Camp, “Camp Supernova,” August 3-7, 2020, at the Fairgrounds Boys and Girls Club (609 Kilburn Ave., Rockford).

Dr. Howard J. Spearman Named Eighth President of Rock Valley College
July 30, 2020

After a national search that took place over the last several weeks, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Howard J. Spearman as the college’s eighth president.

Enrollment Open for Fall 2020 RAISE Program
July 29, 2020

Enrollment is now open for the Rock Valley College Academic Institute for Successful Employment (RAISE) fall semester!

RVC Students Named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars
July 29, 2020

Rock Valley College students Daniel Rebban and Marina Klein have been named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting
July 28, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote special meeting on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
July 23, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm. The FY2021 Public Budget Hearing will be held prior to the beginning of the regular meeting.

Rock Valley College Ready to Help Students Succeed Online This Fall
July 17, 2020

Rock Valley College has worked diligently over the last few months to ensure that students will have a successful hybrid and online learning experience this fall. Learn more!