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Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
August 10, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, August 13, 2018.

Misty Opat Departing RVC for Division I Chicago State University
August 7, 2018

RVC Athletic Director and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Misty Opat has accepted a job as Head Coach for the women’s basketball program at Division I Chicago State University.

RVC Health Science Programs to host Information Sessions for Prospective Students
August 7, 2018

The Rock Valley College Allied Health Division will be hosting free Information Sessions this fall for all seven of their academic programs.

Find Out What RVC’s Center for Learning in Retirement Has to Offer
August 1, 2018

The Rock Valley College Center for Learning in Retirement will be hosting its Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m.) at RVC’s Physical Education Center.

Rock Valley College Extending Hours to Accommodate Fall Registration
July 27, 2018

In just a few weeks, the fall semester at Rock Valley College will begin. For students who are planning to attend RVC in the fall, there is still time to complete the getting started steps and register for classes.

Board of Trustees Approves New Contract for President Jensen
July 24, 2018

The Rock Valley College Board of Trustees approved a new contract for President Dr. Doug Jensen at Tuesday night’s trustees meeting that extends his term as RVC’s president through June 30, 2022.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
July 20, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion and Registration Night
July 20, 2018

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or just registering for fall courses can come to Rock Valley College on Monday, July 23, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
July 6, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, July 9, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.   

Rock Valley College Athletics to Host 29th Annual Golf Classic
June 19, 2018

Join us on Friday, June 29, 2018 for a day on the green at Elliott Golf Course! Have fun, sink some shots, and support the RVC Athletic Program!

Rock Valley College Announces Spring 2018 President's and Dean's Lists
June 8, 2018

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Spring 2018 President's and Dean's Lists. Students must have taken at least 12 credit hours during the semester to qualify for the President's or Dean's lists.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
June 8, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, June 11, 2018.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
May 18, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
May 10, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, May 14, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.      

NIU Engineering@RVC Graduates First Class and Celebrates Progress
May 10, 2018

The Rockford region is three steps closer to having its own homegrown engineering workforce, as the first graduates of NIU Engineering @ RVC have picked up their diplomas.

52nd Commencement Exercises at Rock Valley College May 11
May 8, 2018

Rock Valley College will graduate 1,158 students this spring, and 516 of them will participate in RVC’s 52nd annual commencement exercises on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC).

Rock Valley College GED Recognition Ceremony to be held May 10
May 8, 2018

The Adult Education program at Rock Valley College will hold its 34th annual GED Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center on the RVC main campus.

RVC to Host Annual Hispanic Leadership Conference
May 3, 2018

Hundreds of area high school students will attend RVC’s 21st Annual ALAS (Association of Latin American Students) Hispanic Leadership Conference on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Rock Valley College Whiz Kids Engages Young Minds
April 24, 2018

Rock Valley College Whiz Kids summer classes are now accepting registrations. Since 1980, Whiz Kids has been engaging young minds and providing youth with a variety of educational enrichment opportunities.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
April 20, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 will meet on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.