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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."

Explore Technical Careers at Rock Valley College
October 30, 2019

Rock Valley College Career Services will be hosting an informational event for RVC Technical Careers on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

RVC ICAPS Program Prepares Students for Employment
October 29, 2019

A relatively new Adult Education program at Rock Valley College is helping students earn a college certificate while also completing a GED or improving English language skills.

RVC and Rockford University Partner on "Rockford Ready"
October 22, 2019

Rock Valley College and Rockford University announced a new partnership on October 22 designed to provide a seamless path for adult students to complete a business management bachelor’s degree at Rockford University,

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 18, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

RVC Designated as Cyber Defense Institution
October 10, 2019

Rock Valley College’s Data Assurance & IT Security Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree has been approved as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
October 4, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, October 7, 2019.

Fall Open House for the RAISE Program at Rock Valley College
October 1, 2019

RVC's RAISE Program invites area young adults with a documented intellectual disability and their parents/guardians to attend an Open House on October 16, 2019.

Rock Valley College Awarded Workforce Equity Initiative Grant
September 27, 2019

Rock Valley College was recently awarded a $1.5 million Workforce Equity Initiative grant from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 20, 2019

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

Rock Valley College Athletics presents Community Day
September 17, 2019

Rock Valley College Athletics invites the entire community to RVC's main campus for a fun-filled day, cheering on and supporting RVC Athletics and their diverse campus population.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
September 6, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jacobs Center for Science and Math (JCSM) Room 2106, on RVC’s main campus.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting a Career & Internship Fair
August 26, 2019

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.