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RVC Police Chief Attends Executive Institute
October 4, 2022

Chief Thomas Yehl of the RVC Police Department was one of several law enforcement executives from across the state to participate in training hosted by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute.

RVC Art Display featuring Lisa and Javier Jimenez
October 3, 2022

Every year the art department at RVC reaches out to local and regional artists to display in our campus showcases.

Congrats, RVC Marketing Team
September 29, 2022

Congratulations to RVC's Communications & Marketing team. They were recognized at the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations District 3 (Midwest region) Annual Fall Conference with a Silver Medallion Award for their work.

Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting - 9/27/2022
September 27, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet in person in the Performing Arts Room in the Educational Resource Center on Tuesday, September 27, at 5:15 p.m.  

15 Consecutive Years of Excellence in Financial Reporting for RVC
September 19, 2022

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to RVC for the 15th consecutuive year.

Banned Book Week @ RVC
September 16, 2022

Members of RVC's Promoting an Inclusive Community Committee are excited to host a number of events to honor National Banned Book Week, Sept. 19 - 22.

RVC Alumni Julia Moore Returns as Adjunct
September 12, 2022

A lucrative film career in LA couldn’t keep Julia Moore away from her love of teaching and mentoring students here at Rock Valley College.

Call to Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole Meeting – 09/13/2022
September 9, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, September 13, at 5:15 p.m.

RVC to Host Annual College Night on Oct. 5
September 9, 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Rock Valley College will once again host its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

RVC Celebrates Employees at Annual Fall Conference
September 7, 2022

RVC’s Annual Fall Conference featured updates from President Dr. Spearman and his cabinet, over 50 breakout sessions for faculty and staff, introduction of new employees, and recognition awards.

Former HCCTP Student's Training Comes Full Circle
September 1, 2022

Steve Gadamowitz has come full circle with his training at RVC.

RVC's Dependence on Property Taxes Reduced
August 27, 2022

Rockford's Mayor challenged Winnebago taxing bodies to keep their property tax levy flat or reduce it. RVC has maintained a flat levy over the last five years; therefore, we do not accept the challenge.

Prospective Community College Trustee Candidates - April 4, 2023 Community College Board Election
August 26, 2022

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 4, 2023. At this election, two board members shall be elected for a term of six years each.

RVC Self Service is coming Monday, August 28
August 26, 2022

The countdown has begun for our transition from Online Services to Self Services for students, faculty, and employees!

Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – 8/23/2022
August 19, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, August 23, at 5:15 p.m.

Study Tips for College Success
August 18, 2022

Today's college courses require studying in different ways than what you may have learned in the past. Everyone has their unique style of learning.

RVC Students Find a Sense of Belonging at Starlight
August 11, 2022

Rock Valley students, Jacob Thiede and Jay Mabry, appear in Starlight's latest production, How I Became a Pirate. Learn how two students found a sense of belonging at the theatre.

Online Associate of Arts Offers Flexibility, Affordability
August 9, 2022

At Rock Valley College, we strive to provide the same first-class learning experience online as students have come accustomed to in the face-to-face classroom.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting – Committee of the Whole 8/9/2022
August 5, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, August 9, at 5:15 p.m.

Positivity, Determination Leading to Bright Future
August 2, 2022

For many students, college can be overwhelming.