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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.

Chris Stedman to Speak at RVC’s Annual Lecture
April 16, 2018

Humanist and author Chris Stedman will speak on “Finding Our Common Humanity and Building Bridges Across Lines of Religious Difference” at Rock Valley College’s 7th Annual David H. Caskey Memorial Lecture on Monday, April 16, 2018.

100 years of American history (in 3 hours) at Rock Valley College May 7
April 13, 2018

An American history seminar touring through Illinois community colleges that recounts the past 100 years in memorable photographs, Hollywood film clips and timely music will be presented at RVC's Bell School Road Center on May 7 from 6 to 9 pm.

Celebrate Earth Day at RVC’s EARTHAPALOOZA
April 11, 2018

Rock Valley College’s annual Earth Day celebration, Earthapalooza, will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm in the Jacobs Center for Science & Math (JCSM).

Rising Stars Classic Returning To RVC
April 10, 2018

Rock Valley College is pleased to be able to host the 2018 Rising Stars Classic on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in the Physical Education Center on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford).

RVC Invites Parents to Campus for a Parents Reception
April 9, 2018

Rock Valley College will be hosting a Parents Reception to engage prospective and current parents and RVC leadership in open communication and to hear about the future of RVC from President Dr. Doug Jensen.

Fall Enrollment Open in RVC Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
April 9, 2018

The RAISE Program is having an Open House on Tuesday, April 24 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. 

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

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Learn More about NIU Engineering at RVC Program
April 3, 2018

NIU Engineering at RVC is a revolutionary program that lets students earn an ABET-accredited Northern Illinois University bachelor’s degree while attending Rock Valley College at a cost of less than $40,000 for both degrees.

RVC Signs 2+2 Agreement with NIU for Exercise Science/ Kinesiology
April 2, 2018

Students in Rock Valley College’s Exercise Science program will now have the opportunity to seamlessly transition to Northern Illinois University to complete a bachelor’s degree thanks to a new “2+2” agreement signed by the two schools.

RVC Awards 2018 Faculty of the Year
March 29, 2018

Amanda Kieper, Professor of Speech, has been honored as the 30th recipient of the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year award.

Rock Valley College Locations Closed March 30-April 1
March 28, 2018

All Rock Valley College offices and campus locations will be closed March 30-April 1. College offices will reopen with normal business hours and classes will resume on Monday, April 2.

Explore Technical Careers through Rock Valley College
March 27, 2018

Current and potential technical career students will have the chance to experience information from Rock Valley College Admissions, tour the Stenstrom Center technical programs, and more on Thursday, April 5 and April 12, 2018.

Rockford University and Rock Valley College Hosting a Career & Internship Fair
March 23, 2018

Rockford University and Rock Valley College will be co-hosting a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 p.m in the Burpee Student Center on Rockford University’s campus (5050 E. State St, Rockford).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
March 23, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 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 Offers High School Students a Head Start through Dual Credit
March 22, 2018

Rock Valley College offers local high school students three different options for earning dual credit.

RVC to Host Annual Bridge Building Competition
March 21, 2018

Rock Valley College will host its annual Bridge Building Competition for high school students on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) lobby on the college’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).

RVC to Host Women’s Basketball National Tournament
March 12, 2018

Rock Valley College is proud to host the 2018 NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Tournament will be hosted on RVC’s main campus in the Physical Education Center, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL from March 15-17, 2018.

Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program Networking Event at RVC
March 8, 2018

The Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program will be hosting a free networking event with Stenstrom Construction hosted by the Construction Business Development Center (CBDC) at Rock Valley College on March 15, 2018.

RVC to Host Women's Basketball National Tournament
March 5, 2018

Rock Valley College is proud to host the NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Tournament on RVC’s main campus, March 15-17, 2018.