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Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – 6/28/22
June 24, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, June 28, at 5:15 p.m.

Rock Valley College Wins Statewide Recognition
June 17, 2022

Representatives of Rock Valley College attended the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Awards Banquet last Friday, June 10, in Chicago, Illinois.

Promoting Allyship for an Inclusive Campus
June 15, 2022

Rock Valley College is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus where all learners can make progress towards their educational and career goals.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting – Committee of the Whole 6/21/2022 (Rescheduled)
June 14, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, June 21, at 5:15 p.m.

Transplant Survivor Plans to Pay It Forward
June 13, 2022

For one student, a life-changing and life-saving medical procedure helped her pick her major as well as where to start her education.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting – Committee of the Whole 6/14/2022
June 10, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, June 14, at 5:15 p.m.

RVC's Phi Theta Kappa Honored at State Convention
June 9, 2022

Representatives of RVC's Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter attended the Phi Theta Kappa Illinois Regional Convention and Honors Institute in Quincy, IL from June 3-5, 2022. They participated in leadership development and won several awards.

RVC Mathematics Department Honors Top Students
June 6, 2022

Every year, the Mathematics Department at RVC solicits applications for its two awards: the R. David Gustafson Prize and the Kyle D. Mitchell Memorial Award. The Mathematics Department is honored to announce the winners of this year's awards.

Perseverance Key to Graduate’s 15-Year Journey
June 3, 2022

At Rock Valley College, students come from many different walks of life, each with their own unique educational journey. For Sam Douthat, RVC Grad ’22, perseverance was key to her success.

RVC Inducts 21 Athletes into Honor Society
June 2, 2022

Rock Valley College has 21 Golden Eagles from 8 different sports into the National College Athlete Honor Society.

ICAPS is Only the Begining
June 1, 2022

José recently earned his IT Network Technician Certification through RVC's ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) Program. ICAPS is an academic support program for students pursuing college certifications in high-demand occupations.

RVC Softball Captures Eighth Straight National Title
May 31, 2022

Rock Valley College captured its eighth straight and final NJCAA DIII Softball Championship.

RVC Swears in New Student Trustee
May 25, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, Ryan Russell, a 2020 graduate of Byron High School, was sworn in as the 2022-2023 Rock Valley College Board of Trustees Student Trustee.

Congrats RVC RAISE Graduates
May 23, 2022

Rock Valley College is excited to announce its second graduating class of RAISE students. RAISE stands for Raising Aspirations through an Inclusive Student Experience.

Call to Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – 5/24/22
May 20, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, May 24, at 5:15 p.m.

Graduate Earns Online Degree Debt-Free
May 18, 2022

At RVC, students can complete an AA degree completely online. Regardless of a student's residency status, the tuition for online courses is the same as in-district tuition.

RVC Business Department Announces Annual Merit Award Recipients
May 13, 2022

The Rock Valley College Business Division presented its annual merit awards to outstanding students on May 13, 2022.

GED Means Opportunity
May 12, 2022

Rock Valley College Adult Education has the power to transform lives and kickstart a path forward for graduates. For Verna Curry, it has done just that.

Rock Valley College Introduces 2022 Commencement Speaker
May 9, 2022

Rock Valley College is proud to introduce our 2022 Commencement speaker, Kaycia Zimmerman.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting – Committee of the Whole 5/10/2022
May 6, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Tuesday, May 10, at 5:15 p.m.