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Learn About NIU Engineering Programs at RVC
February 12, 2018

Learn how you can earn a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering on the campus of RVC or a B.S. in Applied Manufacturing Technology online at a special event on Tuesday, February 20.

All RVC Locations Closed on Februrary 9
February 8, 2018

Due to severe weather, the College will be closed on Friday, February 9. All campus locations will reopen on Saturday, February 10.

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

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, February 12, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

RVC Hosting Annual Jazz Festival
February 6, 2018

Rock Valley College will host its annual Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in the Performing Arts Room.

RVC to Host WYSE Regional Academic Challenge
February 1, 2018

Top students from 10 area high schools will compete in the 2018 Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition on Friday, February 2, 2018.

RVC Dental Hygiene Clinic Seeks Patients
January 24, 2018

Rock Valley College’s Dental Hygiene Program is looking for patients who have not received regular routine dental hygiene treatment (cleanings) for at least three years.

RVC to Host Fifth Annual Rumble in the Rock
January 22, 2018

Rock Valley College will host its Fifth Annual Rumble in the Rock event on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Rock Valley College Announces Fall 2017 President's and Dean's Lists
January 22, 2018

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Fall 2017 President's and Dean's Lists.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
January 19, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

All RVC Locations Closing at 3pm on 1/11
January 11, 2018

Due to potentially hazardous winter weather conditions, all Rock Valley College locations will close beginning at 3pm on Thursday, January 11.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
January 5, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Call to Board Special Meeting (Retreat)
January 3, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Enbridge Supports Rock Valley College Scholarships
December 19, 2017

Rock Valley College was the recipient of a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from local energy transportation company, Enbridge.

RVC’s Cold Forming Training Center Receives $20,000 Donation
December 18, 2017

On Friday, December 8, 2017, Preston Boyd and Robert Hill visited Rock Valley College’s Cold Forming Training Center (424 Buckbee Street, Rockford) to present a $20,000 check to the training center.

Rock Valley College Receives Educational-Based Grant
December 15, 2017

Rock Valley College was recently notified that the College is the recipient of an educational-based grant from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Endowment of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.

RVC Mass Com Graduate's Film Selected for Sundance Film Festival
December 5, 2017

Bing Liu, a graduate of Rock Valley College’s Mass Communication program, just received word that his documentary feature film, Minding the Gap, has been selected for the Sundance Film Festival.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 1, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

NIU&RVC Engineering Internship Informational Meeting
November 29, 2017

Informational meeting about internships for NIU@RVC Engineering students.

Join RVC to Learn About the RAISE Program
November 20, 2017

Join RVC to learn more about the RAISE (Rock Valley Academic Institute for Successful Employment) program, an alternative post-secondary education program for students with disabilities on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
November 17, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.