According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, electric vehicle sales could reach 40% of total passenger car sales by 2023. The increase in electric vehicles on the road means an increased demand for skilled technicians to service those vehicles. Thanks to a grant from the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), Rock Valley College has developed a training program to answer the call.
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Rock Valley College professor of English, Dr. Mathew Oakes, is one of five individuals selected to be Campus Compact Community College Research Fellow for 2023-2024. Campus Compact is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to higher education, civic and community engagement.
Attendees at the October American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Conference on Global Learning were able to learn from RVC’s very own Danielle Hardesty (professor of philosophy) and Dr. Lisa Mehlig (executive director of outcomes assessment/HLC liaison). Together, the dynamic duo shared their expertise in the area of equity-based assessment practices.
Rock Valley College is pleased to announce Mr. Thomas Stein as the new Jazz Ensemble Director. Mr. Stein has been sharing his expertise with students of all ages in the northern Illinois region for many years. With such a diverse educational background, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching.
The National Safety Council (NSC) is pleased to announce that Rock Valley College Traffic Safety has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious 2022 DDC Training Center of the Year Award.