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RVC Professor Awarded Grant to Preserve Rockford Education Desegregation Stories

Dr. Mathew Oakes has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant for a two-year oral history, archival, and instructional project on the legal and community history of desegregation and education in Rockford. The $60,000 grant will fund his project, “Chronicles of Change: Archiving Stories of Desegregation in Rockford Public Schools, 1989-2002.”

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Polished to Perfection: Rock Valley College Dental Hygiene Class of 2024 Shines at Pinning Ceremony

“I don’t think we will ever forget the smell of the clinic. We conquered all of our fears here,” said Michelle Sanchez, student speaker at the Rock Valley College Dental Hygiene pinning ceremony. This milestone event marked the culmination of hard work and dedication for 15 graduates, each eager to embark on their professional journeys.


Rock Valley College Celebrates Excellence at 4th Annual Hispanic Student Recognition Ceremony

Rock Valley College honored outstanding achievements of its Hispanic students at 4th Annual Hispanic Student Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, May 14 at the main campus Physical Education Center (PEC). This event stands as a testament to the college's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and academic excellence.


Enhancing the Campus Experience Through Summer Renovations

To continually improve the student experience at RVC, many areas of campus will be under renovation from May 20 – Aug. 14, 2024. The construction will impact some support office locations, building access, and walkways. Before coming to campus during this time, students are encouraged to visit RockValleyCollege.edu/Projects for updates.


RVC's Sankofa Celebration: Honoring Achievement, Unity, and Empowerment

Since 2009, RVC has annually hosted the Sankofa Ceremony and Celebration. This year's event took place on Friday, May 10, 2024, at the Stenstrom Student Center Atrium on RVC's main campus.


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