Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting a Career & Internship Fair

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516 Event Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Event Contact: Cindy Smaha, (815) 921-4100 Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m in the Physical Education Center (PEC) gymnasium on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road). Participation in the Career & Internship Fair is a great way to connect and network with representatives of employing organizations. A number of RVC and RU students and...

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Sept 12 2018 NIU @ RVC Engineering Internship Fair

Students are back on campus. This fall there are  102 RVC students pursuing engineering courses, and 72 NIU engineering students working toward their BSME on the RVC campus. Enrollment is growing, as more and more local students see the value of the NIU @ RVC Mechanical Engineering degree program. And our best asset to promote the growth is YOU.  More than 40 students have internships with 24 different businesses throughout the region. The opportunity for students to work as interns with local businesses while they go to school is a major...

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Rock Valley College Courses to be Offered in Belvidere

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516 Event Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Belvidere District 100 and Rock Valley College are collaborating to offer RVC credit and non-credit classes to the community! Courses will be starting Monday, September 10, 2018. Learn more about the credit courses being offered at a special registration event on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Belvidere North High School Library, 9393 Beloit Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008. For information and updates about course offerings and how to enroll,...

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Rock Valley College Welcomes Two New Leaders

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Hardbarger as the college’s Dean of Aviation, Engineering & Apprenticeship, and Garry Krause as Vice President of Workforce Development. As Dean of Aviation, Engineering & Apprenticeship, Hardbarger will oversee the Aviation Maintenance, Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Apprenticeship programs at RVC. Hardbarger was most recently the Director of CTE Program Development at Mohave Community College in Arizona....

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NIU Engineering@RVC Graduates First Class and Celebrates Progress

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516 Event Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Event Contact: Kelly Cooper, (815) 921-4092 The Rockford region is three steps closer to having its own homegrown engineering workforce, as the first graduates of NIU Engineering @ RVC have picked up their diplomas. In fall 2015, higher education, industry and community leaders came together to develop a collaborative workforce development solution to the region’s looming engineering shortage.  Today, Rockford area students can earn an NIU B.S. in Mechanical...

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