AAR Hosting Open Interview Sessions

AAR will be hosting open job interviews at Rock Valley College’s Aviation Career Education Center at the Chicago-Rockford International Airport on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day). There will be two open interview sessions that day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  AAR is delivering on its promise to guarantee an interview to any graduate of RVC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. To date, AAR has already hired 10 RVC graduates to work in its new MRO (maintenance, repair, and...

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Rock Valley College GED Recognition Ceremony to be held May 11

The Adult Education program at Rock Valley College will hold its 33rd annual GED Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center on the RVC main campus (3301 North Mulford Road). Graduates participating in the ceremony are among the over 230 RVC students who completed their General Education Development (GED) high school equivalency during the past 12 months.  Dr. Douglas Jensen, President of Rock Valley College, will address the graduates. Annually, the Rock Valley College Adult Education program...

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51st Commencement Exercises at Rock Valley College May 12

Rock Valley College will graduate 1,236 students this spring, and 552 of them will participate in RVC’s 51st annual commencement exercises on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC). The student speaker at this year’s ceremony will be Billy Brown. Billy was nominated for this special honor because of his exceptional character, work ethic, and academic performance, and for serving as a model for other students, especially minority males. Described as a natural leader and an outstanding student in the classroom,...

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Over 600 High School Students to Compete in Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College

Approximately 660 students from 29 area high schools will compete in the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics High School Regional Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The competition will begin at 10:00 a.m. in various locations on RVC’s main campus, 3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114. Awards will be presented at 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, and 3:45pm. The contest has students competing as individuals and as team members.  The RVC contest is one of 21 regional sites across the state. ...

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RVC Women’s Basketball Undefeated; Head Coach Wins Her 200th!

Despite facing an 11-point halftime deficit, the top ranked Rock Valley College Women’s Basketball team managed to pull off a road win 62-61 at #6 Madison College. A Jaycee Cleaver field goal with 0.6 remaining proved to be enough for the Golden Eagles to move to 27-2 to finish the regular season, and a perfect 13-0 in N4C play. This marks the seventh consecutive year where RVC Women’s Basketball has either won the N4C title outright or earned a share of it. After the first quarter, RVC was down 16-14. Heading into halftime, the...

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RVC Career Services Seeking Employers with Internship Opportunities

 Rock Valley College Career Services is encouraging local employers to host students for internship opportunities in 2017. By mentoring students and offering real-world experience, employers can gain more than a return on investment. Additionally, RVC Career Services encourages employers to sign up for a free employer account for posting jobs and internship opportunities at RVCjobs.com where employers can easily post, update, and manage jobs, match internships or employment opportunities with RVC students and alumni, and receive responses...

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