RVC Student Filmmakers Honored

Our students impress in many ways . . .things they do in the classroom, and then sometimes after they leave us. It’s a joy when we see their accomplishments and have the chance to share them broadly. We have recently had the privilege of two students – one current and one former – who achieved great success with their films. First, Rock Valley College Mass Communication student Tom Doherty’s film, The White Room, was selected for the Beloit International Film Festival. The White Room is a powerful, emotional, psychological drama that follows...

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RVC and Airport Partnership Great for Students, Community

The recently announced partnership between RVC and the Airport is great news for our students and our community. As the Editorial Board stated, this is a good example of the transformation this community desires. We are grateful for the months of discussion between officials from both entities, as well as for the support from Winnebago County. Naturally, some questions have arisen, which we’re happy to answer to the best of our ability. When will we break ground, and when will the facility be open for students? Like everyone, we would love to...

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Title Hopes High for RVC Basketball

If everything goes to plan, the Rock Valley College basketball teams will kick-off the madness of March each with shots at a national tournament berth on Saturday, March 1. But first things first. The RVC women’s and men’s basketball teams have both earned the top seed in their respective regional tournaments, hosted at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. The RVC women will play tournament host College of DuPage tonight (2/27) at 7:00 p.m. and the winner will advance to the championship game on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The...

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Now’s the time to get started at RVC

Are you or is someone you know interested in Getting Started at Rock Valley College? Have you or a friend or family member completed some of the Getting Started steps but just need to finish and register for classes? We’re here to help! On Wednesday, June 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., we’ll have extra staff on-hand in the Student Center (check-in at the Information Center) to assist new students in getting through the Getting Started steps, regardless of where you are in the process. We’ll even help you register for classes that day so you...

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Hispanic high school students to get jumpstart on college readiness

The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) at Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual High School Leadership Conference on Friday, May 3, 2013, 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the RVC main campus (3301 North Mulford Road). The event is designed to allow Hispanic high school students to jumpstart their skills for college readiness, develop educational and leadership skills, and network with peers and key insiders. The theme this year is Education Today…..Leader Tomorrow (Educación Hoy….Líder Mañana) and will feature guest speaker Jimmy...

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No class for seniors? Explore RVC!

State testing next week means many high school seniors don’t have class. These are great opportunities to learn more about colleges without using a visit day from school. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about Rock Valley College, we invite you to sign up to Explore RVC on April 24. Of course, potential students are welcome any time . . . just visit the Information Center on the main campus in the Student Center. For more information on Explore RVC or a visit any time, call 815-921-4250. We’re anxious to...

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