Know a Rock Valley College distinguished alum?

We are very proud that Rock Valley College touches so many lives in our community, and that many of our students move on to great things not only in our region, but throughout the country. We are looking for your help to learn about some of our very special alumni who have gone on to make a significant difference in their field and/or community. Please take this opportunity to consider nominating one of these individuals for our Distinguished Alumni Award. Help us recognize and celebrate our greatest alumni and their...

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Kids interested in summer activity and academic camps?

Summer is a time for increased activity. Whether you are into sports, running, biking, or swimming, there is always plenty to do to stay physically fit. But what about those students who want to keep their brains in shape? For over 30 years, Rock Valley College’s Community and Continuing Education department has offered Whiz Kids courses for students who are looking to stay sharp over the summer. Whiz Kids classes are now offered year round for youth through eighth grade and approximately 1,000 students enroll each year. Check out this...

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Enroll now for Fall at Rock Valley College

Whether a high school senior, an existing RVC student, or an adult returning to school, registration for the fall semester is underway. Now is the time to select and enroll in classes – August will be here before you know it and you don’t want to miss out on the times and classes you want. Learn more here and we’ll see you soon!...

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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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Rock Valley College welcomes veterans

Rock Valley College’s Veterans Association is hosting the second annual Veterans Education & Benefits Fair on Wednesday, April 17 from 9-2 in the Student Center Atrium on the RVC main campus. This event is an opportunity to learn about educational benefits, scholarship opportunities, and medical benefits, and also meet with local representatives of support programs in the Rockford area for veterans. Rock Valley College has routinely been named a military friendly institution. For questions: Contact Jerry Egilske, President of the Veterans...

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Don’t delay! It’s scholarship season at Rock Valley College!

RVC is clearly one of the most cost-effective college options around, but many students still need financial assistance. The Rock Valley College Foundation offers dozens of private donor scholarships to help students offset the cost of tuition, fees, and books.  This past year, the RVC Foundation was able to award over $136,000 in scholarships to help finance the education of more than 150 students. Applications are currently posted online here. Students who submit a scholarship application by May 1, 2013 will be eligible for scholarships for...

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