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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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RVC Foundation Scholarship deadline extended

In a recent blog we encouraged current and future RVC students to apply for scholarships from the Rock Valley College Foundation. The original scholarship application deadline has been extended to May 20, 2013. Only one application is necessary to be considered for all awards. For more information, check here or contact the RVC Foundation office at...

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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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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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