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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 achievements!…
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 summer’s Whiz Kids offerings.
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 Association at 815-505-8520 or Suzanne Swenson, RVC Veterans Services at 815-921-4163.
We are pleased to offer 136 college representatives on the RVC campus tomorrow evening, October 3, for students and families in our region. If you haven’t attended College Night before, it’s a terrific opportunity for students to talk to people representing schools from across the country. We blogged about it a few weeks ago, so be sure to check it out.
The event takes place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC) on the main campus at 3301 N. Mulford Road. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow night!
Are you a working adult who could benefit from an Associate’s degree to take the next step in your career? Think you can’t find the time because you work during the day?
Working adults can complete an RVC Associate of Arts degree that focuses on business by attending classes only on Thursday nights. This accelerated program will allow students to attend classes part-time and still complete the degree in two and a half years. Students will work in a small cohort of 24 participants, offering opportunities for collaboration and team building.