Rock Valley College

Everything RVC Podcast

Co-hosts Professor Amanda Kieper and David Costello discuss all things Rock Valley College in this guest-driven podcast that will explore and uncover the passions and successes of RVC faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners. It promises to be both educational and fun as we explore the professionals and personalities that make RVC a special place.


The two most recent episodes will always be playable directly from this page. To find all episodes, see the dropdown menus below or go to your favorite podcasting platform, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or a listening mood? Don't forget to check out the RVC & Me Podcast, featuring the RVC Admissions team!

Episode Archives

Episode 35: One Hundred Percent (RVC Student Aneliia Miniiarova)

Aneliia Miniiarova talks about why she came to the States from Russia, her high school experience on both coasts, and what brought her to RVC. We discuss her ability to adapt and embrace the culture in each new city she calls home, and explore what the future holds for her after graduation. 

Episode 34: True North (Dr. Mark Lanting)

You might be surprised to hear what the turning point was in Dr. Lanting’s life and why the community college mission has become his passion. He discusses the importance of being the same person in every facet of his life and how that serves him both personally and professionally, and we learn what a typical day looks like for an academic dean. Finally, we talk about his many travels around the globe.




Be Our Guest!

If you want to be a guest (or want to recommend someone who you think would be a good guest) on "Everything RVC," just fill out this interest form and we will be in touch to schedule an interview date!

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