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Starlight Theatre Hosting Musical Theatre Camp
August 4, 2020

Rock Valley College’s Starlight Theatre will be hosting a Musical Theatre Camp, “Camp Supernova,” August 3-7, 2020, at the Fairgrounds Boys and Girls Club (609 Kilburn Ave., Rockford).

Dr. Howard J. Spearman Named Eighth President of Rock Valley College
July 30, 2020

After a national search that took place over the last several weeks, the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Howard J. Spearman as the college’s eighth president.

Enrollment Open for Fall 2020 RAISE Program
July 29, 2020

Enrollment is now open for the Rock Valley College Academic Institute for Successful Employment (RAISE) fall semester!

RVC Students Named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars
July 29, 2020

Rock Valley College students Daniel Rebban and Marina Klein have been named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting
July 28, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote special meeting on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
July 23, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm. The FY2021 Public Budget Hearing will be held prior to the beginning of the regular meeting.

Rock Valley College Ready to Help Students Succeed Online This Fall
July 17, 2020

Rock Valley College has worked diligently over the last few months to ensure that students will have a successful hybrid and online learning experience this fall. Learn more!

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meetings
July 17, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting special meetings on Monday, July 20, 2020 and Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6:30pm.

RVC Reopening Student Services for In-person Appointments
July 16, 2020

Rock Valley College is happy to announce that most student services will be open to visitors again beginning Monday, July 20.

RVC Presidential Finalists and Community Forums Announced
July 15, 2020

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the two finalists who have been selected in the search for its next president. The finalists for the position are Ms. Amy A. King and Dr. Howard J. Spearman.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
July 9, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Linking Talent with Opportunity Making an Impact
July 9, 2020

Rock Valley College recently received the third year of grant funding for the “Linking Talent with Opportunity” (LTO) initiative from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Endowment of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL).

Notice of Public Hearing: RVC FY21 Budget
June 24, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 511 that a Tentative Budget for said District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, will be on file and conveniently available for public inspection.

Rock Valley College Announces Fall Instructional Plans
June 24, 2020

Rock Valley College will offer two primary modes of instruction for courses this fall: online and hybrid.

Rock Valley College Board and Faculty Association Reach Agreement
June 23, 2020

The following is a joint statement from the Rock Valley College Board of Trustees and the Rock Valley College Faculty Association (Local 6211):

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
June 19, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 5:15 p.m.

RVC Board Chooses Belvidere for ATC
June 18, 2020

The Rock Valley College District 511 Board has chosen a site for its Advanced Technology Center in Belvidere.

RVC Hosting Workforce Equity Initiative Webinar
June 18, 2020

Rock Valley College will be hosting an informational session webinar for the Workforce Equity Initiative.

Rock Valley College Announces Spring 2020 President's and Dean's Lists
June 18, 2020

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Spring 2020 President's and Dean's Lists.

Starlight Theatre Awarded Neighborhood Grant
June 18, 2020

Rock Valley College’s Starlight Theatre has received a Neighborhood Grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and HomeStart for the Starlight summer camp project.