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Rock Valley College Announces Fall 2020 President's and Dean's Lists
January 22, 2021

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

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
January 22, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 5:15pm.

RVC Leader to Serve on IBHE Strategic Planning Advisory Committee
January 13, 2021

Dr. Amanda Smith, Rock Valley College’s Acting Vice President of Liberal Arts, Career & Community Education, will be serving on the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) Strategic Planning Advisory Committee.

RVC Receives Funding for Student Support Services Programs
January 12, 2021

Rock Valley College Student Support Services (SSS) recently received additional funding for two TRIO Programs, TRIO Achieve and TRIO Complete, for the next five years through the Department of Education.

Education Officers Electoral Board Meeting
January 11, 2021

The Education Officers Electoral Board of Community College District 511 will meet on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. 

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
January 8, 2021

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting (Retreat)
January 6, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2021 for a Special Meeting (Retreat).

Call to Education Officers Electoral Board Meeting
January 5, 2021

The Education Officers Electoral Board of Community College District 511 will meet on Monday, January 11, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Rock Valley College Offering Free Tuition for First Year at Advanced Technology Center
December 11, 2020

Rock Valley College will be offering free tuition for in-district students who enroll in first year coursework at RVC’s new Advanced Technology Center (ATC).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 11, 2020

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

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting
November 20, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote special meeting on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 5:15 p.m.

Rock Valley College Library Update on Services
November 20, 2020

Beginning on Monday, November 23, 2020, the Rock Valley College Library will be open to students, faculty, and staff of RVC only. The RVC Library will be closed to community members.

Rock Valley College Awarded Second Workforce Equity Initiative Grant
November 19, 2020

Rock Valley College was recently awarded a $1.2 million Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant to continue the work it has been doing to serve low-income, minority persons within the College’s district that are currently underserved and underemployed.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
November 13, 2020

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet remotely on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Native American Heritage Month at Rock Valley College
October 30, 2020

Rock Valley College will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month throughout the month of November. All Native American Heritage Month events are free, open to the public, and will be held on Zoom.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting a Virtual Career & Internship Fair
October 27, 2020

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Virtual Career & Internship Fair on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 23, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will be hosting a remote meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 5:15pm.

Curbside with RVC Admissions
October 21, 2020

Pull up curbside on Wednesday, October 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and listen to the Rock Valley College Admissions team as they provide an overview of the steps for becoming a student at Rock Valley College.

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

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

RVC Mass Communication Now Offering Multimedia Journalist Certificate
September 29, 2020

RVC Mass Communication is now offering a Multimedia Journalist Certificate.