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Roger Stokes Appointed to RCC Board

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education on May 24, 2018 appointed Roger Stokes as interim board member representing Zone 6 of the RCC district, which primarily covers southwest Jackson County. Stokes fills the position left vacant Feb. 27 by Tim Johnson. The appointment expires June 30, 2019. The next regular district election will be in May, at which time an election will be held to fill the remainder of the four-year term through June 2021.

Excellence in Financial Reporting Means Lower Interest Rates for RCC

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Budget and Financial Services department recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the 16th time and the 15th consecutive year that RCC has earned this prestigious distinction.

RCC Kids' College offers Computer Gaming Day Camps for Youth

Youth, ages 10-14, are invited to step inside the creative world of computer game design this summer at Rogue Community College (RCC).
RCC Community Education is partnering with Black Rocket to offer 10 exciting computer game development day camps at the RCC Redwood Campus in Grants Pass. Classes will be taught by Joel Wilder and Sierra Gilkey. Each class is four days with four hours of instruction each day for $225.

265 Dual Credit High School Students Receive RCC Honor Cord

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Educational Partnerships department is proud to announce 265 high school seniors received a blue and green RCC honor cord for graduating with 15 or more RCC college credits in June 2018. Each of these students received a letter from RCC President Cathy Kemper-Pelle, Ed.D., congratulating them on their achievement.

The students are encouraged to wear their honor cords at their high school graduation ceremonies.

Three RCC TRiO- Educational Talent Search High School Students Heading to National Student Leadership Congress

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Three Jackson County high school students are heading to Washington D.C. for a week (June 9-14, 2018) to participate in the National Student Leadership Congress as delegates from the Rogue Community College (RCC) TRiO-Educational Talent Search program.

Public is Invited to Classic Choral Masterpieces Concert, June 10

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Rogue Chorus and Rogue Singers invite the community to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of music at their concert, Choral Masterpieces!, held at the River Valley Community Church, 405 Northwest Sixth Street, Grants Pass on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at 3:30 pm. Doors open at 3 p.m.

The Rogue Chorus will be accompanied by piano and a guest string ensemble performing selected works of Bach, Brahms, Mozart, Schubert, Vivaldi and more.

Sign up for Summer Term Adult Basic Skills, GED and English Language Acquisition Classes by June 4

Brush up on your basic skills for college, study for your GED®, or improve your English language skills by enrolling in classes at Rogue Community College (RCC) with instructors ready to help you. Program study fees are only $65 per term. New student orientations appointments for the summer term are filling up fast. Sign up now for all Adult Basic Skills/GED and English Language Acquisition classes. Deadline for the summer term orientation is June 4, with orientation on June 5, 6, and 7. Sign-ups for the fall term orientations will begin in August.

See Dazzling Student Graphic Design Artwork at the Annual Portfolio Show June 13

Rogue Community College Graphic Design Program 2018 Portfolio DayWorks of art and design by the Rogue Community College (RCC) student graphic designers will be on display at their Annual Portfolio Show on Wednesday, June 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center (HEC), Room 129, at the Riverside Campus at 101 South Bartlett Street in downtown Medford.

The portfolios display graphic and web design, animation, illustration, digital photography, typography, and other forms of multimedia and social media design works completed in the fulfillment of RCC’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Graphic Design as well as projects created for professional clients.

Dental Assisting Applications Reopen for Summer Cohort

The application for the RCC Dental Assistant program has reopened. Apply today to get on the path to making $16 to $25 per hour[1] in just one year. This program is financial aid eligible. Attending an information session is a mandatory step in the admission process.

RCC Tutor Training Program Aims to Boost Student Learning

Rogue Community College (RCC) is taking steps to improve student learning through better training for its peer tutors, who now have the opportunity to become internationally certified. The college offers 33 peer tutor student worker positions through two departments, Academic Success and the University Transfer/TRiO Student Support Services program.

Free tutoring is available to all students enrolled in credit classes at RCC. The primary areas of tutoring are math, writing and science; however, tutors are prepared to cover most subjects.


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