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RCC Massage Therapy Program Hosts Free Information Meetings

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Massage Therapy program invites you to attend a program information meeting. Come decide whether the massage therapy field is the right career choice for you. Meetings will be held on the RCC Redwood Campus, Building M, Room 1 (RWC-M 1) at 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass on:

  • Thursday, July 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Massage Therapy is a limited-entry program. Attending an information meeting is mandatory for the spring 2019 application process.

Quorum of RCC Board to Attend OCCA Summer Trustee Workshop

A quorum of Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education members will be attending the Oregon Community College Association (OCCA) Summer Trustee Workshop June 25, 2018. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Oregon. No formal action will be taken.

For additional information, contact Denise Nelson, assistant to the president – governance, at (541) 956-7001 or


RCC Congratulates the Class of 2018

Rogue Community College celebrated the achievement of 710 students at the 47th Commencement, held June 16, 2018, at The Expo in Central Point. More than 1,700 graduates and guests were in attendance as the board of education conferred a total of 516 degrees and 340 certificates.
Of those graduating students, 260 earned GPAs between 3.00 and 3.49; 286 between 3.50 and 3.99, and 18 earned a 4.00 GPA. The youngest graduate was 16, the oldest was 69, and the average age was 31.

Instructors Needed for Various RCC Courses

The Rogue Community College Continuing Education and Workforce Development department is seeking individuals certified to teach Driver Education and Commercial Truck Driver Training as well as instructors for all workforce training topics including computer technology and applications, engineering, manufacturing, troubleshooting, customer service, and OSHA certificates.

RCC Continuing Education and Workforce Development department offers teachers:

RCC and Britt Classical Festival Offer a Unique Music Appreciation Course

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Music department and the Britt Music and Arts Festival are teaming up to provide an exciting and unique experience for students enrolled in the RCC Music Appreciation course (MUS 105) summer term starting July 10 in Medford.

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.


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