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RCC Flies Flags at Half-staff

RCC Redwood Campus FlagRogue Community College will fly all flags at half-staff until sunset Feb. 19 in honor of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Parkland, Florida shooting.

The White House has issued a national flag-order, and the full presidential proclamation is available at www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-honoring-victims-tragedy-parkland-florida/.

Rogue Community College Board of Education Holds Special Meeting

News Release from the Rogue Community College Board of EducationMEETING NOTICE

The Rogue Community College Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting Friday, February 16, 2018, at 3 p.m. in room H2 on the Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, Oregon.

RCC Massage Therapy Program Hosts Free Information Meetings

Rogue Community College Massage Therapy programThe 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 at 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass in Building M, Room 1:

  • Monday, February 26, from 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 18, from 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 16, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Hands-on Exposure and Event for High School Students (STEMtathlon) at RCC

STEMtahthlon at Rogue Community College 2018The Rogue Community College (RCC) Educational Partnerships department, in conjunction with Southern Oregon Educational Service District (SOESD), will be holding a STEMtathlon on March 1 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Highway in Grants Pass.

This learning experience introduces high school students to career technical education (CTE) and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through hands-on workshops, department tours, fun activities, presentations, career planning and an opportunity to participate in individual and team events.

This event will strengthen the school-to-work pipeline in Southern Oregon helping students gain interest in STEM/CTE programs of study that lead to high-wage, high-demand jobs.

Learn about Rain Gardens and Bioswales at RCC

The rain garden and bioswales after the fall planting day at the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass, Oregon.Grants Pass-Rogue Community College (RCC) and Sustainable Rogue Valley are working together to complete the demonstration Rain Garden and Bioswale on the RCC Redwood Campus to show how to help protect stormwater pollution from fouling freshwater ecosystems.

Volunteers are needed to help complete the project. Anyone who wants to get involved and experience this project firsthand is invited to join the Sustainable Rogue Valley group at the Josephine Building at 3345 Redwood Highway in Grants Pass parking lot on:

  • Friday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to complete wetland and flower planting.
  • Friday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to construct a trail designed to encourage people to walk and discover the project.
  • Earth Day, Thursday, April 19, at noon and 1 p.m., there will be tours of the site.

Rogue Community College Commencement Ceremony to be at the Expo in Central Point this Year

2018 Rogue Community College Commencement and GED® Graduation Venue ChangeRogue Community College (RCC) will conduct commencement ceremonies for its graduates this year in the Bi-Mart Amphitheater at the Expo in Central Point (also known as the Jackson County Fairgrounds).

Commencement has traditionally been held in the Concert Bowl on the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass. A recent Oregon Department of Education audit found accessibility issues for persons with disabilities. The College may not use the bowl for College functions until extensive and costly renovations are completed. Other community organizations may still reserve and use the bowl.

RCC Seeks Input on Proposed Nursing Program Move

Two open forums have been scheduled for gathering input from all stakeholders discussing factors in RCC considering moving the Associate Degree in Nursing program from the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass to the Table Rock Campus in White City. This move would put the nursing program in the same location as other health care programs in a new health occupations training building planned on the TRC campus.

  • Josephine County: Wed., Feb. 7, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Rogue Auditorium, RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass.
  • Jackson County: Thur., Feb. 15, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at RCC Table Rock Campus, Room 184, 7800 Pacific Ave., White City.
  • Driver Education Instructor Certification Offered at RCC

    The Rogue Community College (RCC) Driver Education department is looking for adults who have a passion for helping keep our community safe while teaching new drivers to be safe drivers.

    Driver Education Instructor Certification course runs Saturdays and Sunday, Feb. 24 through May 6, at TRC in White City. For Oregon residents, tuition is funded by a grant from ODOT-TSD, so Oregon participants are responsible for paying a materials fee of $95.

    RCC Foundation Welcomes Two New Directors

    Rogue Community College FoundationThe Rogue Community College (RCC) Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new directors to its governing board. Laura Magstadt and Jennifer Krauss Phillippi were appointed in fall 2017 and will join the board at today's meeting. The appointments are for three-year terms that run through June 2020.

    RCC Students Invited to Explore Four-year College Options at Oregon Transfer Days

    Rogue CC Transfer Fair 2018 (Oregon Transfer Days tour)Rogue Community College (RCC) invites RCC students in southern Oregon to take part in the annual Oregon Transfer Fair being held:

    • Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
      RCC/SOU Higher Education Center (HEC), Room 127 and 129,
      at the Riverside campus, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford.
    • Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
      Student Center beside the Café
      at the Redwood campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass.

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