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Year-Around Financial Aid Encourages Student Completion

Congress Passes an Act Allowing Students to Receive Some Pell Funding in Summer Too

In a push to help students attend classes toward their academic program year-round and graduate on time, the U.S. Congress recently passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, allowing students to get up to 150 percent of the value of an annual Pell grant during a single academic year, starting in 2017/18.

Legislature Approve $6 Million for Science Facilities Upgrade

Rogue Community College (RCC) will receive $6 million for the renovation and expansion of the science facilities on the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass thanks to capital construction funding approved by the Oregon State Legislature just before the July 4 break.
"This is good news from Salem," said Grant Walker, a spokesperson for the college. "It is a great benefit to our students as the science facilities will be brought to the highest possible standards for science instruction."

Public Notice: RCC Bond Oversight Committee to Meet Regarding Bond Project Updates

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Bond Oversight Committee will meet for the purpose of receiving bond project updates and to review progress on the High Technology Center on Monday, 

RCC Music Appreciation Summer Course Connects Students with the Britt Music and Arts Festival

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Music department and Britt Music and Arts Festival are partnering once again to offer a very special version of RCC’s Music Appreciation course this summer term starting July 11 in Medford, Oregon.

Join this class and enjoy the opportunity to meet Britt's music director, Teddy Abrams, and other excellent guest musicians. Abrams will present during class sessions that focus on the works and composers performed by the Britt Orchestra during the Britt Classical Festival.

Rogue Community College Evacuates Medford Campus Due to Threat

Rogue Community College (RCC) received an anonymous, written threat on the Riverside campus in Medford on June 15 around noon. The threat referenced the shooting at Umpqua Community College. RCC, out of an abundance of caution for the safety of its students, faculty, and staff, immediately ordered a complete evacuation of the Riverside campus and called the police, who have responded. The campus is closed for the day and all people are asked to stay away from campus.

Soroptimist International of Medford Awards $1,500 to RCC Student

student Fawn Rensink with the Soroptimist Live Your Dream AwardSoroptimist International of Medford awarded Rogue Community College (RCC) student Fawn Rensink with the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award. Rensink was honored at a luncheon where she was presented with the first place prize of $1,500 to offset any costs associated with her efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare, and transportation.

RCC Fire Academy Celebrates Students

Rogue Community College Fire Science LogoThe Fire Science department at Rogue Community College (RCC) invites the public to join the celebration of its students’ successful completion of the Firefighter I Academy program on June 15, 2017 from 6-7:30 p.m.

RCC Honors Record Class at 46th Commencement June 17

Rogue Community College (RCC) will celebrate 778 graduates at its 46th annual commencement beginning at 7 p.m. June 17 in the Marjorie Holzgang Concert Bowl on the Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass, Oregon. It is the largest graduating class in the college’s history.

Graduates should arrive at 5:30 p.m. to check-in.

Glimpse into the Hearts and Minds of our Community Members through Photo Stories

The Rogue Community College Diversity Programming Board invites the public to the official reveal of the 2016-17 “Rogue Community Diversity” collection of portraits, which provide an inspiring and insightful look into the lives of the subjects, their journeys, and stories. This free story-telling event will be held Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m. in the RWC Library on the Redwood campus, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, Oregon.

RCC Allied Health Occupations Participant Ceremony and Scholarship Fundraiser

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Allied Health Occupations department is proud to announce over 160 students will be honored at the RSVP only Participation Celebration on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Medford, Oregon. These students participated in the following programs: dental assistant, medical administrative assistant, medical assistant, medical coding specialist, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, physical therapist assistant, and sterile processing technician programs.


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