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Free Performance of Bilingual Play

The public is invited to enjoy a free theatrical performance of “Bi-,” a bilingual play by the Portland-based Teatro Milagro, on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Rogue Performance Hall located in Building C, Room 109 on the Rogue Community College (RCC) Riverside Campus in Medford, Oregon.

Show Some Love: Donate Blood at RCC in Grants Pass and Medford

Associated Student Government of Rogue Community College hosts Blood Drive with American Red CrossThe Associated Student Government of Rogue Community College (ASGRCC) is proud to partner with the American Red Cross to host two blood drives, giving us all an opportunity to make a difference.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Riverside Campus, Building G, in the lobby at 117 S. Central Ave., Medford.
  • Wednesday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Redwood Campus, Student Center at 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass.

Discover our Community’s Diversity; Check out a Human Book

Rogue Community College Diversity Programming Board Human Library Project 2018The Rogue Community College Diversity Programming Board invites you to participate in the Human Library Project. There will be two events, free and open to the public --one in Grants Pass and one in Medford, on the following dates and times:

  • March 6, 2018, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jackson County Library South Wedge Room, Second floor of the Medford Public Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford.
     
  • March 7, 2018, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., RCC Redwood Campus Library, 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass.

Science Models Purchased with Pacific Power Foundation Grant

Pacific Power Foundation Grant for Science Department Instructional AidsGRANTS PASS – Rogue Community College received a $1,500 grant from the Pacific Power Foundation for Jackson and Josephine Counties provided the funding to update anatomical models and articulated skeletons as vital instructional aids for the RCC science department.

Almost 1,200 students are currently enrolled in RCC science classes, including biology, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology. That's nearly one in every four students taking credit classes.

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.

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