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RCC Board accepting applications for next president

The Rogue Community College Board of Education has posted an announcement seeking applicants for the position of chief executive officer, moving the search for the college's seventh president into the next phase.

President Cathy Kemper-Pelle earlier this year announced plans to retire at the end of June 2022.

RCC Board establishes search committee for next president

The Rogue Community College Board of Education established a 20-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee at a special meeting on Oct. 5. The committee will assist the board and a consulting search firm in screening candidates to become the college's seventh president. President Cathy Kemper-Pelle earlier this year announced her plans to retire at the end of June 2022.

President Kemper-Pelle appointed to national college board

Rogue Community College President Cathy Kemper-Pelle was recently appointed to a three-year term on the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Commission on Economic and Workforce Development. Kemper-Pelle's term on the commission runs through June 2024.

RCC Board appoints interim member to Zone 3 seat

The Rogue Community College Board of Education on Sept. 21 appointed Central Point banker Jeff Lang to serve as an interim member of the board.

Lang will represent Zone 3 of the RCC District, generally described as northwest Jackson County including Central Point, Gold Hill, Rogue River and Sams Valley. The interim appointment runs through June 2023. 

The Zone 3 position was previously held by Shawn Hogan, vice president of engineering for Linx Technologies, who did not seek reelection. No candidates filed for the seat in the May 18 election.

RCC invites students to Welcome Day on Sept. 15

Rogue Community College is welcoming new and returning students back to school this fall with a pair of Welcome Day events from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 at the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass and Table Rock Campus in White City. The fun and informative events are aimed at helping students meet RCC faculty and staff and complete college business prior to the first day of fall classes on Sept. 20.

RCC SBDC to relocate in January 2022

GRANTS PASS — The Rogue Community College Small Business Development Center, which has assisted thousands of emerging and growing local businesses since 1984, is slated to move from downtown Grants Pass to the Redwood Campus in January 2022. 

"RCC is committed to utilizing our resources in ways that enable us to continue to support our students, clients and community, which is why we are relocating the SBDC to the Redwood Campus in January," said President Cathy Kemper-Pelle. "We must model the advice that we give to our business clients."

RCC seeks applications for board vacancy in Jackson County

The Rogue Community College Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill an interim seat on the board representing Zone 3 of the RCC District in Jackson County. The appointee will replace Shawn Hogan who did not seek re-election. Hogan, vice president of engineering for Linx Technologies, was elected to the board in 2017 and served as board chair for 2020-21.

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