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RCC Awarded Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada has awarded Rogue Community College the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018.

The GFOA Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. This is the 16th consecutive year RCC has earned this distinction.

RCC Staff Recognized for Workforce Development

GRANTS PASS – Rogue Community College is pleased to announce several members of the RCC family received awards from the Rogue Workforce Partnership at its annual awards celebration on May 29.

The awards and recipients are as follows:

Oregon Workforce Partnership – Workforce Champion Award: Lynn Black, assistant director of Continuing Education; and Juliet Long, Dean of Instruction, Science and Technology.

Public Comment Sought for RCC Water Project Grant Application

The Oregon Water Resources Department has invited public comment on applications received for the 2019 cycle of Water Project Grants and Loans, which includes a $1.5 million request from Rogue Community College to connect the Redwood Campus to the City of Grants Pass water system.

RCC is seeking the $1.5 million grant to support a $2 million project to construct a pump station on Canal Avenue and install 1,500 linear feet of pipe in order to connect the 84-acre campus to the city's water system. The college would provide the remaining $500,000 as matching funds.

RCC Joins Coalition to Boost Maker Education

Rogue Innovation Hub Joins "Make for All"

Rogue Community College has joined in the Make For All coalition and was part of the national rollout on June 14. Participation in Make For All is part of broad efforts by RCC to develop resource centers known as makerspaces where students and the community can develop skills and products.

Dr. Kemper-Pelle Receives Positive Marks in Board Evaluation

GRANTS PASS, Oregon — The Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education gave high marks to RCC President Cathy Kemper-Pelle, EdD, in her third evaluation since joining the college in 2016.

“What a great year it has been,” commented Board Chair Claudia Sullivan. “Cathy works hard and has many accomplishments to show for it. That is clearly apparent from comments from faculty and staff, and it is certainly apparent to Board members.”

Scott Chancey Named RCC Outstanding Citizen

Scott ChanceyRogue Community College is proud to announce Scott Chancey, program supervisor of Josephine Community Transit, as the 2019 recipient of the RCC Outstanding Citizen Award for his distinguished service to the college and community. Chancey received the award at the 2019 Commencement held June 15 at The Expo in Central Point.

RCC Celebrates the Class of 2019

They enrolled. They acquired knowledge. They practiced skills. They worked tirelessly day after day to balance school and jobs and family life. And today, they graduated—the Rogue Community College (RCC) class of 2019. Pride is bursting from every corner of every campus.

RCC’s 48th Commencement was held June 15 at 5 p.m. in the Bi-Mart Amphitheater at the Jackson County Expo amid crowds of supporters, staff and fellow students. A GED graduation ceremony was held at noon for the 72 students who earned their GED diploma this year.

RCC and Britt Offer Unique Music Appreciation Course

The Rogue Community College music department and Britt Education & Engagement are teaming up again this summer to offer a unique music appreciation course that includes performances and guest lectures by Britt Festival musicians.

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