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Rogue Community College Announces Presidential Finalists Open Forum Schedule

The Board of Education of Rogue Community College (RCC) recently announced the names of the five education professionals who have been selected as finalists in the search for the next president of RCC. Members of the public are invited to meet the candidates, Dr. Michael Holtzclaw, Dr. Kirsten Jones, Dr. Tammy Robinson, Dr. Michelle Schutt and Dr. Randy Weber, as they participate in two upcoming in-person public forums.

Rogue Community College Presidential Finalists Announced

Following a months-long, nationwide search, the Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education, at their February 22, 2022 regular board meeting, unanimously approved five candidates as finalists for the position of College President.

Each will be invited for hosted, on-campus interviews.

The finalists were recommended to the Board by the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, a 20-member committee made up of a range of RCC District stakeholders including faculty, staff, students, board members, and community members.

Apply Now for RCC Dental Assisting Program

It's time to apply for admission to the dental assisting program at Rogue Community College. Preference for the summer 2022 cohort will be given to applications received by Feb. 28. Summer term begins July 11.

Hope Rises for College Students ‘On-the-Edge’

There's a growing harsh truth to the tale of the "starving college student," and Rogue Community College (RCC) students are no exception. Nearly three-quarters of RCC students who responded to a 2019 survey indicated they had experienced food or housing insecurity within the previous year. Regional wildfires, coupled with COVID-19 impacts, have increased the crisis dramatically even as RCC continues to respond with innovative programs to help.

RCC welcomes Small Business Development Center to Redwood Campus

GRANTS PASS — In spite of pandemic impacts, the Rogue Community College Small Business Development Center team helped 35 new businesses get started in 2020-21, and assisted regional small businesses in securing $88 million in capital and small business loans. Now, the services of the SBDC have an accessible, welcoming new home at RCC’s Redwood Campus.

Quorum of RCC Board to attend finance meeting

A quorum of the Rogue Community College Board of Education will be attending the RCC Finance and Audit Committee meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. via Zoom. All board members have been invited to attend.

A comprehensive 2020-21 audit presentation will be provided by Eide Bailey, LLP and the Monthly Financial Statements will also be discussed. No formal action is anticipated.

Kerby learning center to reopen for in-person GED classes

Need to brush up on basic skills or work toward earning your GED diploma? Rogue Community College's Illinois Valley Learning Center in Kerby is opening for in-person study during winter term.

The RCC Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program has offered online classes since spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Illinois Valley Learning Center, located in the Kerby Belt Building at 24353 Redwood Highway, is the first of the college's four ABS learning centers to reopen for in-person classes. 

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.

Meet the new RCC bear!

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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.


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