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Applications open for reserve officer academy

Applications open today for the Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) at Rogue Community College. The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 session is July 31.

ROLEA is a limited entry program that meets evenings and weekends, September through May, at the Table Rock Campus in White City. The program follows the state's basic police academy curriculum. Classes include an introduction to criminal justice, patrol procedures, interview and interrogation techniques, incident command and more.

Rogue Community College Medford library moves to new location

The Rogue Community College library on the Riverside Campus is moving from the Medford Branch of the Jackson County Library to the RCC Bookstore space across from the Higher Education Center on Bartlett St.

RCC will close the Medford Library location on June 1, 2020 and reopen for fall term. For summer term the RCC library will provide lobby services from B. Building, Rm. 8. Hours will be posted on the RCC website. RCC students may still use the Jackson County library and check out books.

RCC student filmmaker a finalist at Ashland festival

Karl Sorenson’s short documentary "The Old Man of Crater Lake" has been named a finalist in the college undergrad category in the 19th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival’s Launch Student Film Competition. 

A student in the Design + Digital Media program at Rogue Community College, Sorenson chose to shed light on a local story that he had grown up hearing. The Old Man of Crater Lake refers to a 30-foot hemlock stump that has been bobbing upright in Crater Lake for more than 100 years and has acquired a ghostly legend. 

RCC Budget Committee to meet virtually

In response to Gov. Kate Brown's "Stay Home, Save Lives" Executive Order (Executive Order No. 20-12), the Rogue Community College Budget Committee meetings will be held virtually.
A public meeting of the Rogue Community College Budget Committee, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, will take place on May 19, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. via Zoom at:

SOREDI director named 2020 Outstanding Alum

Colleen PadillaWhere were you in 1999? While the world partied Prince-style and braced for Y2K, Colleen Padilla was graduating from Rogue Community College as Business Student of the Year. Now two decades later, she’s receiving another distinguished honor—the 2020 RCC Outstanding Alum Award, granted by the RCC Foundation.

RCC Foundation seeks donations to help students

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, Rogue Community College is still open online and students are staying in their programs. The average RCC student is 29 years old and has family responsibilities. They are working while going to college. Many of them are now out of a job due to the pandemic. To help them stay in college, the RCC Foundation is providing emergency funding to help students meet basic needs.

RCC Community Education offers online classes

Now is a great time to enrich your life with online Community Education classes! RCC Community Education offers a wide variety of fun and informative classes designed to help our community gain new personal and professional skills — completely online.

Through a partnership with ed2go, RCC Community Education provides hundreds of affordable online classes that can be completed on a student's own schedule from home, or anywhere they have internet access.

All RCC classes and services move online

After meeting with state officials and college leadership, Rogue Community College President Cathy Kemper-Pelle announced the college will provide instruction and student services through online and virtual means only starting end of day Friday, March 20 through June 26, 2020. This decision allows RCC to deliver quality education to students throughout the entire spring term.

RCC announces spring schedule changes

In order to protect the health and well-being or our campus communities during the coronavirus pandemic, Rogue Community College President Cathy Kemper-Pelle this afternoon announced significant changes to the college's spring schedule. While college services will remain open, spring break for students will be extended by one week, beginning March 23. Spring term will begin April 6.

Rogue Community College makes precautionary changes against coronavirus

Rogue Community College (RCC) knows that the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Oregon is of concern to our students, staff and community. “The future is uncertain, but RCC remains solidly committed to providing a safe and healthy educational environment.” said RCC President Cathy Kemper-Pelle. “However, the way we provide service needs to shift for a time.” 


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