A play’s the thing for new arts fund

A group of students enrolled in Rogue Community College’s adult basic skills classes recently caught their first act at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival thanks to a new fund set up to introduce ABE/GED students to the performing arts. The Dorothy Emily de Lyon Arts Fund was established with the RCC Foundation in December 2018 by Kiersta Fricke-Gostnell, chair of the RCC Adult Basic Skills department,...
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Ospreys sign head coach for volleyball

MEDFORD — Ospreys Athletics is proud to announce the hire of Christine Nelson as head coach for the inaugural season of women’s volleyball at Rogue Community College. Nelson brings more than two decades of experience coaching volleyball and basketball at the high school and collegiate levels. She comes to RCC from Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, Washington, which also competes in the Northwest Athletic Conference...
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We’re jazzed to start construction on the state-of-the-art Health Professions Center

WHITE CITY – Rogue Community College broke ground today on construction of a Health Professions Center at the Table Rock Campus. This state-of-the-art educational center, budgeted at $21.25 million, will bring together RCC’s clinical health care programs at one campus and streamline the pathway for local students to get into high-paying career jobs and fill a great need for health care workers in the Rogue...
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Jump start a truck driving career in 5 weeks

Are you interested in making a career jump that will change your life in just five weeks? Come learn about truck driving at Rogue Community College. The RCC Continuing Education and Workforce Development department is presenting a Truck Driving Career Day on March 22 at the RCC Table Rock Campus, 7800 Pacific Ave. in White City. This free event will explore what it is like...
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RCC sophomores Logan Billy, McKenna Frison and Lara Nuttall have all signed on to play soccer next season with NAIA universities.

Three Ospreys soccer players ready to #TakeFlight

The Rogue Community College Ospreys women’s soccer team is proud to announce that three sophomores have signed letters of intent to play at the university level next season. Ospreys forward Logan Billy and defenders McKenna Frison and Lara Nuttall have signed on to play in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Ospreys Athletics hosted a celebration with friends and family Friday, March 8.  Billy...
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RCC celebrates Open Education Week

Educators around the globe are celebrating Open Education Week (March 1-8, 2019), and RCC is celebrating the progress instructors are making toward replacing expensive textbooks with Open Education Resources. OERs are instructional materials that are licensed to allow free distribution and revision by others, and they’re not just less expensive—they can also be an improvement over traditional textbooks. “Blueprint for Success in College and Career,”...
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Adult Basic Skills advisory board meeting with Julie Rossi

A New Dialogue Begins!

On Feb. 15, 2019, twenty-five community members, RCC staff, and students participated in the first Adult Basics Skills (ABS) Department Advisory Board meeting. Ailym Pinhero, one of the students, was an ophthalmologist in Venezuela.  She started at RCC as an English Language Acquisition student, moved through ABS classes to improve her English, and is now applying to the RCC nursing program.  Joshua Collins, a second...
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A pair of student workers at the Redwood Campus library give each other a high five.

Campus job helps student worker use skills beyond the classroom

By Janeen McGinnis Being a student worker at Rogue Community College has been such an incredible experience. As a college student, like many others, I have financial struggles along with time constraints. Getting a job at the college has helped me tremendously as my work schedule is arranged around my academic schedule. Having flexibility in my schedule is extremely helpful as it evolves from one...
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