AAWCC-RCC

Bucks Benefit Students

Rogue Community College $1 clothing sale supports RCC student scholarships  Jackson and Josephine Counties – The American Association of Women in Community College-Rogue Community College Chapter (AAWCC-RCC) announces its $1 Clothing Sale for the fall.  The whole community is invited to shop and support the RCC Foundation student scholarship fundraising event, hosted by AAWCC-RCC. There are two dates and two locations for the fundraiser:  Tuesday,...

Community college proves to be a good first step for second-time student

Ben Ochsner graduated from Phoenix High School in 2003. “No one had ever talked to me about community college,” he recalls, “and I went straight to Oregon State University.” Quickly, he realized that he was in over his head academically, as many young students are during their first year in university. So Ben came back to the Rogue Valley and got a job with a...

RCC’s flexible schedule helps future teacher prepare for transfer to university

Ben Davis didn’t finish high school knowing what he wanted to do next. He worked in landscaping jobs for a while, then became a teacher’s aide at an elementary school. For years, the idea of going to college had been hovering around him, but he hadn’t known what he would want to study. As a teacher’s aide, he got to explore his passion for teaching....

RCC online student: ‘I felt like my professors were really invested in teaching to help students learn’

Brina Collins could be the star of that old Johnny Cash song — she’s been everywhere. After graduating high school in Ohio, she moved to a remote Alaskan island. It became difficult to access medical treatment for her child, who has a rare lung condition, so she came back to the mainland in 2020, moving to Oregon to be closer to medical facilities and find...

Illinois Valley Learning Center

RCC Offers Adult Basic Skill Classes in Illinois Valley

Illinois Valley adults seeking to complete a GED, prepare for college entry, or brush up on reading, writing and math skills, can find teachers and resources to help through Rogue Community College’s (RCC) Adult Basic Skills/GED Study Program in Kerby. Adults who register for the program will receive ongoing help from an instructor and will complete skills training through flexible attendance during lab hours, Mondays...

RCC Science building ribbon cutting

Quorum of RCC Board to attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for RWC Science Education Center

Attention! Event is moving inside the science building due to smoke. A quorum of Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education members will be attending a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Science Education Center building on the Redwood Campus. The ribbon cutting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. on the RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy., Grants Pass, OR 97527....

RCC Science building ribbon cutting

New Science Building to Open at RCC

Ribbon-cutting slated for August 30 With 17,200 square feet of sunlit teaching space, the new Science Education Center at Rogue Community College’s Redwood Campus will be an exciting addition for students seeking science-based higher education in Grants Pass.  Dignitaries and community members are invited to attend the free, official ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 30 at 10 a.m., and will hear from RCC President Randy Weber...

Initially nervous, business student finds support to succeed at Rogue Community College

At the time Kristen Morales finished high school in 2014, the question of what to do with the rest of her life was overwhelming. She took a year off of school to try to figure it out. She started at Rogue Community College in 2015 but still didn’t know what exactly she wanted. Always having been drawn to business, she took some prerequisite courses but...