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RCC receives $300K for workforce readiness projects

Rogue Community College (RCC) has received $300,000 in state support from the Future Ready Oregon Workforce Ready Grant Program. RCC’s grant, announced on Jan. 24, is among many given across the state in this first round of funding, and will allow the college to increase its capacity to launch, sustain and support workforce training in employment fields now underserved within the Rogue Valley. Responding to...

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RCC medical and dental assistant career training offered

Application deadlines near; Information meetings slated JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES – Two workforce fast-entry training programs offered by Rogue Community College (RCC) are now enrolling new students. The application process is open now for the nine-month Medical Assistant program beginning spring term 2023 and the 12-month Dental Assistant program beginning summer term 2023. These in-demand programs each lead to a certificate and prepare graduates to...

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RCC receives $40.6K gift for scholarships

Ashland Community Health Foundation donation supports Allied Health students JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES – The Rogue Community College (RCC) Foundation recently received a strategic donation from the Ashland Community Health Foundation (ACHF). “The $40,600 gift,” according to RCC Foundation Interim Director Jodi Simons, “is tremendously helpful and will support many scholarships for students seeking careers and training in allied health occupations. We are tremendously grateful.”...

RCC hosts 4-year college forum

Students seeking transfer degrees can meet college representatives Representatives from four-year colleges and universities across Oregon will visit Rogue Community College (RCC) campuses in Medford and Grants Pass later this month to showcase what their schools have to offer. Interested individuals, families and RCC students considering transferring to a four-year school are invited to stop by these drop-in events to be held Wednesday, Jan. 25...

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Congress Approves $3.61M for RCC Allied Health Training Facility in Grants Pass

Senators Wyden and Merkley Led Support Efforts JOSEPHINE COUNTY – Through the assistance of Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, Rogue Community College (RCC) is slated to receive $3.61 million in capital funding to create a new Allied Health training facility on the Redwood Campus in Grants Pass. RCC’s project was selected through the Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) process to help meet critical needs in...

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Nursing Assistant 1 Program Orientation Offered Jan. 9

JOSEPHINE COUNTY — Rogue Community College (RCC) is offering an easy pathway to start a career in the medical field through the Nursing Assistant (NA1) Program. Winter term, the program will be offered at RCC’s Grants Pass Campus, beginning Jan. 17. This state-approved NA1 program consists of 155 hours of online and in-person training. To help interested students learn more, a free, no-obligation orientation is...

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Microgrant Contest Inspires RCC Innovation

Jackson and Josephine Counties – Rogue Community College’s (RCC) inaugural call for innovative, staff-led program ideas yielded 13 excellent proposals in the recently conducted contest. After a review by a committee of RCC staff, eight projects were selected to receive one-time funding to implement the ideas.   Addressing every aspect of RCC college life, each of the winning proposals shared the same goal: stabilizing enrollment...

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RCC Winter Term Registration Now Open

Jackson County & Josephine County — Registration for winter term classes at Rogue Community College (RCC) is now open for new and continuing students. Winter classes begin Jan. 2, 2023 and end March 17. The last day for new students to apply for winter term enrollment is Dec. 28, 2022.   RCC offers educational opportunities that help meet short- and long-term education and employment goals. College...

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Deadlines extended for two RCC nursing programs

Rogue Community College has extended the application deadline for admission to its practical nursing program as well as the LPN-to-RN Bridge program that allows practical nurses to advance their careers. The new application deadline for both programs is Dec. 9. Classes begin Jan. 2, 2023, at the Table Rock Campus in White City.  An online information session will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 30;...

Info sessions planned for RCC Nursing Assistant program

GRANTS PASS — Rogue Community College is offering three information sessions where participants can learn about a short-term Nursing Assistant (NA1) training program that offers a quick pathway into a health care career.   Free information sessions are scheduled for 5 p.m. Nov. 29, Dec. 8 and Dec. 13 on the Redwood Campus, Illinois (I) Building room 2. The meetings include a lab tour and information...