Redwood Campus celebrates new art center

Rogue Community College is celebrating a new art instruction space on the Redwood Campus this fall. The grand opening of the recently renovated Deschutes Building (RWC-D) was held Oct. 25, 2019. Designed with students in mind, the 6,246-square-foot building provides a modern, open studio space for art classes including painting, drawing, sculpture and jewelry making. The majority of RCC’s Grants Pass art classes have been...
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A winning idea to help man’s best friend

Student innovators at Rogue Community College have developed a winning plan to produce prosthetic legs for man’s best friend. Using 3D printing technology, a team of five RCC math and engineering students created a pooch-friendly prosthesis that topped the community college division in a statewide innovation competition held June 28 at Portland State University. The team, dubbed Printed Pet Prosthetics, received $2,500 and the title...
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RCC recognized for workforce development

GRANTS PASS – Rogue Community College is pleased to announce several members of the RCC family received awards from the Rogue Workforce Partnership at its annual awards celebration on May 29. The awards and recipients are as follows: Oregon Workforce Partnership – Workforce Champion Award: Lynn Black, assistant director of Continuing Education & Workforce Development; and Juliet Long, Dean of Instruction, Science and Technology. SOREDI Quest...
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Scott Chancey named 2019 Outstanding Citizen

Rogue Community College is proud to announce Scott Chancey, program supervisor of Josephine Community Transit, as the 2019 recipient of the RCC Outstanding Citizen Award for his distinguished service to the college and community. Chancey received the award at the 2019 Commencement held June 15 at The Expo in Central Point.  Over the past 10 years, Chancey has ensured the affordability and reliability of transit services for RCC students in Josephine County. Chancey has worked with RCC to set up...
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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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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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RCC recruits take key step toward great careers in high-demand industries

Rogue Community College welcomed and celebrated the futures of 29 students who took a key step toward establishing skilled careers at RCC’s 2019 CTE Signing Day. The second annual event was held Feb. 21 at the Table Rock Campus. CTE Signing Day mirrors the NCAA National Signing Day for athletes who commit to play sports in college. At the RCC event, students from six Southern...
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RCC, FD3 open new Fire Science Center

After five months of construction, Rogue Community College and Jackson County Fire District No. 3 celebrated the grand opening of the RCC/FD3 Fire Science Center on Feb. 5, 2019. The $1 million joint project adds classroom and meeting space next to the FD3 administration building at 8383 Agate Road in White City. “We would like to thank the taxpayers of Josephine and Jackson counties for...
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RCC marketing team honored with Medallion Awards

The marketing department of Rogue Community College recently earned several Medallion Awards for excellence in marketing from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), a national organization for marketing in two-year colleges. The awards were presented at the Pacific Northwest District 7 Conference in Boise, Idaho in October. RCC earned the following awards: • In the Microsite category, a silver award for the...
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