Student-athlete sets eyes on the future

Rogue Community College center midfielder Rosendo Juarez Flores has his feet on the soccer field and his eyes on the future. The 22-year-old sophomore, who goes by the nickname Pizo, is just four classes away from completing an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree with an interest in pre-professional medicine. Pizo’s career goal is to become a physical therapist. “It took my knee to...
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Congrats to the Class of 2021

50th Commencement celebrates student accomplishments during challenging year

GRANTS PASS — In celebration of the grit and determination of 512 graduates who persevered to complete their programs despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Rogue Community College will host a drive-through “Carmencement” on the Redwood Campus to mark its 50th Commencement on Saturday, June 19, 2021.   “While we continue to practice social distancing, we are very much looking forward to a fun, in-person...
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Dan Petersen portrait

Alum blazes a trail in firefighting industry

Dan Petersen is not a professional photographer. Forty-two years ago, he might have been surprised to hear that. Originally from Chicago, Dan moved west with his mom in the late ’70s, graduated from high school and adjusted to life in a smaller community. He got a job at a local camera shop and decided to enroll in the Rogue Community College Associate of Arts Oregon...
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