After years of low-wage jobs, RCC grad now pursues career in higher education

At age 16, Kelsey Carlson graduated from Crater High School in Central Point, Oregon, but she was unable to afford college, so she started working.   She spent years in low-wage jobs, but when her husband started classes at Rogue Community College to become a diesel mechanic, she thought, “If he can do it, I can do it.”    So she did.   Kelsey started at...

Portrait of Jeff Lang

Lang appointed to RCC Board

The Rogue Community College Board of Education at its Sept. 21, 2021 meeting appointed Central Point banker Jeff Lang to serve as an interim member of the board. Lang will represent Zone 3 of the RCC District, generally described as northwest Jackson County including Central Point, Gold Hill, Rogue River and Sams Valley. The interim appointment runs through June 2023. The Zone 3 position was...