RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Event Contact: Steve Thompson, 815-921-4612
In celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week, October 20-27, 2013, the larger RVC community is invited to a lecture and arts exercise given by Professor Miranda "Randi" Best. Her lecture, Art as Healing, encourages cultivation of personal health and well-being. After the lecture, materials and time are available for attendees to exercise art as healing. The lecture and exercise will take place in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) room 141 on RVC's main campus (3301 North Mulford Road) on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.
Professor Best, RN, MSN has studied herbal medicine during travels in China. She will complete doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota in December. Her career as a health educator and practitioner spans three decades and parallels an increased receptivity in the West to complementary and alternative medicine. She has been professor and chair of the Practical Nursing program at Rock Valley College since 1999.