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RVC Professor Awarded Grant to Preserve Rockford Education Desegregation Stories

Dr. Mathew Oakes has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant for a two-year oral history, archival, and instructional project on the legal and community history of desegregation and education in Rockford. The $60,000 grant will fund his project, “Chronicles of Change: Archiving Stories of Desegregation in Rockford Public Schools, 1989-2002.”

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Rock Valley College Celebrates Excellence at 4th Annual Hispanic Student Recognition Ceremony

Rock Valley College honored outstanding achievements of its Hispanic students at 4th Annual Hispanic Student Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, May 14 at the main campus Physical Education Center (PEC). This event stands as a testament to the college's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and academic excellence.

RVC's Sankofa Celebration: Honoring Achievement, Unity, and Empowerment

Since 2009, RVC has annually hosted the Sankofa Ceremony and Celebration. This year's event took place on Friday, May 10, 2024, at the Stenstrom Student Center Atrium on RVC's main campus.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Excellence Honored at Rock Valley College's 3rd Annual Eagle Awards

Rock Valley College celebrated its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility on Friday, April 26, 2024 at the 3rd Annual Eagle Awards for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Excellence.

Award-Winning Author, Journalist, and Immigration Expert to Speak at RVC

Jonathan Blitzer, a staff writer at The New Yorker, has earned several awards for reporting on the immigration crisis at the Mexico/U.S. border. On Monday, April 29, 2024, Blitzer will be on Rock Valley College’s Main Campus to discuss his book, Everyone Who is Gone is Here: The United States, Central America, and the Making of a Crisis.

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