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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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RVC Foundation to Participate in 11th Annual Community Scholarship Fair

Along with the Rockford Public Library (RPL) and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), the Rock Valley College Foundation (RVCF) is excited to welcome back the 11th Annual Community Scholarship Fair will return in-person after a two-year hiatus.

Starlight Earns Five Lou Awards For Excellence In Theatre

Congratulations to Rock Valley College Starlight Theatre for receiving five Lou Awards for excellence in theatre. The Lou Awards celebrate community and college theatre in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago. Starlight was nominated for a total of 25 awards in nine categories.

RVC Chemistry Students Celebrate Mole Day

Mole Day is officially recognized on Sunday, October 23. At first, you might think it’s a celebration for a furry mammal with a subterranean lifestyle. Instead, it’s the name given to the quantity 6.022 x 1023 in the chemistry world. Italian Scientist Amedeo Avogadro is most credited (albeit incorrectly) with the definition of the mole.

Leader In Massage Therapy Brings Training To RVC

RVC's Massage Therapy Training Program hosted world-renowned bodywork educator Erik Dalton's Myoskeletal Alignment Classes on Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 23, in the main campus Student Center Atrium. Massage Therapists from around the country attended the two-day event. 

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