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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 Recognized For Excellence In Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Rock Valley College for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

Resumes That Get The Job

According to Indeed.com, a hiring manager may spend, on average, six to seven seconds looking at a resume. Therefore, it is crucial that you create an attention-grabbing resume. Your resume is a snapshot of your most significant qualifications and a way to convince employers that you deserve an interview. RVC’s Career Services team has put together some tips to help you craft the resume you need to get the job.

Removing Barriers To Success At RVC Through The Workforce Equity Initiative Grant

“The Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant allows community colleges to continue removing barriers to completing a credential for adults of poverty and African Americans from distressed communities,” said RVC President Dr. Howard J. Spearman. “When adults earn credentials that lead to jobs offering higher wages, it not only changes the trajectory of their lives but also the lives of their families; while strengthening the community, growing the workforce, expanding businesses, and creating a more vibrant regional economy.”

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.

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