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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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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.


From RVC to NYC: Adam Garner's Journey of Intellectual Growth and Professional Success

Adam Garner's journey from high school to higher education was a testament to second chances. Despite academic struggles in high school, he found himself at Rock Valley College, seeking an opportunity to pursue his education and passion.


Rock Valley College Earns the Designation of Hispanic Serving Institution

In recognition of its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, Rock Valley College (RVC) has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)* by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).


Rock Valley College Foundation Receives Grant to Enhance RAISE Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

On behalf of Rock Valley College, the Rock Valley College Foundation is honored to announce it has received a $14,630 grant for the Raising Aspirations through an Inclusive Student Experience (RAISE) program.


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