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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 To Host Annual College Night On Oct 5

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Rock Valley College will once again host its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

RVC Celebrates Employees At Annual Fall Conference

RVC’s Annual Fall Conference returned to an in-person event for the first time since 2019. This year’s event featured updates from President Dr. Spearman and his cabinet, over 50 breakout sessions for faculty and staff, introduction of new employees, and recognition awards.

Former HCCTP Students Training Comes Full Circle

Steve Gadamowitz has come full circle with his training at RVC. As a Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) Class of 2019 graduate, he has returned to RVC’s Main Campus as a Laborer’s Local 32 apprentice.

RVCs Dependence On Property Taxes Reduced

Recently, the Rockford Mayor challenged the Winnebago County taxing bodies to keep our property tax levy flat or reduce it. Rock Valley College (RVC) has maintained a flat levy over the last five years and found additional ways to reduce taxes in the future; therefore, we do not accept the challenge.

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