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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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Prospective Community College Trustee Candidates April 4 2023 Community College Board Election

The Consolidated Election for members of the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 511 (Rock Valley College) is required to be held April 4, 2023. At this election, two board members shall be elected for a term of six years each. Said election shall be conducted by the County Clerks of the Counties within this District and the Board of Election Commissioners of the City of Rockford in the manner provided in the “Illinois Election Code” for conducting such elections.

RVC Starlight Theatres First Director Of Color

When he first learned he would be directing Rock Valley College Starlight Theatre's production of Dreamgirls, Mychall Cornejo felt a mix of shock, excitement, and fear. You see, Mychall is the first person of color to direct at Starlight Theatre. He is hopeful he will not be the last.

RVC Self Service Is Coming Monday August 28

The countdown has begun for our transition from Online Services to Self Services for students, faculty, and employees!

Study Tips For College Success

Today's college courses require studying in different ways than what you may have learned in the past. Everyone has their unique style of learning. However, you'll want to avoid being a passive learner and actively engage in successful strategies to prepare for exams and quizzes while not relying solely on memorization. That way, you won't be left wondering, what did I just learn?

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