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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 Opens New Technology Training Center

After nearly a decade of discussion and planning, Rock Valley College officially opened its Advanced Technology Center (ATC) at a formal ribbon-cutting event on March 30, 2022. A video of the official ribbon-cutting ceremony is included below.

Agents Of Healing And Hope Panel Discussion

Throughout the month of March, Rock Valley College has been celebrating Women’s History Month with events sponsored by RVC Promoting an Inclusive Community. RVC will be closing out Women's History Month with a panel discussion highlighting the voices and work of female leaders in our community on Wednesday, March 30 at 12 p.m. in RVC’s Student Center Atrium.

Leading Expert On Cults And Mind Control To Speak At 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. 

Rock Valley College Joins Siu Carbondales Saluki Step Ahead Program

On March 14, Rock Valley College President Howard Spearman signed an agreement with Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale Chancellor Austin A. Lane to participate in the Saluki Step Ahead program.

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