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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 Athletics Make National Tournament History

All four winter sports teams have advanced to NJCAA National Tournaments for the first time in Rock Valley College history. Men’s Bowling, Women’s Bowling, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball will all compete in upcoming tournaments for National Champion titles.


A Happenstance Second Chance

Every beginning at Rock Valley College is different. While many students start their journey by applying with the intention of enrolling, others are brought to campus with no intentions of registering but have someone in their life who thinks otherwise. Felipe Gelacio’s beginning at RVC is the latter.


Women's History Month 2022

The 2022 Women's History theme, “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” is both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.


Student Has Running Start To Blend Love Of Tech And Art

Lucy Njaramba will be graduating with both her high school diploma from Harlem High School and her Associate’s degree from Rock Valley College this spring. This accomplishment is possible because they are a second-year Running Start student, which means they get to earn high school and college credit while taking classes at RVC.


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