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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 Awarded 1.28 Million To Help Close Education And Employment Gaps

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) has granted $1.28 million to Rock Valley College (RVC) to help address education and unemployment gaps for African American and other minority communities.


Reverse Transfer Student Gets New Start At RVC

Like many college students, Audra Ettelbrick was at a four-year university when COVID was in full swing. In the spring of 2021, this education major and Rockford native decided to transfer to RVC, and she has not looked back.


RVC Announces Fall 2021 Presidents And Deans Lists

The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College's Fall 2021 President's and Dean's Lists. Students must have taken at least 12 credit hours during the semester to qualify for the President's or Dean's lists.


RVC CLR Recognized For Technology Innovation

Rock Valley College’s Center for Learning in Retirement (CLR) was recently awarded the Illinois Council for Continuing Education and Training (ICCET) 2021 Innovation Award.


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