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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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ALAS 27th Annual Leadership Conference Empowers Future Leaders

Rock Valley College's Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) held its 27th Annual Leadership Conference on Friday, April 19.

Rock Valley Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

The Rock Valley College (RVC) Board of Trustees has announced the election of new officers to lead the board for the upcoming year. At a reorganization meeting on April 23, 2023, the Board voted to appoint Bob Trojan as Chair, Gloria Cudia as Vice Chair, and Richard Kennedy as Secretary.

RVC and Community College Partners receive Federal Grant to expand Manufacturing Training

Rock Valley Community College, in partnership with McHenry County College and Highland Community College, is set to bolster access to workforce training and skill development in high-demand manufacturing fields following the receipt of a $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Award-Winning Author, Journalist, and Immigration Expert at RVC

Jonathan Blitzer, a staff writer at The New Yorker, has earned several awards for reporting on the immigration crisis at the Mexico/U.S. border. On Monday, April 29, 2024, Blitzer will be on Rock Valley College’s Main Campus to discuss his book, Everyone Who is Gone is Here: The United States, Central America, and the Making of a Crisis.

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