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Check this page often as it will be updated with news, events and happenings at the Rappahannock Community College campuses and locations. Also visit our Press Release archive for more information.

Dr. Troy Tuckey of VIMS, seen here on the research vessel Tidewater, sorts just-netted marine life by species so that students of RCC’s “Coastal Ecology” course can identify, count, and measure them.
RCC-VIMS partnership plunges students into fieldwork
August 21, 2014

Developed with the serious student of marine biology in mind, Rappahannock Community College’s summer “Coastal Ecology” course culminated with two weeks of intensive field work at the College of William…

RCC’s practical nursing grads pinned—on July 28, a class of 26 students graduated from RCC’s practical nursing program.
RCC’s practical nursing grads celebrate pinning ceremony
August 15, 2014

“Last night [July 28] the practical nursing faculty graduated the largest class in Rappahannock Community College’s recent history,” said Charles Smith, RCC’s dean of health services, in a congratulatory e-mail…

RCC students learn Snake Dance from Rappahannock Tribe
RCC students visit Rappahannock Tribe in King and Queen County
August 13, 2014

As part of its Summer Bridge program, Rappahannock Community College’s Student Support Services Office (SSS) sponsored a July 17 trip to the home of the Rappahannock Tribe in Indian Neck,…

RCC student Kyle Forst
RCC student in line for world computer championship
July 25, 2014

Out of over 300,000 entrants from across the United States, Kyle Forst of Middlesex County has been chosen as one of six persons who will compete against representatives of 120…

Andrea Staskiel
From RCC to the Corner Office: Andrea Staskiel, Class of 2011
July 8, 2014

Andrea Staskiel was a “non-traditional” student by definition and her experiences have been rather non-traditional as well. Before beginning her college education at RCC in January 2010, Andrea spent the…


Be sure to check out the Academic Calendar for all the dates for the upcoming school year.

1st 8-Week Session: Last day to…

1st 8-Week Session: Last day to… September 2, 2014 marks the last day that 1st 8-Week Session students can: Add Drop with a refund Change from credit to audit or audit…

SSS Welcome Back, Fracking Lecture

SSS Welcome Back, Fracking Lecture SSS Welcome Back: Noon to 2 p.m. at Warsaw Our Student Support Services (SSS) staff would like to invite all SSS-eligible students to a welcome…

Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Take our Defensive Driving course, offered by the RCC Workforce and Community Development Center. On September 13 at the Warsaw Campus, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., improve your…

Basic Rider Course

Basic Rider Course This course, offered by our Workforce and Community Development team on Sept. 26-28 at the Glenns Campus, coaches the fundamental skills of motorcycle riding and operation. It is not intended to…

Cocktail Bites Culinary Skills Series course

Cocktail Bites Culinary Skills Series course Learn and taste new ideas for crostini, small plates and parties in this exciting cooking course, offered by our Workforce and Community Development Center….

Fall Break

Fall Break Rappahannock Community College will be closed for Fall Break on October 6 and 7. There will be no classes. MORE INFORMATION:  Counseling Services Calendar

Warsaw Fest

Warsaw Fest Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw Campus will not hold classes on October 11, 2014, due to Warsaw Fest.  The event is held on the second Saturday of October each…



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