Entries by Jeff Macharyas

RCC to Washington and Back Again

Richmond county native, Jay Garner, credits RCC with helping him gain a broader view of life and preparing him for bigger experiences. So much bigger that when he transferred from RCC with an associate degree in general studies he went across the country to Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. One lesson Jay remembers in […]

Digital Shipbuilding Mobile Experience

Newport News Shipbuilding   𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗩𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗡𝗦 𝗗𝗶𝗴𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗽𝗯𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗠𝗼𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 (𝗠𝗫)   Come see how NNS as an industry leader is transforming digitally.   You will experience NNS’ latest tool for workforce training, collaboration, and external outreach. While inside you will experience:   The innovative use of technology that is […]

Rev. Larry Arrington

“RCC will provide every foundational opportunity for your ultimate career journey,” says Reverend Larry Arrington, RCC alum (from the founding days of RCC!) and pastor of First Morning Star Baptist Church, in Bena, in the southern part of Gloucester County. After graduating from high school, he wanted to find a way to further his education […]

The Value of an RCC Education

Jennifer James attended Rappahannock Community College from 1998 to 2000 and says that her favorite class was Public Speaking. “Public Speaking challenged me to get out of my comfort zone and helped me gain the confidence to effectively speak to an audience,” Jennifer says. Jennifer was surprised by the life skills she learned at RCC, […]

Kathryn Scott Gets Softball Started at RCC

Kathryn Scott left her hometown of Warsaw to attend a four-year university after completing high school. But, after one year—and a change in career path—she returned to Warsaw to continue her education at RCC. Attending RCC gave Scott the opportunity to focus on core curriculum classes, earn her Associate’s Degree and play the sport she […]