Entries by Jeff Macharyas

Meet Dr. Shannon Kennedy

President Shannon L. Kennedy, PhD Dr. Shannon Kennedy takes over as Rappahannock Community College’s fourth president, July 1, 2019, succeeding Dr. Elizabeth Hinton Crowther, who retired after 15 years of service. Dr. Kennedy served as Executive Vice President at Cleveland Community College, in Shelby, North Carolina. She had been with the College for nearly 19 […]

RCC and Community Honor President Crowther

Hundreds of friends, family, RCC employees and community members gathered at the Warsaw campus for a barbeque to honor Dr. Elizabeth (Sissy) Crowther as she ends her tenure as RCC’s president. Crowther passes the baton to Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy, who becomes RCC’s fourth president on July 1. As a slideshow played in the background, […]

RCC Hosts Regional Conference for VA/WV Region Phi Theta Kappa

Rappahannock Community College is proud to host the Summer Leadership Regional Conference for the Virginia/West Virginia Region Phi Theta Kappa, June 28-29. “The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.” This conference’s study topic is “Transformations: Acknowledging, […]

Dr. Elizabeth H. Crowther Named President Emeritus

At its May meeting, the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) State Board bestowed the honor of President Emeritus to Dr. Elizabeth H. Crowther, who retires on June 30 after 15 years as president of Rappahannock Community College (RCC).  In recommending Dr. Crowther for President Emeritus, the RCC Local Board stated, “This honor recognizes the many […]

Local Author Donates Memoir to RCC Library

Author Eve Monk of Williamsburg has donated a copy of her memoir, “Twenty-Three Years: Childhood, War, Escape” (KDP Books, 2019) to the Rappahannock Community College Library. The book begins with her idyllic childhood in Neu Bentschen (in eastern Germany, now Zbąszynek) in the 1930s. Monk’s memoir was prompted by her granddaughter’s request to tell her […]

LHS Students Graduate from Early College Academy Program

On Friday, May 10, 2019, eight of Lancaster High School’s seniors graduated from Rappahannock Community College (RCC) with their Associate degree of Arts & Sciences, one month prior to their high school graduation.  “On behalf of Lancaster County Public Schools (LCPS), I would like to congratulate you all for this amazing accomplishment.  We are so […]