Entries by Jeff Macharyas

Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy Hired to Become Next President of Rappahannock Community College 

  RICHMOND – Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy, currently of Shelby, North Carolina has been hired to become the next president of Rappahannock Community College. Today’s announcement caps off a national search that attracted 70 applicants. “Shannon has more than two decades of higher education […]

VCU School of Nursing Opens Accelerated Path to a Bachelors to RCC

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing (VCU) has partnered with Rappahannock Community College to offer accelerated coursework to registered nurses who are students at the Colleges providing them a faster path to obtaining a bachelor’s degree. Students will be enrolled concurrently at VCU and RCC. “We’re looking forward to offering  RCC [as well as Southside Virginia Community College] […]

Trinity Bea: United States Military Academy Cadet

RCC alumna, Trinity Bea, praises Rappahannock Community College’s dual enrollment program and Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School with her acceptance into her top college choice: The United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. While Bea was a student at Northumberland High School, she took classes through RCC and the Governor’s School allowing her to […]

A Successful Nursing Career Started at RCC

At an early age, Hazel Perry became a single mother to four children and had to rely on Social Services to keep her family together. With no resources or tools to make her life better, she decided to check out RCC but was afraid she wouldn’t meet its standards. She was surprised to meet so […]

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 […]