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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 […]

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 […]