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RCC Honors Graduates at 52nd Commencement Ceremony

Rappahannock Community College celebrated the Class of 2024 on May 10 in two ceremonies held at Essex High School in Tappahannock. Dr. Shannon Kennedy, RCC president, conferred 882 degrees and certificates at the College’s 52nd Commencement.

May 21 2024
RCC Holds Health Sciences Commencement and Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) celebrated the graduation of nurses and paramedics at Commencement exercises on May 9 at Essex High School. Forty-five individuals earned an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (ADN), 27 earned a Practical Nursing (PN) Certificate, and 11 earned a Paramedic Career Studies Certificate (EMS).

May 20 2024
State Board Approves Increase in Tuition and Fees

Recognizing the additional funding approved by the governor and Virginia General Assembly, the State Board for Community Colleges voted today to limit base tuition increases to three percent for in-state students. A $4.79 per credit hour tuition increase for in-state students (3%) will go into effect in the fall semester for the 2024-2025 academic year.

May 17 2024
RCC Announces IDEAL Award Winners

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) recently announced the winners of the College’s IDEAL Awards. Presented annually to a full-time instructional faculty member; a full-time classified staff, an administrative, or professional faculty member; an adjunct faculty member; and, a dual enrollment instructor, the award focuses on RCC’s values. The award’s name comes from an acronym encompassing the College’s values Integrity; Diversity and inclusion; Excellence; Access; and, Learning for Life. Students, colleagues and community members have the opportunity to nominate an RCC employee for the award.

May 14 2024
Student Named 2024 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador

"Morning AgClips" reported that RCC freshman and Essex County resident Anne Kathryn Martz was named the 2024 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador at the recent Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women's Leadership Conference in Roanoke. She plans to begin pursuing a degree in agricultural education this fall at Virginia Tech.

May 06 2024
RCC Inducts Students into PTK Honor Society

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) inducted 28 students into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Alpha Lambda Omicron Chapter, Honor Society in a recent ceremony held at Essex High School. PTK is an international honor society recognizing full-time, two-year college students who maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Members receive opportunities for scholarships, develop leadership skills, and participate in volunteer activities.

April 29 2024