News + Events from RCC

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RCC Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Rappahannock Community College proudly celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – October 15. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. RCC honors our community members, students, and employees, as well as the contributions and innovations of American citizens whose […]

RCC Alumni Spotlight: Jordyn Rollins-Williams

Before officially graduating from high school, Jordyn Rollins-Williams had earned an Associate degree and STEM at Work Career Studies Certificate through Rappahannock Community College (RCC). As a student in the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School, Rollins-Williams’ was taking classes and earning college credits so she decided to take a few extra classes to complete an Associate […]

Dr. David Keel, RCC’s dean of student development (at left), and Patricia Mullins, academic dean of the Warsaw Campus (at right), were proud to present RCC Scholar Medallions to Haynesville Correctional Center inmates

RCC’s Second Chance Pell Grants Change Lives

by Dr. Robert Gates, RCC guest writer Many people in this country look at their circumstances and can’t imagine that there’s a different and better life for them. Approximately 10.6 million people go to jail each year in the United States with nearly 1.4 million of them incarcerated in state and federal prisons. The vast […]

Dr. Carey Latimore

Dr. Carey Latimore Speaks on African Americans in Richmond Following the Civil War

The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society, Inc. will sponsor a virtual talk by Dr. Carey Latimore IV on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 4:00 PM. Dr. Latimore’s topic will be “The Continued Struggle: African Americans in Richmond, Pursuit of Community in the Aftermath of the Civil War.” The end of the Civil War brought […]

Hutt Williams and Student at 2021 Commencement

RCC Awarded $1.5 Million from U.S. Department of Education

Rappahannock Community College awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Rappahannock Community College (RCC) was awarded a $1,536,345 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. One of 62 awards across the nation, and the only one to a community college in Virginia, the grant will support RCC’s efforts to build institutional […]