News + Events from RCC

Check this page often as it will be updated with news, events and happenings at the Rappahannock Community College campuses and locations.

Richmond County's Jay Garner

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 […]

Rev. Larry J. Arrington speaks about the life and impact of Mr. Eldridge Cook at RCC in February 2019.

Rev. Larry Arrington

“RCC will provide every foundational opportunity for your ultimate career journey,” says Reverend Larry Arrington, RCC alum (from the founding days of RCC!) and pastor of First Morning Star Baptist Church, in Bena, in the southern part of Gloucester County. After graduating from high school, he wanted to find a way to further his education […]

Jennifer James

The Value of an RCC Education

Jennifer James attended Rappahannock Community College from 1998 to 2000 and says that her favorite class was Public Speaking. “Public Speaking challenged me to get out of my comfort zone and helped me gain the confidence to effectively speak to an audience,” Jennifer says. Jennifer was surprised by the life skills she learned at RCC, […]

Kathryn Scott

Kathryn Scott Gets Softball Started at RCC

Kathryn Scott left her hometown of Warsaw to attend a four-year university after completing high school. But, after one year—and a change in career path—she returned to Warsaw to continue her education at RCC. Attending RCC gave Scott the opportunity to focus on core curriculum classes, earn her Associate’s Degree and play the sport she […]

RCC President Elizabeth Crowther Announces Retirement Plans

After fourteen years as Rappahannock Community College’s President, Elizabeth (Sissy) Crowther announced her intention to retire today to faculty, staff and local media.


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