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.

Kimberly Johnson

by Jennifer Rose Bryant “My time at RCC was very positive,” says alumna Kimberly Johnson. “Nothing but positive memories.” Kimberly Johnson was raised by her grandmother in Westmoreland County and money was tight. She didn’t have a car during her first year at RCC but she was able to get to the Warsaw campus with […]

Dr. Shannon Kennedy standing in front of the RCC Warsaw campus with her arms crossed.

RCC President Dr. Kennedy Becomes Familiar with College and Community

Rappahannock Community College on July 1 welcomed Dr. Shannon Kennedy as its fourth president following the retirement of Dr. Elizabeth Crowther. Dr. Kennedy’s first week was filled with “meet and greets” with staff and students. “I already feel the family atmosphere and folks are clearly proud of RCC and the individual work they perform,” she said. […]

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Trooper J. Travis Kilman

by Jennifer Rose Bryant Trooper J. Travis Kilman, a Warsaw native, is one of the Virginia State Police’s newest Academy graduates. “Always help those in need, treat everyone with respect, continue to challenge yourself, and never stop learning,” is Trooper Kilman’s personal motto that he lives by every day. After graduating from Rappahannock High School, […]

Nick Shaw: General Engineering Technology

Nick Shaw is a student at Rappahannock Community College in the General Engineering Technology: Electrical and Instrumentation program in Glenns, Virginia. He recently completed a very competitive paid 16-week internship at WestRock (a corrugated packaging company) in West Point, Virginia. At the conclusion of his internship, Nick was asked to give a presentation to management […]

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Start Your HVAC Career Today

𝗛𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴, 𝗩𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝗶𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2022, the HVAC field will experience a 𝟐𝟏% 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡. HVAC techs will continue to be in high-demand for a long time. HVAC jobs can never be outsourced and techs will always be on site, which means that they […]


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