News + Events from RCC

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Charlie Phouminh: From Laos to America

By Jennifer Rose Bryant Charlie Phouminh In 2009, Charlie Phouminh and his older sister said goodbye to their friends, family and the only home they had ever known: Laos, in Southeast Asia. They boarded a plane for a faraway, foreign country of opportunity and promise, the United States. Charlie was 10. Greeting them in America […]

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Sarah Gordon Preps Students for Success in the Sciences

Lab Instructor Sarah Gordon has worked at Rappahannock Community College for 2 1/2 years at the Warsaw Campus teaching students the hands-on skills required to work in a collegiate-level biology lab. Though her career at RCC is fairly recent, Sarah’s family history at RCC has deep roots. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Sarah’s family moved […]


Start a Cool Career in HVAC

Start a really cool career as an HVAC technician  with evening classes at RCC-New Kent 𝗔𝗶𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗜  M/W 6-8:50 pm 𝗖𝗶𝗿𝗰𝘂𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗹𝘀 𝗜  T/Th 6-8:50 pm contact Robert Griffin Application takes only 15 minutes

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April Twist: Improvise, Adapt and Overcome

By Jennifer Rose Bryant April Twist Yes, April Twist is her real name! April Dawn Twist to be exact. As a student at Gloucester High School, April enjoyed participating in ROTC, but ultimately chose not to pursue a career in the military. Graduating from Gloucester High in 2011, she took to heart the motto she […]

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Having a Local College Provides a Unique Opportunity

By Jennifer Rose Bryant Audrey Lowery On a summer day in June 1973, Rappahannock Community College held its first graduation ceremony at the Glenns campus location. Eleven certificates and 40 degrees were presented to the students that day. Audrey Lowery was one of them. More than 46 years later, she says, “I’ve had a very […]


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