News + Events from RCC

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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 […]

Teamwork makes the difference at RCC

Teamwork Makes the Difference at Rappahannock Community College

A Letter from Brian S. Dillon “My wife was in Warsaw today to finish the enrollment of our daughter and your whole staff did a fantastic job. When she walked into R&A, three people had taken the time to wait for and greet her. We had some issues with graduation records, but Hutt Williams, Carol […]

Ashlee Greene-Nichols, 2016 graduate of Rappahannock Community College

Ashlee Greene-Nichols: A Career of Compassion

by Jennifer Rose Bryant From a young age, Ashlee Greene-Nichols (2016 RCC grad) says she was determined to do something important in her life. Seeing her parents struggle, and helping them raise her siblings, Ashlee’s instinct to give back began with her dream of becoming a criminal prosecution lawyer. A self-described nerd in high school who […]

Rhett, an instructor, shows a child how to launch a rocket

Summer STEM Camp: 3D Printing for Kids

Last week, Rappahannock Community College hosted Summer STEM Camp – a five-day intensive learning experience for children interested in science and technology. This year, participants learned throughout the week how to build, design, and print a rocket that they would later launch on the final day of camp. To conceptualize how to build their rocket, participants first […]

Richmond County Public Library is Tote-ally Creative

Yesterday afternoon, the Richmond County Public Library held a Tote Bag Decorating Event that attracted children of all ages. With fabric markers, iron-on patches, paints, buttons, and more, participants were invited to decorate blank tote bags to carry their library books. The bags also included a clear plastic sleeve to store a library card for […]

Events

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