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.

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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 […]

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 […]


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