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.

RCC Student Meet-and-Greet with President Shannon Kennedy

RCC Students, As you may know, Dr. Shannon Kennedy became president of Rappahannock Community College on July 1.  To give you a chance to meet her, we will have an informal meet-and-greet reception on Tuesday, July 9 in the Glenns campus student lounge from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon.  This link will tell you more […]

Dr. Shannon Kennedy

Meet Dr. Shannon Kennedy

President Shannon L. Kennedy, PhD Dr. Shannon Kennedy takes over as Rappahannock Community College’s fourth president, July 1, 2019, succeeding Dr. Elizabeth Hinton Crowther, who retired after 15 years of service. Dr. Kennedy served as Executive Vice President at Cleveland Community College, in Shelby, North Carolina. She had been with the College for nearly 19 […]

Dr. Crowther addresses the crowd

RCC and Community Honor President Crowther

Hundreds of friends, family, RCC employees and community members gathered at the Warsaw campus for a barbeque to honor Dr. Elizabeth (Sissy) Crowther as she ends her tenure as RCC’s president. Crowther passes the baton to Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy, who becomes RCC’s fourth president on July 1. As a slideshow played in the background, […]

RCC hosts PTK Conference

RCC Hosts Regional Conference for VA/WV Region Phi Theta Kappa

Rappahannock Community College is proud to host the Summer Leadership Regional Conference for the Virginia/West Virginia Region Phi Theta Kappa, June 28-29. “The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.” This conference’s study topic is “Transformations: Acknowledging, […]

Dr. Brent holding a photo of the moon landing, sitting in front of a background of stars.

Dr. Matt Brent Reflects on the Anniversary of the Moon Landing

“The U.S. should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” —President John Kennedy, May 25, 1961 As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, many recollect the momentous event with hope for the future. […]


Be sure to check out the Academic Calendar for all the dates for the upcoming school year.