News + Events from RCC

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RCC student researches biology in VCU summer program

As part of Virginia Commonwealth University’s “Bridges to the Baccalaureate: From Dream to Goal” biomedical and behavioral summer research program, Rappahannock Community College student Alexis Lassiter recently participated in an eight-week summer internship. During this time, she and eight other students from around the state learned basic research methods, and then developed and presented their […]

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RCC graduate takes part in national research project

Recent RCC graduate Iesha Lee participated in a 10-week psychology research project on understanding and preventing societal violence.

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RCC-VIMS partnership plunges students into fieldwork

Developed with the serious student of marine biology in mind, Rappahannock Community College’s summer “Coastal Ecology” course culminated with two weeks of intensive field work at the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institute for Marine Sciences (VIMS) facility at Gloucester Point. This portion of the course included a day on the water, in the […]

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RCC’s practical nursing grads celebrate pinning ceremony

“Last night [July 28] the practical nursing faculty graduated the largest class in Rappahannock Community College’s recent history,” said Charles Smith, RCC’s dean of health services, in a congratulatory e-mail addressed to the whole college. “There were 26 graduates with many friends and family in attendance. The venue was perfect (Essex High School) and the […]

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RCC student in line for world computer championship

Out of over 300,000 entrants from across the United States, Kyle Forst of Middlesex County has been chosen as one of six persons who will compete against representatives of 120 other nations at the 2014 Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championships in Anaheim, California. Winning in the category of Microsoft Word 2010, Forst received […]


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