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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Celebrating RCC’s 43rd Commencement: May 8, 2015

On Friday, May 8, at Rappahannock Community College’s 43rd Commencement ceremony, college officials bestowed degrees and certificates on over 200 members of the Class of 2015 who attended the ceremony. While the official lists of graduates cannot be finalized until mid-June (after high school graduations), the total number of degrees and certificates awarded promises to be […]

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RCC partners with public media for workforce training

“Workforce development is a key component for creating a new Virginia economy,” said Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe in his announcement of a new workforce development initiative, “SkillsOnline,” which should prove a valuable resource for recent high school and postsecondary graduates, as well as transitioning military personnel. In order to provide the state’s workforce with the […]

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RCC student Kendra Yates awarded with scholarship

On November 18, a number of outstanding Virginia Community College System (VCCS) students who have qualified for prestigious statewide scholarships were honored at a luncheon in Richmond. One of these, Rappahannock Community College student Kendra Yates, has been awarded a Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $3,500 for the academic year of 2014-15. In […]

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RCC students embrace STEM Education as wave of the future

When science fiction turns into science fact, it takes a new generation of minds to help fill the many jobs that have not even been imagined yet. Students from Rappahannock Community College are at the forefront of this change, and will be among the leaders of tomorrow who fill these new careers. For tomorrow’s jobs, […]

Vaughan Crittenden

From RCC to NASCAR: Meet our own Vaughan Crittenden ’12

Crittenden attended RCC from 2010 to 2012 made the jump to JMU thanks to RCC’s Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) with that school.