News + Events from RCC

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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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From RCC to the Corner Office: Andrea Staskiel, Class of 2011

Andrea Staskiel made the most of her time at RCC, transferring to W&M, and eventually landing a prestigious job with Riverside Health System in Newport News.

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“It’s Never Too Late To Learn,” says RCC student La’Vita Smith

“I have faced all kinds of obstacles in trying to start my life over here in Virginia,” says Rappahannock Community College student La’Vita Smith, “but the team here has helped me to get over and around every one of them with a smile on my face. I would recommend this program to anyone who is […]