Press Releases from RCC
Contact RCC’s Public Information Officer, Tom Martin, with any questions you might have about the following releases. Check back often as we are constantly updating our website with new information as it becomes available.
On September 26, Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), visited Rappahannock Community College as part of his “Listening Tour” of the 23 VCCS colleges.
Historical military practices will be examined in the latest course from the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL). “The Changing Face of Battle, 1415-1916” will be taught by Dr. Robert V. Gates, a Naval Surface Warfare Center retiree, on November 4, 11, and 18 (Fridays), from 1 to 3 p.m., […]
Showings of the farming documentary “Grow!” which has won numerous awards, will be hosted by Rappahannock Community College on October 11 and 12. Each showing of the 60-minute film will be followed by a discussion with a local farmer. At Glenns, the discussion will be led by Karen Doyle, owner of Georgiatown Farms in White […]
On September 20, Rappahannock Community College’s Office of Career and Transition Services (a department of the Workforce Development Office) sponsored a “Workforce Connect” event at the college’s Glenns Campus. Its focus was on networking, learning, and awareness, both for employers needing qualified workers, and for current or prospective RCC students, many of whom were hoping […]
The Regional Educational Consortium (REC), sponsored by Rappahannock Community College’s Workforce and Community Development Center, offered a wide variety of professional development opportunities for faculty and staff of area school divisions this past summer—its ninth annual series of courses and activities since the consortium was founded in 2008. Sixty-one thought-provoking sessions, led by local, state […]
“The Fascinating History of King William County,” a new course from the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL), will be held on October 26 and November 2 and 9 (Wednesdays), from 1 to 3 p.m., at the historic King William County courthouse. Well-known archaeologists Dr. David Brown and Thane Harpole […]
Two Volunteer Fairs at Rappahannock Community College, on September 8 at the Warsaw Campus and September 9 at Glenns, informed students about opportunities to contribute to the welfare of their local communities. In addition, according to student activities specialists Charlene Jones (Glenns) and Charlene Talcott (Warsaw), “We wanted to demonstrate to students that volunteerism has […]
A concert by “Jabali Afrika,” a band from Kenya featuring a unique blend of fusion and African rhythms, took place on September 15 at Rappahannock Community College’s Glenns Campus amphitheater. The band also performed at the Westmoreland Players’ theater in Callao on September 14. The music of group founders Joseck Asikoye, Victor Elolo, and Justo […]
New Kent County history enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to take another course on that subject from the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL). “Continuing the Magical History Tour of New Kent County,” a sequel to the original “Tour” from Spring 2016, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. […]
On August 23, Rappahannock Community College’s Student Support Services (SSS) and Student Development Offices jointly sponsored a field trip to Washington, D.C., where the group of students and SSS staff took a self-guided tour of the White House, and visited several of the museums and galleries that make up the Smithsonian Institute. “The entire trip […]