Press Releases from RCC

Contact RCC’s Public Information Officer 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.

Robert Moton

RCC’s Lifelong Learning presents the American Story of Robert Russa Moton

RILL will explore the life of Robert Moton, who was a valued advisor to five United States presidents, yet is virtually unknown to most Americans today.

Clayton W. James

Lifelong Learning Class Explores Global Investment Markets at Gloucester Public Library

The three-session course will be taught by Clayton W. James on June 6, 13, and 20 (Tuesdays), from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the main branch of the Gloucester County Public Library at 6920 Main Street in Gloucester Courthouse.

RCC welcomes over 400 new members with 45th Commencement

Despite the rainy weather, hundreds gathered at RCC’s Warsaw Campus on May 12 to watch their loved ones end a chapter and begin a new one.

four faculty awarded

RCC honors four Faculty for Outstanding Service to College, Community

RCC is proud to honor faculty members who have served in outstanding ways — Profs. Ruth Greene, Lisa Merritt, Bob Parker and Lisa Tuckey.


From student to graduate to employee, meet Rebecca Guest

Rebecca Guest, a former RCC student, has returned to her alma mater. And from all accounts, everyone is glad that she came back.

Jason Chen

Middlesex’s Jason Chen wins RCC Writing Competition

Chen was inspired to write the paper by his dual interest in finances and environmental sciences, stating that both were a passion of his.

Evon Cobb, Class of 2017 representative

Evon Cobb to represent the RCC Class of 2017 for Commencement

Evon Cobb is the Class of 2017 representative and will share the stage with other academic and business luminaries.

RCC counselor Sandy Darnell

Sandy Darnell to carry the ceremonial mace for Commencement

Sandy Darnell will carry the ceremonial mace as part of Rappahannock Community College’s 45th Commencement ceremonies on May 12.

Jane Watkins

Jane G. Watkins to give keynote at RCC Commencement

Jane G. Watkins, former CEO and president of Virginia Credit Union, will serve as the keynote speaker for the Class of 2017.

Helen Murphy

Helen Turner Murphy to be presented an Honorary Degree

Helen Turner Murphy will be presented an Honorary Degree for her many years of work on behalf of the College on May 12.