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Get to Know Me

Get to Know Me


Posted on Dec 8, 2016

Thank you for your interest in our “Get to Know Me” feature for RVC employees! Please answer as many questions below as you feel comfortable with and be as thorough as possible.

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Let’s Get Digital

Let’s Get Digital


Posted on Nov 29, 2016

By Grant Schubert

The internet has become a constant in our lives, and more importantly in our students’ lives. The internet’s omnipresence has posited many theories about our minds and even how it may affect our bodies; mortality aside, it is important to begin to grapple with how our students interact with the web in their academic transactions.

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By Mary Cline, RVC Business Instructor

Below you will find an update on the progress we are making on engaging CBE at RVC.  As you may or may not know, CBE is the acronym for Competency-Based Education; in short, we stress competencies as opposed to credit hours.

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On the Move

On the Move


Posted on Nov 11, 2016

Noah Currier was among the first Marines deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He arrived home safely in 2003 after a seven-month deployment, but after just three days back in the states he was involved in an automobile accident that would damage his spinal cord, leading to quadriplegia.

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Serving Our Veterans

Serving Our Veterans


Posted on Nov 9, 2016

Rock Valley College is preparing to celebrate Veterans Day with two celebrations this week, but the college’s commitment to our veterans is a year-round endeavor.

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Retraining Our Local Workforce

Retraining Our Local Workforce


Posted on Nov 3, 2016

Many of us are aware of the ways in which technology has become a big part of enhancing our car driving experience. We can talk to our car- call so and so, play some Taylor Swift, give me directions to 129 West 81st Street. But have you ever thought about the role technology played in building your car?

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All About That Base

All About That Base


Posted on Oct 28, 2016

When you tune into the World Series this weekend, pay close attention to those slow-motion replays of a guy sliding into second base and you’ll see the handiwork of a Rock Valley College alumnus.

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RVC Downtown

RVC Downtown


Posted on Oct 25, 2016

By Jessica Oladapo, RVC Assistant Professor of Sociology

The new downtown campus of RVC opened in August for classes for the fall 2016 semester. With classrooms that overlook the Rock River, and in a prime location for access to transportation, downtown eateries, the Main Library, and other downtown services and agencies, the location has proven to be even more ideal than anticipated. Additionally, several students have expressed that the proximity to their homes makes college attendance and educational attainment a reality.

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