Posts made in February, 2015


50th Fridays – 1973

50th Fridays – 1973


Posted on Feb 27, 2015

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Every Friday through December 18, we will be sharing RVC facts and photos from over the years in the Daily News and on social media. Be sure to check this blog every Friday and follow us on all of our social media platforms as we will be posting unique content across all media throughout the year!

We encourage you to use #RVC50 to share your memories and photos with us on social media all year long.

Today’s 50th Friday covers the year 1973.

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50th Fridays – 1972

50th Fridays – 1972


Posted on Feb 20, 2015

RVC 50th logo

Every Friday through December 18, we will be sharing RVC facts and photos from over the years in the Daily News and on social media. Be sure to check here every Friday and follow us on all of our social media platforms as we will be posting unique content across all media throughout the year!

We encourage you to use #RVC50 to share your memories and photos with us on social media all year long.

Today’s 50th Friday covers the year 1972.

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50th Fridays – 1971

50th Fridays – 1971


Posted on Feb 13, 2015

RVC 50th logo

Every Friday through December 18, we will be sharing RVC facts and photos from over the years here and on social media. Be sure to check the Daily News every Friday and follow us on all of our social media platforms as we will be posting unique content across all media throughout the year!

We encourage you to use #RVC50 to share your memories and photos with us on social media all year long.

Today’s 50th Friday covers the year 1971.

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Rock Valley College astronomy students have certainly made a name for themselves in recent years. In 2010, three RVC astronomy students (Evelyn Pulkowski, Matthew Kelley, and Zachary Harker) were recognized by NASA for discovering a previously unknown asteroid near Earth. In 2013, Abby Becker was one of only eight community college students in the country chosen to participate in a National Science Foundation research opportunity.

Following in Becker’s footsteps is RVC student Max Adolphson. Last summer he was also one of only eight community college students selected from around the country to participate in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), a ten-week NSF-funded research training opportunity at Texas A&M University-Commerce, created specifically for community college students in physics and astronomy.

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