Posts made in May, 2016


Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal


Posted on May 27, 2016

The wildly popular Rockford rock band, Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts, premiered their new video for the song “Heavy Metal” on May 25, 2016.

The video was directed by Rock Valley College Mass Com student Melissa Revels. We caught up with Melissa to talk about her experience.

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Share Your RVC Story!

Share Your RVC Story!


Posted on May 25, 2016

Rock Valley College recently graduated 1,290 students this spring, and we have heard some amazing stories during the process. Has Rock Valley College touched YOUR life in some way? We want to hear about it. We would love for your story to be shared with others on our blog, website, and social media.

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Graduate Spotlight: Matilyn Bindl

Graduate Spotlight: Matilyn Bindl


Posted on May 14, 2016

Call her the Benjamin Button of graduations.

On Friday night, Matilyn Bindl walked the stage at Rock Valley College to receive her Associate Degree. On Saturday she returned to RVC to cross the stage again- this time to receive her high school diploma from Belvidere North.

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Graduate Spotlight: Sam Mackenzie

Graduate Spotlight: Sam Mackenzie


Posted on May 10, 2016

This Friday night, 572 students will walk across the stage at Rock Valley College’s annual commencement ceremony. Over twice that many students will have earned a degree from RVC this year.

But many of those students may still have no idea where they are going after they walk off that stage. That was the case seven years ago for Sam Mackenzie.

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