Posts made in November, 2016


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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