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There’s an added incentive to sign up for your Fall 2015 classes at Rock Valley College as soon as possible.  Everyone who registers for a credit class is automatically entered for a chance to win some great prizes.  If you’ve already registered there’s nothing else you have to do, but sit back and wait to see if you are a big winner.  If you haven’t registered for your classes yet, what are you waiting for?

People are already winning!

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Out of the Box Events – May 2015

Out of the Box Events – May 2015


Posted on May 1, 2015

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May  =  Learning  +  Innovation  +  Creativity

Out of The Box advances Rockford as a great place to live and visit by showcasing our amazing people and promoting fantastic events in the month of May.  What will YOU experience?

Rock Valley College is a proud supporter of Out of the Box.  For a complete listing of all of the Out of the Box events visit the Rockford Lutheran Schools Out of the Box page.

A number of interesting events are being held at Rock Valley College this month, including:

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Rock Valley College has a new downtown Rockford location.

Beginning with the spring semester of 2016, RVC will offer classes at its new downtown facility on the 2nd floor of the Rockford Register Star Tower at 99 E. State Street. The college is currently working with key partners to evaluate appropriate programs to be offered at the new location, but the goal remains to provide quality, accessible educational opportunities to students who may have barriers to accessing Rock Valley College’s main campus or Stenstrom Center.

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Share Your RVC Story

Share Your RVC Story


Posted on Mar 11, 2015

Has Rock Valley College touched your life in some way? We want to hear about it. As part of our 50th Anniversary year-long celebration, we would love to hear your story and share it with others on our blog, website, and social media.

Perhaps RVC turned your life around or led to a new and exciting career. Maybe it introduced you to new concepts, new ways of thinking, or maybe even to new friends you will now have for life. It doesn’t even have to be your story. Did RVC change the life of your son, daughter, mother, sister, cousin? Tell us about it.

We’re proud that our college has changed lives for 50 years now and we want your stories to be heard.

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Work is underway on a 200,000 square foot maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) operated by AAR Corporation, that will bring between 500 and 1,000 jobs to the Chicago-Rockford International Airport in 2016.  In response to that need for aircraft and powerplant technicians, Rock Valley College is expanding its highly respected aviation maintenance technology program.  In fact, work is underway right next to the AAR facility on a brand-new 40,000 square foot facility to house RVC’s program.  The new hangar and classrooms will be open for the start of classes this coming fall semester in August 2015.

Rock Valley College President Mike Mastroianni took part in the AAR groundbreaking ceremony also attended by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin.

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