RCC Offers Aircraft Apprenticeship

MEDFORD, Ore. — Aviation agencies are working with a local college to offer a program to train people from the area to become technicians on planes, jets, and helicopters. “It’s kind of an on-the-job training where I come here, I work, I get the experience and some help shadowing people and then at night on … Continue reading »

RCC Gets Donation From Asante

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two years ago, Rogue Community College or RCC got a matching grant from the state. So any money donated or pledged to the medical professions programs will be matched up to the $8 million  mark. With a $250 thousand pledge from Asante, RCC will actually be getting half a million dollars that … Continue reading »

RCC Holds Forum to Discuss LGBT Bullying

MEDFORD, Ore. — Bullying is something Rogue Community College will not tolerate on campus and will not condone in the community. The college hosted an event Thursday night to discuss the best ways to handle bullying and harassment of LGBT individuals. Many students, staff, and community members filled the seats to participate in the discussion and … Continue reading »

Defect Found in Glass Panel

MEDFORD, Ore.– A Seattle engineering firm said a defect during the manufacturing process is what caused a glass panel to fall from the third story of the Rogue Community College Higher Education Center. The report done by Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. shows the presence of nickel sulfide was found, which can stress the glass … Continue reading »

RCC Fixture Falls, Injures One Person

MEDFORD, Ore. — One person was injured when a glass fixture fell three stories and shattered inside the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center in Medford. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Monday, according to Jeanne Stallman, Executive Director for Outreach and Engagement at SOU. The glass panel was located on the third floor of the building … Continue reading »

Bill Explores Free Community College

MEDFORD, Ore. — Joshua Majchrzak graduated from high school last year and is now working toward his dream. “Right now I’m just doing my pre-requisites at R.C.C. but eventually I plan on going into nanotechnology which is a new field in science,” said Majchrzak. The road to that career will include higher education and the … Continue reading »

Rape at RCC; Suspect in Custody

MEDFORD, Ore. — Juan Holman-Ramirez is in the Jackson County Jail after he forcefully raped and sodomized a 24-year old female victim on Thursday. The victim went to Providence Hospital for injuries received during the rape, she was treated and released. The investigation revealed that on January 30th, the victim met Ramirez while walking in … Continue reading »

RCC Foundation Scholarships

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students planning to go to Rogue Community College in the fall have just over a month to apply for scholarships. The RCC Foundation’s annual scholarship application window is now open. Students planning to attend RCC in 2014 and 2015 have until 5 p.m. on March 3rd to submit applications. One application applies … Continue reading »

Local Students Indifferent to Rates

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local college students are responding to the interest rate efforts. Vicki Edwards is going to Rogue Community College for Human Services. She says she doesn’t pay a whole lot of attention to interest rates; tuition cost is her main concern. She says it’s daunting to have that much debt after graduation and … Continue reading »

Money to Fund Health Programs at RCC

MEDFORD, Ore. — Millions of dollars could be headed to Rogue Community College, but to get the money, there is a lot of work that needs to be done. RCC has a chance to get $8 million from the state. The money would provide health care education to its students. There is a catch: RCC … Continue reading »

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