RCC Hosts “Rock the Block”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students, their family members, and interested community members filled downtown Medford on Wednesday. Dozens turned out for Rogue Community College’s free event called “Rock the Block.” They closed a section of Bartlett Street by the RCC Bookstore for games and activities. One of the most entertaining parts of the day for some … Continue reading »

RCC Teams with Chinese University

GRANTS PASS, Ore.  — Rogue Community College has a new plan it hopes will bring more international students to its campus. RCC is teaming with a Chinese university for the new program, which would allow Chinese students to study for two years at RCC, then transfer to Southern Oregon University or the Oregon Institute of … Continue reading »

Tuition Hike at RCC

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Some Southern Oregon college students will have to dig deeper into their pockets to attend school. Rogue Community College says tuition will be raised 4 dollars per credit. College officials say the loss of funding in next year’s budget is to blame. Over the last 12 years, state funding for the … Continue reading »

RCC Scholarship Season Underway

MEDFORD, Ore. – Next week, applications will begin being accepted for students hoping to receive a scholarship to attend Rogue Community College in the fall of 2013. The Rogue Community College Foundation has both need based and merit based scholarships and usually gives away four to five hundred scholarships at a time. “RCC foundation has … Continue reading »

Student Firefighters Learn Techniques

MEDFORD, Ore. – Dozens of Rogue Community College students learned critical techniques to fight fires. The new program utilizes instructors from different fire agencies across the Rogue Valley. Student firefighters were sectioned off into groups. Continuing their training with instructors in Grants Pass and Medford, student firefighters practiced going over survival and rescue techniques in … Continue reading »

Student Firefighters Train in New Course

MEDFORD, Ore. – Crews were battling a fire over at Fire District 3 but for training purposes with students. For several weeks student firefighters are learning everything from survival skills to fighting flames, and on Wednesday they put their skills to the test. Students worked together to put out various fires inside a makeshift steel … Continue reading »

RCC Supporting the Troops

MEDFORD, Ore. – Veteran’s Day may be over but Southern Oregon students want to make sure support for the troops is year round. “American Patriot, thank you so much for your service, we’re so happy to have someone like you serving our country.” They’re words of support from 11-year-old Andrew Morris “If it wasn’t for … Continue reading »

Wyden Talks Healthcare At RCC

MEDFORD, Ore. – Senator Wyden was in Southern Oregon on Thursday to talk healthcare and jobs. The Senator toured the Nursing and Dental Program at Rogue Community College Thursday morning. RCC recently received a $3 million federal grant that will help it train hundreds of more students in the healthcare field. Wyden says millions more … Continue reading »

New College Mindset List Released

ASHLAND, Ore. – School has begun for college students at Southern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology and Rogue Community College. Before those students start school, Beloit College releases a list about their political and cultural backgrounds. On the first day of school, Southern Oregon University students are plugged in, taking calls, listening to music … Continue reading »

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