Rockland Report – Rockland Community College (RCC) has announced an 8-week series of free cooking and nutrition classes for food insecure individuals or families. Up to 2 members from a family may attend. The classes will take place at RCC’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center located at 70 Main Street in Nyack. Participants will learn how to purchase and prepare delicious and nutritious food, and gain skills and confidence in preparing healthy food.
Rockland Community College has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation, earning the Bronze distinction in the process. The designation is given to a school that scored within 30 percent of the Ten Best Schools with exceptional military/veteran programs.
Campus News – The Rockland Community College Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be hosting a free book talk at 3 pm on Thursday, February 11 with Dr. Roger W. Davis, the author of The 30 Most Powerful Words in the English Language and President of the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) in Monaca, Pennsylvania.
Rockland Report – Rockland Community College and Mercy College have signed a Dual Admission Pathway agreement, allowing students to have a seamless transfer process from RCC to Mercy College and enabling students to transfer with junior standing. The agreement, signed on November 30th by both College Presidents, will commence for the spring 2021 college term.
RCBJ – County Executive Ed Day announced this week that a mathematical adjustment could be a present to county taxpayers. Day said recently received health insurance rates from New York State’s Empire Plan for 2021 are approximately $2 million less than previously estimated in the Proposed 2021 Budget.