Westchester & Fairfield Business Journals – Through an expansion to the STAC Tracks program announced Aug. 24 by Rockland Community College and St. Thomas Aquinas College, enrolled students will be able to take advantage of new benefits this fall in addition to being able to easily transfer to STAC from RCC after completing their associate degree.
Hudson Valley News & Events – Rockland Community College is ready for Fall 2021. Beginning August 17th through September 23rd, RCC will be welcoming back new and returning students to attend information sessions, registrations, and orientations.
Rockland News – Rockland Community College recently rose from number six to number one out of 76 New York nursing schools for its Associate’s Degree in Nursing program. The ranking was done by NursingProcess.org, a website that compiles nursing education and career information data.
A new pilot program in Rockland County is enriching the lives of people with special needs. Project Elevate is a new community class teaching vocational life skills to people with special needs. The two-week program at Rockland Community College includes courses on fitness, first aid, cooking and cellphones. “It’s a wonderful experience — lots of happy faces. We’re so happy to be here at Rockland County Community College, and we’re looking forward to our session in August,” said Christina Bertocchi, of Project Elevate.
Hudson Valley News & Events – Rockland Community College honors class won second place in the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge where twenty-seven international teams from institutions in the U.S., Iraq and Jordan competed in a competition focused on technology and sustainability.
Rockland County Times – Two Rockland Community College students recently competed in an inaugural online debating tournament and took home top prizes. The tournament was held virtually on April 18 and included six competitors representing RCC, Columbia University, Dominican College, NY and Swarthmore.
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.