ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. (October 1, 2020) – Rockland Community College President Dr. Michael A. Baston, will be leading a SUNY-wide Keynote discussion on Wednesday, October 21 from 3:30 to 5:00 …
Nyack News & Views – You could eat your heart out at the Culinary Institute of America. But why leave Nyack? We now have our own culinary & hospitality school thanks to Rockland Community College. Harnessing the energy of a restaurant scene in Nyack that had reached over 50 sit-down establishments prior to the pandemic-induced economic slow down, RCC offers those eager to enter the food service industry a chance to “stay near” and “go far!”
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ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. (September 08, 2020) – Rockland Community College has been awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant through the Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions program, the second time the …
ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. (September 28, 2020) – Rockland Community College will host a variety of activities and virtual programs to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. From highlighting famous Hispanic sports figures …
The Grio – Jean Paul Laurent, a Haitian-born immigrant is featured smiling on a variety of Lay’s flavored chips bags. The new bags are part of a campaign to promote Operation Smile, a nonprofit that provides surgeries for people with cleft lips or palates.
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New12 – Colleges are seeing the hurdles students are facing in light of the pandemic and are doing what they can to make admissions more welcoming. Dominican College tells News 12 it typically had credit requirements that needed to be done in high school, but that has since been adjusted.
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ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. (September 17, 2020) – Some experts believe that transfer students could play a pivotal role in the survival of colleges today. To examine the issue, the Chronicle …
Patch – Rockland Community College is turning 60. The school, which started back in 1959 in a former home for destitute residents, commemorates its 60th anniversary with a free guided history tour of the main campus Oct. 11.
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Campus News – Shamika A. Mitchell, Ph.D., professor of English at Rockland Community College, participated in two panels at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) in July. SDCC, a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation organized for charitable purposes and dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms, is the premier comics/pop culture event in the world, with attendance topping 130,000 in recent years.
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Campus News – Rockland Community College was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank to assist the College in its Connection Center Hunger Relief Initiative.
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