Rock Valley College

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, November 18
Illinois State Board unanimously approves new MercyRockford campus on Rockford's east side
RVC reveals more details about staff cuts due to state budget impasse
2015 Rockford City Market proves extremely success for downtown Rockford
Committee Decides RPS Can Afford Two New Schools
Security To Be In…
Emery Air Announces Apprenticeships
Some good news for those considering a career as an aircraft mechanic or avionics
technician. I'm looking at a release from Emery Air announcing that they've signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship that establishes a Registered Apprenticeship…
Rock Valley College Strike Ends; Classes Resume
The Rock Valley College faculty union will return to work on Tuesday after approving a Federal Mediator's suggested agreement to resolve contract negotiations.
The Register Star reports that the vote on Monday night followed some confusion on whether or not the faculty voted on the correct …
RVC Faculty Reject Mediator Proposal; Strike Continues
Members of the Rock Valley College faculty union have rejected a compromise proposal crafted by a federal mediator and will return to the picket lines on Monday.
That means students will miss a fourth day of classes. And the Rockford Register Star reports some could soon face delayed payments on loan…
Morning Headlines: Wednesday, September 16
RVC Teachers to Strike After Contract Talks Stall
Fiat Chrysler, UAW reach tentative agreement; 4,500 Belvidere workers affected
Rockford University Sets Record Enrollment
City of Rockford is Fined by the EPA
FBI Divers Searching Pecatonica River for Clues to Freeport Murder
Janesville Man Arrested …
Employers Recruiting During Workforce Development Week
Governor Bruce Rauner has declared this week to be "Workforce Development Week" here in Illinois, and our friends at The Workforce Connection here in Rockford are, as always, ready to help.
If you're one of the many looking for the right job, you're invited to take advantage of the employer…
NIU, RVC Announce New Rockford Engineering Partnership
Following the announcement last week of a huge expansion project planned by Mercy Rockford, the Stateline area has received news of another potential game-changing proposal.
Aspiring engineers soon will be able to earn bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engine…
Goodwill Customers Raise $11,000 in Scholarships at RVC
If you've done some shopping at the Rockford and/or Machesney Park Goodwill stores, and you said "Round it up" at the check-out register, congratulations. You helped raise over $11,000 in scholarship money at Rock Valley College.
Looking at a note from our friend Shannon Halverson at Goodwi…
Rock Valley College Student Selected to Visit NASA
A Rock Valley College student has been selected  to travel to NASA's Johnson Space Center as part of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).
Chandra Lopez will be in Houston, Tex., from May 20 to 22 as the five-week scholars program ends with an on-site event offering students t…
New Leaders Elected In Stateline Area Communities
Stateline area voters went to the polls this Election Day in record low numbers. Turnout in  Winnebago County was around 10 percent of registered voters.  Boone County had a voter turnout of 12 percent. The city of Rockord ended up with only six percent of voters casting a ballot...

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