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Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a public community college with two campuses in Virginia, one in Glenns (Gloucester County) and the other in Warsaw (Richmond County). There are three off-campus sites—one in Kilmarnock, one in King George, one in New Kent County. The institution is one of the twenty-three colleges in the Virginia Community College System. It mostly serves students living on the Middle Peninsula and the Northern Neck, but it also has students from other parts of Virginia. RCC offers associate degrees, certificates, career studies certificates, dual enrollment credit, non-credit programs, and lifelong learning credits.

Rappahannock Community College
TypePublic community college
Established1970
PresidentShannon L. Kennedy
Location, ,
United States
CampusGlenns, Warsaw
NicknameGulls
MascotSquall (a seagull)
Websitewww.rappahannock.edu
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commencement 2019 at RCC
Commencement 2019 at RCC

Service regionEdit

RCC serves the following 12 counties in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula regions: King George, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, Essex, Lancaster, King and Queen, Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, King William and New Kent. The service region of RCC is roughly the size of the State of Delaware.[1]

Dual enrollmentEdit

RCC has Dual Enrollment agreements with most local high school systems to offer college-level courses that can be taken at the college or the high school location. Dual Enrollment courses enable students to take courses at RCC while enrolled in high school and provide college level educational opportunities.[2]

Workforce programsEdit

RCC's Workforce and Community Development Center offers cost-effective, flexible, comprehensive and responsive programs designed around business, industry and education needs. The RCC Workforce course offerings fall into these categories:[3]

  • Agriculture, Food And Natural Resources
  • Architecture And Construction
  •  
    Nursing Program Pinning Ceremony at Rappahannock Community College. 2019
    Business & Professional Development
  • Communication And Information Technology
  • Health And Safety
  • Personal Enrichment
  • Transportation

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Campuses + Sites - Rappahannock Community College". Rappahannock Community College. Retrieved 2016-01-29.
  2. ^ "Dual Enrollment at RCC". Rappahannock Community College. Retrieved 2016-01-29.
  3. ^ "Workforce - Rappahannock Community College". Rappahannock Community College. Retrieved 2016-01-29.

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