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The following students were recognized during the 2023-2024 ‘Celebration of Education’ Donor and Scholarship Reception held on Tuesday, April 9, 2023 by the RCC Foundation.      Scholarship Recipients Printable […]

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Spring into a new job this April at Robeson Community College. The Spring 2024 job fair will be held on April 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., outdoors, on […]

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RCC’s Dr Johnny Smith talks Better Skills, Better Jobs on 100.9 The Cross! Learn more about this new, major campaign launched by Robeson Community College to help adult learners realize […]

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Tuesday evening at Robeson Community College was a night to honor exceptional scholars and the most gracious donors. The RCC Foundation hosted a ‘Celebration of Education’ donor and scholarship appreciation […]

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Robeson Community College is rolling out new efforts to bring more adults who may have not completed a degree or job training program back to the classroom through a new […]

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It’s that time of year when the accomplishments of students are celebrated through pinning and coining ceremonies, inductions, and graduations. The main graduation ceremonies for Robeson Community College will be […]

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RCC’s Heath Worriax talks Mechatronics on 100.9 The Cross! Learn more about this growing field in engineering as Robeson Community College prepares you for the jobs of tomorrow! Robeson Community […]

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It’s Trauma Rodeo time and health science students are getting ready for the ultimate test through a practical, live-scenario featuring trauma situations from the front lines of emergency medicine to […]

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If you’re looking for a good book to read at an affordable price, make plans to visit to Robeson Community College next week. RCC will be holding a community book […]

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Making sure stuff gets delivered – that was the topic of the May 2024 Roundtable discussion featured in Business North Carolina magazine. Transportation has become a major sector of the […]

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RCC’s James Thomas talks welding on 100 9 The Cross! Learn about the opportunities available through our Welding Technology program at Robeson Community College and how a career in welding […]

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The RCC Foundation showed faculty and staff at Robeson Community College their appreciation today, for all their support, with homemade cookies and rice krispy treats prepared by culinary arts. “Thank […]

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There’s a solar eclipse coming, and Robeson Community College has you covered with all that you need to know and we even have a viewing party planned for all of […]

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“The easiest way to shatter a glass ceiling is to operate like it doesn’t exist.” That was the message that Lumbee Warriors Indigenous Emissaries Rene White and Carla Locklear hoped […]

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Dr. Seuss, one of the most beloved authors of all time once wrote, “I will read… I will read on a boat, I will read with a goat, I will […]

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RCC’s Michael Levinson talks Electrical Systems on 100.9 The Cross! The electrical systems program at Robeson Community College might just be your guiding light to success! Electricians are currently in […]

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Robert Morgan started his college career at Purdue University in 2008 with hopes of going into Biomedical Engineering. It was a great career choice and, a great college, but it […]

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RCC’s Madness in March continues with a “March Huddle,” making the case – and a slam dunk ­– for programs at Robeson Community College. “Today is a day we showcase […]

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Robeson Community College is excited to announce its First Annual Phenomenal Women Shattering Ceilings 2024 Recognition Event. The event will take place on Monday, March 25 from 9:30 a.m. to […]

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Culinary arts students at Robeson Community College are busy prepping for the 4th Annual Battle of the Butts fundraiser plate sale, which will take place later this week for Communities […]

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Robeson Community College is proud to release the official list of the Fall 2023 Academic Scholars. Academic Scholars are full-time students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or one-year diploma […]

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Robeson Community College is proud to release the official list of the Fall 2023 Presidential Scholars. Presidential Scholars are full-time students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or one-year diploma […]

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RCC’s Tim Bryant, Director of Industrial Technologies, talks HVAC and more on 100.9 The Cross Robeson Community College’s Industrial programs are high tech with a big paycheck! Learn how you […]

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“Congratulations to our newest graduates of the CDL / Truck Driving Academy at Robeson Community College,” stated Braxton Ballard, the director of transportation programs at RCC. “Each one of these […]

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Robeson Community College has done it again. The highly sought after 82nd Airborne Division All American Chorus will be performing live on the main campus in Lumberton on April 9, […]

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Medical supplies are not just for those in healthcare – as students at Robeson Community College are learning, law enforcement needs them too. To help offset costs, Mountaire Farms stepped […]

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Twelve employees at Elkay Manufacturing Company in Lumberton recently completed the Forklift Training, Train-the-Trainer Operator course offered through Robeson Community College’s customized training division. Elkay, an American-owned and operated innovative […]

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The RCC Culinary Arts Department has another award under its belt, the People’s Choice Award, which was bestowed to them during the Rumba at the Lumber Festival in Lumberton during […]

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RCC’s Dr. Joshua Locklear talks customized training, workforce development, and more on 100.9 The Cross! Learn more about upcoming short-term training offerings, customized training solutions for business and industry, and […]

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“Today and every day, I am filled with a deep sense of gratitude and appreciation for each and every one of you,” stated RCC President Melissa Singler as she welcomed […]

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Rempac Foam, an industry leader for over 60 years in converted flexible foam products, has joined forces with Robeson Community College’s Customized Training Division. The company recently signed a Memorandum […]

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Landrie Locklear, Bethany Jacobs, and Braydann Revels all have many things in common. They are all Career and College Promise students at Robeson Community College. The three are all still […]

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Last week, Robeson Community College was presented with a check for $4000 from the Lumberton Rotary Club District 7730, and Duke Energy, during the weekly meeting of Rotarians held downtown […]

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Robeson Community College hosted numerous events this February in celebration of Black History Month that has helped to bring the campus and the community together. “We are honored to reflect […]

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RCC’s Dr. Melissa Oxendine talks registration, distance learning and more on 100.9 The Cross! Learn about RCC Madness in March, our slam dunk registration day on March 5, eight week […]

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The Early Childhood Education program at Robeson Community College has been selected to participate in a national project to better prepare early childhood education professionals. The project, supported by a […]

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Robeson Community College has been ranked as one of the best schools for online degrees in a public service field by STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service). Only […]

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RCC’s Dr. Phoebe Harris talks Early Childhood Education and Teacher Preparation on 100.9 The Cross. Have you always dreamed of becoming a teacher? Do you have a love for children? […]

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Robeson Community College will host a special evening celebration to commemorate Black History Month on Thursday, February 29. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the ADL Auditorium located […]

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Leaders at Robeson Community College are working towards completing a 5-year strategic plan that will encompass future goals for campus infrastructure, accessibility, university partnerships, students’ success, faculty and staff development, […]

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It’s official! Robeson Community College is now a Swipe Out Hunger campus partner. The Robeson Community College Food Pantry was awarded a Swipe Grant from the Swipe Out Hunger Organization. […]

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It’s not every day that you get to celebrate a hallmark anniversary, but earlier this month, 469 first responders did just that. The 50th Southeastern Fire and Rescue College was […]

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When Jesicove Jean first arrived in the United States at the age of 13, she could not speak any English. Born in Haiti, living conditions were hard and poverty was […]

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RCC’s George Pate talks Accounting on 100.9 The Cross! Learn all about the accounting and finance program at Robeson Community College, including job opportunities that are available with a 2-year […]

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Attending FAFSA day paid off big for some students at Robeson Community College, with many winning prizes during the event held on Saturday, January 27. The drawing was held at […]

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Valentine’s Day was a special day for students, faculty, and staff at Robeson Community College, with everyone on campus finding ways to celebrate the “day of love.” RCC’s President Melissa […]

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“Everything happens for a reason,” Bobby Clark said, with his fiancé Rebecca Jones and daughter Miah sitting by his side.  Bobby just recently graduated from RCC’s Barber Program and is […]

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Robeson Community College in collaboration with NCGrowth and the UNC Center for Business Health invites the public to participate in the 1st Opioid Crisis and Abatement Settlement Funds Community Forum. […]

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RCC’s George Pate talks apprenticeships on 100.9 The Cross! Apprenticeships are the best kept secret of the United Stated economy, keeping the talent pipelines flowing for businesses and adding new […]

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Robeson Community College is proud to announce that four of its continuing education students recently completed the B to A class, a transportation course that helps drivers transition to a […]

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Robeson Community College is excited to announce that it will launch a free, highway construction trade academy in March in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation. “This program […]

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Sweethearts save lives. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, one of the best gifts you can give others to show your love and support, is the gift of life.  […]

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Roses are red, violets are blue, RCC has a class that’s just right for you! During the month of February, RCC has some amazing classes and training opportunities available. Completely […]

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Robeson Community College will host a basic plumbing information session this Thursday, February 1 at the Maxton Learning Academy in Maxton. The information session will run from 6pm to 8pm. […]

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Robeson Community College and the RCC Foundation invite you to join them for a scholarship fundraiser night at the Wing Co. in Lumberton, this Thursday, February 1. The event will […]

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RCC’s Dr. Johnny Smith talks registration, FAFSA day and more on 100.9 The Cross! Learn about upcoming completely online 12-week classes that begin February 6: https://www.robeson.edu/spring-2024-completely-online-classes/ Career and College Promise […]

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At just 26 years old, Lumberton native Koba Bryant has traveled around the world and has experienced life thousands of feet under the sea aboard the USS Cheyenne, an active […]

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Robeson Community College is upping the ante for its 2024 FAFSA day, which will be held this Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  In addition to possibly […]

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You may not notice it on the road, but there is still a growing shortage of truck drivers across the country. It was one of the reasons Robeson Community College […]

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RCC’s Zilma Lopes talks financial aid on 100.9 The Cross! Learn about the new 2024-2025 FAFSA and the changes that have been made as well as more about the upcoming […]

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This week, Robeson Community College held a pinning ceremony for its surgical technology students, celebrating their completion of the program, as well as their achievement of a 100% pass rate […]

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The federal government has rolled out a new FAFSA form that aims to make the process of applying for financial aid easier. The 2024-2025 FAFSA has been completely revised, but […]

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This semester, as basic law enforcement and criminal justice students headed back to the classroom, they did so in a newly renovated space. Building 11, officially named the Sammy Cox […]

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Citizens in Robeson County and the surrounding areas will have two opportunities in January to give blood and help save lives. The blood drives will be held in partnership with […]

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Before Edith Jones became known as the 2023-2024 Senior Ms. Lumbee, she had another major accomplishment that she still celebrates to this day. “I was the first out of six […]

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January 15th will mark what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King’s 94th birthday. To commemorate his life and legacy, Robeson Community College held a special tribute to honor the […]

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RCC’s LaRonda Lowery talks registration, TimelyCare, and more on 100.9 The Cross! RCC offers many opportunities to begin working towards you degree throughout the semester with 16-week, 14-week, 12-week, and […]

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Due to the State of Emergency declared by Governor Roy Cooper concerning severe weather, Robeson Community College will be closed on Tuesday, January 9,2024. Classes will move to remote instruction.  […]

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To meet the needs of students during the drop / add registration period, Robeson Community College will be extending its hours from January 8 to January 11.  Student Services, which […]

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Robeson Community College invites everyone to attend a special tribute to honor Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday, January 11. The service will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 […]

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Call it fate, or call it divine intervention, but one random text message gave hope to Shannon Oxendine and sent her in pursuit of a new career. “I was on […]

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RCC’s Braxton Ballard talks truck driving on 100 9 The Cross! Obtaining your CDL can open up so many doors of opportunity and help you go from making ends meet […]

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RCC’s Robert Ivey talks about the upcoming 50th Anniversary Fire & Rescue College on 100.9 The Cross. Get ready to be set ablaze this February at RCC. Robeson Community College […]

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RCC’s Kenneth Stubbs talks video gaming on 100.9 The Cross! Complete a video gaming certificate in just one year (two semesters) or opt to earn the associate degree in Information […]

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It’s a new year, and 2024 can be the year of a new you! When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, what will your New Year’s resolutions be? […]

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For Robeson Community College, the year 2023 was a year filled with students soaring to new heights and the college thriving, growing, and achieving success and raising the bar high. […]

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Robeson Community College is gearing up for its upcoming Spring semester, which starts on January 8, 2024. There are still many seats available in classes with many opportunities for students […]

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The cosmetology department at Robeson Community College recently visited Glena Flora Assisted Living in Lumberton as part of a community service project. The department made gift bags for each of […]

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It was quite a surprise for the RCC Foundation, a phone call that said a major gift was on the way, in fact a $25,000 gift. But the timing couldn’t […]

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 With Christmas just days away, some of Santa’s elves at Robeson Community College worked hard to ensure that children in need were not without this holiday season. Employees in the […]

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Robeson Community College recently received a hefty donation from Mountaire Farms. The company donated 500 pounds of chicken to RCC’s culinary arts program. Jarrod Lowery from Mountaire Farms delivered the […]

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There were lots of happy smiles this morning at Robeson Community College as employees lined up for grits, eggs, bacon, ham and biscuits that had been prepared by the chef […]

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RCC’s Executive VP Eric Freeman talks registration on 100.9 The Cross! Learn about registration for the Spring 2024 semester. RCC offers a variety of program leading to a degree, diploma, […]

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“Eat more cake” is what a giant snowflake says in front of a gingerbread house adorned with blue and white sprinkles, white chocolate chips, a chimney made out of peppermint […]

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“It’s the best phone call I ever made,” stated Ethan Jackson as he was leaving Robeson Community College on Tuesday. Moments earlier he was declared the winner of the $1600 […]

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Robeson Community College recently published its first edition of SOAR magazine, a new publication that features student success stories and projects completed by students. “We hope this magazine will help […]

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RCC’s Vice President Dustin Long talks Cybersecurity for the holidays on 100.9 The Cross with host Mark Hunter. Learn more about what cybersecurity is, how you can protect yourself online, […]

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Students at Robeson Community College are continuing to excel in the field of nursing. Recently, students who completed the Nurse Aide program received a 100% pass rate on the NA […]

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Robeson Community College is busy preparing for its 2nd Annual Community Christmas event, which will be held on Tuesday, December 5. “We are excited to offer this opportunity again for […]

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RCC’s Kelli Heustess and Danyelle Miray talk Respiratory Therapy with Mark Hunter on 100.9 The Cross! Learn more about the program, what types of careers are available in Respiratory Therapy, […]

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In the spirit of the holidays, Mountaire Farms recently donated a truckload of gloves to Robeson Community College. The gloves were a welcome surprise that will be used by the […]

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The RCC Foundation received a $25,000 gift from the Julian T. Pierce Memorial Initiative today, bringing the all-time total to $160,000 in scholarship funds over the last ten years. “We […]

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It’s Sweet to Save Lives, especially during the holiday season. And that’s just what you’ll be doing when you give blood at Robeson Community College on Friday, December 1. Just […]

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RCC celebrated diversity, accessibility and inclusion this week with competitions, a relay race, blackout poetry, a movie, free chair massages and other fun activities.  “I thought this would be an […]

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Get ready to be set ablaze this February at Robeson Community College.  Robeson Community College is calling all firefighters and other first responders to take part in the 50th Anniversary […]

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A few hundred students walked through the student center today at Robeson Community College, speaking with recruiters from colleges and universities located across North Carolina and South Carolina. Charleston Southern […]

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Virl Lowery was a man who loved his family and the life he built with his wife Debbie, out in the country on an old dirt road in Robeson County. […]

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As we are emerging from a post-COVID era, meeting workplace challenges and the needs of employees, continue to be at the top of employer’s minds.     That’s what leaders […]

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It’s Accessibility & Inclusion Week at Robeson Community College! Monday: Poetry Blackout from 10am-11am with Joey Hinson, Building 14, Room 1443B Also, Easy Peasy Lemonade will be on our campus! […]

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RCC’s Patricia Locklear talks about RCC’s upcoming events on 100.9 The Cross: University Transfer Fair – November 15 from 8:30am-10:30am Community Christmas Event – December 5 featuring free holiday themed […]

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