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If you’ve been by the campus of Robeson Community College this summer chances are you’ve seen the signs and you’ve heard the tales.   “There has been some mugging happening on campus,” wrote Samantha Oxendine, the RCC director of counseling and career services. “I’ve been Mugged!” read signs posted all along workstations and doorways. “You’ve […]

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Robeson Community College is getting into the business of beekeeping – literally. The college will offer a 4-week course that will educate students on the honey bee colony; constructing hives; spring, summer and fall management; honey production; wintering hives; identification and control of brood diseases; parasites and predators; and the beekeepers’ options on turning beekeeping […]

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The first day of college brought a lot of excitement and energy to the campus of Robeson Community College on Monday. Students could be seen hitting the books in class, walking down the hallways and along the sidewalks, and congregating in the student center. It was a welcome sight for faculty and staff. “There’s just […]

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Robeson Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Elmore D. Lowery to the position of Dean over Public Service and Applied Technologies. Lowery assumed his post on Tuesday, August 9. “I’m extremely excited,” said Dr. Lowery. “This is a once in lifetime opportunity. I fully embrace it and I’m looking forward to […]

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Welcome to the start of the fall semester! I am impressed by the potential each new academic year presents to you, your families, our college and our entire community. I look forward to the great things we will do together in the coming weeks and months. I plan to visit with as many of you […]

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Whether you are a new student or returning student, Robeson Community College wants to give you a warm welcome! Check out the cool events planned for August 15-17. Don’t be shy! Come out and join SGA for some fun and refreshments each day. 😊 Events sponsored by the Student Government Association.     Monday, August 15 Join […]

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The Department of Veterans Services at Robeson Community College presents: RCC has your back! If you are a veteran, service-member, guardsman, reservists and a military-affiliated student, please stop by the Military Affiliated Resource Center (MARC) during SGA’s “Welcome Week” on August 15 – 17, 2022 for a chance to win a door prize. The MARC is […]

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Robeson Community College welcomed back faculty and staff today for the start of the Fall 2022 semester during its annual Convocation. The theme for this year’s Convocation The Power of One. One College. One Community. One Mission” is a continuation from last year, as the college seeks to instill excellence and innovation through the power […]

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Robeson Community College is pleased to announce that its Network Administrator, Jonathan Edwards, has been elected to serve as President of the North Carolina Institutional Information Process System User Group, or IIPS for short, during the summer conference held in Charlotte. IIPS is an association comprised of employees, trustees, and friends of the North Carolina […]

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Robeson Community College recently celebrated and honored its practical nursing graduates with a pinning ceremony. The pinning ceremony is a rite of passage that acknowledges the hard work that ends the academic journey for these students, as they begin their new role as professionals. The ceremony was held on July 21 in the ADL auditorium, […]

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Susan Mangum Moore, a counselor and coordinator the disability services at Robeson Community College, recently received an invitation to present at the North Carolina Community College System Conference in October. The conference is held annually at the Raleigh Convention Center. This year’s conference will take place from October 9 – October 11 and is an […]

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Robeson Community College is expanding its training portfolio for sworn law enforcement officers. This month, police, detectives, agents, and investigators will have an opportunity to enroll in Death and Homicide Investigation training offered at the school. Death and Homicide Investigation is a 40 hours long course and provides insight into the different types of natural, […]

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Patrick Jacques, program director and apprenticeship coordinator at Robeson Community College, is featured in this month’s edition of Business NC Magazine, as a panelist on a roundtable discussion focused on manufacturing.  “It was an honor and privilege to be surrounded by such influential personalities in manufacturing,” said Jacques. “It was very informative.” Joining Jacques on […]

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Rudy Locklear, the director of the Criminal Justice program and Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy at Robeson Community College, was recently re-appointed to the NC Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission School Directors Advisory Group for the 2022-2023 academic year. Locklear was first appointed to serve on the commission in October 2022. The North Carolina Criminal […]

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Get your car spic and span this weekend and help support college students in the process. The RCC IT C.O.D.E. Club will host a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, July 30 from 9am – 1pm at Robeson Community College. The club is a new organization at RCC and is being formed for cybersecurity and information […]

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Robeson Community College hosted recent high school graduates from the Class of 2022 during its College Admissions Day event. Graduates from the Public Schools of Robeson County were invited to a luncheon to learn more about RCC, financial aid, and register for classes. Graduates were welcomed by Vice President of Instruction, Dr. Patrena Benton Elliott. […]

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Robeson Community College is on the Carolina Beat. This week and next week, the college will be featured on the WWAY show hosted by Christina Dees. The first episode airs tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27 and features the college’s University Transfer program.  Other episodes will include:  Mechatronics on July 29 Welding on August 1 Cosmetology on August […]

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Many American Indian students spent much last week exploring various careers at Robeson Community College through Project IndigeCHOICE, a free summer camp for American Indian students who reside in the Lumbee Tribal Service areas. Project IndigeCHOICE is a five-year United States Department of Education grant, awarded to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to serve […]

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With variants of COVID-19 on the rise, Robeson Community College will host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic during its College Admissions Day event on Wednesday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in partnership with CORE. The clinic will be held in the Student Center located in Building 13 and is open to the […]

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The Robeson County Home Builders Association gifted $3000 to the Robeson Community College Foundation in June during a meeting at Adelios in Lumberton. “Through this scholarship, we are helping students,” said J.W. Lawson, President of the Robeson County Home Builders Association. “These students will go into the building trades after completing RCC and work in […]

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As part of a final project, cosmetology students showcased their talents and imagination during Robeson Community College’s First Fantasy Display competition. “We had some students who participated in a competition like this during SkillsUSA and placed and brought home trophies,” said Mary Ransom, the program director for cosmetology at RCC. “So, we incorporated it as […]

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Robeson Community College will be hosting 2nd College Admissions Day Event on Wednesday, July 27 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center located in Building 13. “College Admissions Day is a one-stop shop in which new students can complete everything necessary to enroll, all in one day and in one place,” said […]

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Asthma. Pulmonary Disorders. Bronchitis. Spinal muscular dystrophy. Cystic Fibrosis. Parkinson Disease. These are just a few of the diseases, disorders, and viruses that respiratory therapists are trained to treat. But for one recent graduate of the Respiratory Therapy program at Robeson Community College, Traven Monroe, he plans on finding out how respiratory therapy paired with […]

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Registrations are still open for Project IndigeCHOICE, a free summer camp for American Indian students who reside in the Lumbee Tribal Service area which includes Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, and Scotland Counties. The camp will take place at Robeson Community College from July 18 – July 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Various camps are […]

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All this week, rising middle and high school American Indian students have become immersed in STEM related activities at Robeson Community College during the Full STEM Ahead summer camp. The camp is hosted by RCC’s Project3C, which is grant funded by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the Department of Education, UNCP, and Robeson Community […]

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During the Board of Trustees meeting held on Monday, July 11 at Robeson Community College, three Board Members were re-appointed and were administered the oath of office by Courtney Jacobs, Executive Assistant to the President and a registered notary public for the State of North Carolina. The trustees that were reappointed were Kyle Chavis, Audrey […]

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Throughout North Carolina, students everywhere are discovering the quality, affordable education that’s available at Robeson Community College. For the academic year 2021-2022, RCC served curriculum students in over 30 counties throughout the state, many of which were special credit students, like Alexis Green (pictured on right) from Brunswick County.   “Robeson Community College was the […]

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Dedication, determination, and perseverance would be words you could use to describe Daniel Snider, a recent graduate of the basic law enforcement program at Robeson Community College. Not only did Daniel complete the BLET program with flying colors, but he was chosen to be the student speaker for his class graduation, and he never missed […]

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It was all smiles at the 2022 Lumbee Homecoming Parade in Pembroke on Saturday. Despite a few clouds, rays of sunshine could be seen all around, as Robeson Community College took part in the annual tradition that takes place in Pembroke each year, celebrating the heritage and ancestry of the Lumbee Tribe.  President Melissa Singler […]

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Like the song by Willie Nelson, truck driving students at RCC can’t wait to get on the road again. The Truck Driving and CDL Academy at Robeson Community College is now officially up and running. The college received a generous donation from Mountaire Farms earlier this year, in which the company donated two-day cabs. “This […]

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Dekk Corporation, a business that prides itself on the installation and erection of Steel, Specialized Steel Projects and Light Fabrication, has joined forces with Robeson Community College in establishing a registered apprenticeship. Dekk signed the apprenticeship agreement during Business Apprenticeship Day, which was held June 29 at the college and is now officially registered to […]

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Robeson Community College will hold an information session for prospective students who are interested in enrolling in the new medical sonography program.  The information session will be held on Monday, July 11 in the Truist Room located in Workforce Development Center/Building 18 on the main campus in Lumberton. Two sessions will be held, the first […]

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Online learning continues to be a popular option for students, like 23-year-old Madison Williams, a university transfer student at Robeson Community College, who is working towards obtaining an associate of arts. “It gives me the ability to go to work, spend time with my kid, once he’s in bed, I can do my classes online,” […]

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All businesses are invited to join Robeson Community College on June 29 to learn more about apprenticeships and establish an ApprenticeshipNC program with RCC. Apprenticeship Coordinator Patrick Jacques and representatives from ApprenticeshipNC will be available to meet one-on-one with employers to answer questions and register businesses for the program.  “The apprenticeship program is an agreement between […]

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Robeson Community College will be hosting College Admissions Day on Wednesday, June 29 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center located in Building 13. A second College Admissions Day will be held on Wednesday, July 27. “College Admissions Day is a one-stop shop in which new students can complete everything necessary to […]

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Malware. Hacking. Phishing. Those were just some of the topics that campers recently learned during a week-long cybersecurity camp held at Robeson Community College. Students from across the county and the surrounding areas took part in exploring the world of computers, the internet, and cybersecurity. The camp ended with a competition on Friday. It was […]

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Robeson Community College will launch its first Summer Bridge program in July, which aims to make the transition from high school to college smoother. The camp is for recent high school graduates from the Class of 2022 that will be heading off to college in the fall, as well as students who may have delayed […]

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Robeson Community College will be featured on WPDE/ABC 15 this Saturday during a special broadcast. Robeson Community College: Apprenticeships for Today’s Business will air from 7:30pm – 8:00pm.  Viewers will see many familiar faces from the RCC Family including President Singler, Eric Freeman, Dr. Patrena Elliott, Patrick Jacques, Robert Ivey, and Patricia Locklear, as well […]

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Robeson Community College is excited to announce that it will be a part of the Lumberton Juneteenth 2nd Annual Career Fair and Black Vendor Expo. The celebration will take place Friday, June 17 from 10am – 3pm in downtown Lumberton at the African American Cultural Center with multiple vendors. Various programs from Robeson Community College […]

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Woodman Life recently donated several flags to Robeson Community College. The college received two indoor flags with poles, the United States American Flag and the North Carolina State Flag, to be displayed inside the Military Affiliated Resource Center, as well as outdoor flags that will be used on new poles also donated by Woodman Life, […]

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With recent events, more and more individuals are seeking for ways to protect themselves and their loved ones. One way many are discovering to do that is through education in the form of firearms training. “We just recently completed training for a church group this past Saturday for 16 students,” said Lee Hinson, director of […]

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All veterans, active duty military, reservists, and guardsman, as well as military dependents and military affiliated students, are invited to join Robeson Community College in celebrating the 247th Birthday of the US Army. The event will take place on the Army’s Official Birthday, Tuesday, June 14, from 10am – 3pm in the new Military Affiliated […]

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Robeson Community College is excited to announce that its Radiography program has achieved a 100% first-time pass rate for the sixth year in a row. Students enrolled in the program must take the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (AART) certification within six months of graduation.   “All nine of our graduates passed on the first […]

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Robeson Community College in partnership with Lumberton Rescue and EMS, Inc. presents Extrication 2022. Extrication 2022 promises to be one of the closest to real life reenactment simulations for first-responders to gain valuable hands-on training. “This training is crucial for saving lives and providing assistance to those injured in an accident,” said Robert Ivey, director […]

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  Start at Robeson Community College. Go anywhere. That’s what Robeson Community College faculty and staff tell its students every day, and our graduates are living proof of that. Robeson Community College recently asked our 2022 University Transfer graduates about the plans they were making and here is where some of them will be headed […]

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As part of the campaign to raise awareness of apprenticeship programs at Robeson Community College, RCC will be featured in several segments on the WBTW morning show ‘Living Local Carolina’ with host Jessica Grace next week. The segments will air June 6 through June 10 during the broadcast which airs from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 […]

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Robeson Community College is proud to release the official list of the Spring 2022 Academic Scholars. Academic Scholars are full-time students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or one-year diploma program that achieve a 3.5 GPA within the semester.   Elizabethtown Kimberly Rose Reason Fairmont Christian Zane Caughill Holly Goins Floyd Briana Rene Locklear Cortney […]

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Robeson Community College is proud to release the official list of the Spring 2022 Presidential Scholars. Presidential Scholars are full-time students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or one-year diploma program that achieve a 4.0 GPA within the semester.   Bladenboro Caroline Beatrice Hester Evergreen Emilee Paige Britt Fairmont Loisteen D. Bartley Justin Cole Rogers […]

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Now is the time to start planning for the upcoming fall semester, especially for those who are interested in attending the Basic Law Enforcement Training program. To meet the growing demand and need for law enforcement officers, RCC will offer two Basic Law Enforcement Academies this fall – one during the day and the other […]

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Registrations are now open for the Summer 2022 CyberCamp that will be held at Robeson Community College in June. The camp will take place June 13 – 17 from 8am – 3pm on the main campus located in Lumberton. The CyberCamp is free to all 6th-12th graders and is designed for students who are just […]

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This summer it’s ‘Full STEM’ ahead at Robeson Community College. Rising 6th – 12 grade American Indian students in Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, and Robeson County are invited to join RCC for a FREE summer camps focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. The camps will take place from July 11 – July 14, which is […]

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When Meredith Malinsky was 18 years old, she set off to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She dreamed of becoming a professional writer and moving to New York City to become immersed in the arts, the lights and sounds, and the culture of the Big Apple. But as Meredith says, God […]

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Robeson Community College’s Annual Report was released earlier this year to the Board of Trustee Members. Topics included in the report:  NCCCS President Thomas Stith III visits RCC RCC becomes Vaccine Champion College; Featured on CNN Visit from Miss North Carolina USA and Miss Teen North Carolina USA 2021 Highlights RCC Foundation Achievements Celebrating Excellence […]

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The Robeson Community College Board of Trustees adopted a resolution earlier this month to recognize Samuel L. Cox for his “unselfish and responsible role” in serving RCC during his 21-year tenure as board of trustee member.   The celebration to honor Cox was held during a board meeting on May 9 in which current Board […]

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April was National Poetry month. This year we celebrated with our 9th annual poetry contest, which was sponsored by the English department and the Friends of the Arts.  The writing themes this year were “The Power of Words” and “Real Beauty”. Both the English department and the Friends of the Arts would like to thank all participants. There were […]

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The RCC Foundation has received an anonymous donation in the amount of $10,000. The donor came forward earlier this month to create a memorial endowment in honor of Ralph Jacob Clark Jr. Clark was tragically killed in a car accident this past March. He was a senior at Lumberton High School and would have graduated […]

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The 2022-2023 catalog and student handbook has been released by Robeson Community College. Programs have been updated and the most accurate information is available for students pertaining to their program of study. Those who are interested in attending RCC can also check out the more than 80 programs of study offered and the courses required […]

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When Krystal Clark started on her journey to Robeson Community College, she says she didn’t quite know what to expect, but she just knew that this was where she needed to be. “It was a new environment for me,” said Krystal. “I was always interested in the medical field, so I said let me try […]

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Robeson Community College celebrated its 2022 Health Science graduates with several pinning ceremonies to commemorate the accomplishments of its students. Students from the radiography, respiratory therapy and associate degree nursing all held pinning ceremonies within the last week. The associate degree nursing program had the largest graduating class in the history of the program with […]

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Robeson Community College in partnership with the Robeson County Executive Law Enforcement Officers’ Association paid tribute to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty on Thursday, May 12 in honor of National Police Week. National Police Week is observed every year in May throughout the United States that pays tribute to the local, […]

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“What a beautiful day the Lord hath made,” exclaimed RCC President Melissa Singler as she welcomed students and guests during Robeson Community College’s 2022 outdoor commencement exercises held on Wednesday. The weather was picture perfect and made for a beautiful day to celebrate the success, hard work, and determination of the Class of 2022. The […]

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Centuries ago, Jalaluddin Rūmī penned a line that still resonates across the globe today. He is said to have written, “What you seek is seeking you.” That’s what one soon-to-be graduate at Robeson Community College, Corina Brown, has discovered, that what you’re seeking in life may actually be closer than you may realize. Some might even […]

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Robeson Community College celebrated its 2022 Education graduates with a pinning ceremony on its campus, Thursday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m.   In addition to being pinned, students also received a copy of the book, Be You, written by New York Times best-selling author Peter H. Reynolds. Be You is a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and […]

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This week more than 300 students are set to walk across the stage to become official graduates of Robeson Community College, but for one family from Rowland, it will be double the joy. Although they didn’t plan it to happen this way, this Wednesday May 11, Heath Graham and his son Cameron Graham will both […]

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Robeson Community College honored its 2022 Emergency Medical Science graduates with a pinning ceremony on its campus, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. It was the first pinning ceremony ever held for EMS students at RCC. The significance of the pinning ceremony celebrates their rite of passage from a student to a certified paramedic and completion […]

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Robeson Community College made a major announcement today during a press conference held at the Lumberton Correctional Institute.  “We are most pleased to share with you this morning that the Department of Education has invited Robeson Community College to participate in the Second Chance Pell Experiment,” stated Dr. Patrena Benton Elliott, Vice President of Instruction […]

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Robeson Community College will pay tribute to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty on Thursday, May 12 in honor of National Police Week during the 30th Annual Robeson County Executive Law Enforcement Officers’ Association Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony. National Police Week is observed every year in May throughout the United States that […]

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A major announcement by Robeson Community College will be made tomorrow, May 3 at 10:15 a.m. at the Lumberton Correctional Institution (LCI), located at 75 Legend Road, Lumberton, NC 28359. The media is invited to learn more about a unique opportunity provided to Robeson Community College through the Biden-Harris Administration concerning the training and rehabilitation […]

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Robeson Community College would like to extend congratulations to its students who competed in the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference in Greensboro this week. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure that America has a skilled workforce. The mission of the organization is to empower its […]

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Attention 2022 Graduates: Please pick up your cap and gown, tickets, and yard sign tomorrow, April 28th during the Fall and Summer & Fun Day event! Items will be available for pickup in the foyer of the ADL Auditorium (Building 15) from 9:30am-1:30pm and 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

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When the pandemic hit, it not only shut down businesses and organizations, but also caused the food pantry at Robeson Community College to shut down temporarily as well. “We rely on donations, and with the pandemic and with a limited number of people on campus, we decided to give all the food we had away […]

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Robeson Community College hosted one of the largest Outdoor Career Fairs in Southeastern North Carolina today, with 63 employers in attendance. The event drew more than 1000 visitors to the main campus of RCC located in Lumberton, including students, faculty, staff, and community members. “This has been the most successful job fair that we have […]

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On Monday, April 25, Robeson Community College inducted 12 students into Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society that serves to recognize and encourage achievement of those enrolled in two-year colleges. To be eligible for PTK membership, students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above and have completed a minimum of 12 transferrable credit […]

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Robeson Community College continues to soar to new heights, and a new study by Emsi Burning Glass, has provided an in-depth review into the major economic engine that RCC has become. Emsi Burning Glass is a national leading research provider of economic impact studies and labor market data to educational institutions, workforce planners, and regional […]

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Apprenticeship builds business and it may even be the best kept secret in the U.S. economy.   That’s why Robeson Community College has launched a campaign to raise awareness about apprenticeships and the benefits it brings. “Apprenticeship programs allow employers to recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce which grows and sustains their business,” said […]

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Robeson Community College continues to receive registrations from employers seeking to attend the Outdoor Career Fair and Resource Event on April 26. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the main campus in Lumberton. The event is free and open to the general public. Organizers say that the fair will […]

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Like the county song by Alabama, Robeson Community College is getting ready to “Roll on” by training individuals how to drive an eighteen-wheeler with new trucks donated by Mountaire Farms. Mountaire Farms donated two trucks, a 2015 and a 2016 Kenworth T680, valued at $45,966 and $49,646 respectively, making the donation a total value of […]

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Robeson Community College is excited to announce that Eric Freeman has been named the Vice President of Workforce Development, Continuing Education, and Institutional Services. Freeman has served as an interim vice president for the college since November, and replaces Steven Hunt who left to pursue other opportunities. “I’m excited, it’s another chapter in life that […]

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Robeson Community College is pleased to announce that the Honorable Diane Phillips Surgeon, a district court judge for Robeson County, will serve as its Commencement speaker for the 2022 graduation. Surgeon was sworn in as District Court Judge in April 2021 after being appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to fill the position left vacant by […]

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On Thursday, April 28, Robeson Community College will pull out all the stops and get the party started in style with a special Fall and Summer Registration and Fun Day Event for new prospective students and its currently enrolled students.    The event will feature inflatables, music, games, giveaways, food and more as we celebrate […]

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Several curriculum programs at Robeson Community College have pinning ceremonies and/or graduations planned to commemorate students who have completed their program of study. These ceremonies include: EMS Pinning              May 2, 2022    6:30 p.m.         BB&T Conference Room / Building 18 Education Pinning      May 5, 2022    6:00 p.m.         BB&T Conference Room / Building 18 […]

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Top law enforcement officers could be seen taking part in training on the campus of Robeson Community College today. That’s because RCC had the distinct honor of hosting the North Carolina Association Chiefs of Police during its 2022 Regional Meeting for Region VI. Present were officers from more than 15 agencies including Holden Beach PD, […]

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The RCC Foundation has received a $10,000 donation from the Lumberton Tourism Development Authority (LTDA). LTDA voted to donate the money earlier this week to their annual scholarship which will provide two hospitality students $500 scholarships each semester. The RCC Foundation was presented with the check today at the Lumberton Visitor’s Bureau. “This is the […]

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The community is invited to join faculty, staff, and students at Robeson Community College on April 26 for an Outdoor Career Fair and Resource Event. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the main campus in Lumberton. If weather prohibits the fair from taking place, a rain date of May […]

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Robeson Community College unveiled its new Emergency Medical Services Building on Tuesday, April 12 with a special Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. “This is a great day for our college,” said Shirley Stockton, chair of the RCC Board of Trustees. “It is also a great day for our community. Our graduates will enhance medical […]

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Robeson Community College will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with The Blood Connection on Tuesday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot located by the auditorium / building 15.  Just look for The Blood Connections Mobile Unit. Demand for blood continues to rise across the nation, and the […]

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Robeson Community College will unveil its new Emergency Medical Services Building on Tuesday, April 12 with a special Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. in front of the EMS Building, which has been designated as Building 19. The new addition to the RCC campus began with a […]

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The Global Distinction program at Robeson Community College will host a lecture by Dr. Gabriela Valdivia titled “Another World Possible: Environmental Justice and Latin America.”   Dr. Gabriela Valdivia is a Professor of Geography at UNC Chapel Hill and Assistant Dean of Honors Carolina. She earned her master’s at UNC-Chapel Hill and her doctorate at […]

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In one of the most memorable events in the history of Robeson Community College, the college commemorated the opening of its new Military Affiliated Resource Center with a grand opening celebration featuring the United States Army Golden Knights. The event lived up to expectations becoming the ultimate show-stopper, star-studded event featuring military personnel and veterans.  […]

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Members of the Board of Trustees at Robeson Community College gathered together on Monday, April 4 for a special retreat in the Student Center of the main campus in Lumberton. Trustees were served a three-course meal prepared by students enrolled in the culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and hospitality programs at RCC. The meal […]

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“Vroom, vroom, vroom,” is what you hear once Michael Elliott places his made from scratch, remote-controlled boat in the pond located on campus. Fellow students could be heard cheering him on as they see the boat take off. “It can probably go about 70 mph, just because of the weight and the power distribution,” said […]

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Nursing students at Robeson Community College joined in solidarity with the global community in support of peace for Ukraine. Students wore blue and yellow on Tuesday, March 29 and held signs that said #NursesforPeace. The International Council of Nurses (ICN), the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) and the European Forum of National Nursing and […]

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It’s a photo in a random text message. It’s a link sent to you by someone that says they have a job offer. It’s a file that you downloaded from the internet. It’s an email that you thought was legit.   It’s a cyberattack. One you didn’t see coming.   Cyberattacks come in many forms […]

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For Ky’Aisa Roberts, during her search for a college, all signs were pointing to East Carolina University.  Ky’Aisa is an advanced senior dually enrolled at both Robeson Community College and the RCC early college. Doing what most high school seniors do, she started the process of applying to colleges and universities early, with one of […]

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Meet & Greet with Your Academic Advisor at Robeson Community College.   Two options available:   Online via MS Teams Monday, March 28 9am or 6pm (look for link sent to your RCC Email account)   Face-to-Face Tuesday, March 29 11am or 2pm Building 14 upstairs – follow the signs

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Robeson Community College held a “Huddle” today with its University Partners, and representatives from the Public Schools of Robeson County, to make university transfer acceptance a slam dunk for its students. “This is our first-ever networking event specifically for high schools across the county and our university transfer partners,” said Daniela Newland, the director for […]

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The culinary department at Robeson Community College hosted its 2nd Annual Battle of the Butts competition, allowing students to test their skills in barbeque sauces and pork rubs. “The students were tasked with an opportunity to create a rub and a sauce for a fundraiser we are doing with Community in Schools,” said Chef Lester […]

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On May 26, 2022, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will honor all Lumbee High School and College Students, who are potential 2022 graduates in the Lumbee Cords of Honor Ceremony.  “These cords represent this important milestone in the life of our Lumbee Students. The cords comprise the colors of the Lumbee Tribal Seal and […]

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The SGA at Robeson Community College captured a lot of photos today, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Check them out below.  

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For one Robeson Community College student, Makayla Hunt, seeing the unrest play out in places like Ukraine and the Middle East has her paying closer attention to the news these days.  That’s because she serves as a Sergeant in the North Carolina National Guard and she knows at any moment in time she can be […]

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