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Graduating students in the Associate Degree Nursing program were recently honored during a pinning ceremony held on the RCC Campus in Lumberton.  The ceremony was held May 11 in the auditorium on campus with social distancing measures in place. One-by-one, students were pinned and given a lamp to carry on the tradition for these soon-to-be […]

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Today, Robeson Community College and the Robeson County Executive Law Enforcement Officers Association paid tribute to officers that were killed in the line of duty in honor of National Police Week. “Today is a reminder of those who were never afforded the opportunity to come home again. Their sacrifice is a true expression of selfless […]

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Even though the weather was not the best today, there was still a lot of light shining through as Robeson Community College celebrated its 332 graduates with a special drive-thru ceremony. Excited graduates with warm hearts and bright smiles filled the parking lot as they waited for their chance to drive through the line and […]

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When Caitlin Smith started her studies in 2019 at Robeson Community College, she had no idea that in a few years she would be graduating at the same time as her sister, Erin Smith. “I never thought we would finish together,” said Caitlin who is two years older than her sister.  “But it’s sweet, I […]

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For Barbara Deal, graduation from Robeson Community College is more than just a milestone, it is a celebration of life and of overcoming adversity to achieve her dreams.   “I just got my GED in 2018,” she begins. “I just wanted to make something of myself, I dropped out of high school when I was 15 […]

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Summer registration is currently in full swing at Robeson Community College. New, current, and returning students can register anytime this week. Those that have registered will need to complete payment by 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14 to avoid cancellation of classes.    On Tuesday, May 18 students will have one last chance to register […]

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Now is the time to get a therapeutic massage at Robeson Community College. The Massage Therapy Department at RCC is now accepting appointments for 1-hour sessions. Sessions are available on Mondays and Thursdays and cost $20 per 1-hour session. Individuals can also book an hour session on Saturday, May 22 or Saturday, June 12.  There […]

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Come out for a yard sale like no other at Robeson Community College on Saturday, May 15 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The college will have chairs, desks, office furniture, handmade wood furniture, HVAC equipment and tools, bookshelves as well as other miscellaneous surplus items available. Everything will be SOLD AS IS. Purchases will […]

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Robeson Community College will be offering several continuing education classes in the coming weeks. Students are encouraged to register early to reserve a seat in the class they would like to take. The college has plans to offer two new workforce development programs in its lineup of classes. Coming soon, students will be able to […]

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Robeson Community College celebrated its 2021 Education graduates with a pinning ceremony on its campus, May 4 at 6:00 p.m.   Students were pinned with a ribbon and also received a copy of the book, Maybe: A Story About the Endless Potential in All of Us, written by New York Times best-selling author Kobi Yamada. Maybe […]

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April was National Poetry Month.  To celebrate, Robeson Community College held a poetry contest for faculty/staff and students. The themes for this year’s contests were: The Power of Good Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover We are happy to present our winners! Student Winners Faculty/Staff Winners    

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For more information, contact Kim Jacobs at 910-272-3353 or email kjacobs@robeson.edu

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Join us in welcoming the newest members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society!  

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On behalf of the First Americans’ Pathway to STEM Success (FAPSS) Program and LRDA, we welcome all Native American students to a presentation by WIOA on Thursday, April 29. The presentation will be held in building 9, Room 901, at 9:00 a.m. Come learn how to apply for opportunities and monies for school! Note: You […]

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Student Government Association (SGA) participated in Earth Day on April 22, 2021 to do their part to save the planet!  Those in attendance received a flowering plant, longleaf pine seedling, recycle bag, reusable water bottle, a box of paper straws, and a choice of an orange or banana for a snack.  As a bonus, the […]

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Come see us at the Lumberton Food Truck Festival on April 25th from 11 – 5! We will be on hand to assist you and answer any questions you may have about starting your education journey with us. If you have any questions, contact our Admissions Office by calling 910-272-3342. We look forward to seeing […]

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April is Nation Poetry Month!  We would like to share a poem written by Edgar Albert Guest titled “Don’t Quit”. Don’t Quit By Edgar Albert Guest When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want […]

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Join us in celebrating our students’ academic achievements from Fall 2020! Agenda: 0:19​ – President Melissa Singler’s Remarks 1:00​ – Dr. Patrena Elliott’s Remarks 1:51​ – Fall 2020 President’s Scholars 11:23​ – Fall 2020 Academic Scholars

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The Perfect Stepping Stone Heather Hunt Oxendine knew since the 9th grade that she wanted to be an electrical engineer. She shares fond memories of Mr. Jerry Shooter, her 9th-grade Physical Science teacher who made learning fun.  “We built circuits and pneumatic labs. We would turn the lights off and count revolutions on a wheel […]

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North Carolina students who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will have the opportunity to get one-on-one guidance from the safety of their car on Saturday, April 17th. The Drive-In To Your Future Events, taking place at 12 locations across the state, allow students and families to fill out the […]

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The following is a message from our President, Mrs. Melissa Singler:   Dear Students,   As Easter approaches, I wish you and your loved ones continued blessings, great health, enduring prosperity, lifelong learning, and happiness.   You have been challenged this past year and many of you are working longer and harder than ever before […]

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On behalf of the First Americans’ Pathway to STEM Success (FAPSS), please join in the educational and cultural event on March 31st at 5:00 pm on zoom, “Talking Circles.” This event is sponsored by the UNC-CH American Indian Center. Click image below to join.

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April will be National Poetry month, so to celebrate our love for poetry, the Robeson Community College English department is sponsoring a poetry contest. The contest began March 3rd and ends April 9th. Since we didn’t get to celebrate poetry month for April 2020, we will use the same themes that we planned to use […]

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Robeson Community College Student Government Association (SGA) met with the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Image Committee on March 16th and agreed to participate in “Operation Spring Cleaning.”  Part of the discussion was to join the Image Committee in their Partnership with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office to clean up the county on Saturday, March […]

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Robeson Community College will operate on a remote-learning schedule for students on Thursday because of the threat of severe weather. Visitors and students may contact the campus via email or telephone. Faculty and staff will operate Thursday on a telework schedule unless you have been otherwise directed by your supervisor. The college will resume normal […]

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SEATS Tickets are available to purchase in the Bookstore with Financial Aid. Tickets available March 12-16, 2021 for the second 8 week semester. All sales are final. For more information, contact Cynthia Quintero at (910) 272-3344.

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For Black History Month, Student Government Association (SGA) held a Knowledge of the Day Challenge for a week to inform and try students’ knowledge of historical events and people. Meet Wisemene Cajuste, one of the winners for the event. Wisemene has her own story of achieving the American Dream. In 2015, her mother moved the […]

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There will be a Vaccination Event on the campus of Robeson Community College. When: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 12PM – 7PM. Location: A.D. Lewis Auditorium on the Main RCC Campus (5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton) Eligibility: All RCC students who are 18 years old or older (dual enrolled students under 18 will need parental consent) […]

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If you were unable to attend the scheduled on-campus order days of Tuesday, March 2 or Wednesday, March 3, please be sure to mail your order form with your deposit to: Overby School Services/Jostens P O Box 379 Rocky Point, NC 28457 NO LATER THAN THURSDAY, MARCH 11th, 2021 $25 Late Fee will apply to […]

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On Wednesday, February 3rd, SGA delivered the coats and socks collected from our campus drive to local shelters for the homeless. Someone once said, “Your greatness is not what you have it’s what you give.” RCC Family thank you for giving so generously. Together, we collected 82 pairs of socks and 47 coats for those […]

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The RCC Foundation presents the “Hearts Together Emergency Fund Campaign.” This campaign is designed to raise money for the Foundation’s emergency student fund which assists students in need of financial support. This fund can be used to cover expenses such as dependent care, gas, utilities, etc. For more information about this or any other scholarship, […]

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Robeson Community College is pleased to announce it has partnered with Fayetteville State University.  RCC graduates with an Associate Degree can now complete a four-year degree at FSU online with the total average “out of pocket” cost of $10,000, including the Associate Degree. “We are excited about this new student opportunity, and we thank FSU […]

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Registration is still ongoing for 14 and 12 week classes! Contact us today so we can get you registered! For a list of courses for the Spring semester, click here. To get up-to-date seat availability, see the course catalog in Self-Service. No log-in required. https://selfservice.robeson.edu/Student/Courses Contact Admissions (910-272-3342) or your advisor TODAY!

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Dear RCC Students, The year 2020 was an extremely difficult year. Some of us have lost loved ones and friends or are experiencing great challenges due to COVID-19. I want to personally thank each of you for the decision to continue your education and training at Robeson Community College. The health and safety of our […]

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The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 7 and RCC English Department recently sponsored a writing contest for students.  Students had to submit writings related to the topic of Veteran Sacrifices.  Veterans Auxiliary Unit 7 and RCC English Department instructor, Mrs. Sherry Lofton, presented the awards. (Pictured right) Veteran Sacrifices Writing Contest Winner- Ranza Eason Veteran […]

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Rob Jacobs, a Robeson County native, has made a career out of working with and empowering Native Americans.  Jacobs, a 2003 graduate of Robeson Community College, has a long history of enriching the lives of not just the Lumbee Native Americans but also other Native American Tribes.  Jacobs currently works for an Alaska Native Corporation […]

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Robeson Community College is pleased to announce it is a Ellucian PATH Campaign and Scholarship Fund recipient.   RCC is one of 25 schools nationwide selected to receive the scholarship fund and will receive $20,000 to make awards of $500 to $2,000 to individual students affected by COVID-19. “We are honored to be selected to receive […]

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Robeson Community College will operate on the following schedule during the Thanksgiving holiday: Wednesday, November 25 No classes for students College operating hours: 8am – 3pm Thursday, November 26 Closed Friday, November 27 Closed The college will resume normal operating hours and classes on Monday, November 30. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Turning lemons into lemonade is Brittany “Paige” Jones’ new motto.  The 30-year-old Red Springs resident hopes that her small business, Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Lemonade Stand, will be a new chapter in her young adult life, thanks in part to  Project SEARCH at Robeson Community College. In 2015, RCC’s College and Career Readiness Division was […]

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In support of Manufacturing Month (October), RCC typically hosts a Made in Robeson Day. We regret that due to COVID-19, we were unable to host this event this year. However, we created a virtual experience for our students, community members, and of course, our Public Schools of Robeson County family!  

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Join Robeson Community College along with the Robeson County Veterans Honor Guard and members of the Disabled American Veterans organization on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020, at 11:00 AM for a Facebook live-streaming VIRTUAL Veterans Day Ceremony as we honor the lives and sacrifices of our Veterans, past and present, as well as our currently-serving military […]

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Classes for the newly added winter session are scheduled to take place Nov. 30-Dec. 29. “In these unprecedented times, RCC is well aware of the effects of COVID-19 and how it may have impacted the lives of our students academically and personally,” President Melissa Singler said. The classes will be online only. The first five […]

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In conjunction with the Robeson Community College Board of Trustees and President Melissa Singler, the Breathe Free Initiative is pleased to announce that RCC is now a Tobacco Free/Smoke Free Campus! Our goal is to provide a learning and work environment that promotes productivity and the well-being of its students and employees. The College recognizes […]

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The 2020-2021 SGA elections will be held October 7-8.  You will have the option to vote electronically or Face-to-Face on the sidewalk from Building 4 to Building 13 on October 7th from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and October 8th from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.. Below are videos from some of the candidates. Ramon […]

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Earlier this week, Building 3 got a new name; Piedmont Natural Gas Building. Our good friends at Piedmont Natural Gas contributed $100,000 to the RCC Foundation in 2019. Their generous donation earn naming rights to a building on campus.   “It is a privilege to have building 3 named in their honor,” RCC President Melissa […]

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Hyde Park will deliver 50 FOOD BOXES each Wednesday September 30 – October 28, 2020. The boxes contain vegetables, fruits, deli meats, and cheese from the NC Department of Agriculture. Boxes will be served on a first come first serve basis. Boxes can be picked up on Wednesday at the RCC Auditorium from 3 p.m. […]

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This webinar series, offered through College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), is for Cumberland and Robeson County high school seniors and is intended to help them prepare for the college application and financial aid process. Applications and Essays September 21st at 5:00 p.m. Click Here To Join   Community College Options September 22nd at 5:00 […]

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On Monday, September 14, 2020, Robeson Community College leaders cut the ribbon on a new burn building. The 3,121 square feet building is located at the Emergency Services Training Center. It replaces the old burn building that was built in 1997. This state of the art building is designed to last up to 30 years. […]

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Robeson Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training cadets, along with members of the Public Safety and Emergency Services community, will remember the victims and honor the heroes of the 9/11 attacks on our nation by conducting a Facebook live-streaming virtual ceremony. A wreath will be placed in front of the Robeson County Executive Law Enforcement […]

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Robeson Community College’s College and Career Readiness (C&CR) Department announced the Adult High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the class of 2020. James Zamor, the Valedictorian, was born in Saint-Marc, Haiti.  He came to the United States in 2017 speaking Haitian Creole and French with limited command of English.  He started his educational journey at […]

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Patrick McMurray’s personal theme for the 2020 year of the nurse and midwife is “Nursing Outside the Box!”, and his passion is to aid in creating nursing champions. Patrick hails from a nursing legacy that began with his mother who is a 2000 Nursing Graduate from Robeson Community College. Patrick is from Robeson County and […]

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The COVID-19 Virus continues to evolve globally. The RCC Bookstore places the highest value on the well-being, health, and safety of our students, community, and the staff. We have been, and will continue to be, proactive in our approach to keeping the store clean and sanitized, encouraging social distancing, and use of PPE to prevent […]

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On this graduation day, we would like to recognize the ADN Class of 2020. Though the current global event changed the way we can celebrate, it does not take away from their accomplishments.   Join us in celebrating their journey with this virtual pinning ceremony.   Congratulations nurses!  

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As we prepare for the Fall 2020 semester, we are working to create course schedules to support the varied needs of our students. Courses will be delivered in a face-to-face, hybrid, and online format. To complete this process without any interruption, fall registration will be closed on Thursday, July 23 and Friday, July 24. Fall […]

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Graduation Timeline for July 23, 2020! 9:00 a.m. Ceremony Gates Open at 7:30 a.m. Graduates should be at A.D. Lewis Auditorium and parked by 8:45 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Ceremony Gates open at 3:30 p.m. Graduates should be at A.D. Lewis Auditorium and parked by 4:45 p.m. REMEMBER TO:  Bring your magnetic car poster.  Poster will […]

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The Red Cross has two big needs right now. There are volunteer opportunities for:   1. Supporting our blood drives in Robeson County by volunteering once a month for a 4 – hour shift. 2. Supporting our shelter operations (should the need arise) by completing a 4 – hour online training progam. Once trained, these […]

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Robeson Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Center has received $50,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation to help recruit fire-fighters. The funds are designated to assist fire and res-cue departments across the state with recruitment and retention of firefighters. The campus in Lumberton was one of 20 community […]

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If you are interested in learning new skills, adding more education to your resume, or changing careers, attend our Virtual Interest Meeting! Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88119742346 (Meeting ID: 881 1974 2346)]

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The NC COVID-19 Student Response Corps is a collaborative effort to match students without summer internships or jobs due to COVID-19 with local government and nonprofit organizations in need of additional capacity. The effort has already placed approximately 80 interns in positions across the state and many additional organizations have requested an intern. Students may […]

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Robeson Community College will be awarding 5 scholarships in the amount of $5,000 for 1 year (or $2,500 per semester) for eligible PackTrac students. PackTrac is a collaboration between N.C. State and North Carolina Community Colleges to provide training and advising to students passionate about agriculture and have a desire to earn a degree from […]

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Book’em NC, originally scheduled for September 26, 2020, has been rescheduled for February 27, 2021.

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The Robeson Community College Foundation is an organization known for its philanthropic efforts to bring people together to help each other.  Both were on display in the Robeson Community College ADL Auditorium parking lot on Friday, May 8th where the Foundation set up a drive-through food giveaway for students, faculty, staff and community members.  The […]

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Robeson Community College will be offering a FREE online COVID-19 Awareness course. The course is available June 1 – June 29.   Register at www.robeson.edu/ems and select “click to register”. Under class title on the registration page, select “COVID-19 Awareness” and complete the form. Registration Ends June 28th.   Contact – Kenny Locklear for questions […]

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Patrick Chavis is the kind of guy who says “hey” to everyone. In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Patrick is working at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York and is spreading southern hospitality throughout New York. Patrick is a 1997 Robeson Community College Respiratory Therapy graduate who went on to receive his Bachelors of […]

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Textbook Buyback and Rental Returns can be done in 3 easy steps! 1. Go to https://robeson.bncollege.com 2. Locate the images below and click the appropriate link 3. Follow the on screen instructions! If you have any questions, reach out to the bookstore bookstore@robeson.edu

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Dear RCC Students, You have passed a major milestone as you have completed your first month of our new normal. These past weeks have not been easy and is certainly not what we expected when this semester began.  Classes resumed after spring break as virtually with many of you never having taken an online class […]

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The RCC Student Government Association will be hosting a virtual spirit week April 27 – May 2! Monday – Mental Health – Video – Instructor, Joey Hinson Tuesday – Talent Showcase – videos of RCC students/employees on social  (submit talent videos to sga@robeson.edu) Wednesday – Workout Wednesday Thursday – (zoom) Ted Talk w/ SGA President, […]

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After monitoring the current situation, Robeson Community College has made the difficult decision to postpone the Spring 2020 graduation until August 13, 2020.  The graduation ceremony will be for all Spring and Summer graduates. Students who have ordered a cap and gown, can pick those items up on May 5 from 10am – 2pm & […]

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#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020. Now, more than ever, so many people need help. Just here in our community, the past 5 years have been very difficult. In 2016 we experienced a 500-year flood with Hurricane Matthew. In 2018, we experienced yet another […]

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We are happy to announce our 2020 Student Recognition Awards. Our scholars will be recognized in a series of videos starting Tuesday, April 21, 2020 and concluding Friday, April 24, 2020.  Videos will be posted here and on our social media platforms (Facebook & Instagram). “Though COVID-19 prevents us from having a physical ceremony to […]

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Recently, Robeson Community College’s Learning Lot was highlighted in a newsletter called Higher Education Matters.  This newsletter is published by Higher Ed Works.  Higher Ed Works is a nonprofit organization that works to build public support for our state universities and community colleges.  Their weekly newsletter goes to more than 200,000 subscribers, plus they have […]

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Registration for Summer and Fall is underway! Contact your advisor via email to schedule an appointment to discuss course options for summer and/or fall semester.  Your advisor will assist you with registering for classes.  If your advisor is satisfied you understand your next steps, he/she will lift your advising flag so you can register yourself […]

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Starting Wednesday, March 25, 2020, The Learning Lot will be a place for you to access the internet from the comforts of your vehicle. If you don’t have internet access at home, or if you need to get away from distractions at home to work on your school work, this is the place for you!  […]

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The RCC Bookstore will temporarily close to the public on Wednesday, March 25th at 2pm. During the closure, the bookstore will continue to offer uninterrupted service to students and the campus community through the Bookstore website (www.robeson.edu/bookstore). FREE SHIPPING is being offered to customers during this temporary closure.   The Bookstore hours for Tuesday, March […]

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As part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Robeson Community College is closing the Library, the Learning Center, and all computer labs to students.  Please note this decision is part of the preventive measures we are taking to ensure the safety of students, employees, and the general public.  The Library and the […]

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rntobsnprogram.com has featured Robeson Community College as one of the Best Nursing Schools in the area. “A two-year accredited institution providing students with the necessary skills set to enter their career with confidence, Robeson Community College offers associate degrees, certificates, and technical training”, Rntobsnprogram elaborated. Nursing schools were ranked according to a matrix using the […]

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Friday, Mar 16: Please visit this link for all official updates in response Coronavirus 2019, COVID-19: https://www.robeson.edu/coronavirus-info/ Friday, Mar 13 Update #2: Due to the seriousness of COVID-19, Robeson Community College will extend spring break until Sun, March 22 and will shift classes to online instruction starting Mon, March 23rd. Students will be contacted by […]

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Mark Morse, owner, and operator of the Lumberton Chick-fil-A franchise. recently presented a seminar on effective job-seeking strategies to over 100 College and Career Readiness students and guests. With Chick-Fil-A, the employment process begins with the application.  He stressed the need for applicants to very carefully complete the application, paying particular attention to detail, neatness, […]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month was recognized last month in order to promote the dangers that young individuals between the ages of 18 – 24 may encounter when dating. The Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) promoted the month by providing students and employees with orange ribbons to wear and posters were displayed on campus […]

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Sean Evans began his time at RCC in the summer of ’07, taking a couple of 4-week classes. In May of 2011, he earned an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Technology. “RCC was affordable and gave me the understanding that having a degree is worth the effort. It provided a local option for […]

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Are you experiencing financial hardships and need funding assistance? If so, the Financial Aid Office in partnership with the Lumber River Workforce Development Board & Robeson County NC Works Career Center is offering access to funds through the Finish Line Grant Program to students who are at least halfway through their degree, diploma, or certificate program and are facing unforeseen challenges. Guidelines […]

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Dustin Long has been promoted to the position of Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.  “This promotion recognizes the contributions Dustin has made to Robeson Community College and stresses the importance of information technology and system support to our college.”, said President Melissa Singler. Born and raised in Chadbourn, NC, Dustin spent […]

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Pirate Promise, a new partnership between Robeson Community College (RCC) and East Carolina University (ECU) will allow RCC transfer students to attend special events, receive advising assistance, and support before they apply to ECU.  Pirate Promise Benefits Guaranteed admission to ECU with a completed associate degree Joint academic advising Joint financial aid counseling Eligible to […]

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RCC welcomed over 600 students at The 46th Annual Southeast Fire/Rescue College and Law Enforcement Expo was held in early February. The event is one of the premier training events in the state. This year’s event had 662 students attending, half being from out of the county. Various classes were offered in areas such as […]

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For 25 years, the RCC Career Fair has helped connected RCC students and alumni to careers. Join us at RCC on Tuesday, March 17 at 10:00 AM for the 2020 RCC Career Fair in the Fred G. Williams Jr. Student Center. We encourage students, alumni, and the Robeson County community to participate. The RCC Career […]

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Robeson Community College Spring Commencement originally scheduled for May 19 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 at 11:00 am.  Before the date was changed, there was over a week between the last day of classes and Commencement. Shortening this window will allow students, families, and faculty to fully participate in this rewarding experience.  […]

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Robeson Community College was welcomed by Congressman Dan Bishop on Thursday, February 20, 2020. He was welcomed by representatives of the RCC & Robeson County community including faculty, staff, trustees and elected officials.  In his remarks to attendees, Bishop focused on his commitment to RCC and Robeson County.  Bishop didn’t let the damp weather detour […]

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Originally Published by EdNC.org New data shows that enrollment increased at 53 of the state’s 58 community colleges in 2019. Enrollment in the North Carolina Community College System was in steady decline since it peaked in 2010 due to the recession. Systemwide, enrollment at community colleges increased 4.4% according to a press release from the North Carolina […]

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UPDATE: With the closing of the Public Schools of Robeson County, the anticipation of inclement weather and its associated safety concerns, the Black History Celebration scheduled to begin at 1:00pm in the A.D. Lewis Auditorium has been canceled. Robeson Community College invites you to honor and celebrate African-American achievement with us! RCC will host a […]

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The following Robeson Community College students have been named to the President’s Scholar’s List and received Academic Scholar status for the Fall 2019 semester: President’s Scholar’s List Brooks Adams, Manar Ahmed, Miguel Alvarado, Sally Bennett, Anthony Bethea, Sadashia Bissett, Brittiany Blackmon, Ashley Blanks, Cheyenne Brayboy, Ethan Bullard, Julia Bunnell, Martin Catalan-Mendoza, Sabrina Colson, Jessica Cooper, […]

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Robeson Community College’s Director of Learning Resource Services, Maryellen O’Brien, has been appointed to the NC Digital Heritage Center’s Advisory Board. She was selected by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center in consultation with the State Library of North Carolina. O’Brien will serve a two-year term. The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide […]

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RCC has been awarded two grants totaling $136,778 provided by the Native American Agriculture Fund.  The Scholarship Grant will fund scholarships to Native students that have an interest in agriculture. This will be paired with RCC’s and NC State University’s PackTrac program. PackTrac is a collaborative program that provides academic training and more importantly, advising […]

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In 2014, RCC Welding began with only 7 students. This spring has a record number of 32 students. Director Bobby Locklear attributes the program’s success to the recent addition of 8 welding booths, his down-to-earth approach, and job security. The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders, cutters, solderers to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings. Graduates of the Welding […]

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On Monday, friends and family gathered at the A.D. Lewis Auditorium to watch as the Pharmacy Technician students at RCC were honored at a pinning ceremony. Participants include: Kayla Alegria John Bake Atiya Barnes Kristie Britt Tamara Bryant Brianna Bullard Christian Bullard Brittany Chavis Kelcey Chavis-Douglas Jamie Clark Kyndra Cummings Carlisa Dial Carolyn Drye Keely […]

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RCC recently completed a toiletry drive for the Southeastern Family Violence Center (SFVC), a local domestic violence center. The drive was extended through November as people continued to bring in items. In addition to the items, a check for $50 was received from one of our local churches. The winners for the Outback gift cards […]

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Beta Delta Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa collected and donated 102 toys to Robeson Department of Social Services on behalf of Toys for Tots. All toys will be donated to families in Robeson County The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, to help bring the […]

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The Georgia-Pacific Foundation presented a $2,000 contribution to Robeson Community College Foundation. The Robeson Community College Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation that receives, holds, invests and disburses funds for the purpose of providing scholarships to students. The Foundation seeks to provide educational opportunities through scholarships to students who might otherwise be unable to attend […]

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RCC nursing students, dressed in their RCC blue, spent their time last Friday and Saturday lending a hand at the 11th Annual Senior Citizen Sharing and Caring Event.  The students were instrumental in filling and distributing over 500 grocery and gift bags, which left an indelible mark on the South Lumberton community and their Senior Citizens. […]

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The Julian T. Pierce Memorial Scholarship Initiative Committee presented a $16,000 contribution to Robeson Community College. The check presentation was held at North Carolina Legal Aid, a law office in Pembroke where Pierce was the founding director. The Julian T. Pierce Memorial Scholarship was established at Robeson Community College in 2013 through a collaborative effort […]

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