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Spring Semester Academic Advising and Registration will continue through December 11th. Payment deadline is December 11th by 1:00 p.m. If you are unable to register by December 11th, you may register during Late Registration, Drop/Add on January 5th and January 6th. During any late registration phase, payment is due immediately after registration. For a list […]

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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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The UNC Pembroke’s Office for Regional Initiatives recognized student, entrepreneur, and business leader’s success at the 22nd annual Business Visions Awards Banquet. Mary Elizabeth Wilford received the Associate of Applied Science Business Administration Student of the Year.  Kyle Chavis received the MBA Student of the Year. Chavis, of Lumberton, is CEO of Lumbee Guaranty Bank […]

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On Wednesday, November 20th, the Robeson Community College Foundation, Inc. held its bi-annual Celebration of Education Donor & Scholar Luncheon. Twenty-five students attended where they were able to meet the donors who fund the scholarships that they receive. Each student received a certificate to acknowledge their award. Criteria for awarding scholarships are specified by the donor […]

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On Wednesday, Nov 20th, Harry Jhala opened a new Cold Stone Creamery location. This location is located in the former Huddle House restaurant building directly across from the Holiday Inn (101 Wintergreen Dr, Lumberton, NC 28358). Harry Jhala, has been a client of RCC’s Small Business Center since 2016 when the planning of this new […]

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Dr. Gaylyn Eddy, an educator of religious studies and philosophy at Robeson Community College, has been selected as the World View Educator Spotlight for November 2019. The World View Educator Spotlight honors one exceptional educator a month, showcasing their commitment to students and education. Dr. Eddy first attended World View’s Global Education Leaders Program in […]

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Robeson Community College celebrated the impact of manufacturing in our county at Made in Robeson Day ’19 on Tuesday, November 6th, 2019. RCC hosted more than 1,700 students from various schools and ten industries, including the Robeson Historical Museum as they displayed the many products made in Robeson County. Local manufacturers presented table-top exhibits, hands-on […]

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Robeson Community College hosted it’s 2018-2019 Professional Development Day including Employee Appreciation Banquet & Awards Program. Faculty and Staff learned about several topics including Protecting Your Brand and Disability Accommodations.  The 2018-2019 College Awards winners include:  Program with the Highest Enrollment Increase General Education Nursing Program with the Highest Retention Rate Radiography Program Achievement Award […]

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The NC State Board of Community Colleges has named Melissa Singler as the sixth president of Robeson Community College.  Ms. Singer has been serving as Executive Vice President at Cape Fear Community College in New Hanover and Pender Counties where she provided leadership and direction for Academic Affairs and Instruction, Continuing Education and Workforce Development, […]

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has completed its on-site visit of Robeson Community College (RCC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states. SACSCOC reviews the college’s accreditation every ten years. The SACSCOC On-Site Reaffirmation Committee conducted a focused evaluation of […]

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Success. Progression. Achieve. Retention. Completion. Meet SPARC.   Starting with a beta testing phase in Fall 2019 and leading to full implementation in Fall 2020, the goal is to improve progression, retention, and completion of students enrolled in targeted courses. Faculty will partner with success coaches to positively impact student success.  The launch of Aviso, an […]

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The 35th Annual Clifford Bullard Memorial Tournament raised over $26,000 for student scholarships. The tournament was held on Thursday, Oct 3 at Pinecrest Country Club.  The tournament was hosted by the Robeson Community College Foundation and the Bullard Restaurant Group. Featuring four-person teams, Smithfield Catering, 50/50 raffle, and various door prizes. The tournament was started […]

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Our goal was $4,000 and we exceeded it! RCC has raised $4,511.82 for the United Way of Robeson County! Special thank you to students and staff for participation and donations and Mr. Jeff McPherson, Horticulture Instructor, for the plant donations. United Way of Robeson County brings together people and resources to tackle complex issues and drive […]

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On September 23, State Employees Credit Union presented two scholarships to Logan K. Fields and Anthony J. Sweat. They’re the community college recipients of the 2019-2020 SECU Foundation “People Helping People” Scholarship. Logan plans to continue her passion for Nursing and Anthony J. Sweat plans to enter Law Enforcement. The SECU Foundation established a major […]

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On Wednesday, September 18, Robeson Community College broke ground on our Burn Building located at the Emergency Services Training Center, at 5825 Highway 72 East Lumberton NC 28358. The new Burn Building will accommodate the demand for class and practical training it is imperative to simulate real-life scenarios for students. Students will be able to […]

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For the second time in a row, our Respiratory Therapy program has won the NC Sputum Bowl Competition! They’ve been invited to National Competition in New Orleans, Louisiana. #GoTeamRCC The Bowl is the number one place to test your respiratory care knowledge against the best of the best in the profession. Nowhere else will you find therapists cheering on […]

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On Monday, August 26, 2019, a total of ten Nursing scholarships were rewarded on behalf of the Robeson Community College Foundation, Inc. and the Cox & Jones families.   Sammy & Onita Cox Nursing Scholarship | $1,000 Lateisha Billings Erica Bridgeman Amanda Stone-Stewart Jordan Deese,  First Paramedic to RN Bridge Student Harmonee Thompson Mia Cox, 2019 […]

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Lena Franks: Lena was recently hired by Interim Health Care Agency as a CNA. She earned a High School Equivalency Diploma with College and Career Readiness. She was the 2019 Valedictorian for the Class of 2019. Jacob Lewis: Jacob earned a High School Equivalency Diploma as a was a member of the C&CR Class of […]

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OnlineDegrees.com has ranked Robeson Community College Oonline Business Administration No. 14 in the country. “We have reached this milestone by taking a hard look at factors such as tuition, flexibility, accreditation, and scholarships to select the top schools. We also used the most recent government data, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. […]

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Originally Published at Robesonian.com Southeastern Health has scheduled an open house and ribbon-cutting for its newest walk-in clinic. The events at The Clinic at Brisson Drugs are to take place Sept. 5 at noon. The clinic is located within Brisson Drugs, at 217 W. Broad St. in St. Pauls. A ceremonial ribbon cutting will be held […]

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On August 16, 2019, The Robeson Community College Foundation named a classroom in the Sammy Cox Law Enforcement Center on behalf of North Carolina State Highway Trooper Kevin K. Conner.  Trooper Conner was killed on October 17, 2018, while conducting a traffic stop of a speeding vehicle. Trooper Conner served with the North Carolina Highway […]

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Originally Published at Robesonian.com Robeson County has a top indicator that tells employers and industries looking for a place to locate that its residents are ready to work. In its July edition, Site Selection Magazine ranked Robeson County No. 1 in the nation for residents holding a National Career Readiness Certificate. The article puts the […]

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The summer commencement ceremony for Robeson Community College was held Thursday, Aug 1st, in the A.D. Lewis Auditorium. The summer class of 2019 at RCC was made up of 51 students. Among the students, the Cosmetology Department had its first associate degree graduates walk across the stage. Interim President Dr. William Findt conferred the degrees […]

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Congratulations to the Surgical Technology Class of 2019. The entire class passed the NBSTSA national exam & have found employment in the field. The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team. Students will apply theoretical […]

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The NC Board of Nursing has granted Robeson Community College approval to expand enrollment in the Associate Degree Nursing program. The approved request for an increase of 38 students for a total of 120 students includes all ADN program options. The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality […]

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Originally Published at NCCommunityColleges.edu From South Carolina to Afghanistan and back a time or two, I’ve spent the last ten years running away from where I was raised. Dilapidated buses, tanks, and crumbling helicopters and airplanes have taken me around the world, but no matter how far or hard I may have run, the tire tracks […]

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With the 2019 hurricane season upon us, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is encouraging residents to be prepared this season to avoid the suffering that followed last year’s Hurricane Florence on the coast and mudflows in the western part of the state. To do this, Commissioner Causey is scheduling disaster relief town hall meetings across the […]

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Effective June 1, the Public Schools of Robeson County now require the new 36-hour offered by Robeson Community College. The certificate from this class must accompany the application when applying for a Substitute Teacher  or a Teaching Assistant. RCC offers day, night and weekend classes to fit your schedule. We recently had our first class, […]

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Robeson Community College hosted a total of 207 campers during the week of June 24-27. Through the Project ACCESS, 3C, and Engineering programs, 11 different camps, related to various STEM topics, were held at no cost to campers.  Project ACCESS Camps Camps AIMS Earth & Environmental Science Camp SCRUBS Cyber Security Industrial Technologies EMS/Fire Science […]

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In an effort to be proactive due to enrollment decline and the need for Robeson Community College to engage in an extremely lean fiscal year, some very difficult cost-cutting and realignment decisions had to be made. These decisions include non-renewals, contractual & part-time services, and supplies were based on program enrollment trends and strategic plans for future […]

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Today, Piedmont Natural Gas presented a check for $100,000 and Matrix Service gave $10,000 to Robeson Community College and the Robeson Community College Foundation as an investment into student scholarships and program expansion. The Piedmont Natural Gas $100,000 investment will be used to fund scholarships in Industrial Technology, Welding, and HVAC. “It’s important to us […]

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The following Robeson Community College students have been named to the President’s List and received Academic Scholar status for the Spring 2019 semester: President’s List Manar Ahmed, Ryan Batton, Sally Bennett, Kevin Berry, Davida Billings, Kaitlyn Bryan, Kenleigh Callahan, Guadalupe Esmeralda Casarrubias Elizalde, Marilyn Dominguez-Regules, Jessica Gamez, Leonardo Garcia Cruz, Alexa Hunt, Danielle Hunt, Shawna […]

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A total of 14 men graduated with a High School Equivalency Certificate on Thursday, June 13 at Lumberton Correctional Institute. Eight of the graduates were in attendance for the ceremony, and for the first time in the program’s history, family members were allowed to attend. This program is provided by College and Career Readiness at […]

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NursingProcess.org has ranked the Robeson Community College Practical Nursing Program No. 3 out of 40 North Carolina Board of Nursing approved LPN educational programs for 2019. “Robeson Community College under the guidance of experienced faculty, offers a well-rounded nursing education to LPN students at its campus in Lumberton; equipped with modern facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories,” […]

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Congratulations to the 2019 Class of Respiratory Therapy. The entire class passed the National Registry & have found employment in the field. The Respiratory Therapy program prepares students to function as Registered Respiratory Therapists an/or Certified Respiratory Therapists. In these roles, individuals perform diagnostic testing, treatments, and management of patients with heart and lung diseases. […]

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During the June 10 meeting, the RCC Board of Trustees presented a resolution honoring the work of President Kimberly Gold, who announced her resignation in March to take the position of Vice President of Programs & Chief Academic Officer for the NC Community College System. “I feel like we accomplished a lot this year,” Dr. […]

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Robeson Community College students, Miranda Lowery Jones, and Brittany Maynor participated in the NC Community College System’s 2019-20 Student Leadership Development Program on June 2-7 at William Peace University in Raleigh. A total of 28 community college students participated in workshops, group & individual projects and several presentations from various guest speakers. The program will […]

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Robeson Community College has entered into two partnerships that will provide advanced training, advisement and guaranteed admission to NC State University via the PackTrac and C3 programs. PackTrac is available to students who are either Associate in Arts or Associate in Science majors with an interest in Agriculture. In PackTrac, students are advised by both […]

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