Robeson Community College

Success Stories

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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