RCC to host first ‘Homecoming Week’ October 3 – October 7
Robeson Community College will be hosting its first Homecoming Week from October 3 – October 7.
The theme of this year’s RCC’s Homecoming will be Home. Sweet. Home.
Monday, October 3rd – Make Yourself at HOME / Wear Blue & Green
Kickoff Event: The Fun Zone
As part of the kickoff celebrations, RCC asks that students ‘Make Yourself at Home’ on Monday, October 3 and get in “The Fun Zone” – inflatables and other fun activities that the entire family can enjoy from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Monday, October 3 is also day to register for upcoming 8-week classes that begin on October 13. ‘Kickoff registration’ will run from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Building 13. Prospective students can complete the RCC application, complete financial aid, and register for classes all in one day. Course offerings include American History I, Basic Law Enforcement Training, Basic PC Literacy, Developmental Psychology, Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism, and more.
For a complete list of classes, visit https://www.robeson.edu/happenings/curriculum-schedules/
Continuing education classes are also available with registration taking place in Building 18. Class listings can be viewed here: https://www.robeson.edu/docs/CESchedule.html
Registration for Career and College Readiness will take place in Building 3. For information on Adult High School, Adult Basic Education, or English as a Second Language, please visit https://www.robeson.edu/ccr/
Tuesday, October 4 – HOME of the Brave – Wear Red/White/Blue
On Tuesday, October 4 RCC will become the ‘Home of the Brave,’ as military, first responders, and law enforcement officers descend upon campus. A tug-of-war competition is planned for the day between “Boots & Scrubs vs. Badges.” Everyone is encouraged to wear red, white, and blue to show their patriotism.
Military recruiters will be on campus for those who want to learn more about opportunities available in the various branches of the military.
Military / Emergency Vehicles
Several emergency vehicles from various local agencies – including EMS/Fire Departments and Military Installations will be on campus. Come check out the amazing fleet that will be on campus, get some photos and and be sure to thank the representatives for their service.
The BAT Mobile Unit
You’ll also want to check out the BAT (Blood Alcohol Testing) mobile unit from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Tours will be available.
Sunset Slush will be on campus to help celebrate the day.
Wednesday, October 5 – Home Sweet HOME – Wear Red
Everyone is asked to wear red on Wednesday, October 5 to show your love for Robeson Community College as culinary and cosmetology students show some Southern hospitality to fellow students and visitors, as we celebrate ‘Home is where the heart is.”
Culinary students will serve fall spiced treats starting at 11:00 a.m., while supplies last in the Student Center, Building 13.
Services from Cosmetology
Look and feel your best with services from the RCC Salon! Cosmetology students will offer free hand and arm massages, along with paraffin waxes from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pumpkin Paint Party Contest
A Pumpkin Paint Party for students is planned from 1pm – 2pm under the tents in the Quad area (between Building 13 and Building 9). Only 30 spots are available, first come, first serve. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be announced.
Thursday, October 6 – Welcome HOME Alumni – Wear Golf Apparel
It’s tee off time on Thursday, October 6 as the college hosts its signature homecoming event – The 38th Anniversary Memorial Clifford Bullard Golf Tournament held at Pinecrest Country Club in Lumberton to “Welcome Home Alumni!”
On campus and in the community, everyone is asked to wear golf apparel to show their support for the golf tournament. For anyone that would like to become a sponsor or are interested in playing in the tournament, you are asked to please contact Carol Cummings at (910) 272-3236.
Chair Massages & Hair Cuts
Also on Thursday, October 6, Alumni, students and visitors will have a chance to be treated like royalty with a free chair massage by RCC’s massage therapy students and enjoy a free hair cut by RCC barber students. This event will take place in the Workforce Development Building / Building 18 from 9am – 2pm.
Friday, October 7 – HOMEmade in Robeson Day – Dress for Success
National Manufacturing Day Celebration
Finally, on Friday, October 7, you’ll want to dress for success as Robeson Community College celebrates National Manufacturing Day with “Homemade in Robeson Day.” Everyone is invited to the main campus to tour and learn about the various industrial programs offered at RCC from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The college will also a host a job fair immediately following Made in Robeson from 12pm – 2pm.
Come out and enjoy the weeklong festivities!
Make Robeson Community College your Home. Sweet. Home!