RCC Professor Opens Doors to the Middle East

RCC Professor Opens Doors to the Middle East

Students to take part in international online learning program PRESS RELEASE–Without a passport or a plane ticket, some Rockland Community College students will engage in international dialogue this fall. Participants in a class taught by RCC Professor Catherine Roche will work cooperatively online on class assignments with students from a university in Morocco. This special […]

July 23 – Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

July 23 – Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

RAMAPO – A special memorial service on the Rockland Community College campus will honor the 27 residents of Rockland County who gave their lives while serving their country during the Korean War. The ceremony will take place July 23 adjacent to the Korean War monument, located within the Gary Onderdonk Veterans Memorial Cemetery at RCC. Memorial Service […]

TIME FLIES: Rockland Shakespeare Company Marks 20 Years

TIME FLIES: Rockland Shakespeare Company Marks 20 Years

PERFORMANCES MOVED INDOORS FOR FIRST TIME; Shows begin July 7 at RCC’s Cultural Arts Theater and are free and open to the public   RAMAPO – Continuing a tradition spanning two decades, Rockland Community College this summer is once again the place for free performances of William Shakespeare’s plays. All are invited to enjoy the Rockland Shakespeare Company’s […]

Winners in the Spotlight at RCC-TV Video Festival

Winners in the Spotlight at RCC-TV Video Festival

High school entrants join RCC students and alumni on the red carpet RAMAPO – Creative young video artists from around the Rockland County area got a chance to be in the spotlight at the 10th annual RCC-TV Video Festival. The event, held May 13 at Rockland Community College, featured videos produced by RCC students and alumni, […]

Longtime RCC president talks legacy as he prepares to ride off into the sunset

Longtime RCC president talks legacy as he prepares to ride off into the sunset

BY KATHY KAHN  Rockland Community College was in chaos when Texas-born Dr. Cliff Wood took over as its president in 2004. An infamous man named Voss had turned the campus into a political war zone. When Voss was fired as president a temporary administrator named Murabito attempted to make himself a permanent fixture earning a […]

LAST ACTS: Dr. Wood Visits Legislature to Push for RCC Dorms

LAST ACTS: Dr. Wood Visits Legislature to Push for RCC Dorms

BY ALLISON WHITE The Planning and Public Works Committee was asked to approve a public hearing for discussion on a proposed student dormitory at Rockland Community College. After rounds of questions from the committee, the motion was passed. President Cliff L. Wood EdD said the project would cost around $34 million, to be paid for […]