RCC Promotes “Understanding of Islam”

RCC Promotes “Understanding of Islam”

Program paid for by your federal taxes Rockland Community College (RCC) has been named the recipient of the “Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Award,” receiving books, films and access to online resources about Islamic beliefs and culture. The news was momentous enough to earn a front-page, full-page announcement in the college’s winter newsletter SCENE. RCC received 25 books, […]

RCC PREZ NAMED DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS OF TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE

RCC PREZ NAMED DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS OF TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE

Cliff L. Wood, EdD, President of Rockland Community College, has been named distinguished alumnus of Texas A&M University-Commerce. In TAMU-Commerce’s 124-year history, only 123 individuals have received this recognition. The award will be presented at Texas A&M University-Commerce during a campus ceremony on April 19, 2013. Dr. Wood is being honored for his contributions to […]

JUST SAVE ONE

JUST SAVE ONE

A group that includes a number of recent Rockland Community College graduates has initiated a project that extends a helping hand to African nations which desperately need clean water. As stated in its name, Just Save One is not out to heal the world’s ills but follows the philosophy “you can make a difference if […]

Fourth Annual Blood Drive in Memory of Jimmy McNicholas on Feb 25, 2013

Jimmy McNicholas was born and raised in Garnerville, and attended St. Gregory Barbarigo, Albertus Magnus, and RCC. He was a son, a brother, an uncle, and a friend… until he was killed by a hit‐and‐run driver in Pearl River on May 31, 2009. Let’s not forget this kind Rockland man whose killer has still not […]

Clarkstown Supervisor Decries Community College Chargebacks

Clarkstown Supervisor Decries Community College Chargebacks

BY KATHY KAHN Special to the Rockland County Times With the cost of community college “chargebacks” becoming increasingly unsustainable for New York’s 62 counties, many are now passing those costs down to local cities and towns. New York Community College Trustees’ forum, “Operating Chargebacks: A Critical Component in the Funding Partnership for New York’s Community […]

RCC SPORTS HALL OF FAME DINNER COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

RCC SPORTS HALL OF FAME DINNER COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Rockland Community College will hold their annual Sports Hall of Fame dinner event on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. at the Italian-American Social Club in West Haverstraw. Three people are being honored as this year’s inductees, joining the 30 previous members in the RCC Sports Hall of Fame. They are: Emil […]