family resources for students and community

Student and Family Resources

RCC partners with local agencies and programs to provide the best possible information to students and families regarding access to services in the Rogue Valley. The resources listed at this website are aimed at improving the economic health of families by addressing the needs in the home, school, and the community. Working side by side with the following service providers, RCC extends the scope of...
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How to Pay for College

Figuring out if you can pay for college can be overwhelming. After all, the unknown can be scary. So let’s shed light on it and help you make a plan. You can go to college! RCC has a great online tool—the Net Price Calculator—to help you estimate the costs. Here’s an estimated student budget at RCC based on average, full-time enrollment (12 credits per term)...
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Heather Greer SOHOPE grant recipient

Grant brings HOPE to Southern Oregon Students

September 30 marked the first year of Southern Oregon Health Occupations Poverty Elimination, a federally funded program empowering low-income students to embark on rewarding and sustaining careers in health care. Megan Jeffries is one of those students. In March, the 29-year-old seasonal forestry dispatcher enrolled in RCC’s medical assistant program, and with the help of Southern Oregon HOPE was able to cover the cost of...
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the haul restauraunt, a SBDC success story

Startups Successful with RCC Small Business Development Center

The Haul has become a great place to grab a bite and a brew in downtown Grants Pass. The restaurant has operated out of 121 S.W. H St for almost two years now.  It’s the result of a collaboration between three Applegate residents—Jon Conner of Conner Fields Brewing and Fulcrum Dining caterers Chad Hahn and partner, Gabriella Rysula,—who met through local farmer’s markets and became...
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bond info by the slice

A Path to the Future

In May 2016 the voters of Jackson and Josephine counties showed their support in passing a $20 million bond for Rogue Community College to finance construction and improvements of facilities. “We are very thankful,” said RCC President Cathy Kemper-Pelle. “We are committed to working with our community partners to make the best use of these funds to better prepare local people for good paying local...
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