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Admission Coaches

Teachable Minutes – Admissions with Javier

Hi, Javier here from Rogue Community College. When I was a senior getting ready to graduate high school, pondering my future, I had dreams and passions, but I didn’t know where to begin. What I did know was, I wanted to earn my college degree; find a fun, stable job with good wages and, of course, benefits. With everything happening so fast and my next steps...
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Ann Trausch with a Electronics Student

Teachable Minutes: Electronics

  Hi, this is Ann Trausch at Rogue Community College and I teach in the electronics department. And people ask me what’s the difference between electronics and electricity all the time. Well, electricity is about the generation, distribution, and use of electrical energy. This energy is used to charge our cellphones, power the lights, computers, cars, washers and dryers and many more devices in our...
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Entrepreneurs Commercial Cookspace (ECC)

The Entrepreneurs Commercial Cookspace (ECC) is a fully equipped, modern and professional kitchen at RCC that provides future business owners like Gabby Taylor, owner of Organic Harvest, a place to develop and operate a successful business within the food industry. ECC strives to provide support for the community’s entrepreneurs by assisting individuals develop, launch and grow their food business. ECC understands the difficulties that are...
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Rogue Diversity Community Project

Rogue Community Diversity Project

Check out the Rogue Community Diversity project gallery! Inspired by a similar portrait series at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the Diversity Programming Board (DPB) partnered with RCC graphic design students and many other contributors, to create the Rogue Community Diversity project. The project was combines the power of images and narrative to provide a glimpse into the individuals who make up our...
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Advice on Organic and Responsible Gardening

Ted Smith, Rogue Community College (RCC) landscaper and groundskeeper, has had a long history with plant life and works hard to keep RCC landscape green. By the age of nine, he was what you could call a child prodigy in the lawn mowing business with his own route of lawns he tended. When Smith moved to Grants Pass in the late 70s, he didn’t have...
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animal house cafe logo

Animal House: Behind the Scenes

Most commonly known as Animal House at Table Rock and Redwood campuses and Belmondo at Riverside campus, is the RCC gourmet food and beverage service. Some of its most popular products range from their grab-and-go chicken bacon wraps to a white chocolate and caramel latte referred to as the Animal Coffee. At Redwood campus, Adam Philipp and Sara Hutchison are the chefs behind the scenes....
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RCC Foundation Announces 2017 Alum of the Year

RCC has a number of alums that have gone on from RCC to contribute greatly to their communities and professions, and the RCC Foundation is thrilled to announce Dan Petersen as its 2017 Alum of the Year. “I am humbled to be selected for this award,” expressed Petersen. “I have simply tried to make the world a little better and provided the opportunity for those...
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Meet 2017 RCC Graduate M.A. Zamani

Graduating June 17 with a 4.0, M.A. Zamani will be receiving his Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design. Zamani expressed, “I feel like all the hard work I’ve been putting in is paying off. I feel like I deserve this!” When Zamani was younger he dropped out of college because he felt a degree would not prove his self-worth. But after returning, Zamani explains,...
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Meet 2017 RCC Graduate Katie Standish

Katie Standish, 2017 RCC graduate, is beyond thrilled to be walking in Saturday’s commencement ceremony. “I am so excited, so ready! This term has been crazy and definitely a test of endurance. I had to keep on, keeping on until it was done…not giving up. Life also has been crazy this term and so has all of the math. I am so ready to do...
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