Welcome to “Rogue Community”

Thank you for visiting our page! This blog site was built to be a tool to engage with the community of RCC and beyond. To become a contributor or submit an article, please visit the “Submit an Article or Idea” page. Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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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.... Read more

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Thai cooking: Sweet, sour, bitter, hot and salty in every bite

Photo and article by: KATHLEEN ALAKS/Daily Courier A rich, pungent, aroma wafts through the classroom kitchen at Hidden Valley High School as chef Emily Moore stirs chopped garlic and shallots in a hot wok. “The technique is called dry frying, which is frying without oil,” Moore explains. “It’s usually used for spices, but in this case the shallots and garlic are dry fried so they... Read more

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Earth Day at RCC

Earth Day activities are held nationwide and at RCC it was no exception, co-sponsored by the Green Team and by ASG. Earth Day, founded by Gaylord Nelson, is celebrated annually on April 22. Nelson created the movement in 1969 after witnessing the massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California making it a national day to focus on the environment. Earth Day led to the creation... Read more

Community Education Offered at RCC

RCC offers a variety of classes that are open to the community, including; Beginning Drawing, Action Drawing for Animation, Introduction to Digital Photography, Business Planning for Success, Plant Identification, Foreign Language…and many more! Teresa Rivenes, Dean of Instruction at RCC, explains that continuing education promotes lifelong learning and can be an entertaining experience. “My work week can often be hectic and at times I need... Read more

Oregon Promise: A RCC Student’s Experience

High school wasn’t always easy for a 2016-17 Oregon Promise recipient, Megan Gorman. She often found school to be a struggle. After changing schools Gorman found out that she really enjoyed learning, and gained an understanding on the value of education. Gorman relocated to a high school where the instructors continuously encouraged students to apply for scholarships and grants to help assist in furthering their... Read more