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RCC Sets Basic, Advanced Excel Courses for Aug., Oct.

ASHEBORO (July 20, 2017)

Randolph County workers can expand their knowledge of Microsoft Excel as a valuable business tool through two courses scheduled at Randolph Community College starting soon.

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RCC Welding Students Fulfill Tall Order for North Carolina Zoo

RCC Welding student works on enrichment item at NC Zoo

ASHEBORO (July 19, 2017)

Designing and building a giraffe enrichment device could be a tall order for some, but not for Randolph Community College’s Welding Technology students. They recently worked with zookeepers from the North Carolina Zoo to improve an existing enrichment item and add a new one to the giraffe enclosure behind the scenes at the zoo in Asheboro.

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RCC to Offer Equine Management Course at Circle C Beginning Aug. 18

ASHEBORO (July 18, 2017)

Randolph Community College will offer a new course in “Equine and Stable Management” beginning Aug. 18. The course covers the basic needs, handling, and care of horses, and topics related to the care and management of an equine facility. This class will prepare students to take the Equine Facility Management Certification offered by the Certified Horsemanship Association.

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RCC’s Small Business Center and North Carolina Pottery Center Collaborate for ‘How to Start a Pottery Business’ Seminar

On Thursday, July 27, Randolph Community College’s Small Business Center and the North Carolina Pottery Center will team up to offer a “How to Start a Pottery Business” seminar for aspiring ceramic artists. Featuring local business expert Ed Ormsby and Seagrove-area potters Hitomi Shibata and Dan Triece, this seminar will provide attendees with information tailored toward getting started within the ceramics field. Panel members will also answer questions from the audience.

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Golden LEAF Grant Boosts Pathways to Prosperity Program

Golden LEAF Foundation check presentation

ASHEBORO (July 13, 2017)

Educational partners Randolph Community College, Randolph County School System, and Asheboro City Schools were recently awarded a $960,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to further advance the Pathways to Prosperity program.

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RCC to Offer “Introduction to Drones” Course

ASHEBORO (June 29, 2017)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a new course, “Introduction to Drones,” beginning Tuesday, Aug. 1, on the Asheboro Campus.

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Twenty-Two Attend RCC High School Leadership Academy

Participants in the 2017 RCC Student Leadership Academy

ASHEBORO (June 15, 2017)

Twenty-two area high school students took part in the fourth annual Randolph Community College High School Leadership Academy, sponsored by the RCC Foundation, on June 13 on RCC’s Asheboro Campus.

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Save Money by Learning About Extreme Couponing at RCC

ASHEBORO (June 14, 2017)

Randolph Community College is offering two courses in extreme couponing this summer. Most participants easily save the cost of the workshops and more during their first grocery shopping trip using these techniques.

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RCC Human Services Club Distributes Blessings Bags

Human Services Club project

ASHEBORO (June 12, 2017)

The Human Services Club at Randolph Community College recently completed their community outreach project for the spring semester. For several weeks, students and instructors donated, collected, and purchased new items for 50 Blessing Bags.

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“Strength, Sweat, Chisel & Core” Class Set at RCC Beginning June 27

Get fit logo

ASHEBORO (June 9, 2017)

Tammy Owens, a certified fitness instructor, is introducing her popular “Strength, Sweat, Chisel & Core” class at Randolph Community College beginning June 27.

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Become a Certified Medical Coder Through Online Classes at RCC

ASHEBORO (June 6, 2017)

Begin your journey toward a lucrative career as a professional medical coder at Randolph Community College. In two online classes, the first beginning June 19, students will learn medical terminology and anatomy as well as how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to work as a coder in the healthcare field (doctors’ offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, etc.).

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Veterinary Assisting Course Begins June 12 at Randleman Center

RANDLEMAN (June 5, 2017)

Pet owners often struggle with the decision of when or if to take their pet to the veterinarian when vague symptoms occur. Randolph Community College’s “Veterinary Assisting” course will give you the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your pet’s welfare. It is also a great basic course for those exploring the idea of working as a veterinary assistant.

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RCC Foundation Announces 2017 Presidential Scholars

The 2017 Presidential Scholars pictured with RCC President Robert Shackleford

ASHEBORO (May 25, 2017)

Five outstanding Randolph County high school students have been chosen in a competitive process as Presidential Scholars at Randolph Community College for the 2017-2018 school year. Gracie Mekayla Coble of Eastern Randolph High School, Bailey Nicole Davis of Trinity High School, Jasmin Esmeralda Faz of Asheboro High School, Harrison Luke Johnson of Randleman High School, and Nicole Danielle Sheron of Faith Christian School will receive two-year RCC scholarships through the Presidential Scholars program funded by the Randolph Community College Foundation.

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Teacher Training Classes at RCC to Begin in June

ASHEBORO (May 22, 2017)

Randolph Community College will offer two teacher training courses in June.

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Randolph Community College Announces 2017 Spring Semester Academic Standing Lists

ASHEBORO (May 18, 2017)

Randolph Community College announces the President’s List, Dean’s List, and Academic Merit List for the 2017 spring semester.

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Conville Completes Statewide Leadership Program

Chad Conville

ASHEBORO (May 17, 2017)

Chad Conville, director of auxiliary services at Randolph Community College, recently graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program, a seven-month program offering participants organized face-to-face and computer-based learning experiences to acquaint them with community college issues and to help them develop leadership skills. The graduation ceremony for the 29th class was held April 28 at Sandhills Community College.

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2017 College and Career Readiness Graduation Held May 11 at RCC

Eight students participated in the CCR Graduation on May 11.

ASHEBORO (May 17, 2017)

Waymon Martin, Randolph Community College Business Administration department head who is retiring June 1, gave the graduation address, and Amber Mashburn was the student speaker at RCC’s College and Career Readiness graduation held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center auditorium on the Asheboro Campus.

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“Plein Air” Painting Course with Henry Bowers Starts May 23 at RCC

ASHEBORO (May 16, 2017)

Randolph Community College is offering a “Painting the Landscape – Plein Air” course with professional artist and local historian Henry Bowers beginning on May 23.

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Auto Body Repair Basics Course to Start May 22 at RCC

ASHEBORO (May 15, 2017)

Randolph Community College is offering an “Auto Body Repair Basics” course beginning Monday, May 22. The class will meet from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, May 22-Aug. 14, in the Richard Petty Education Center on the Asheboro Campus.

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Over 500 Graduate from Randolph Community College

Many graduates decorated the top of their mortarboards to celebrate.

ASHEBORO (May 11, 2017)

Jim Rose, a member of the State Board of Community Colleges, was the guest speaker at Randolph Community College’s Curriculum Graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 10, in the Asheboro High School gymnasium. Over 500 students applied to graduate with their associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates this spring, with more than 270 graduates participating in the ceremony on May 10.

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