RCC’s Health and Wellness Coach Program Celebrates First Graduates

The first graduating class of Health and Wellness Coaches at Randolph Community College

ASHEBORO (July 6, 2018)

Randolph Community College celebrated the first graduates in its Health and Wellness Coach pilot program on June 27, the first program of its kind offered by a North Carolina Community College. The 120-hour course is designed to provide graduates the basic knowledge, tools, and resources to work under the supervision of licensed professionals supporting individuals to improve their personal health. The class prepares students to sit for the Center for Credentialing & Education’s (CCE) Board Certified Coach (BCC) exam.

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RCC to Offer Forklift Operator Training August 4

ASHEBORO (July 6, 2018)

Randolph Community College will offer a Saturday course on forklift operation next month. “Forklift Operator Training” will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, in Room 223 at the Continuing Education and Industrial Center on RCC’s Asheboro Campus.

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Dart Foundation Awards Over $100,000 to RCC

Dart Foundation representatives present check to RCC personnel

ASHEBORO (June 26, 2018)

The Randolph Community College Foundation recently received a $100,395 grant from the Dart Foundation to purchase a coordinate measuring machine and certification cart to be used in the Computer-Integrated Machining (CIM) and advanced manufacturing programs at the College, according to Lorie McCroskey, director of development.

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First Randolph County AMP Camp Concludes at RCC

Participants in the first AMP Camp pose as a group

ASHEBORO (June 25, 2018)

Seventeen rising 8th and 9th graders and 20 middle and high school teachers learned about advanced manufacturing in the first AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Pathway) Camp last week, sponsored by Asheboro City Schools, Randolph Community College, and the Randolph County School System. The free AMP Camp was made possible through the Catalyzing Career and Technical Education grant, according to Stacey Miller, pathways activities coordinator for RCC.

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RCC Sets Course for “Effective Grant Writing” Beginning July 12

ASHEBORO (June 20, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division has scheduled a course in “Effective Grant Writing,” to begin Thursday, July 12 at the Asheboro Campus. The class (section #66802) will meet from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays, July 12 through Aug. 23. The cost is $70.

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RCC Offers “Plein Air” Painting Course Beginning July 10 at Lake Lucas

ASHEBORO (June 18, 2018)

Randolph Community College is offering a “Painting the Landscape in Oils and Acrylics – Plein Air” course beginning on July 10.

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Human Resources Certification Course Set to Begin July 10 at RCC

ASHEBORO (June 12, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a course to assist human resources professionals who are new to their field to prepare for the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) exam offered by the HR Certification Institute.

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RCC Photojournalism Students Create Short Documentary Film

ASHEBORO (June 8, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s photojournalism class recently created a short documentary project that was an official selection for the Long Leaf Festival in May at the North Carolina Museum of History. The weekend festival highlighted the best short- and feature-length documentary and narrative films that demonstrate a Tar Heel State connection.

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RCC Interior Design Student Wins WithIt Scholarship

ASHEBORO (June 7, 2018)

Emily Doll, a Randolph Community College Interior Design student from Seagrove, is one of 13 students from 9 schools who were awarded scholarships this spring from WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries.

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RCC Students Complete State Leadership Program

State Leadership graduates Landon Bare and Brandon Watt pictured with RCC personnel

ASHEBORO (June 6, 2018)

Randolph Community College students Brandon Watt of Franklinville and Landon Bare of Liberty graduated from the North Carolina Community Colleges Student Leadership Development Program in Raleigh this spring. Both students also completed their associate degrees and graduated from RCC in May.

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Autumn Lee Awarded Retiree Scholarship from RCC Foundation

Photo of Autumn Lee of Liberty

ASHEBORO (June 1, 2018)

Autumn Breann Lee of Liberty has been awarded the Randolph Community College Foundation Retiree Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarship was established to honor retired RCC faculty and staff members.

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Guitar Courses Scheduled at RCC Beginning in June

ASHEBORO (May 31, 2018)

Walter Matthew Hoover, a professional musician and teacher for the past 30 years, will teach a “Beginning Guitar” and a “Guitar 2” course at Randolph Community College, both beginning in June.

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RCC Foundation Announces 2018 Presidential Scholars

The 2018 Presidential Scholars are pictured with President Shackleford.

ASHEBORO (May 30, 2018)

Five outstanding Randolph County high school students have been chosen in a competitive process as Presidential Scholars at Randolph Community College for the 2018-2019 school year. Madison Nicole Chisholm, Averi Anna Ridge, and Carson Ray Wright, all of Asheboro High School, and Allyson Cole Needham and Brooke Nicole Richardson, both from Southwestern Randolph High School, will receive two-year RCC scholarships through the Presidential Scholars program funded by the Randolph Community College Foundation.

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Summer Teacher Training Classes at RCC to Begin in June

ASHEBORO (May 30, 2018)

Randolph County teachers have the opportunity to enroll in two teacher renewal classes through Randolph Community College during the summer.

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Randolph Community College Announces 2018 Spring Semester Academic Standing Lists

ASHEBORO (May 29, 2018)

Randolph Community College announces the President’s List, Dean’s List, and Academic Merit List for the 2018 spring semester.

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HVAC Course Begins June 4 at RCC

ASHEBORO (May 25, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering a “Fundamentals of HVAC” course, which is designed to provide students with the introductory skills required to become employed as an entry-level heating and air conditioning technician.

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RCC Offers Nail Art Course for Licensed Cosmetologists/Nail Technicians on June 25

*This class has been rescheduled to Monday, June 25, 2018*

ASHEBORO (May 24, 2018)

Randolph Community College Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer an “Inlaid Nail Art with Acrylic” course on Monday, June 25, on the Asheboro Campus.

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2018 College and Career Readiness Graduation Held May 10 at RCC

Francisco Arellano Cortes accepts his diploma from Board Chair Mac Sherrill

ASHEBORO (May 24, 2018)

Bill Cranford, a Randolph Community College graduate who is employed as a sales engineer for Phillips Commercial Haas Factory Outlet, gave the graduation address, and Francisco Arellano Cortes was the student speaker at RCC’s 2018 College and Career Readiness graduation held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center auditorium on the Asheboro Campus.

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RCC Department Named for Dahlia Gubalane Oldham

RCC President Robert Shackleford honor Dahlia Oldham with her three sons looking on.

ASHEBORO (May 21, 2018)

Randolph Community College named its College and Career Readiness Department in honor of Dahlia Gubalane Oldham of Seagrove, a graduate and fervent supporter of the program, the College, and the RCC Foundation.

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RCC Introduction to QuickBooks Course Set to Begin June 5

ASHEBORO (May 16, 2018)

Randolph Community College Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a “QuickBooks, Introduction” course beginning Tuesday, June 5.

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