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RCC HVAC course starts April 24

ASHEBORO (March 19, 2019)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering “Fundamentals of HVAC” — a course designed to provide students with the introductory skills required to become employed as an apprentice in the heating and air conditioning field.

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Emerge from hibernation: RCC offering plein air class

ASHEBORO (March 19, 2019)

Now that the flowers are poking their heads out of the ground and the trees are budding, it’s the perfect time to be introduced to oil and acrylic painting outdoors. Randolph Community College is offering a “Painting the Landscape — Plein Air” course, beginning April 16, taught by professional artist and local historian Henry Bowers.

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Medical coding, auto dealer courses coming to RCC in April

ASHEBORO (March 7, 2019)

Randolph Community College is offering two online medical coding classes and two courses for auto dealers in April.

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RCC now offering line dancing classes on two nights

ASHEBORO (March 7, 2019)

You’re at a party, a song comes on, and all of a sudden everyone starts doing “The Electric Slide.” Alas, you have to sit this one out — you haven’t got the moves. Don’t be left out! Randolph Community College is now offering two nights of its popular “Line Dancing” classes, starting Tuesday, April 16.

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RCC offering new course for first-time managers, couponing returns

ASHEBORO (Feb. 27, 2019)

Randolph Community College is offering a new course for first-time managers in March, along with its popular couponing workshops.

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RCC holding information session about Pfeiffer Elementary Education Program

ASHEBORO (March 4, 2019)

Randolph Community College is holding an information session for its Pfeiffer Elementary Education Program Tuesday, April 2, for students interested in beginning an associate degree at RCC before entering the elementary education field, and teaching assistants or other adults interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education or Bachelor of Arts in special education and becoming licensed teachers.

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Local students place in SkillsUSA competition, advance to state

ASHEBORO (Feb. 21, 2019)

Four local high school students recently placed at the SkillsUSA North Carolina Southwest Regional Rally at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury Friday, Feb. 15, and advanced to the state conference.

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Is money making you mad? RCC offering budgeting, Excel classes

ASHEBORO (Feb. 20, 2019)

Saving for a car, buying a home, or looking to add to your rainy-day fund? Randolph Community College is hosting two, two-session budgeting classes starting next week to help you reach your financial goals, and a basic Excel class to organize those budgets into spreadsheets.

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Workshops guide professionals, parents in helping students face challenges

ASHEBORO (Feb. 19, 2019)

Randolph Community College, Randolph County Public Health, and the three local school systems are joining forces in the form of workshops for both professionals and parents about substance use disorders and mental health issues.

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Real Estate, ServSafe Spanish, Orthopedic classes coming to RCC

ASHEBORO (Feb. 19, 2019)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering several real estate courses in March, along with an orthopedic casting and bracing class and a ServSafe course in Spanish.

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Apprenticeship Randolph adds Automotive Systems Technology

ASHEBORO (Feb. 19, 2019)

Thanks to partnerships between local industries and area schools, the Apprenticeship Randolph program has continued to grow since its inception in 2016. The latest addition? Apprenticeships in Automotive Systems Technology.


The Automotive Systems Technology youth apprenticeship will follow the same schedule as the current Manufacturing Technology program. Students must attend at least one open house in their desired program area with parents or guardians attending one as well.


Applications are open until March 6.

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RCC offering 3D Printing, ServSafe courses in February

ASHEBORO (Jan. 31, 2019)

Randolph Community College is offering the opportunity to discover the possibilities of 3D printing or the opportunity for restaurant managers to pass the ServSafe exam.

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RCC offering forklift training, line-dancing class

ASHEBORO (Feb. 5, 2019)

Randolph Community College is offering a course in forklift operation and a line-dancing course this month.

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RCC hosting information sessions as Apprenticeship Randolph enters third year

ASHEBORO (Jan. 25, 2019)

Randolph Community College is hosting two information sessions for students and parents wanting to learn more about Apprenticeship Randolph Thursday, Jan. 31, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center auditorium. Apprenticeship Randolph is entering its third year of recruitment, starting with information sessions at each area high school at the end of this month and the first of February.

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RCC hosts NCOHS conference, focusing on suicide, opioid epidemic, mental health

NCOHS conference Shackleford

RCC President Dr. Robert Shackleford speaks during the North Carolina Organization for Human Services conference, held in the JB and Claire Davis Corporate Training Center on the Asheboro Campus.

ASHEBORO (Jan. 22, 2018)

The nationwide opioid epidemic hit home recently as Randolph County Public Health Director Susan Hayes updated the Asheboro City Council on the county’s opioid crisis. According to data, Randolph County has one of the highest rates of opioid overdoses per 100,000 residents. Randolph Community College is doing its part to combat the crisis, recently hosting the North Carolina Organization for Human Services (NCOHS) conference, “Transformations,” focusing on suicide, the opioid epidemic, and mental health.

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RCC photojournalism students place in video competition

ASHEBORO (Jan. 17, 2019)

Sometimes the best gateway to a future career is the real-world, hands-on experience of an internship.


Two Randolph Community College photojournalism students recently won awards in the North Carolina Business Committee for Education’s statewide Experience More Video Competition, shadowing two former RCC students and learning about the internship experiences that led them to their current careers.


Nathan Burton took first place with Aly Vermillion grabbing second in the community college category. The NCBCE hosted an Experience More Summit on Work-Based Learning Dec. 7 with five regional satellite locations, including RCC’s JB & Claire Davis Corporate Training Center, highlighting the two winners’ work.

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RCC offering social work classes

ASHEBORO (Jan. 17, 2019)

Randolph Community College is offering two classes that will help students on their way to becoming social workers.

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Get your scissors ready: Couponing classes are back!

ASHEBORO (Jan. 15, 2018)

Have a new year’s resolution to put more money away in a rainy day fund? Randolph Community College is offering both of its popular couponing workshops at the Randleman Center, starting at the end of this month. Most participants easily save the cost of the workshop and more during their first grocery shopping trip using these techniques.

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Millstone Creek Orchard’s Mooney to teach RCC's inaugural agritourism course

ASHEBORO (Jan. 10, 2019)

*Update: This class is now being held Feb. 26-Mar. 21.*

Bringing visitors to the family farm may seem like a huge undertaking, but, with the help of Millstone Creek Orchards LLC owner/operator Beverly Isom Mooney, Randolph Community College is offering its first-ever “Agritourism 101” class.

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Electrical technician class starts Jan. 16

ASHEBORO (Jan. 8, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering a “Basic Electrical Technician I” course beginning Wednesday, Jan. 16.

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