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Lassiter to serve as Acting President for RCC
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Lassiter to serve as Acting President for RCC

The Randolph Community College Board of Trustees has chosen Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education Elbert Lassiter as Acting President for the College while the search for a permanent president is underway.

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Cheers and tears: RCC holds first in-person graduation since 2019
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Cheers and tears: RCC holds first in-person graduation since 2019

Randolph Community College President Dr. Robert S. Shackleford Jr. made his way down the ramp and into the crowd for one last photo Wednesday evening as the College held its first in-person graduation since 2019. The moment was bittersweet. While RCC lauded its Class of 2022, which achieved the milestone despite a global pandemic, it also honored its retiring President of 15 years.

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Hardshell Headlines

Apprenticeship Randolph graduate Joshua DeFreece, who works for Post Consumer Brands, recently received his Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology from Randolph Community College, a Certificate in Manufacturing Technology, a State Apprenticeship Certificate, and a National Journey Worker Credential. The College is starting a new workforce initiative to train unemployed and underemployed adults.

Industry partners needed for new adult workforce program

Is your business looking to be on the cutting edge with higher-skilled workers? Is turnover hurting your bottom line? Randolph Community College is starting a new workforce initiative to train unemployed and underemployed adults.

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The 12 Apprenticeship Randolph graduates show off their framed associate degrees in Manufacturing Technology on Tuesday, Aug. 9, after a ceremony in the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center Auditorium on the Randolph Community College Asheboro Campus. Not pictured is Benjamin Cable.

Apprenticeship Randolph honors 12 graduates, signs 17 more

Local administrators and community leaders, along with faculty and staff from Randolph Community College, the Randolph County School System, Asheboro City Schools, Uwharrie Charter Academy, Faith Christian School, and homeschool; family, and friends gathered on RCC’s Asheboro Campus Tuesday, Aug. 9, to both celebrate Apprenticeship Randolph’s second graduating class and witness 17 more apprentices signed to the program.

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Randolph Community College opens 60th school year

Faculty, staff, and members of the Board of Trustees and the Foundation Board gathered in the Armadillo Café on the Asheboro Campus Friday, Aug. 12, as Randolph Community College kicked off its 60th school year with a breakfast and convocation.

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