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RCC welcomes representatives of area schools

Many high school representatives attended the meeting on November 21 at RCC Glenns Campus to discuss the learning opportunities that RCC makes available to their students.

Meetings at Rappahannock Community College’s (RCC) Glenns Campus on November 21, and at its Warsaw Campus on November 22, allowed RCC administrators to share information with area high school principals and counselors about the many dual enrollment and other educational opportunities that the college makes available.

RCC president Dr. Elizabeth Crowther and RCC vice president of instruction and student development Dr. Donna Alexander welcomed the attendees to both meetings. RCC dual enrollment coordinator Petie Norris then explained some academic policies and procedures of RCC and the Virginia Community College System, as well as reporting on recent legislation that has affected the program. He also detailed the benefits of RCC’s 34 Guaranteed Admission Agreements with four-year colleges and universities, and summarized the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Fifth-year Report on RCC.

RCC English professor Glenda Lowery and math instructor Bob Parker led breakout sessions on their respective subjects. RCC’s dean of student development, Anne Kornegay, gave a presentation on college readiness and the Virginia Placement Test, with a review of RCC’s new schedule magazine, “myRCC.” Attendance was excellent, including representatives of the public school systems of Charles City, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties, and the towns of Colonial Beach and West Point. Also represented were St. Margaret’s School in Tappahannock, Christchurch School in Middlesex, the Northern Neck Technical Center in Warsaw, and the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School at RCC.

posted 12.31.2013

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