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New Initiatives at RCC

Our new president, Jason Smolka, is wasting no time focusing on new initiatives at Rockford Career College to improve every student’s experience.  Jason’s mission is to have instructors and staff members work together to focus on student success, retention and job placement.

We Proudly Present Paralegal Graduate Laura Watts

“Hard work pays off. It is worth the struggle!” says Rockford Career College graduate Laura Watts. “Stay strong, no matter how tough things may seem—there will always be a brighter day!” While enrolled in Rockford Career College's paralegal program, Laura never gave up on her goals, even when the courses seemed challenging. We are extremely proud of her for graduating on our Dean's List and beginning her dream career.

We Proudly Present Business Administration Graduate Athena Carson

“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Although it is unclear whether this famous quote should be attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Muriel Strode, or another individual, it has nevertheless inspired many to follow their dreams.1 Athena Carson decided to pursue her dream by enrolling in our business administration program. We are so proud of Athena for studying hard, graduating, and beginning the career she truly wanted. 

The Countdown Begins for May 9th Start

Registration for the May 9th start is closing soon.  Our career, admission and financial aid representatives are available to assist you.  Choose from diploma and degree programs offered on campus and online. Classes are small, providing individualized instruction from our experienced, caring instructors. Whether you are preparing for your first career or feel ready for change, we are here to help you succeed.

As part of the Rockford Career College family, you could enjoy these benefits:

We Proudly Present Veterinary Technician Graduate Alma Bullman

“What we do for ourselves dies with us; what we do for others lives on forever.” Rockford Career College graduate Alma Bullman chose her career based on these words. Wanting to serve pets and their families, she enrolled in our Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technician degree program. Her hard work and dedication to animals helped her graduate on the Dean's List. We are extremely  proud of her for earning her degree and beginning the career of her dreams. 

We Proudly Present Medical Assistant Graduate Kerry Caldwell

"While a negative habit can slow your progress and adversely influence your lifestyle, a positive habit can greatly improve it. It can bring positivity, possibilities, progress, health, wealth, abundance, happiness, love and success in your life."  This Stellan Moreira quote encouraged Kerry Caldwell to develop more positive habits, such as studying to begin a new career.1 After enrolling in Rockford Career College's medical assistant program, Kerry put in a tremendous amount of effort to succeed in her classes.

We Proudly Present Diagnostic Medical Sonography Graduate Katy Lighthart

“If you don't have a shadow, then you are not standing in your light,” says Katy Lighthart, Rockford Career College graduate. Ready for a new career, Katy was not afraid to step into her light. She enrolled in our Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program and studied hard, never losing sight of her goal. We are extremely proud of her for graduating on the Dean's List and beginning her dream career.

We Proudly Present Medical Assistant Graduate Tiffany Anderson-Salamone

“If you only shine light on your flaws, all your perfects will dim.” This Colleen Hoover quote reminded Tiffany Anderson-Salamone to focus on her strengths rather than her weaknesses.1 One way she did this was by enrolling at Rockford Career College and pursuing a career in which she would thrive. She graduated from our medical assistant program on the Dean's List. We are so proud of her for accomplishing her goal and beginning a career she loves.