Monthly Archive:: June 2014

Message from the president

It gives me great pleasure to present the inaugural issue of the Roxbury Community College (RCC) CareerFocus Magazine.  It is designed to give you an overview of how we are striving to meet our mission to facilitate

Nene Diallo: Roxbury Community College’s “29 Who Shine” Awardee

As a student at Roxbury Community College, Nene has distinguished herself as an outstanding and academically talented student. She is among 29 outstanding student graduates from the Commonwealth’s public higher education system to be recognized for excellent

RCC’s Biotechnology Program Earns High Marks

Students enrolled in Roxbury Community College’s Biotechnology Program can gain valuable hands-on experience working as interns at some of the area’s most prestigious colleges or companies. Through the Biotechnology Internship Program, RCC students have had the opportunity

Tips for Returning Adult Students

Changing careers in today’s economy can often mean returning to college to gain new skills to prepare for the evolving marketplace. Community colleges are often the first place career changers turn for assistance. Increasingly, RCC administrators and

Not So Typical Today’s college students break stereotypes

  If you think that most college students are fresh out of high school, young, carefree, and living at a university, you’re way behind the times. Eighty-five percent of college students today don’t fit that mold. More

RCC Connects Students to Single Stop USA for Free Services and Financial Help

Roxbury Community College will begin offering a new service that connects students to federal, state, and local resources that help pay for school that they may not know they qualify for. The goal is to target students

Maximize the Middle [infographic]

Is College a Good Investment?

Despite costs, career education makes financial sense. With soaring college costs, some wonder if higher education is worth the time and expense. When the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans about their views on college, 5 percent said

RCC’s College Nursing Program (AS) Teaches the Art of Caring

If you’re the kind of person who loves helping others, turn your talents into a paycheck with a career in the healthcare field. With a wide variety of settings and job opportunities available, medical training from Roxbury

Industry Training Institute: Are You Ready for the Next Step in Your Cisco Career?

Boost your career and your income with certification or recertification from Cisco Academy. You will learn how to create computer networks, enhance security systems and uncover the secrets of routing and switching as part of IT support.