Monthly Archive:: December 2014

Welcome from the President

Welcome to the second issue of the Roxbury Community College CareerFocus Magazine. I am pleased to announce that RCC has been recertified as an “Achieving the Dream Leader College” by the national Achieving the Dream initiative.

RCC’s Radiologic Technology program sets new standard

RCC’s Radiologic Technology program, which combines rigorous academic study with practical hands-on experience, reached an enviable goal when the Class of 2014 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) national

Getting Your Foot in the Door

In an economy where job seekers significantly outnumber positions, distinguishing your credentials is essential. How can you stand out from the crowd? In an economy where job seekers significantly outnumber positions, distinguishing your credentials is essential. How

Spotlight on RCC Faculty: Meet Carl Reid

When Carl Reid was around eight years old, his mother, who worked at a hospital in Brooklyn, NY, began taking her young son with her to work on weekends. At the hospital, he witnessed a flurry of

Behind the Badge

Criminal justice combines law, enforcement, corrections and forensic science The criminal justice field needs disciplined individuals to work as paralegals, attorneys, police officers, legal experts and corrections professionals. If you have strong critical thinking and writing skills, and

Many Roads Lead to a Career in Transportation

There are many routes to a career in the booming industry of transportation. Degrees in business management and administration, information and web technology and engineering are among the many areas of study that can lead to jobs.

What’s Your Social Media IQ?

Your online choices can help you get – or lose – a job. Nearly 9 out of 10 US companies now use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for recruiting, and most of them review employee and applicant profiles,

Facts & Finds

Dim lighting sparks creativity Want to encourage innovative thinking? Try lowering the lights. “Darkness increases freedom from constraints, which in turn promotes creativity,” according to German research published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. In a series

RCC Opens a New Cafeteria called Saté Grill

“ You can change the world, but not on an empty stomach.” —Viet Proverb RCC is pleased to announce the opening our new cafeteria, Saté. The word means hot and sizzling. Saté calls their food “fresh, fast

RCC’s Career Gateway Uses Technology to Connect Students, Businesses and the Community

Students and job seekers have a new way to connect with the business community thanks to RCC’s latest technology-based program called Career Gateway. It is designed to bring together RCC, business and industry to help students achieve