Monthly Archive:: June 2015

Letter from the President

Welcome to third issue of the RCC CareerFocus magazine! As this issue follows our recent 40th commencement ceremony, it provides an opportunity for reflection—an opportunity to pause, mark our achievements and review the highlights of the past

Broadcast Media Technology Program Accelerates Careers in Radio or TV

If you are dreaming of a career in broadcast radio or television, RCC’s Broadcast Media Technology Program (BMT) can connect you to knowledge, skills and job opportunities. This program is designed for students who want to learn

Meet Professor Justin Petty, Director of the Broadcast Media Technology Program

Justin Petty developed the BMT curriculum in 1995, and it’s been evolving ever since to meet the needs of his students. He started in the video business while still a student at the Berklee College of Music.

A Second Time to Shine: RCC Gives Students Another Shot at Success

For Sharon Olivo (AA, ’15), her freshman year in college was a disappointment. “I attended a four year school in Florida, mostly because of the financial aid package,” says Sharon. “I had trouble fitting in. Most of

New Honors-to-Honors Scholarship Program with UMass Amherst Augments Strong Transfer Services at RCC

In April 2015, the University of Massachusetts Amherst announced Honors-to-Honors, a new scholarship program that provides additional funding to honors graduates of the state’s 15 community colleges who are accepted into the university’s Commonwealth Honors College, to

Preparing Students for Success, Today and Tomorrow

According to CareerOneStop (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration), computer systems design and related services is the 12th fastest growing industry in the United States. As of 2012, 1,620,300 professionals are employed

RCC is Developing a Clean Energy Program – and It Starts with Solar!

The fast developing field of clean, “green,” or solar energy is ripe with career opportunities and business development opportunities. To provide the training necessary for entry into this field, we have dusted off and updated our Solar

RCC Updates & News

The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College, which opened in 1995, was built by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The facility is dedicated to hosting Massachusetts public

Roxbury Community College’s Women’s and Men’s Basketball Teams’ Championship Season

Our women’s and men’s basketball teams achieved incredible success during the 2014-2015 academic year. In March 2015 the RCC Lady Tigers defeated Bunker Hill Community College, 115-53, to win the NJCAA Division III District F Championship at

Student Success Story: Deila Vieira

Delia Viera wanted to create a better life for her family. She says, “Before becoming a phlebotomist, I was working part-time jobs at a call center and I did not have a steady work schedule. It was