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The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center

DSC_0569The 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 high school track and field meets and serves as the home for Roxbury Community College’s powerful intercollegiate and intramural athletics. Known as the “Reggie,” the facility is home to one of the fastest tracks in the world: in 19 years of existence, over 39 World or American records have been established on this fast track. The “Reggie” hosts over 90 high school, collegiate and national track meets annually.

The Media Arts Center

DSC_0669The Media Arts Center was established to engage, encourage, and educate Roxbury Community College and the community through fine, visual, and performing arts. The Media Arts Center also seeks to enhance and enlighten the community through civic engagement, which will heighten creativity and foster critical thinking.  Throughout the past few months, the Media Arts Center has hosted numerous events in support of its mission.

Community Leaders at RCC

Roxbury Community College is a destination school for government officials and community leaders dedicated to making a positive change in our community. Over the past year, countless leaders have stopped by RCC to speak with students, faculty and staff about some of the most pressing issues of today. These photos capture some, but not all, of the community events hosted at RCC over the past calendar year. Keep an eye on our website for information on recent events, and to learn more about upcoming events at RCC!

This spring Congressman Capuano visited the U.S. Government classroom of Professor Jacquolyn Payne-Thompson . Massachusetts Congressman Michael Everett Capuano (D – 7th District) talked about Congress and the Presidency.

This spring Congressman Capuano visited the U.S. Government classroom of Professor Jacquolyn Payne-Thompson . Massachusetts Congressman Michael Everett Capuano (D – 7th District) talked about Congress and the Presidency.

In March 2015, Massachusetts legislators joined senior leaders at RCC for a legislative breakfast, to discuss government relations with the College.

In March 2015, Massachusetts legislators joined senior leaders at RCC for a legislative breakfast, to discuss government relations with the College.

RCC President Valerie Roberson and United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a roundtable discussion focused on issues of concern to students in December 2014.

RCC President Valerie Roberson and United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a roundtable discussion focused on issues of concern to students in December 2014.

Former Governor Deval Patrick (D – MA) and former MA Secretary of Education Matthew Malone pose with RCC students and faculty at the student roundtable on education in December 2014.

Former Governor Deval Patrick (D – MA) and former MA Secretary of Education Matthew Malone pose with RCC students and faculty at the student roundtable on education in December 2014.

Representative Russel Holmes, RCC President Valerie Roberson, President and CEO Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D. and Education Chief Rahm Dorsey (Boston) at the April 2015 Massachusetts Life Science Center grant announcement ceremony.

Representative Russel Holmes, RCC President Valerie Roberson, President and CEO Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D. and Education Chief Rahm Dorsey (Boston) at the April 2015 Massachusetts Life Science Center grant announcement ceremony.

Massachusetts State Representative Gloria Fox (D – Roxbury) and United States Congressman James Enos Clyburn (D – SC) pose for a photo at Congressman Clyburn’s book signing/speaking engagement at RCC in August 2014.

Massachusetts State Representative Gloria Fox (D – Roxbury) and United States Congressman James Enos Clyburn (D – SC) pose for a photo at Congressman Clyburn’s book signing/speaking engagement at RCC in August 2014.

Panelists and participants from the town hall meeting, “Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community,” held at the Media Arts Center on January 21, 2015, pose for a photo after the meeting.

Panelists and participants from the town hall meeting, “Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community,” held at the Media Arts Center on January 21, 2015, pose for a photo after the meeting.

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