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American Welding Society Recognizes RCC Welding Program
American Welding Society Recognizes RCC Welding Program

Thank you to the AWS(American Welding Society) for the plaque recognizing RCC as a Valued Patron of the AWS Blackhawk Section!
Stephen Tave, President/CEO of AHED said:  "Congratulations on the recognition--RCC has made great contributions to the community with the new trades division."

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Welding Students Create a Table from Scraps
Welding Students Create a Table from Scraps

Students in our welding program combined their welding skills with their creativityy to build a table from old farm equipment and scraps.  
This is just one of the ways you learn at RCC....by doing!  
Start now and explore your potential.
 
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The Welding Program at Rockford Career College Fuses Compassion and Skill while Warming Hearts
The Welding Program at Rockford Career College Fuses Compassion and Skill while Warming Hearts

It’s no secret that the Rockford-area has many homeless individuals out there on the streets. Anywhere you choose to travel downtown Rockford, you are guaranteed to see at least one, but more than likely multiple, people in a small radius. In fact, we have some homeless people living right outside of Rockford Community College’s walls. With a skate park nearby and many businesses surrounding the area, we are located in a spot where someone without shelter is able to be covered.

 
But it’s getting cold out.

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Epidemic of CNC Machinists Breakout of RCC
Epidemic of CNC Machinists Breakout of RCC

Admit it – you don’t know what a CNC machinist does, but the title alone sounds impressive and makes you want to be one! CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control and has been around since the 1970’s. Though most people have never heard this term, most people have dealt with CNC on almost a daily basis.
 

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Computer Numeric Control: An Industry In High Demand

The demand for CNC machinists is on the rise, thanks to advancements in the field and a lack of skilled workers trained for these positions. Learning CNC means learning how to use computer-controlled machines or robots in order to make or assemble products, among other possible uses.  
 

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