1. What brought you to RC and why do you choose to work here? “My friend, Rachel Taylor, graduated from here back in 2016 and she invited me to come to campus.”Read More
The Rochester College Diversity Council hosted a “totally rad” 1990’s party for the campus community on March 27, which featured a rap battle, “Friends” decor, photo booth, a best-dressed contest, and popular ’90s brands.Read More
Beth Kander, author of the dystopian novel “Original Syn,” conducted a writing workshop and signed copies of her book at Rochester College on Thursday, March 21.
“Original Syn,” released by Owl House Books in 2018, was nominated for the MIAL Fiction Award. Kander has written other works of prose, children’s books, plays and screenplays. A sequel to “Original Syn,” titled “Born in Syn,” will be released in October 2019.
Dr. Brian Stogner, president of Rochester College, presented a talk on the connection between genius and mental illness at the Rochester Hills Public Library on March 19. Stogner’s presentation, entitled “A Divine Madness: Creativity, Genius and Mental Illness,” is part of the library’s Smart Towns program, which focuses on providing theme-based educational content for the community.Read More
As student athletes attempt to juggle their time between practice, traveling to and playing games, and keeping up with their coursework, ACE personnel are available to offer academic support.
Rochester College’s Academic Center for Excellence offers free peer tutoring sessions, 24/7 online tutoring support and study resources.Read More
As associate registrar, Colleen Duddles supervises and organizes daily operations for the Registrar’s Office. She oversees registration, management of undergraduate and/or graduate student academic records, records system processing and retention.Read More
A snowy winter afternoon falls on Rochester College’s campus as the first day of classes start in Spring 2015. A first-semester freshman parks his car for the first day of classes. Looking at a map for navigation to find a classroom called CC6 for Basic Writing, the student feels anxiety and stress as a college English class awaits him.Read More
“Blackberry Winter,” the creative writing journal of Rochester College, will be publishing a new edition this spring entitled “Shades of Blue.”
The publication, which is being produced by a one-hour Creative Writing workshop, accepted submissions until Feb. 7, and several writers, both RC students and people outside the campus community, have submitted their work. More than 30 pieces varying in genre, length and tone were submitted.
For graduating seniors at Rochester College, one last challenge stands in their way nine days before graduation: Academic Symposium.
An institution-wide project for all graduating seniors, Academic Symposium, which started in 2003, is an event where RC seniors present their capstone projects in either a formal classroom project or a more informal poster session where students summarize their projects to interested visitors.
Jennifer Pyszk, campus store manager, said she is no longer ordering merchandise that displays Rochester College or RC. “We will continue to sell what we have but at a discounted price. Everything with RC on it is now 30 percent off the marked price. We hope this allows everyone to grab a few more things that are RC before it's too late!”Read More
Prior to the start of Rochester College’s homecoming basketball games on Saturday, Oct. 20, President Brian Stogner made the official announcement that RC would be transitioning to Rochester University. The transition is expected to be completed by August 2020, but the changes are beginning now.Read More
Kaitlyn Busam, assistant director of admissions at Rochester College hosted a wellness seminar on Oct 22. The seminar was centered around popular diets and whether those diets are sustainable or not. The diets discussed included keto, ancestral diets, Whole 30, vegetarianism and veganism.Read More
“Telling Americans to forget about 9/11 is like telling teenagers to forget about sex,” said Dr. Keith Huey, professor of church history and theology, to his Christian and Muslim Interactions class on Sept. 11.Read More
Many colleges and universities have their own school newspaper or magazine that they publish for students to read. Here at Rochester College, we have our own called Shield. Back in 2000, Lora Hutson and Rochester College founded Shield. Over the past 18 years, there have been many changes that have taken place. After reading this article, hopefully you will see how Shield has evolved, the additions that have taken place and the benefits of taking Shield as a class.Read More
School security has become a huge talking point in the current climate of our country and this is also the case at Rochester College. RC has a reputation for being a safe campus and the facts seem to back this up, but just how safe are we? What is the school doing to keep us that way?Read More