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Teaching by Example, Living by Example

The goal at Rockland Community College over the last decade has been to create a student-centered environment that meets the needs of students and enhances their chances for success. It started with creating The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) to provide faculty with access to professional development and hands-on experience with the latest technology. Excellence in teaching has been a hallmark of Rockland Community College since its founding more than 50 years ago.

Then came our Title III grant, which focused on strengthening support services for students. It enabled students to sign up online for one-on-one personal tutoring in all disciplines.

Disability Services became Accessibility Services to meet the special needs of all students. RCC also expanded its veterans program and created a special Veterans Lounge where veterans can support one another. Financial Aid services have expanded, and the Herbert Kurz President’s Student Support Fund is now …