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Rockland Community College is a two-year college in the SUNY system, located in hamlet of Viola within the Village of Suffern from the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County, New York. The college began in 1959 in the former county almshouse. The college offers 41 programs in the arts and sciences, technology, and health professions. The current enrollment is about 6,300 full and part-time students. The main campus is in Suffern, New York, but instructions are also offered in Haverstraw and Spring Valley extensions. Its president is Dr. Cliff L. Wood, graduate of Texas A&M University. The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). ... Viola is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) located in Rockland County, New York. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... The Village of Suffern, New York, viewed from the top of Nordkop Mountain Suffern is a village in Rockland County, New York, USA near the southern border of the county and the state in the Town of Ramapo. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... The Ramapo Torne in Harriman State Park Ramapo is a town in Rockland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 108,905. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... The Almshouse at Sherborne, Dorset The Almshouse at Woburn, Bedfordshire West Hackney Almshouses in Stoke Newington, London. ... Haverstraw is a village in Rockland County, New York. ... Spring Valley is a village located in Rockland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 25,464. ... Texas A&M University redirects here. ...



An institution called Rockland College, chartered by the state Board of Regents in 1878, thrived for sixteen years in Nyack, New York. Institutions are structures and mechanisms of social order and cooperation governing the behavior of two or more individuals. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge from Nyack Pier Nyack is a village in Rockland County, New York, United States. ...

Rockland Junior College, federally funded, disbursed through New York State, and sponsored by Nyack High School was established in 1932 as one of several Depression-era two-year schools. New York University and Syracuse University accepted two years of credit from the college. Rockland Junior College shut down in 1935. State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

The driving force to build Rockland Community College came eighteen years later. An affordable, quality two year college in a convenient location would raise taxes by $4 a year.

Rockland County, one the state’s smallest geographically, outside of New York City, was growing exponentially in population and in demand for a skilled, educated work force. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...

Large local industries like Avon Products in Suffern and Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River required more skilled workers, and the growth of hospitals such as Nyack Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern warranted the creation of a nursing program. Avon Products, Inc. ... Wyeth, formerly known as American Home Products, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. ... Pearl River is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) in Rockland County, New York, United States. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ...

Between 1956 and 1970, Rockland’s population was one of the fastest growing in the state, expected to double from 107,000 to 215,000 and the number of high school graduates was projected to rise from 700 to 2,463.

Some 69 percent of parents polled expressed interest in their children attending a community college in Rockland, and 183 high school juniors indicated a strong interest in and an ability to attend such an institution. For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ...


The Almshouse, built in 1837 and used for destitute residents set amid 26.5 acres of cabbage and tomato fields, apple orchards, a pumpkin patch in the eastern part of the Town of Ramapo, in the hamlet of Mechanicsville, afterwards renamed Viola. Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... For other uses, see Tomato (disambiguation). ... This article is about the fruit. ... An orchard is an intentional planting of trees maintained for food production. ... For other uses, see Pumpkin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). ... Viola is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) located in Rockland County, New York. ...

The frame edifice was replaced in 1883 by the first of three sections—today’s north wing—constructed of brick from the thriving Haverstraw brickyards. The south section came later, followed by the connecting west wing to form the current "U".

The Almshouse was abandoned in 1957 for new quarters - Rockland County Infirmary and Home at Summit Park in Pomona.

The Almshouse itself had been condemned by the state as unfit for instructional purposes. After a thorough engineering study, the group concluded that the three-story building was salvageable and that with a few structural changes, it could be adapted for college

The building committee’s detailed plans won over state university officials.


The new institution was officially named Rockland Community College Classes started without blackboards or chalk, textbooks or a true library. Instructions, written by crayon were taught on tacked up large sheets of wrapping paper. Teachers’ had to compete with the noise of the Almshouse renovations. A blackboard, with multiple colors of chalk A blackboard or chalkboard is a reusable writing surface on which text or drawings are made with chalk or other erasable markers. ... The Needles, situated on the Isle Of Wight, are part of the extensive Southern England Chalk Formation. ... Three textbooks. ... For other uses, see Library (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Crayon (disambiguation). ...

By September 8, 1959 the first-floor renovations had progressed enough to allow faculty and staff to use large rooms at the front of the south wing, which had been used as the Almshouse director’s residence as administration offices A small room further down the south corridor became the library and bookstore. is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... An academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities. ... For other uses, see Library (disambiguation). ... A bookstore. ...

The building’s face lift included more than a dozen classrooms, including a former chapel that served as the first classroom, used for engineering classes; an assembly hall in the connector wing formerly used as a recreation area for Almshouse residents; a chemistry/biology lab in an old basement kitchen; and a cafeteria and lounge, also in the basement. Later came a secretarial/business machines room - equipped with only a handful of manual typewriters—on the second floor, and a physics lab. A chapel is a private church, usually small and often attached to a larger institution such as a college, a hospital, a palace, or a prison. ... Engineering is the discipline of acquiring and applying knowledge of design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... Assembly Hall can refer to multiple different arenas. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology (from Greek: βίος, bio, life; and λόγος, logos, knowledge), also referred to as the biological sciences, is the study of living organisms utilizing the scientific method. ... Lab is a common shortened form for several terms and can refer to: Laboratory, a place where scientific research and experiments are conducted Lab, a people living in southern Albania Labrador, a region on the easternmost coast of Canada Labrador Retriever, a dog breed Lab color space, the most complete... A kitchen is a room used for food preparation and sometimes entertainment. ... One of a number of cafeterias at Electronic City campus, Infosys Technologies Ltd. ... The term lounge can refer to: a living room in a private house, a public waiting area, provided with seating, as in a hotel or airport an Airline lounge is a private waiting area offered by airlines to pecial customers or to those who pay an extra fee lounge music... A townhouse with basement windows showing A basement is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor. ... For other uses, see Secretary (disambiguation). ... A room, in architecture, is any distinguishable space within a structure. ... Mechanical desktop typewriters, such as this Underwood Five, were long time standards of government agencies, newsrooms, and sales offices. ... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ...

By the end of the first year, all three floors were in use.


Nestled on the crest of a sloping rise in a former farm community known as Mechanicsville, renamed Viola when a post office was established in 1882, the property included:

  • A wooden barn which was renovated into a theater and assembly room in the second semester.
  • Fields leased to local farmers that yielded tomatoes and cabbage. The college later acquired 150 acres (0.6 km²) of farmland—100 to the south from the Hurschle Brothers Farm, and 50 to the west from the Springsteen Farm—for its current 175 acre (0.7 km²) campus.
  • A "potter’s field" cemetery, the burial grounds for many of the Almshouse residents. Shortly after the college was founded, the county deeded a tract of land in the northern section for establishing a veterans cemetery, which remains today.
  • A small square building with barred windows that served as the first Rockland County jail, later the Ramapo town police headquarters, and still later a police radio station. It was converted into offices and men’s locker rooms for the physical education program in the second semester.
  • A narrow, tree-lined country lane known as Almshouse Road, which became an interior access road when the current College Road was built.

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In front of the Almshouse, a wooden gazebo that still stands today. A large ass gazebo on the grounds of Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA This gazebo inside the spacious Singapore Botanic Gardens also serves as a bandstand. ...


1959 The first year three programs were in place for students transferring to four-year colleges after graduation: liberal arts and sciences, business administration, and business administration with accounting major. Completion of these led to the Associate in Arts degree. In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... Look up Administration (business) in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ...

139 students enrolled during the day: 87 men and 52 women, 119 full-time and 20 part-time. Students in the evening sessions, who earned part-time credit, outnumbered those in the day sessions for the first five years. In 1959, 162 students—94 men, 68 women—enrolled in the evening versus 139 during the day. By 1963, the numbers had grown to 783 evening and 674 day.

Most, but not all, lived in Rockland. Several came from northern New Jersey, which had no community college at that time. This article is about the U.S. state. ...


On June 11, 1961, the college’s first commencement exercises honored 39 graduates—22 men, 17 women—who had finished the journey begun by 139 full-time students two years before. is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

As college enrollment grew, so too did its graduate base. From 39 in 1961, the number rose to 60 in 1962 and 115 in 1963, including the first 24 from the school’s nurse education program.

The Barn

If the old Almshouse was the heart of the early campus, the Barn was assuredly its soul.

All manner of events took place under its sturdy wooden roof: school registration, physical education classes, sports team practices, large classes and final exams, dance classes, student-faculty talent shows, worship services, films, guest lecture series, concert series, even war protest rallies. Look up talent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Taken during a Hindu prayer ceremony on the eve of Diwali. ... Film may refer to: photographic film a motion picture in academics, the study of motion pictures as an art form a thin skin or membrane, or any covering or coating, whether transparent or opaque a thin layer of liquid, either on a solid or liquid surface or free-standing Film... A lecture on linear algebra at the Helsinki University of Technology A lecture is an oral presentation intended to teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher. ... For the album by The Cure, see Concert (album). ...

But the program most closely identified with the Barn was the College Barn Theater and its Drama Club student performers, the College Barn Players.

The Barn burned down in January 1979, but the student actors continued to perform, shifting to the Cultural Arts Center, built in 1983.


  • Baseball games were played at the Village of Suffern ball field
  • Basketball - The School used court time in gymnasiums at Suffern, Haverstraw, and Spring Valley high schools and a few junior highs.
  • Bowling was at the Hub alleys in Monsey.
  • Calisthenics, jogging, archery, soccer, and golf were held in the fields surrounding the small, peaked-roof building of the former Ramapo police station which housed the physical education office.
  • Swimming and lifesaving were taught at the Bader’s Hotel outdoor pool in Spring Valley.

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Early Event

The most popular dance was the holiday Snow Ball in December, held in Theills, New York at Letchworth Village’s cavernous Kirkbride Hall.

Facilities and Transportation

  • 1959 - Almshouse – Daniel T Brucker Hall.
    Daniel T Brucker Hall- Photo by Michael Bastianelli
    Daniel T Brucker Hall- Photo by Michael Bastianelli
  • 1964 - Fall semester opening of the Academic I.
  • 1972 - Academic II.
  • 1972 - Physical Education Building.
  • 1972 - The Student Union.
  • 1972 - Utility Plant.
  • 1973 - Amphitheater.
  • 1973 - Library.
    • The library's collection contains over 120,000 books, more than 23,000 current periodical titles, and approximately 3,000 audio-visual items, all in diverse formats and the college's rapidly growing electronic resources cover all the disciplines offered at Rockland Community College.
  • 1974 - Eugene Levy Fieldhouse – Athletic facility. This two-acre, 90,000 sq ft (8,000 m²). indoor multi-purpose facility with synthetic athletic surface is considered the largest of its type in the northeast.
    • Most Physical Education classes are held in the Eugene Levy Fieldhouse that includes a regulation basketball court, four indoor tennis courts, volleyball courts, indoor track and other teaching areas within the arena. Also within the complex is four squash courts (that are used for racquetball), an Olympic sized pool, two gyms for aerobic activities, a weight room and an athletic training room.
    • The department also utilizes outdoor facilities that includes a lighted baseball stadium, 6 Outdoor Tennis Courts, two soccer fields anoval track and a softball field.
    • Bowling is held at three different bowlings alleys namely New City Bowling Lanes, Pearl River Lanes and Haverstraw Lanes. Golf is held at Spook Rock Golf Course which is located just 5 minutes away from the college.
    • The fieldhouse is also used as a community building for showcase trade shows, concerts, graduations, and sporting events.
  • 1983 - Cultural Arts Center.
  • 1993 - Vehicle Maintenance Facility.
  • 2004 - Groundbreaking of 103,000 square feet (9,600 m²) Technology Center.
  • 2006 - Student Union renovated.
  • 2006 - Opening of Technology Center – Rockland’s first certified “Green Building” (eco-friendly).
  • 2007 - Rockland County Department of Transportation increased and enhanced all bus service to the college. This is in addition to the free shuttle service between the main campus and the College extension centers in Spring Valley and Haverstraw in which the college received an award.

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Mission Statement

Rockland Community College, an open admissions institution, provides an accessible, responsive, student-centered learning environment and a cultural resource for the community. Facilitating the achievement of educational, professional and personal goals, Rockland Community College offers quality higher education and lifelong learning in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity, innovation and global awareness.

Degrees, Certificates, Program(s) and Course(s) offered

Associate of Arts: (AA)

  • Communication Media Arts
  • Lib A&S: Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Lib A&S: Humanities & Social Sciences/Elementary Education Pre K-6
  • Lib A&S: Math and Sciences
  • Performing Arts

Associate of Science: (AS)

  • Business Administration
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fine Arts
  • Lib A&S: Math and Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Photography

Associate of Applied Science: (AAS)

  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Business Marketing
  • Business Office Technologies
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Support Services
  • Electronic and Computer Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Graphic Design and Computer Graphics
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Paralegal Studies - ABA Approved

Certificates: (C)

  • Bookkeeping/Office Administration
  • Business: Office Technologies
  • Business: Entrepreneurship
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Assisted Design (CAD)
  • CIS Computer Support
  • Computer Web Development
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Electronic & Computer Technology
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Paralegal Studies - ABA Approved

International Studies

More than 250 international students are enrolled at Rockland Community College yearly.

Liberal Studied B.A. Program

  • Purchase College at RCC

MTS/MGD Honors Programs

The Samuel Draper MTS (Mentored/Talented Students) and MgD (Management Development) programs are nationally acclaimed, rigorous academic programs for liberal arts and business students seeking to transfer to premier colleges. Because of these rigorous programs, RCC has been often referred to as 'Harvard on the Hudson.' Graduates transfer to such colleges as Harvard, Yale, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, New York University, and Smith College. The program was awarded a coveted FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education) grant from the United States Department of Education to serve as a model for community college honors programs throughout the country. Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... YALE (Yet Another Learning Environment) is an environment for machine learning experiments and data mining. ... Cornell is the name of some places in the United States of America. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... Smith College is a private, independent womens liberal arts college located in Northampton, Massachusetts. ... The Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building[1]) , ED headquarters in Washington, DC A construction project to repair and update the building facade at the Department of Education Headquarters building in 2002 resulted in the installation of structures at all of the entrances to protect employees and visitors from...

Pre-Employment Police Basic Course

The course provides the opportunity to begin preparation for a career as a local police officer prior to being hired by a law enforcement agency. A Civil service exam which students will be required to pass in order to be hired by a law enforcement agency, will be given upon completion of the course work at RCC. A candidate from the civil service list who has completed the coursework is more likely to be chosen by an agency, as he or she will not need to attend a twenty-three week academy.

Children Programs

Academy for Gifted and Talented Children

The Academy for Gifted and Talented Children, teaches topics which range from art to encryption and shows that learning can be fun as well as challenging. Eligibility for children in grades 2 through 5 is based on their student's standardized test scores and who currently participate in gifted educational programs at their schools.

Full-Day Preschool to the Community

Campus Fun & Learn, which runs from the first day after Labor Day until the last week of June, is a quality full-day or part-time preschool program open to the community for children between the ages of three and five. The program includes art, music, language activities, and more, and helps prepare children for their future school experiences, as well as providing an opportunity for RCC students majoring in Education, Psychology and other programs gain experience and understanding in working with young children. RCC students who enroll their children qualify for scholarships and subsidies for child care tuition, making it very affordable.

Kid's Summer Camp

The Physical Education Department at Rockland Community College currently has three different summer camps namely, Sports Academy, Baseball Academy and Kids' College.

  • Sports Academy offers instructional sports camp for girls and boys from grades 2 - 9 that offers the opportunity to learn, play and improve the sports they love while building camaraderie and enjoying the best summer of their life.
  • Baseball Academy teaches the fundamentals necessary to become a better baseball player while providing an atmosphere of sportmanship and competitive spirit.
  • Kids' College
    • Performing Arts Camp - kids are immersed into Acting, Singing and Dancing culminating in a performance in our Cultural Arts Theater at the end of each session.
    • Kids College Art Institute offers comprehensive instructions on how to improve basic drawing, sculpting and painting skills.
    • Computer Camp hone skills and enrichment that gives kids a heads up in this age of technology.

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Awards and Achievements

  • 2007
    • Regional Commuter Choice Outstanding Achievement Award for its free evening shuttle bus service launched in the Fall of 2006 between the main campus and the College extension centers in Spring Valley and Haverstraw recognizing the College for taking this significant step to help reduce traffic congestion and to improve the air quality in Rockland County.
    • Tappan Zee Award (Project of the Year - The College’s Technology Center) from the American Society of Civil Engineers for setting the mark for excellence in the civil engineering profession.
    • SUNY Administration Outstanding Student Affairs Program Award for the efforts on behalf of Student Health and Wellness by the college Prevention Resource Center.
    • In June, Dr. Cliff L Wood was appointed Vice-President of the Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges in the State of New York (APPCC) which seek solutions to common problems and to advocate at all levels of government and education for the improvement of public community colleges, as well as, appointed to Treasurer on the Executive Board for the National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP), an organization that provides opportunities for community colleges to come together and speak with a common voice when legislation and policy decisions are developed around critical issues relating to the teacher shortage. Also in June Dr. Wood invited by the SUNY Chancellor to participated at Governor Eliot Spitzer’s roundtable, “Innovation America,” held at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

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Interesting Facts

  • Wylene Branton Wood - Dr. Cliff L. Wood's wife, a lifelong educator and promoter of social justice and equality who is presently the president of the African American Historical Society of Rockland County. She also Co-Chair of La Amistad Project Committee for Haverstraw.
  • Wiley Austin Branton Sr. - Dr Wood's father-in-law, who was lead counsel in the historic "Little Rock Nine" Supreme court case that cleared the way for racial integration of an Arkansas high school.

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External links

  • Rockland Community College - Main Campus
  • RCC - Haverstraw Extension
  • RCC - Spring Valley Extention
  • The Early Years - History
  • Facts about RCC

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