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RRCC Awards Over 1,300 Degrees/Certificates at Graduation on May 12
LAKEWOOD, CO – Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) presented more than 1,300 degrees and certificates at the college’s 42nd annual commencement ceremony at the Lakewood campus on Saturday, May 12. RRCC granted Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of General Studies degrees, plus certificates in hundreds of fields from Accounting to Wind Technology.
Since the college’s first commencement ceremony in 1970, approximately 31,000 students have graduated from RRCC. This year's class includes 202 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society students.
In addition to the graduates, also honored at this year's ceremony were:
Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year:
Heather Duncan, Mathematics
Full-Time Instructor of the Year:
Soomin Chun-Hess, Political Science
Keith Swain, Psychology Faculty
Part-Time Instructor of the Year:
Andrew Hicks, Mathematics
Matt Kailey, Psychology
Special guests Dr. Nigel Middleton, RRCC Advisory Council Chair and Dr. John Trefny, State Board Vice Chair also delivered remarks to the graduates and guests.
More about Red Rocks Community College: Established in 1969, Red Rocks Community College delivers high-quality, affordable education programs leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates. The college serves over 15,000 students per year online and at campus locations in Lakewood and Arvada.