Current RRCC News

March 2019
 

“We Walk Together” at Red Rocks Community College
Colorado youth are inspiring change with help from a Nobel Peace Prize winner

LAKEWOOD, CO - Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, will join hundreds of Colorado youth, educators, and community partners at Red Rocks Community College on March 16 and 17 for the PeaceJam Rocky Mountain Youth Leadership Conference and Community Gathering. The event, titled We Walk Together, will engage 3rd through 12th grade students, college mentors, community leaders, and partners, in inviting the Colorado community to walk together to create a more unified approach to solving the problems we face.

February 2019
 

STUDENTS PROVIDE FREE TAX PREPARATION FOR FAMILIES
Partnership with Tax Help Colorado fills a vital need for families with incomes under $55,000

LAKEWOOD CO – This tax season, Red Rocks Community College is partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation services through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning February 9, 2019, IRS-certified students will prepare and file tax returns free of charge for individuals with household incomes of less than about $55,000 a year.

RRCC Offers Affordable Creative Writing Workshops Led by English Faculty

LAKEWOOD, CO - Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) English Department invites community members to participate in one-day creative writing workshops on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The February workshop will focus on “generative writing” exercises to help writers jumpstart their practice in any genre. The March workshop will focus on poetry, from generating new material to revision. Both workshops will be held on the Lakewood campus.

January 2019
 

Summer Engineering Course for High School Students
to be offered at Red Rocks Community College

LAKEWOOD, CO - Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) is pleased to announce it will offer the Johns Hopkins University Engineering Innovation Summer Program to motivated high school students for the first time in 2019.