Rochester Community and Technical College

The Celebration

Past Events

September 12 - Homecoming Week Begins (click for more info)

Join us for Soccer, Volleyball, and Football games as the Yellowjackets play their homecoming games.

September 14 - Centennial Day (click for more info)

Happy 100th Birthday, RCTC! Get the first peek at the new history wall on second floor Student Services and join us for cake and ice cream in the Atrium.

September 17 - Founder's Day & Installation of President McClellon (click for more info)

We will pause to celebrate the College's rich past and promising future as we honor the bold leaders who dared to dream of higher education in Rochester, Minnesota. The installation of President Leslie R. McClellon will take place at this event.

September 18 - Centennial Scholarship Gala (click for more info)

Join us at the Rochester International Event Center for an evening of raising funds for scholarships. The evening includes a silent auction, dinner, drinks, and live auction. The proceeds will benefit the RCTC Scholarship Fund and allow the RCTC Foundation to continue fostering student success.

September 19 - Family, Friends, and Community Appreciation Day (click for more info)

The College and the community will come together to share in a day of food, live entertainment, and fun.

September 19 - Centennial Classic Car Show (click for more info)

At the same time, check out wall-to-wall custom classics at the Centennial Classic Car Show. The Car Show will culminate with the RCTC Auto Mechanic raffle drawing of the 1950 Ford F-1 pickup donated by Max Gernand in 2006. Proceeds will be used to establish the Max Gernand Auto Mechanic Scholarship Fund.

September 19 - Centennial Football Game (click for more info)

Cap off Homecoming week and the Centennial Celebration kickoff with the Centennial Football game.

November-December - Centennial Exhibition (click for more info)

The rich history of the College will be showcased in an exhibit in RCTC's Art Gallery. The show ran November 16 through December 10, 2015.