Rochester Community and Technical College

Historical Timeline


  • Article about alumni Warren Skarren, who wrote screenplays for "Batman", Beetlejuice," and Beverly Hills Cop II."

  • Helen Douglass left RCC $800,000 after her death in 1993. The money was put into an endowment fund for scholarships for transfer students.

  • Dr. Karen Nagle became the 7th leader of the College in 1992.

  • In 1991, Rochester Technical College merged with Austin and Faribault Technical Colleges and became Minnesota Riverland Technical College. Marlin Wacholz was named president of the regional technical college.