New PTECH high school opens with 70 students

RCTC, in partnership with Rochester Public Schools, IBM, and Mayo Clinic, welcomed 70 new high school students to campus Tuesday as they began their journey towards a high-paying career via the P-TECH 535 school housed here on the RCTC campus. Read More …

New Welcome and One Stop Center Open

RCTC is excited to announce our new Welcome and One Stop Center is now open and ready to help students and our entire campus community.  The new space is truly a one-stop-shop to get questions answered and to get help Read More …

Practical Nursing Program Ranked #1

RCTC’s Practical Nursing program is ranked #1 in Minnesota by PracticalNursing.org. For a complete list go to www.practicalnursing.org/lpn-programs/minnesota/#top. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students toward licensure and beyond. Past and present first time NCLEX-PN Read More …

RCTC Face Covering Information

In aligning with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, and following Governor Walz’s Executive Order, Rochester Community and Technical College will no longer require face coverings on campus (indoors or outdoors) beginning Monday, Read More …

RCTC Receives $75,000 Gift to Fund Student Scholarships

Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) and the RCTC Foundation are proud to announce the Warren Skaaren Charitable Trust has committed $75,000 to RCTC for scholarships over the next three years.  This gift is specifically intended to help make a college education more accessible and Read More …

High Schoolers Can Go to College For Free

Go to college for free? For high schoolers in Minnesota, it’s true! Minnesota high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12, have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously through the Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) Read More …

Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 12-16, 2021 is Severe Weather Awareness Week.  On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm, the severe weather sirens will sound throughout Minnesota.  For those on campus, in order to maintain social distancing, RCTC will NOT be Read More …

Roof Replacement Begins on ST Building and Atrium

Beginning April 1, 2021, work starts on replacement of the Science and Technology Building and Atrium roofs.  The project includes replacement of the 30+ year old ballasted-membrane roof system with a new Minnesota State standard built-up roofing system with an Read More …