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Keep Tabs on All 17 Varsity Programs Hundreds of Photos Featured Stories Recruiting Information And MORE! Will you be the next Regent?
Congratulations! You have been recommended to us as an outstanding student athlete. Through your hard work, and dedication you have gained the reputation as a person who can compete successfully both athletically and academically at the collegiate level. T HE V ISION 1.Reach your full potential Academics, athletics, social, spiritual 2.Become the academic trendsetter on campus Graduate 3.Make a valuable contribution to society Embrace the RC mission 4.Build great team chemistry Play Hard, play together, have fun emotion fuels execution 5.Develop Championship Fundamentals Commitment, discipline, character, selflessness, respect
Just a few members of the Rockford Football Community who want to welcome our newest future Regents We encourage you to change the world. On behalf of the entire Rockford College community, welcome! We are pleased that you are considering Rockford College, and would be honored to have you join us as we try to change the world one person at a time. We believe that what is learned in the classroom can translate to life. For that reason, we place a premium on civic engagement and connecting students with community organizations who seek to make the world a better place. Beyond our tradition of service to others, you will find here a solid commitment to the liberal arts. Our programs focus on creating knowledgeable, world-conscious, well-rounded citizens who can think and adapt to their changing world. You will also find here a close-knit community of learning, a myriad of activities to help you grow personally and professionally, and the kind of support from staff you expect and appreciate. Again, thank you for your interest in Rockford College, and I hope to see you on campus soon! Kristyn King 89 Rockford College prides itself on the importance of our athletes being students first. We want to ensure that our students perform in the classroom, in the community, and in the athletic arena. Our coaches and academic instructors will give you the necessary tools to be successful throughout your life.
Demanding Excellence & Building A Tradition
Rockford College Athletics The true measure of a champion. At Rockford College, its not gauged in points scored. Our student-athletes prove themselves in the classroom first, where it counts. Theyre frequently named Academic All-Americans and are found on academic honor rolls at the conference, regional and national levels. Regent athletics provides a positive co-educational experience through athletic competition. Rockford College student-athletes not only enjoy athletic achievement, but they are also enriched academically and are provided with opportunities for personal development and leadership. We also believe that its important for our student-athletes to be involved, be it on campus, in the community or both. Our trophy case may reflect an impressive degree of success. But for our student-athletes, the degrees that truly matter are awarded on graduation day. Rockford College Athletics Mission Statement Preparing students for a life of leadership and service through the pursuit of excellence in academics and athletics.
Rockford College Regents Quick Facts Rockford sponsors 17 intercollegiate varsity teams (9 men's teams and 8 women's teams) and several junior varsity teams. On average, approximately 25% of Rockford College students participate in intercollegiate athletics. Many Regents student-athletes compete in two sports and some compete in three. Rockford College athletes compete at several facilities on campus, including the Ernst E. Smith Athletic Fields (softball and tennis), Sam Greeley Field (football and soccer), and the Seaver Center (basketball and volleyball). Baseball plays at RiverHawks Stadium, home of the Rockford RiverHawks minor league baseball team.
Northern Athletics Conference Quick Facts The NAC is among the largest conferences in the nation with 12 member schools: Rockford College, Alverno College, Aurora University, Benedictine University, Concordia University Chicago, Concordia University Wisconsin, Dominican University, Edgewood College, Lakeland College, Marian University, MSOE, and Wisconsin Lutheran College. Rockford is located centrally in the conference, limiting travel to approximately 2.5 hours for our longest trip, ensuring minimal missed class time. The NAC sponsors 17 sports, 9 for men and 8 for women, each with an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championships for conference champions. The NAC began in 2006 with 12 founding members, including Rockford College.
Rockford College has over 65 full-time faculty members and more than 68% percent have the highest degree in their fields. Our professors, who hold Ph.D.s from such institutions as Yale, Vanderbilt and the University of Chicago, certainly qualify as experts in their field. With a student faculty ratio of 11-to-1, in-class activism is both expected and appreciated. Rockford College is one of only 11 institutions in Illinois with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the oldest and most prestigious academic honors society. The Rockford College faculty and curriculum are organized into three divisions: The Division of Arts and Humanities includes the departments of Art, Classics, English, Modern Languages, Performing Arts, Philosophy and Religious Studies. The Division of Science, Mathematics, and Nursing includes the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, and Psychology. The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Education includes the departments of Anthropology and Sociology, Economics/Business and Accounting, Child Development and Education, History, Physical Education, and Political Science. Academics With more than 80 majors, minors and concentrations, a Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, a Return-to- College program in management studies, and several community education programs, the opportunity to change your world begins at Rockford College
Adams Arch Original entrance of Rockford CollegeWorking with the faculty in the schools print shop CampusHoward Colman Library
April Weekend Festivities Studying Outside Seaver Center
Fisher Chapel Burpee Center Alternative Spring Break