UNCG announces co-admission program with Rockingham Community College


Send this article by email What is your name? Please indicate below the emails to which you want to send this article: UNCG announces co-admission program with Rockingham Community College Enter one email per line. No more than 5 emails. Send Close UNCG today announced a new co-admission agreement with Rockingham Community College (RCC) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to undergraduate educational resources, university facilities and support systems.
The UNCG-RCC “Spartan Passage” partnership expands opportunities for transfer students, regardless of location, to access and complete their baccalaureate degrees in a selection of nearly 60 popular majors including business administration, biology, psychology and computer science.
The first of its kind in Rockingham County, the UNCG-RCC partnership is significant for the mostly rural community, with an average population density of 250 people or less per square mile. Rockingham is not alone; approximately 2.2 million people – one in five North Carolinians – live in the state’s rural communities. Of the 100 counties in the state, 80 are considered rural.
“Our new partnership is designed to improve accessibility to resources and expand educational choices for RCC students,” said UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. “With a seamless transition to our campus, this collaboration with RCC will produce a greater number of qualified graduates in a shorter timeframe at a tremendous cost-savings.”
“Rockingham Community College is excited to partner more closely with UNC Greensboro, a university with such a rich history,” said RCC President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw. “Traditionally, UNCG has been the primary university of choice for RCC students who want to transfer and complete a four-year degree. Making this a more seamless transfer for our students, I think, will help to encourage more RCC students to look more closely at UNCG to further their education. This is such a great opportunity for our students. They can co-enroll and have access to all the resources …

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