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RCC prepares for fall semester

Rappahannock Community College’s fall semester begins Aug. 24, but the coming academic year will look a lot different from years past, with many of the classes being offered online, the college announced last week.

“All of us are eager to return to our campuses and see each other in person, but we also know that the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff come first,” RCC president Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy said. “Much remains uncertain about the impact COVID-19 will have on us this fall, so in our plans, RCC recognizes that conditions will likely change throughout the semester.”

All RCC courses will have a Canvas online presence to support its students, and most will be offered in one of its approved distance learning formats with the majority online either as a course that can be accessed by students at any time or a course via Zoom where students will attend class at the same time with the instructor.

Students attending courses that require the use of RCC facili...

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