Health, Medical Academy Graduates Receive Degrees From RVCC

Twenty six students from the third graduating class of the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences received associate degrees from Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) at the College’s Commencement, held May 19, 2012.

The Academy, a partnership between Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS) and RVCC, offers challenging educational opportunities to high school students interested in health and medical careers. Students earn an Associate of Science Degree in General Science/Pre-Health Professional from RVCC and a high school diploma from SCVTHS.

Academy graduates will be continuing their education this fall at such prestigious four-year institutions as Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cornell University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New York University and the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University.

RVCC’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, New Jersey. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 40 years, the College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. RVCC at Bridgewater, located at 14 Vogt Drive, offers technical, trade, credit and non-credit courses. The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit