Rockford Business College opens east-side location

Rockford Business College (RBC) has become a member of the Colonial Village Mall as it opens the doors to its newest location in the former SwedishAmerican Center for Complementary Medicine at 4230 Newburg Rd., Rockford.

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 16, the 15,000 square-foot site on the south end of the mall will begin offering Medical Assistant courses. Other programs will be added in January 2006.

The college will host a Medical Assistant Information Session at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Colonial Village Mall location. Anyone interested in pursuing a career as a medical assistant is encouraged to attend. Interested individuals should call Manny Carrasquillo at (815) 967-7322 or e-mail him at

RBC, which has been meeting Rockford’s career training needs since 1862, is excited about the new location and program(s), which will complement the college’s main campus offerings at 730 N. Church St. The two locations will serve to further enhance the college’s ability to provide “Personal growth, through personalized education.”

From the Nov. 9-15, 2005, issue

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