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Former Orphan Takes Pride in Education, Community Outreach

From earning multiple degrees to founding a community-focused athletic league, Frank’s story is a testament to perseverance and the power of second chances.
May 23, 2024

Where are they now alumni profile – Meet Shawn Campbell

When Employers Offer Education, the Sky’s the Limit
March 14, 2024

Rio Alum Cordero Holmes Delivers All-AZ Keynote Address

Cordero Holmes, outstanding Rio Salado College alum and 2022 commencement speaker, delivered the keynote address at the 2024 All-Arizona Academic Team recognition ceremony.
March 7, 2024

Where Are They Now – Meet Jackson Fonder

For all of Jackson Fonder’s career, whether it was military, corporate or non-profit, service and community have defined each of the stops along the way.
February 7, 2024

Where Are They Now Alumni Profile – Meet Erin Juarez

In one year, Erin Juarez went from college graduate to being recognized for her professional accomplishments. See how a teaching certificate helped the Rio Salado alum embark on a rewarding career path.
November 28, 2022

Where Are They Now - Meet Nathan Chase

For Nathan Chase, choosing to pursue a paralegal degree at Rio Salado was a no brainer. Classes on his schedule allowed him to go to school while also caring for an ailing family member.
November 3, 2022

Join YOUR Rio Salado Alumni Online Community

We are proud to announce the launch of a new online community for Rio Salado alumni to stay connected, network, learn about job events, career advancement opportunities, and more: The Rio Waves Alumni Network.
September 2, 2022

Where Are They Now Alumni Profile – Meet Michael Hale

Getting off track in life is easy and happens to the best of us. Putting yourself back can be a challenge. But when you succeed, and thrive, as did Rio Salado College alum Michael Hale, you see how…
July 28, 2022