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Planning How to Pay for College? Here are a Few Resources to Help You Save Money & Time

Planning how to pay your tuition? We recently launched a page with information on all the different ways you can save time and money while paying for college. Learn more about this page and other steps you can take on our blog.
February 22, 2024

Want to Reach a Goal? How to Plan for Success

If you want to accomplish something, you need to plan for your own success. Setting goals for yourself and sticking to them can be tricky but there are techniques you can use to help you stay on track. Check out our latest Student Success blog for tips on how to set & achieve goals.
February 21, 2024

Rio Salado to Host Resilience and Brilliance: The Power of Black Women in Higher Education Panel on Feb. 26

We invite you to connect and be inspired from 2 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2024, to celebrate the impact and achievements of Black women in academia.
February 20, 2024

Wellness Wednesday: The Rewards of Romance

Happy Valentine’s Day! It feels good to be in love. Have you ever wondered WHY it feels so good? For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we look at the science of sweet nothings.
February 14, 2024

A Few Things to Help You With FAFSA

Getting ready to take classes this summer or fall? Don't forget to apply for your 2024-25 FAFSA! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is open. Make sure you fill yours out before the deadline so you can be eligible for financial aid. Check out this blog for helpful resources & info to help you fill out your FAFSA.
February 12, 2024

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! Learn more about the rich history and cultural contributions of Black Americans by checking out our BHM library guide.
February 9, 2024

Rio Salado Welcomes Three New Deans to the College

Please welcome the three new deans who have recently joined Rio Salado College: Patti Curtis, Dean, Student Affairs; Dr. Miguel Lucas, Dean, Academic Affairs; and Yolanda Espinoza, Dean, Division of Strategy and Advancement.
February 6, 2024

Save The Date For Commencement 2024

Save the date! Commencement 2024 is happening on May 2 at Arizona Financial Theatre in downtown Phoenix. For more information about the event, check out our blog.
February 2, 2024

Wellness Wednesday: The Rapture of Running

Lace up your sneaks and hit the streets: the time is right for running! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, we look at the physical and mental benefits of going for a run.
January 31, 2024

Watch The Rio Community Celebrate MLK

Last Thursday the Rio Salado community gathered for our sixth annual MLK Celebration where Rio students shared how the life & legacy of Dr. King has inspired them.
January 26, 2024

How To Maintain Focus

Do you find it hard to stay focused while you’re studying or working on a project? Try some of these tips the next time you need to keep your eyes on the prize,
January 25, 2024

Put On Your Running Shoes & Dash With Splash On April 6

Save the date! The 6th annual Dash with Splash fundraiser run is coming to Kiwanis Park in April. Check out the blog for information on registering for the race. Come get your cardio on with the Rio community for a good cause!
January 24, 2024