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Wellness Wednesday: Stand Up For Your Health

Sitting down feels great, but staying parked on the couch for too long can have major long-term repercussions for your health. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we take a close look at why you should stand up for your health.
May 24, 2023

Mom Transforms Life Goals After Taking Online Classes

Grad’s goals went from “just finish up degree” to newfound passion for public policy and social change.
May 23, 2023

Observation of Memorial Day May 29

Rio Salado College and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed Monday, May 29, in observation of Memorial Day, to remember and honor all who served.
May 22, 2023

ACE: Empowering Underrepresented Students Toward a College Education

Twenty students celebrated completion of Rio Salado’s Adult and High School ACE programs this spring, marking their achievements and looking toward their futures.
May 18, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Make A Sanctuary Space At Home

Our home is our refuge from the outside world: a place that comforts us and protects us. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we explore how you can turn a part of your home into a restive and relaxing sanctuary space:
May 17, 2023

Formerly Incarcerated Student Proves Education Changes Lives

Andrew Adamson hopes his journey from inmate to college graduate will help inspire others struggling with addiction.
May 16, 2023

Summer Hours Starting May 15

Rio Salado College will be on Summer Hours starting May 15, 2023, through August 3, 2023.
May 12, 2023

Celebrate Mother's Day By Following Your Academic Dreams

As Mother’s Day approaches, we want to take a moment to celebrate all the working mothers and parents who’ve followed their dreams by going back to school. Juggling work, family, and school can be a challenge, so we’re offering a few tips on how to stay on an even keel as a parent going back to school.
May 11, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Cool Off With A Little Heat

It sounds counterintuitive but it’s true: heating up can be an effective way to cool yourself down. For our latest Wellness Wednesday, we look at the cooling power of hot drinks, hot showers, and spicy hot foods.
May 10, 2023

Congratulations to the Rio Salado College Class of 2023!

Congratulations to you and the Rio Salado College Class of 2023. We are excited to celebrate your accomplishments at this evening’s commencement ceremony.
May 9, 2023

Student Life Groups Propel Graduate to Community Activism

Participating in student life groups helped lead Antonette Pearson to her college degree and a sense of purpose.
May 8, 2023

What Joining PTK Can Do For You

Joining an honor society could help you meet your academic and professional goals. Find out more about the benefits of joining Rio Salado College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter on our blog.
May 4, 2023