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Rio’s Black History Month Panel Talked About Inspiration, Education, & Belonging

Last month Rio Salado held a lively & insightful panel discussion for Black History Month on the impact & achievement of Black women in academia. Check out our blog for some highlights of the event and watch the panel discussion:
March 21, 2024

Wellness Wednesday: Dance The Blues Away

Dancing isn’t just good fun: it’s great for your health! For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we take a look at how a little bit of roof-raising can go a long way toward improving your physical and mental health.
March 20, 2024

Passion for Learning Helps Student Overcome Addictions

Artist, painter, writer, advocate: Marielena Aguirre is a woman of many hats. Inspired by her firsthand experience with recovery to pursue a degree in addictions counseling and social work, this student leader is eager to learn how to better help others. Find out more about her story on our blog.
March 19, 2024

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Rio Salado College

March is Women’s History Month! Celebrate the reasons behind the season by checking out our library guide, attending an upcoming event at Rio, and expanding your viewing habits with some of our WHM recommendations.
March 18, 2024

Blow Off Some STEAM at Geeks Night Out

Get your STEAM on on March 27 when Tempe hosts the 11th annual Geeks Night Out festival! More than 60 community partners (including Rio Salado) will be presenting science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics displays & activities for the public to enjoy. Find out more about this evening of innovation on our blog.
March 6, 2024

Small Business Pitch @ Rio Salado College

Earn funds to help your small business! Join the Small Business Pitch!
March 2, 2024

Fall 2024 MCCCD Foundation Scholarships Are Now Open

Looking for help in paying for college? Applications are now open for the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation’s Fall 2024 scholarships. Apply by April 30! Find out more about eligibility requirements and how to apply on our blog.
March 1, 2024

Wellness Wednesday: Be Alert For Allergens

Springtime is here! And with it comes allergens. Protect yourself from the springtime sniffles by following our Wellness Wednesday tips on shielding yourself from allergens.
February 28, 2024

Beka Namachanja: Rio Salado's All AZ Scholar

Rio Salado College is proud to introduce our newest All AZ Scholar: Beka Namachanja! The 2023/2024 Student Senator at Rio, Namachanja is a very active member of our community. Find out more about this hard-working & dedicated learner on our blog.
February 27, 2024

There’s No Better Time to Learn With Honor than During PTK Awareness Week

It's PTK Awareness Week! Have you thought about joining our honor society? There's a lot of benefits that can come from getting involved in PTK. Find out more on our blog.
February 26, 2024

Forging Pathways: Rio Salado, Tempe Collaborate With Local, Federal Partners to Champion Advanced Manufacturing Prosperity

City, county, national and education leaders joined industry professionals during a landmark event earlier this month held at Rio Salado College, “Preparing the Future: Building Tempe’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline.”
February 23, 2024

Ask an Advisor - How Do I Plan for University Transfer?

Your Rio Salado College Advisor will help you select courses that will first, satisfy your degree requirements at Rio and then, apply to your future university degree.
February 23, 2024