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Learn More About Rio’s Education Bachelor’s Degree Programs At Our Information Sessions

Interested in earning a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Special Education? Rio Salado is hosting two upcoming virtual orientation sessions about our 4-year education degree program.
November 15, 2023

Rio Salado College & Adult Education Receive Awards at 2023 CAEL Conference

Rio Salado College is proud to announce that we're the recipients of the 2023 CAEL Adult Learner Impact Award! We're also deeply proud of Rio student Don Huai for her well-deserved CAEL Learner of the Year award. Adult Education stays winning at Rio!
November 14, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Protect Yourself During Flu Season

As we enter the cold months, we’ve got a lot to look forward to: sweet treats! Pumpkin spice! The holidays! Good weather (at least in Arizona)! We also have something to dread: flu season. As that time of the year approaches when the sound of coughs and sneezes fill the air, protect yourself with these health tips from this week’s Wellness Wednesday.
November 8, 2023

Empowering Change: Join Us in the Fight to End Homelessness!

Participate in the NSLS Donation Drive Nov. 13-21
November 8, 2023

Celebrate International Education Week Nov.13-17

November 13-17 is International Education Week! Rio Salado College will be celebrating with online events and some savory cooking demonstrations. Find out more about our international offerings on our blog.
November 6, 2023

Presidents Forum Reflects on Their Work and Path Forward to Reinvent Higher Education

Members of the Presidents Forum, a national nonprofit network representing 17 colleges including Rio Salado College President Smith, met for a two-day conference in October to reflect on their work and path forward to reinvent higher education through innovation to benefit all student learners.
November 3, 2023

2023 CATYC Conference at Rio Salado College Recap

The Council on Accreditation for Two-Year Colleges (CATYC) held its fall conference at Rio Salado College Oct. 1-3, and invited President Kate Smith to share welcome remarks.
November 3, 2023

Get Professional References That Can Get The Job Done

The right job reference can be the deciding factor between landing or losing your dream job. For this month’s career blog, we look at the do’s and don’ts of getting a winning work reference.
November 3, 2023

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month With Rio Salado

November is Native American Heritage Month! Find out a few ways to celebrate the significant accomplishments and rich history of Native Americans by checking out Rio Salado’s library guide.
November 1, 2023

President Smith Inside Higher Ed Weekly Wisdom Podcast

Rio Salado President Kate Smith was a featured guest on Inside Higher Ed’s Oct. 23 Weekly Wisdom podcast. She was interviewed by co-hosts University Innovation Alliance CEO Dr. Bridget Burns and Inside Higher Ed Co-founder and Editor Doug Lederman to share her leadership principles.
October 30, 2023

Applications Are Open For This Year’s All-Arizona Academic Team Scholarship

Applications are open for this year’s All-Arizona Academic Team transfer scholarship! Check out eligibility requirements on our blog and see if you qualify for this prestigious scholarship.
October 27, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Do More For Your Core

Are you feeling stiff and lethargic? Does it hurt to bend down or reach for overhead objects? Those could be signs that you need to work on your core muscles. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we look at how working your core can improve your overall health.
October 25, 2023