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An F Isn’t The End: How To Bounce Back From Failure

A bad test score isn’t the end of the world. We all have “off” days. Don’t flail if you fail: pick yourself up and try again with a few of these tips.
December 11, 2023

Paralegal Internship Leads Graduate to Full-time Career

With one child starting college and another starting high school, Nancy Ray knew that going back to school herself would be a challenge. She chose Rio Salado because it fit her busy schedule. Find out more about Ray on our blog.
December 8, 2023

Veteran Finds New Path Through Rio Salado’s Semiconductor Program

Navy veteran Matt Feyerheisen was looking for a new path after leaving the graphic design industry in 2022. His wife heard a radio promotion about a program at Rio Salado College that provided free nanotechnology and semiconductor training for veterans. That put Feyerheisen on a path that led him to his new career as a field engineer.
December 7, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Warm Up Your Health With Hot Chocolate

‘Tis the season for a piping hot cup of chocolate! Not only is a sweet, tasty cocoa a delightful winter treat, it can also have a positive effect on your health. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we take a look at how hot chocolate can warm up your health.
December 6, 2023

Ask an Advisor: How Do I Start College Again After a Long Period Away?

Starting over doesn't have to be hard. For our latest Ask An Advisor column, we break down Rio Salado's admissions process step by step. Get the information you need so you can get back in the saddle.
December 5, 2023

Unity in Action: Rio Salado NSLS Combats Hunger and Homelessness

Rio Salado NSLS students, faculty, and staff joined together earlier this month to help combat hunger and homelessness in our community.
November 29, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: How to Avoid Arguing at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, for bringing your family and friends together to break bread and be thankful for what you got. It can also be a time for arguments and divisive conversations at the dinner table. Avoid the drama this Thanksgiving by following a few of our keep-the-peace tips.
November 22, 2023

New Scholarships Available for Rio Salado Students

Current and prospective Rio Salado College students in the fields of education, health or community services can now apply for a new scholarship.
November 21, 2023

Exploring Indigenous Ways of Being: Keynote Speaker Event for Native American Heritage Month

Save the Date! Join us from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 29 for a special Native American Heritage Month event.
November 20, 2023

International Ed Week 2023 Kickoff Replay

Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges kicked off their International Education Week celebrations on Nov. 13 with an informative keynote address by the Honorable Consul General Jorge Mendoza Yescas from the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix.
November 17, 2023

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