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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

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