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Wellness Wednesday: New Music Nourishes Your Brain

Listening to music—both old favorites and new discoveries—can be a lot of fun. Did you also know that listening to music is good for you? It’s not just food for your ears: music nourishes your brain.
August 24, 2022

How To Turn Employment Gaps On Your Resume From Dealbreakers to Deal Makers

An employment gap doesn’t have to be a dealbreaker! It’s all about how you present it on your resume. Get ahead of this gap with a strategy and understand that it is possible to get your dream job. Put it in the right light and a gap could actually count in your favor.
August 23, 2022

Rio Students Get Free Access To Rosetta Stone

Rio students get free access to Rosetta Stone! You don’t have to take language courses with Rio to qualify—you can be enrolled in any program or class and enjoy a free subscription to Rosetta Stone.
August 22, 2022

Alumni Carolyn Shack Feeds The Needy With Help From Rio’s PTK Students

Carolyn Shack has long felt a deep empathy for the homeless and felt compelled to do something to help them. It was while studying at Rio Salado that Shack decided to take action. Find out more about her initiative to help the unhoused.
August 19, 2022

Aspiring Lawyer Balances Parenting, School, Work to Achieve Goals

Driven with a desire to be a voice for others, Rio Salado’s Student Senator Aiyana Churcher looks to bring together her goals and new role to serve her fellow Rio Waves.
August 18, 2022

Wellness Wednesday: Making You Healthier, One Laugh At A Time

That old folk saying “laughter is the best medicine” may be overstating it a bit but the fact is that laughter DOES have a very real and tangible impact on our health.
August 17, 2022

College Pathway Helps Graduate Radiate New Career Options

Vera Batista Cespedes studied radiology in her native Cuba and worked her way up to become an X-ray technician. When she came to the United States, she decided to supplement her knowledge in the field. Find out more about Vera and her Rio success story.
August 16, 2022

Faculty Chair Monica Nenad’s Research Published In Prestigious Journal

Rio Salado College’s Faculty Chair of Dental Programs Monica Nenad made a splash this year in the pages of the Journal of Dental Hygiene. The April issue included her paper about her research into the “Effects of a Radiography Checklist on Reducing Retake Exposures.”
August 12, 2022

Lesson in Patience Helps Student Realize Teaching Dreams

Kristi Kroeger’s dream was to become a teacher. Find out how her time at Rio Salado helped her make it come true.

August 11, 2022

Rio Salado College Partners with Guild Providing Education, Upskilling to America’s Workforce

America's workforce now has greater access to Rio Salado College classes, micro-credentials and degree programs through a new partnership with Guild, a Career Opportunity Platform.
August 10, 2022

Wellness Wednesday: Watch Your Steps

Taking care of your feet takes more than a good pair of shoes. Find out what you can do to protect yourself from foot pain.
August 10, 2022

Dual Student Highlights Mental Health Journey and Awareness

Aryana Altaha is many things: a sophomore at Paradise Valley High School, a dual enrollment student at Rio Salado College, a boxer, K-drama fan, and, like a typical teen, an avid social media user. But unlike a typical teen, Altaha focuses her social media use on promoting mental health awareness.
August 9, 2022