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Single Mom Realizes Dream to Finish High School Diploma

Single mother Adriana Franco faced many obstacles while returning to school for her high school equivalency (HSE) diploma, but thanks to her unwavering determination, she has realized her dreams.
June 18, 2024

Celebrating Generosity: A Big Thank You from Rio Salado College

We are immensely grateful to everyone who joined us in supporting our recent Be A Student’s Hero campaign.
May 29, 2024

Bachelor’s Degree Grad Aims for Forensics Career

Juggling a full-time job and raising five children, Amanda's story is a powerful example of self-determination and the belief that it's never too late to go back to school.
May 28, 2024

High School Senior Earns Two Degrees and a Certificate

Meet Alivia Proctor, a high school senior who earned multiple college degrees through Rio Salado College’s dual enrollment program, while balancing sports, clubs, and rigorous academics. Discover how she managed it all.
May 21, 2024

2024 Graduate Reflects on the Pandemic, a Pivot and Paralegal Aspirations

Dive into the inspiring story of Danya Delgadillo, who refused to let the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic derail her dreams!
May 14, 2024

Graduate Relishes New Beginning After Incarceration

Ramona Sullins is not afraid of discussing her past or admitting her mistakes. In fact, the recent Rio Salado College graduate hopes that by telling her story, others will see that it is possible to turn your life around.
May 7, 2024

Rio Salado College Celebrates 30th National Adult Education Honor Society Ceremony

Rio Salado College hosted the 30th annual National Adult Education Honor Society (NAEHS) induction ceremony on Thursday, March 7, 2024, commemorating the accomplishments of its 24 newest student inductees.
March 8, 2024

All AZ Scholar Juggles Work, Motherhood, and Academic Excellence at Rio Salado

Meet Kesha Shelton, a single mother of three, excelling with a 4.0 GPA at Rio Salado College, and one of Rio Salado’s new All AZ Scholars. Juggling work, motherhood, and studies, she shares her inspiring journey and future plans.
February 27, 2024

The Quiet Evolution of Saffron Wells

Wells successfully earned her HSE at Rio in 2019. The positive experience motivated her to continue her studies through Rio’s Adult ACE (Achieving a College Education) program.
January 31, 2024

Meet Rio Salado College’s 2024 All-Arizona Academic Scholars

Rio Salado students Beka Namachanja and Kesha Shelton are the Rio Salado College’s representatives to the 2024 All-Arizona Academic Team and will join honorees at a recognition ceremony on Feb. 28.
January 29, 2024

Online Learning Leads Veteran to Degree Completion

Army veteran Jimmie Booze made use of his military education benefits, attending Rio Salado College to reach his degree potential.
January 9, 2024

Reflecting on the Highlights of 2023

In 2023, Rio Salado College celebrated many milestones while serving our students, alumni, partners and communities.
December 21, 2023