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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

Join Us In Celebrating Pride Month

June is Pride Month! Show your pride in this month-long celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, history, and community by checking out our library guide and special event.
June 13, 2024

It’s Never Too Late: Student Finishes High School Diploma a Decade After Dropping Out

Rio Salado College will hold its 2024 High School Equivalency (HSE) graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. at the North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central…
June 12, 2024

Degree Leads JBS Better Futures Program Grad to New Career in Cybersecurity

Victor Neri-Cordova has long been interested in computers and technology. He dreamed about working in cybersecurity. Enrolling in Rio's Applied Science in Cybersecurity program is helping him…
June 11, 2024

From the Stage to the Page

Dellara Ward dreamed of getting a degree in musical theatre. With help from Rio Salado's Adult ACE program, she's finding it easier to follow the music of her heart. Find out more about…
June 10, 2024

U.S. Secretary of Education Visit Highlights MCCCD’s Expansion of Behavioral Health Programs

Rio Salado President Kate Smith, Faculty Chair Trish Hernandez and student Marielena Aguirre joined in the recent U.S. Secretary of Education visit to discuss MCCCD’s expansion of Behavioral Health…
June 7, 2024

DEIB Recap: A Conversation About Inclusion With Dr. DeRionne Pollard

In May Rio Salado College hosted a discussion with Nevada State University President Dr. DeRionne Pollard. Check out some of the highlights from that freewheeling conversation on our blog.
June 6, 2024

Career Research: Do The Legwork Before Taking The Next Step

Looking to change careers? Thinking about where to focus your energies professionally after you get out of school? Researching career paths can give you the information you need to put your best foot…
June 5, 2024

Wellness Wednesday: Say Yes To Yogurt

Looking for a nutritious treat that can give your health a boost without inflating your waistline? A bit of yogurt could be just what you’re looking for. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, we look…
June 5, 2024

Psychology Chair Jennifer Moore Receives UN Fellowship

Rio Salado College Psychology Faculty Chair Jennifer Moore is one of three Maricopa faculty to be selected for a 2024-25 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals Open Pedagogy Fellowship.
June 3, 2024

Staying the Course when Upheaval Hits

The Rio Salado early education student has been tirelessly working on her studies over the last 15 years. During that time, the challenges were numerous and life-changing.
June 3, 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