Jun 22, 2016How firefighters decide when and where to battle a massive wildfire – Whittier Daily News – June 21, 2016
“You’re trying to get a perimeter around the fire,” said Tracy Rickman, the Wildland and Fire Coordinator for Rio Hondo College. “We anticipate the needs so we can jump on each fire right away.”
Rio Hondo College has been awarded a total of $2 million over two years to work with area high schools, adult schools and Cal State L.A. to improve the chances of college success for students with challenges in English and math.
NORTH WHITTIER >> Nearly 1,400 Rio Hondo College students took part in the school’s 53rd commencement ceremony Thursday.
WHITTIER >> Dozens of Rio Hondo College students in training to become nurses, emergency medical technicians, firefighters and journalists responded to an active-shooter and car crash drill on Friday as part of the fourth annual Collaborative Crisis Scenario.
May 5, 2016Rio Hondo College breaks ground on $1.3 million campus in Pico Rivera – Whittier Daily News – May 4, 2016
PICO RIVERA >> For years, city officials touted the goal of making college degrees more accesible to Pico Rivera residents.
Free star and planet gazing this spring will be held at 8 p.m. the next two Fridays (May 6 and 13) at the Gordon D. Crowell Astrophysical Observatory at Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Road.
Apr 28, 2016Rio Hondo College Gets Green Light On First Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Degree – CBSLA – April 28,2016
WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — California’s first degree in hybrid/electric vehicle/fuel-cell technology will be offered by Rio Hondo College, school officials said Thursday.
Apr 20, 2016Rio Hondo College named as top 25 college for Hispanics – Whittier Daily News – April 20, 2016
Rio Hondo College has been named to the 2016 list of Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine.
Victor Villaseñor, author of “Rain of Gold” and other works exploring the concept of cultural heritage, will head a roster at Rio Hondo College’s annual Writes of Spring on Wednesday, and Thursday in Rio Hondo College’s Wray Theater, 3600 Workman Mill Road
DOWNEY -- Twins Maritza and Janeth Acuna almost didn’t come to Rio Hondo College. The inseparable Downey teenagers were prepared to give up their dream of playing college soccer in exchange for attending a top-notch, four-year university...