Rio Hondo College's Board of Trustees held an Oath of Office ceremony for one returning board member and two new members in front of a standing-room-only crowd of guests on Dec. 12 before naming new officers during a subsequent board meeting to lead the board through 2019.
Rio Hondo College has launched a free tutoring program for area public schools in its Adopt-A-School program, providing college students who are studying child development and related fields to assist K-12 students during and after school.
On the evening of November 29, Rio Hondo College students and legal professionals from across the Southland braved torrential rains and lighting gathered together in the Administration of Justice Building for the Pathway to Law School Mentor Mixer.
Nov 9, 2018New Leader – Mid Valley News
Rio Hondo College's Board of Trustees on Wednesday hired PPL, Inc. to conduct a search for a new superintendent/president to succeed leader Teresa Dreyfuss, who is departing at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.
Rio Hondo College is expanding and creating programs to support undocumented students and their families so that more people will be able to realize their full potential. The College is one of 32 campuses across California that received support this school year from the new
WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- Rio Hondo College in Whittier is making history. The school is the first college in Los Angeles County to implement a second year of free tuition for students. Officials announced the expansion of the "Rio Promise" program.
Sep 25, 2018Rio Hondo College ofrece dos años de colegiatura gratis para estudiantes de tiempo completo
Melba Castro, decana del Departamento de Éxito Estudiantil, asegura que esta oportunidad es para los alumnos de todas las edades que asistan al college por primera vez. En el primer año, los estudiantes tienen que acabar 12 unidades cada semestre y, en el segundo, tienen que haber completado 24 unidades con un promedio mínimo de 2.0.
Tuition is now free at Rio Hondo College, at least for the first two years, moving the college closer to the way things were in the 1960s and ’70s. Last year, the Rio Promise program offered free tuition to high school graduates from within the community college district that includes the El Monte Union High School District, El Rancho Unified School District and Whittier Union High School District as long as students took at least 12 units a semester.
Aug 27, 2018Rio Hondo College’s president is retiring
Rio Hondo College President/Superintendent Teresa Dreyfuss, a 31-year employee of the district, including the last seven years — one as interim — in her current position, will retire at the end of this school year, effective June 30.
When Natalie Dovales-Flores began a 12-week training program to become a Tesla service technician, her goals were simple — complete the course and get a job.