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.
Apr 3, 2018President’s Update – February 2018
February marked new milestones for Rio Hondo College, with a grand opening celebration for our beautiful new bookstore, honors for our fire academy, a new partnership that will allow our students to conduct research at UCLA and revisions in our math curriculum that will speed students to success.
Lucy Jones, a noted seismologist for 33 years with the U.S. Geological Survey, will speak about how earthquakes, floods and other disasters have both benefited and beset civilizations throughout recorded history at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
IRS-certified students from Rio Hondo College will provide free basic income tax return preparation on Fridays from Feb. 2 through April 13 for individuals and families who earned $54,000 or less in 2017.