Rio Hondo College Professor John Frala talks about the TESLA program with NPR Radio.
Rio Hondo College on Tuesday broke ground for a new transportation center that will provide an all-in-one transit hub for members of the campus community. The Rio Plaza project, in planning for more than three years, will feature restrooms, vending machines, bike lockers and shade structures. It’s expected to open in two years, said Teresa Dreyfuss, superintendent/president.
For the first time in 40 years, Rio Hondo College's Forensics Speech and Debate Team won first-place honors in the annual Phi Rho Pi National Championships, held April 6-13 in Reno, Nevada.
May 1, 2019Rio Hondo Community College District Announces Superintendent/President Finalists – Mid Valley News
The Rio Hondo Community College District Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that, after a nationwide search, five finalists are moving forward in the superintendent/president search process.
Rio Hondo College Dreamers Conference Coverage by Telemundo
On a cool April morning in 2019, cadets from Rio Hondo College Wildland Fire Academy lined up in anticipation for the day while leaders and mentors introduced each other from several departments across southern California. Leaders from U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Marines,
Rio Hondo Community College District’s five finalists to succeed Superintendent/President Teresa Dreyfuss, who will retire June 30 after seven years in the position, include three community college presidents, a vice president and a vice chancellor.
Angelica De La Rosa recalls how her struggles with education - a lack of motivation and poor grades that resulted - changed overnight with the birth of her first son. "The motivation wasn't there, the goals weren't set," she said. "I come from a family of seven and going through school, it was difficult for me to do things I wanted to do.
The public is invited to come to the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to hear guest speaker, Dr. Shin Liu, on the topic “The State of Community Colleges Today.” There will be refreshments and a social time prior to Dr. Liu’s presentation, and a brief business meeting will follow with Election of Officers for the branch for the 2019-2020 year.
Rio Hondo College will receive $664,220 in federal grant dollars over the next four years to remove financial barriers to childcare that can prevent students with children from attending college. The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant will provide the College with $166,055 annually to subsidize up to 75 percent of the cost of childcare for parents who are Pell Grant recipients or Pell Grant eligible.