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Kenn Pierson is the new Interim Vice President

O'Bryan Navarro
June 17, 2012
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Dean of Languages and Communication, Kenn Pierson, was appointed the new Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs. It was made official wednesday night, June 13th at the board meeting. Pierson's tenure as Interim VP of Academic Affairs will go into effect July 1st, and will continue to serve...

Rio Hondo Homeland Security center now open

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer
June 14, 2012
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The Rio Hondo College  fire community received a new addition to help improve their program. A new homeland security center opened in Santa Fe Springs with the help of many local, state, and federal department.  These different departments provided monetary donations to help build this new facility...

“No more waiting in line! ACCESSRIO saves you time.”

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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Since the opening of their first class in 1963, Rio Hondo’s vision has always been to “increase, manage, and retain enrollment”. But two years ago, you would have waited in an extended line for two hours , perhaps longer, with the assistance of only one person to answer even the simplest ques...

Foundation of National Science awards Rio Hondo $600,000 in Grants

Frankie Mendoza, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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The National Science foundation awarded students who are studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs (STEM) with $600,000 in student grants for the 2012-2013 academic school year. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independently federal agency which was created by Congress...

“Stop Procrastinating! Registration for fall begins soon.”

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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Are you wondering about Fall Semester? Eager to browse for Fall classes? There's no need to hesitate any longer! Fall 2012 registration has arrived and is now available online for all returning, enriched, military, and even new students. Registration dates and times can be viewed online, depending...

High school students attend “Choices” conference

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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High school students received help on the path to their educated futures this past Friday, as the Hispanic Outreach Taskforce along with the Spiritt Family Services organization helped sponsor a “Choices” conference for over three hundred students from different schools around the region. These...

Board Trustee Angela Acosta-Salazar elected to California Community College League Board

Kathleen Mendoza, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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Rio Hondo College Board Member Angela Acosta-Salazar was elected to serve as a trustee of the Community College League of California (CCLC), a nonprofit, public benefit corporation whose voluntary membership includes 72 community college districts in California. “I am honored by this opportunity to serve at a statewide capacity. The board’s involvement...

Vons Foundation

Karina Esperano, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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The Rio Hondo College Foundation was presented with a gift from the Vons Foundation of $10,000 to help assist veteran students through the use of the Veterans Service Center’s Emergency Fund Loan. On May 23, Dr. Ted Martinez and Foundation President Neal Welland were the ones to receive the representatives...

Recongniton to Rio’s Greatest

Kevin Miles Paez, Staff Writer
June 13, 2012
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The Board recognizes the faculty on their retirement and thanked for their long years of service at Rio Hondo College. Barry Dineen - 27 years of service to the District Ned Lazaro - 37 1/2 years of service to the District Mary Ann Pacheco - 27 years of service to the District Congratulatio...

La Cima 2012

April 17, 2010
Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Magazine, News, Opinion, Sports

The 2012 Rio Hondo College magazine, 'La Cima' can currently be found on campus. Get your copy today!

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