Thursday, September 3, 2015

Be a Leader College Fair Sept. 27

Banner for event.  Full text provided in narrative.

The 7th Annual Be A Leader Taking Steps Towards College Success resource fair and walk-a-thon takes place Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in downtown Phoenix.

The event kicks off with a college resource fair at 9 a.m. at Civic Space Park. The walk-a-thon begins at 11 a.m. The event concludes with a college fair from 12-3 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center.

This family-friendly event is perfect for teens who want to explore a variety of college career options-- and educational advocates who want to support a good cause.

Check out this YouTube video from last year's event.


The event is sponsored by the Be a Leader Foundation which promotes personal development and higher education opportunities for students in grades 7-12.

Rio Salado College is a proud supporter of this initiative.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Presidents' Scholarship Still Available!

stamp for Presidential Scholarship

The Presidents' Scholarship is still available to Rio Salado College students who qualify!

The scholarship covers full time in-county tuition (up to 15 credits plus registration fees) for up to four consecutive fall and spring semesters.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have your tuition paid for at Rio Salado College!

Contact the Rio Salado Honors Program to check your eligibility by calling 480-517-8284. 

Visit this web page for additional details and requirements.

Labor Day Holiday Closure, Sept. 7

Quilt of Celebrate Labor Day salutations

As a reminder, Rio Salado College will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. All services will be closed, unless noted in Special Service Hours listings on locations pages.

Here's to all of the hard working students, faculty and staff who are striving to achieve academic excellence! Enjoy your day off!

Image of the first Labor Day Parade in New York City, Sept. 5, 1882.  The holiday was organized by the Central Laro Union to exhibit "the strength and seprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations" of the community, and to host a festival for the workers and their families.
Do you know the historical significance of Labor Day? Learn more from the Department of Labor.

RSC Downtown Remains Closed 9/2, Reopens 9/3

Due to a recent power outage, RSC Downtown will remain closed Sept. 2. 

We will resume normal business hours Thursday, Sept. 3.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015