Wednesday, April 26, 2017

4/26/17 RSC Southern & EVVEC ALL CLEAR

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Police activity in the area has concluded. Campus lockdown clear at RSC Southern Location, East Valley Veterans Education Center and SPOT 127 East. Resume normal activities.

4/26/17 RSC Southern & EVVEC on Lockdown

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Rio Salado College Southern, East Valley Veterans Education Center, and SPOT 127 East are on lockdown. Armed robbery occurred in the area. Police searching for subject. Stay away from the area until further notice.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Support Student Art at Artists of Promise April 27

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Artists of Promise is an annual gala performance and art exhibition that celebrates and honors the winners of the Maricopa Community Colleges' student art, dance, film and media arts, music, theatre and writing competitions.

Head downtown to see student performances on Thursday, April 27 at the Herberger Theater. The Art Exhibit begins at 5:30 p.m. and the Performances begin at 6:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public so bring your friends and family to experience student art in the heart of downtown Phoenix.

Free Dental Clinic for Kids Under 18 - Register Now!

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The Rio Salado Dental Hygiene Clinic will host a free dental clinic for children and young adults ages 17 and younger Saturday, June 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rio Salado College Dental Hygiene students, instructors and support staff will volunteer their time and expertise to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care to more than 100 children at the free clinic.

Services include exams, X-rays, cleaning, fluoride varnish, and educational tips on staying healthy. Each child will also receive a wellness goodie bag to take home. Walk-ins are welcome and will be accommodated if time and space permit.

Please RSVP in advance for guaranteed service by calling 480-377-4100 or emailing

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Give Kids A Smile Day
Saturday, June 24, 2017,  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Rio Salado College Dental Clinic
2250 W. 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Rio Salado Dental staff will also be available to talk about careers in the dental field and its programs. This June 24 clinic is made possible in part by the American Dental Association and the Arizona Dental Foundation.

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The Rio Salado Dental Clinic provides quality preventive dental hygiene services at discounted rates for the public all year long. Fees range from $25-75 depending on the age of the patient. For more information, call 480-377-4100 or visit

Friday, April 21, 2017

Get Connected to GED® Test Prep Courses May 1

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Have you been thinking about going back to school and earning your GED®? Join Rio Salado at AZ GED® Day on Monday, May 1 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

GED® seekers will have a chance to take their first steps toward enrolling in Rio’s GED® test preparation classes and be connected to additional GED® resources. This initiative can help individuals who lack a high school diploma and set them on a pathway of opportunity and life-long success.

Rio Salado College serves as the principal provider of GED® test preparation programs for the Maricopa Community Colleges and the largest provider of adult basic education in the state of Arizona.

Rio will host registration centers at select participating Starbucks locations in Maricopa County. To learn more about Rio Salado’s GED® test prep programs visit or call (480) 517-8110. For more information about AZ GED® Day, please visit to find a location near you! We look forward to meeting you there!

If you are a Rio Salado staff member and would like to volunteer at AZ GED® Day, please contact Elizabeth Cole Fay, Director of Community Partnerships, at (480)517-8147 or via email at to register.