The funds are part of a 2018-19 California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office grant of $10 million that will be divided among college campuses based on attendance. Rio Hondo College’s share of a $2.5 million grant in 2017-18 totaled $27,405, funds that were coupled with $25,000 pledged in each of the past two years by Rio Hondo College’s Superintendent/President’s Office to operate the RioSource Room, a combination food pantry and resource hub launched in fall 2017.
Río Hondo College Welcomes New President with Event Celebrating Focus on Transparency, Collaboration
Río Hondo College will hold a reception to welcome Superintendent/President Dr. Arturo Reyes at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, celebrating efforts by the newly appointed College leader to champion collaboration and transparency. Reyes, an educator for 33 years, was appointed Río Hondo College’s 10th superintendent/president in July 2019. He comes to Río Hondo College from Mendocino College, where he held the same post since 2013.
At the direction of Superintendent/President Dr. Arturo Reyes, Río Hondo College hosted its first 2019-20 campus-wide budget forum Wednesday in the spirit of transparency. Sharing information about the College’s finances through forums, opens the budget process to the entire campus community.
Rio Hondo College will be expanding presentation of its core and elective classes for its groundbreaking Associate of Science and Certificate of Achievement program in Homeland Security.