Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College to Celebrate First Cohort of 4-year Degree Graduates

Rio Hondo College will celebrate its first cohort of 16 students to earn four-year Bachelor of Science degrees in automotive technology during a ceremony from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the College’s Automotive Technology Lab, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier. The graduates are part of a historic state effort to allow community colleges to award four-year degrees.

Rio Hondo College to Host Forums for Superintendent/President Finalists

Rio Hondo College will host a forum from 1 to 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 6 to introduce the community to five finalists for the post of superintendent/president. The event will be in the Campus Inn, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier. Finalists are: East Los Angeles College President Marvin Martinez; Pasadena City College Vice President of Student Services Dr. Cynthia Olivo; San Diego Miramar College President Dr. Patricia Hsieh; Los Angeles Community College District Vice Chancellor of Human Resources Dr. Alberto Román; and Mendocino College Superintendent/President Dr. Arturo Reyes.

Rio Hondo College Dean Steve Hebert Honored as CCCADA Athletics Director of the Year

Steve Hebert, dean of the Rio Hondo College Division of Kinesiology, Dance and Athletics and athletic director, has been named Athletics Director of the Year by the California Community College Athletic Director’s Association (CCCADA). The award is a recognition of Hebert’s “tremendous impact” on the association, according to a letter by CCCADA President Dan Clauss announcing the honor.