Río Hondo College
Río Hondo College Hosts ‘A Taste of Río’ to Raise Funds for Students
A Taste of Río, Río Hondo College’s biggest annual event, will bring delicious foods, fine wines, craft beer, vibrant entertainment and more when the event returns to campus from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 9. The event, which is produced by the Río Hondo College Foundation, will raise funds to support student scholarships, programs and equipment to promote success. For more information visit: https://www.riohondo.edu/a-taste-of-rio/. Río Hondo College is located at 3600 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier.
Río Hondo College Celebrates Class of 2023
Nearly 1,800 Río Hondo College students strolled, jogged and danced onto campus wearing smiles on their faces and colorful grad caps – some with hopeful messages about their dreams and futures, and others with homages to their loved ones, nationalities and personalities – during the College’s 60th commencement ceremony on May 26. This year, 1,791 students earned Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. Of these degrees, 1,074 are Associate degrees for transfer, meaning they are eligible for admission to the California State University system.
Río Hondo College Spring Dance Concert Promises Intimate, Expressive ‘Emergence’
Río Hondo College’s Dance Program students and staff are preparing to captivate the community with a series of vibrant and breathtaking solo and ensemble dances during “Emergence” – the Spring 2023 Dance Concert. The concert, co-directed by Kristina Urteaga and Carol McDowell, will be held at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 and 6 p.m. on Friday, May 12 at the Kinesiology, Dance and Athletics Complex at Río Hondo College. The concert will feature “Where I Left Off,” an ensemble dance work created by guest choreographer and College alumna Rivka Villanueva.