Day: July 11, 2007

Report guides, challenges RCC

An independent audit of the Riverside Community College district was conducted by the former president of The Press-Enterprise, Marcia McQuern. The report she submitted to the Board of Trustees provides a guideline for the districts plan to segregate the RCC campuses into three separate colleges.

Problems plague bookstore

Between running a bookstore as a business, timely and not-so timely book requests from instructors, and delivery from the suppliers, some students are finding themselves without the privilege of purchasing expensive text. Jeremy Denis, who is responsible for book ordering at the Riverside Campus Bookstore, said that the Bookstore operates on a balance between business and serving the needs of the campus.

Instructors grade Rotella

Instructors were grading both students and college president Salvatore Rotella in June. The Riverside Community College Chapter of the California’s Teachers Association sent survey results to the Board of Trustees on June 3 regarding Rotella’s performance as college president.

RCC associate instructor dies

Riverside Community College geology instructor and adventurer Jim M. Mehegan died of a heart attack while on a whitewater-kayaking trip July 29. Mehegan was a popular instructor at the Riverside Campus. He often took field trips to geological destinations that included the San Andreas Fault and Mammoth Lakes.