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Apply for college scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for Riverside Community College District  2010-2011 scholarships. RCCD scholarships are open to students on any campus or those transferring to four year colleges.

This year the application can be done online by going to and clicking on student services, then financial aid and then scholarship information.

Application documents must be turned in electronically and can be no more than 5MB in size. Nothing will be turned in to financial services, everything must be done online.
The deadline for all scholarship applications is Dec. 2.


Striving for excellence

On Dec. 4 the Center for Teaching Excellence will be rededicated as the Glen Hunt Center for Teaching Excellence.
The event will take place on the fourth floor of the Digital Library from 1-3 p.m. 

Guitar ensemble rocks the Digital Library

The Riverside City College guitar ensemble and the students of Peter Curtis, Adam Petit, Patrick Read and Jody Fischer will be performing in the Guitar Ensemble and Guitar Studio Recital.
The concert is in the Digital Library Auditorium on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. There is no charge and the show is open to the public.
Dancing to a different beat

The Riverside City College Performing Arts Department presents Kinetic Conversations 2009.
The show is a mix of dance and movement choreographed by RCC dance faculty members along with guest choreographers Ray McNamara, Julie Tessier and Adam Young.
The performances are in the Landis Performing Arts Center on Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
Tickets purchased in advance are $6 for RCC students and staff, seniors, children and $8 general admission. At the door they are $10 and $12.
For tickets call 951-222-8100 or go to

RCC has a new Student Trustee
 Stephen Bishop, RCC student and former Moreno Valley Campus Vice President, was elected as the newest Student Trustee on Nov. 17. 
Bishop won the competition against Josue Landa at a score of 196 to 89 votes. 
For further information about Stephen Bishop, watch his youtube video at
Christmas carolers put on a show

The Riverside Master Chorale will be performing at the First Congregational Church on Dec. 6 at 4 p.m.
With special guests the Santiago High School Dickens Carolers, the RMC will present Schubert in Mass G and A Dickens of a Christmas.
Tickets are $15 general admission and $12 for students and seniors.
Swing into the holidays

The Riverside City College Holiday Tennis Tournament is Dec. 11, 12 and 13. 
There will be three divisions: high school, college and open. High school and college players cannot wear any school affiliated clothing.
Entry fees are $25 for singles and $30 for doubles and the deadline is Dec. 4. 
Entry forms can be found at on the Tennis page.
For more information contact Jim Elton at

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