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Entrepreneurship workshops still available
Business is business!
Learn the fundamentals of running your own business and turning an idea into an opportunity.
Find out how to be eligible for $1,000 in services to achieve your dream. 
May 7 is Creating your Initial Financials, May 21 is Fast Pitch Presentation Preparation, and May 28 is Pitching to Judging Panel. 
All remaining workshops will be held on the Riverside City Campus in the Quadrangle, room 110 from 1:30-3 p.m. 
Register now by contacting Sean Snider at 951-571-6480 or by e-mail at

Summer in Morocco
Spend ten days seeing exotic Morocco.
See ancient architecture, the famous Casablanca, the largest desert in the world the Sahara, and the Atlas Mountains.
Riverside City College is sponsoring a summer study tour to Morocco from June 18-29. 
For more details on the cost and the itinerary contact Jan Schall, Coordinator International Education at 951-222-8340 or e-mail at 

Graduation day approaches
Students who applied by April 1 to participate in the Riverside City College commencement ceremonies will be able to walk on June 10. 
Times of the ceremonies for each campus are as followed: Norco at 10 a.m., Moreno Valley at 5 p.m. and Riverside at 7:30 p.m. 

Give diversity a chance
Throughout the month of April, RCC will be bringing awareness of diversity on campus through film screenings and facilitated discussions. 
At the Riverside campus there will be four film screenings and discussions all at 12:50-1:50 p.m. 
April 8, “The Lunch Date,” in Quad 122.
April 20, “Shadow of Hate, in Quad 25.
April 22, “Skin Deep, in Quad 122.
April 27 “Color of Fear, in Quad 25. 
According to organizers the point of these activities is to “understand the differences and acting on the commonalities.” 

Jazzin’ up the spring
Music director, John Byun presents the RCC Chamber singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble who are teaming up with the Temecula Valley Master Chorale for a spring concert.
Performances will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church Temecula on May 1 at 4 p.m. and at Murrieta Mesa High School on May 2 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets for general admission is $10 and $25 for family admission.
For information visit

Eat, drink and be merry
The RCC Culinary Club will be holding an event at Hanger 24 on April 22 at 7 p.m.
The “Burgers, Beer and a Film” event will feature food prepared by the students and will be showing a film called “Ingredients,” which is a documentary about the local food movement.
Cost for food, beverage and the movie screening is $15.
For more information contact Emily Hartop at

Got financial aid?
Need help filling out your FAFSA for 2010-2011?
Financial Aid will be hosting a workshop April 26 from 3-4 p.m. in room 208 of the Business Education building that will help students fill out what is required for financial aid for the next school year.
They’ll help students who want to apply for Federal grants, the Board of Governors Fee Waiver, Cal Grant and Federal Work Study.

Climb aboard, mateys!
RCC presents a play where piracy and comedy collide.
“Pirates of Penzance,” a play written by Gilbert and Sullivan, will be performed at Landis Performing Arts Center on April 23 at 8 p.m., April 24 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., April 25 at 2 p.m., April 30 at 8 p.m., May 1 at 2 p.m. and May 2 at 2 p.m.
For more information check out the Performance Riverside Web site at, or call the Landis Box Office at 951-222-8100.

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