Tag: campus closure

Riverside Community College District creates task force to examine procedures for safe reopening of campuses

By Erik Galicia A task force is making recommendations for the safe reopening of the Riverside Community College District. “This is a very large task,” Robin Steinback, Moreno Valley College president and head of the new task force, said at the Board of Trustees meeting May 19. “It’s much easier to invite people to leave

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The Viewpoints Network: April 3, Season 1 Episode 4

Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you headlines of the week that touch on the ever-growing number of COVID-19 cases, how to get COVID-19 testing, DIY face masks and an extended closure of our campus.

UPDATED: Riverside Community College District cancels spring break

By Erik Galicia Spring Break will be absorbed into the spring semester to make up for the week lost as Riverside Community College District faculty prepared for the March 23 switch to remote learning caused by COVID-19. “This way, we will be able to complete our 16-week compressed calendar and fulfill our state’s requirement for

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The Viewpoints Network: March 23, Season 1 Episode 2

Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you the latest headlines remotely during the campus closures. Riverside County’s COVID-19 cases rise, Gov. Gavin Newsom declares Californians stay indoors and non essential services close. RCC transitions to online instruction March 23.

The Viewpoints Network: March 14, Season 1 Episode 1

Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you the latest COVID-19 headlines of the week. Campuses begin to go online, sports have been postponed and President Trump declares a travel ban.

Riverside City College Food Pantry offers grab-and-go groceries to students during first week of campus shutdown

By Erik Galicia As the world crisis empties grocery store shelves and cuts work hours, the fear of not getting enough to eat grows. The Riverside City College Office of Student Life gave away hundreds of bags of food to students on March 18 in an effort to cut the mounting stress of the COVID-19

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Special Board meeting lays out Riverside Community College District campus closure plan

By Erik Galicia With the Riverside Community College District seemingly stuck in limbo due to sudden COVID-19 regulations, last night’s special session of the Board of Trustees presented the district’s plans to handle the pandemic.  “We have been very carefully monitoring the guidelines from the CDC on a daily basis,” said Chancellor Wolde-Ab Isaac. “We

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