Tag: Graduation

Riverside City College celebrates difficult academic year with drive-thru graduation

By Cheetara Piry Students honked their horns and twirled orange and black pom poms to celebrate their graduation at Riverside City College’s first drive-thru ceremony.  Although the COVID-19 pandemic did not allow for the class of 2020 and 2021 to attend a traditional commencement ceremony, students still lined up inside of their cars in a

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Riverside City College names 2020 Student Commencement Speaker

By Saida Maalin Riverside City College announced Roryana Bowman, President of Ujima Club, as the Student Commencement Speaker for the graduating class of 2020.  “Her character and discipline to commitment, self improvement and community service is impeccable,” said Kweku Williams, an RCC anthropology instructor.  Bowman is the first speaker in RCC’s history to be sent

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Riverside Community College District considers 2020 graduation ceremony options

By Jennifer Rosales  The rite of passage of any graduating student is to have their name called out, their hand shook and to walk across that stage in front of their peers and families.  But due to COVID-19, a traditional commencement is not safe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since large

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Former Riverside City College students recalled their transfer experiences at transfer panel

By Clarissa Corral Five Riverside City College alumni met for the Peer Mentor Transfer Panel on March 15 to answer recurring questions that students have about what the transfer process is like at RCC. Panel members pushed the idea of being responsible for your education, being informed and being prepared before, after and during the

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Protestors visit Board of Trustees meeting – SP2016, Episode 4

Protestors attend the Board of Trustees meeting, April 5, RCC celebrates Cesar Chavez Day, RCC prepares for double graduation ceremony attendance and RCC enters a competition to win $1 million for the school.

Centennial commencement speaker chosen

Graduation is a rite of passage for college students that marks the beginning of a new stage in their life and for Riverside City College students, the centennial commencement promises to be a memorable occasion.

Deadline approaches for landmark centennial commencement ceremony

Graduation is a rite of passage for college students that marks the beginning of a new stage in their life. For Riverside City College students the centennial commencement promises to be a memorable occasion.