Tag: Jorge Zavala

Former Riverside Community College District student trustee runs for Moreno Valley City Council

By Jonathan Ramirez Community outcry against local corruption and warehousing inspired a Riverside Community College District graduate to run for a seat on the Moreno Valley City Council. Jorge Zavala, 22, served as the district’s student trustee for the 2019-20 academic year and graduated from Moreno Valley College in June. He has lived in Moreno Valley

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Riverside Community College District creates system to determine Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act disbursment, undocumented students left out

By Erik Galicia Undocumented students will not be eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief money, which was distributed to Community Colleges  last week. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27 allowed for a total of over $18 million to be awarded to the

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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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Norco College president and essential staff chosen at Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees meeting March 17

By Leo Cabral In the midst of all the precautions to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, the Board of Trustees live streamed their meeting and canceled presentations and unnecessary reports to get on with more pressing matters. First, Monica Green was appointed Norco College’s fourth president in a unanimous vote. Her employment is for two years.

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