Tag: Monica Green

Pending program aims to establish educational pathway for formerly incarcerated students

By Cheetara Piry Only a mile from its campus, Norco College serves approximately 300 incarcerated students at the California Rehabilitation Center, a medium-security prison, offering several associate’s degree programs. The problem, however, is that these students are usually released on parole before completion.  The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation incentivizes inmates to take responsibility

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Norco College builds new Veterans Resource Center

By Rolinda Espinoza Norco College’s new and expanded Veterans Resource Center will open in fall 2021. Norco college shared its vision for a new center Nov. 10  to promote the project.  The new center will provide assistance to veteran students attending the college, including mental health services, degree audit assistance and college credit for previous

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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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Norco College presidential search narrows down to final three

By Erik Galicia Monica Green Norco College Interim President Monica Green emphasized her experience in program development as an 18 year employee of the Riverside Community College District during her forum on Feb. 20. She described the Summer Advantage Program, which provides early orientation and one year of free tuition to first-time students, as a

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RCCD students and faculty respond to the termination of Norco College president

The recent firing of Norco College President Bryan Reece has warranted opposing responses from students and faculty around the Riverside Community College District.