Tag: Rhonda Taube

Faculty Association, HR settle dispute

By Erik Galicia Tensions between the Riverside Community College District Faculty Association and Human Resources Department eased as both sides came to an agreement over investigations of instructors. Union board members went public with their grievances at recent Board of Trustees and Academic Senate meetings. While declaring full support for faculty investigations that root out

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Riverside Community College District faculty call for changes to Board of Trustees committee meetings

By Erik Galicia Riverside Community College District faculty have raised concerns that the current structure of Board of Trustees committee meetings is cutting into the district’s shared governance processes. The board holds two meetings per month: a committee meeting on the month’s first Tuesday and a regular meeting on the second. Committee meetings are meant

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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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Former administrator alleges sexual discrimination in suit against RCC District, chancellor

By Erik Galicia and Leo Cabral A lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination, attempts to cover up illegal activities and intimidation of whistleblowers was filed against the Riverside Community College District and its chancellor Feb. 18. Plaintiff Terri Hampton, former vice chancellor of Human Resources and Employee Relations, claims she was repeatedly subjected to Chancellor Wolde-Ab Isaac’s

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Administration chooses to move forward on vote for installation of permanent blockades

By Samantha Bartholomew The aftermath of a medical emergency has been riddled with  its fair share of progress and ongoing confusion. After initially denying that Student Health Services had turned Viewpoints editor-in-chief Dominique Redfearn away after RCC student Nick Peralta collapsed in the Viewpoints newsroom, Renee Martin Thornton, director of Student Health Services, and FeRita

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Faculty Association challenges trustee candidates

By Samantha Bartholomew With a little over two months before the Board of Trustees elections, the Riverside Community College District Faculty Association formally challenged the candidate designations of Brian Hawley and Sam Davis. “During (Davis’s) short tenure, which can easily be characterized as a complete disaster,” Rhonda Taube, RCCDFA president, said in an email. “Mr.

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Panel gathers to discuss ‘Undocumented’ film at Riverside City College

“Undocumented” is a film about journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’s journey as an undocumented American. The film was shown on March 29 in the Riverside City College’s Digital Library Auditorium.

Honors exhibit recognizes student art and photography achievements

Art and photography students received recognition among fellow students, faculty and family members at a reception and award ceremony hosted by the Art Department May 5.

Roughly 100 attendees surrounded artworks that clustered the walls and rested atop white pedestals in the Riverside City College Quad Art Gallery.

Protesters attend Board of Trustees meeting

Protesters addressed the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees to speak out against the hiring of a new district compliance officer who is accused of negligently handling a student’s alleged rape at Mt. SAC.

Class of 2014 closes chapter at Riverside City College

2014 graduates (Photo by James H. Williams)

James H. Williams | Managing Editor June 12, 2014 Over 400 students walked onto the stage during the 97th Riverside City College Commencement Ceremony held on the Wheelock Field June 13. The 2014 class was led onto the field by newly elected ASRCC President Ray Orozco and Vice President Ryan Rudolph. Acting RCC President Dr. Wolde-Ab Isaac

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