Tag: UC Riverside

District plans to install solar panels throughout its three campuses

By Jennipher Vasquez The Riverside Community College District is working to install solar panels for all three of its campuses by April of 2024.  RCCD’s Board of Trustees were first introduced to the project in December 2020 and received a full financial analysis of feasibility earlier this year. The district is now in the procurement

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WARD 2 CANDIDATE: Aram Ayra, Riverside Mutual Aid Network co-founder

By Jessica Lopez A community organizer out of UC Riverside, Aram Ayra was inspired to run for city council by what he called a disconnect between the university and its surrounding residents.  Drawing from his experiences as a former student and staff member, Ayra argued that the city has underutilized UC Riverside as an engine

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Riverside mayoral candidates talk homelessness, city budget, jobs

By Erik Galicia Riverside voters will choose between a city council member and a school board official when they elect their next mayor. Andy Melendrez, Ward 2 representative, and Patricia Lock Dawson, Riverside Unified School District trustee, advanced to a runoff election after beating four other candidates during the city’s initial mayoral election March 3.

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Riverside Community College District campuses may fully open in spring 2021

By Erik Galicia Students may be allowed back to their respective Riverside Community College District campus by spring 2021, assuming everything goes as planned. The district’s Safe Return Task Force has outlined a four phase plan for returning to campus, which aligns with the California Resilience Roadmap stages of reopening. Phase D, which assumes the

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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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Clinton holds rally in Riverside

Hillary Clinton courted potential voters at UC Riverside on May 24 where she was met by a crowd of nearly 2,000 people that were in attendance to both support and protest Clinton’s message.

RCC ranked in top 10 percent nationwide among community colleges


Riverside City College entered a three round nationwide competition for community colleges and qualified for the second round, placing RCC in the top 10 percentile nationwide.

Riverside college students compete in the Amazing College Race

Written by Crystal Olmedo | Written April 10, 2016 Riverside City College students gathered to compete in the Amazing College Race on Main Street for a chance to win up $1500 in scholarships. A total of 50 teams, which ranged from three to five people, from Riverside colleges as well as neighboring colleges Cal State

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