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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
WHITTIER – More than 300 members of the Rio Hondo College community joined together on May 9 to celebrate Superintendent/President Teresa Dreyfuss, who will retire June 30 after more than 32 years of dedicated service. The retirement celebration, held at the Doubletree Inn in Uptown Whittier, featured lauds for Dreyfuss from local officials, state legislators and national officials for her many ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
WHITTIER – A former Rio Hondo College student who has long advocated for the homeless and other marginalized communities will give the keynote speech at Rio Hondo College’s 56th annual Commencement ceremony, set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23.Dr. Luis S. Garcia serves as director of programs and services for the Weingart Center in Downtown Los Angeles, where he helps chronically homeless men and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 17, 2019
Whittier Hospital Medical Center Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety for the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety GradeWHITTIER, Calif., May 15, 2019 – Whittier Hospital Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Whittier Hospital Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, May 17, 2019
WHITTIER – Rio Hondo College’s inaugural class of 16 Bachelor of Science graduates represents not only a profound transformation in California’s educational focus – allowing four-year degrees at community colleges – but also a transformative experience for the students, according to College officials.  “This degree is revolutionary in nature,” Superintendent/President Teresa Dreyfuss said. “It ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 17, 2019
WHITTIER – Rio Hondo College on Tuesday broke ground for a new transportation center that will provide an all-in-one transit hub for members of the campus community.The Rio Plaza project, in planning for more than three years, will feature restrooms, vending machines, bike lockers, and shade structures.“It is indeed a pleasure and an honor to break ground out here on the transportation center,” ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Orange County, CA – A local credit union is eager to help small businesses with an account that has no monthly service fees. The Totally Free Business Checking account from American First is perfect for the home-based or small to mid-sized businesses.  We understand that every dollar counts especially for small businesses and non-profit groups, so we have introduced a Totally Free Business ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
WHITTIER – The Rio Hondo Community College District Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that, after a nationwide search, five finalists are moving forward in the superintendent/president search process. The College invites community members, faculty, staff and administration to learn about the candidates during a public forum from 1 to 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 6 in the Campus Inn, 3600 Workman ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Brea, CA (April 26, 2019)— On Thursday, American First Credit Union awarded a $10,000 prize to Cynthia S. of La Habra, Calif. Cynthia’s prize came thanks to the credit union’s Big Prize Savings account, which earns accountholders chances to win cash prizes as a reward for building their savings account balances. Cynthia is the winner of the biggest cash prize to date under the saving program, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
The associates at Rose Hills were fortunate to play a role in a love story.  Two young men went to war during the Vietnam conflict and only one returned alive.  Ruben Valencia lost his childhood friend when Raul Guerra’s plane went down on a hilltop in Vietnam.  The year, 1967.  Ruben’s love for his friend would not allow Ruben to rest until Raul returned to his hometown.   On April 25, 2019, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 29, 2019
Community members are invited to join Cancer Survivors and this who have lost loved ones at the La Mirada/Whittier Relay for Life. The 24-hour relay begins Saturday, May 18th at 9 a.m. and concludes on Sunday, May 19th at 9 a.m. and will be held at Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center. This event brings the community together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones and raise money to ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Whittier College receives a generous donation from long-time friend and contemporary Chinese artist, Wang Luyan   Contemporary Chinese artist, Wang Luyan, has donated a ten-piece sculpture set entitled “The Walkers” to Whittier College.  The sculptures are being installed now on the lower campus, with most of the work now being landscaping. If you drive North on Painter Ave. near Whittier ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Donation made Assistance League® of Whittier to WCSD continues to service the needs of children.   Superintendent, Dr. Maria Martinez-Poulin (seated right) with Gladys Huerta, Coordinator of Student Services (seated left) accepted 132 pair of underwear for children (girls and boys) who have accidents at school.  Each of the nine (9) elementary schools will receive a package of girls and boys ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
On April 12, 2019, The Whole Child, a leading non-profit organization providing mental health, housing, parenting enrichment and nutrition services to at-risk children and families in southeast Los Angeles County, celebrated its honorees Michael Schirm and Maria Segovia of Pacific Western Bank for nearly 10 years of commitment to their mission to help families raise emotionally and physically ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, April 12, 2019
WHITTIER – Angelica De La Rosa recalls how her struggles with education – a lack of motivation and the poor grades that resulted – changed overnight with the birth of her first son. “The motivation wasn’t there, the goals weren’t set,” she said. “I come from a family of seven and going through school, it was difficult for me to do the things I wanted to do. I wanted something better for my ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
WHITTIER, CA (April 2) – Tri-Cities ROP, a career technical education program serving El Rancho Unified and Whittier Union High School Districts, is proud to announce that two of their Advanced Culinary Arts students attending El Rancho High School were selected among those named as “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About.” Seniors Ariana Campos and Kassandra Saldana were chosen for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
DOWNEY, Calif. —March 20, 2019 – Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center was accepted for membership into the Children’s Hospital Association—the voice for more than 220 children’s hospitals nationwide. As champions for children’s health, the association advances public policy enabling hospitals to better serve children and builds awareness of child health issues. As a children’s hospital, Kaiser ...read more
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