Monday, April 29, 2019

Free Financial Aid Verification at Rio Salado Tempe, May 3

Grad cap sitting over a pile of money.  Text: Financial Aid Verification Assistance Opportunity


Need help with your financial aid application?
  • Were you selected for verification for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 aid year?
  • Are you having difficulty with completing your verification documents?
  • Do you need help resolving selective service or veteran status on your “to-do” list?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you'll want to join the Maricopa Community Colleges financial aid team at the Rio Salado College Tempe headquarters on May 3.

Staff will be on duty to help answer your questions and guide you through the process!

Verification Assistance Event
Friday, May 3, 2019
10 a.m.–noon

Rio Salado College Tower–Room 515
2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281


College financial aid is available to help eligible students pay for college expenses. College financial aid comes in many forms such as grants, scholarships and student loans. Learn more at www.riosalado.edu/financial_aid.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Happy #EarthDay #QueenCreek, Help Save the Planet as a Sustainable Super Hero!

Poster featuring illustrated image of earth and Rio Salado mascot splash dressed as a super hero.  Text: Earth Day, Save the Planet April 22


Rio Salado College is committed to its Sustainability Pledge, which it adopted as a college core value. It’s not just a matter of teaching others how to be sustainable-- the college strives to be a leader in environmental responsibility by incorporating earth-friendly practices throughout our daily operations.

Join Rio Salado in this effort by championing Earth Day every day in Queen Creek!

Change the World as a Sustainability Super Hero!

Poster featuring a young man working in a garden.  Text: Be the You the World Needs Now.

Ready to start your eco-friendly education? Learn more about Rio Salado’s sustainability programs now.  Be sure to ask about scholarship opportunities to help you get started!

The program is designed for people who have a passion for food, fair trade and sustainable practices that protect our environment. You can earn a certificate or degree-- and gain real experience with industry experts.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Opioid Crisis & Substance Abuse Dialogue April 26

Poster for event.  Photo of a highway leading into horizon.  "Recovery" is spelled out on roadway.  Text: Rio Salado College A Maricopa Community College Opioid Crisis and Substance Abuse Dialogue, April 26, 2019, 12-1 p.m.


Has your family, friends or community been touched by the opioid epidemic? Join Rio Salado College for a discussion about our country’s substance abuse and addiction public health crisis-- and how it’s impacting our communities, Friday, April 26 at the Rio Salado Tempe headquarters.

Rio Salado’s Faculty Chair of Addiction and Substance Use Disorders program Kirk Bowden, who is a leading authority on the subject, will be joined by Rio Salado Faculty Chair for Counseling Melanie Abts and Counseling Adjunct Faculty Gary Zarchy to lead the discussion and field questions from guests.

Opioid Crisis & Substance Abuse Dialogue
Rio Salado Tempe Headquarters, Room 515
2323 W. 14th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
April 26, 2019
12-1 p.m.

Event questions, please contact katherine.ricker@riosalado.edu, 480-517-8575.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people die after overdosing on opioids every day in the United States. Learn how we got here and what tools are available to help make recovery possible.

Poster with a woman's eyes staring into camera.  Text: Rio Salado College, Help Make Recovery Possible.


Rio Salado is one of Arizona’s top educators of addictions counseling professionals, offering online classes, certificates and an associate degree in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders. Visit www.riosalado.edu/ASD to learn more.



Monday, April 1, 2019

Earn your M.B.A. in Queen Creek with Benedictine U!

Poster promoting MBA program.  Text: MBA Virtual Information Session, Thu., April 4 at 6 p.m. Attend a virtual information session to explore our innovative 18-month, $10KL M.B.A. program being offered at BenU Mesa and the Communiversity at Tqueen Creek.  RSVP to attend: Visit ben.edu/10KMBA or call 877-9622.  Phone and internet required.  Login information will be forwarded upon RSVP with instructions to join the meeting.

Take part in a free, virtual information session April 4 to learn about Benedictine University Mesa's 18-month, $10K M.B.A. program! 

Learn about the affordable options available to help you earn your M.B.A. degree-- from the comfort of your Queen Creek hometown.