Richland College Students Participate in Community College Day at Texas State Capitol

Students posing in front of the Texas State Capitol buildingRichland College students traveled to Austin to attend Community College Day at the Texas State Capitol on Feb. 7. Through meetings with legislators and panel sessions with key policy makers, students had the opportunity to voice their opinions about how a community college education has impacted their lives. Front row (left to right): Bel Khuu, Zahara Wadud, Domenica Barboza, Michelle Callahan, Seth Sotelo. Second row: Greg Weasah, Daniel Vargas, Edward Sesay, Riyan Edris, Juan Molina, Yoselyn Diaz, Alejandra Rivera. Third row: Essence Provost, Clifton McVea. Photo by Keenan Cobb.


DCCCD Statement on Immigration Executive Order

The Dallas County Community College District always has been defined not by whom we exclude, but by whom we include.  We do not know the impact on our students of the recent executive order regarding immigration to the United States by residents of certain countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen).  We do Continue Reading…


Richland College Offering AEL-ESL and GED Courses at New Texans Can Academies Campus in Garland

In keeping with its mission of teaching, learning and community building, Richland College recently became a partner with the new Garland Can Academy at Arapaho Road Baptist Church by offering Adult Education and Literacy/English as a Second Language (AEL-ESL) and GED courses in the school’s classrooms at the church. These AEL-ESL and GED courses are Continue Reading…


Richland College Wrestling Team Defeats UNT

The Richland College wrestling team recently defeated the University of North Texas 41 to 12 at a dual match hosted at the Richland College gym Jan. 20. After UNT forfeited three matches to Richland, Richland won five of the eight contests remaining. Richland will be competing in a national tournament in St. George, Utah, on Continue Reading…


State Farm Mentorship Program Available to Richland College Students

Richland College and State Farm recently partnered up to offer Richland students the opportunity to join a mentor program with mid- and senior-level employees at State Farm in Richardson. The program is designed in a multifaceted manner that pairs students with likeminded individuals, allowing the students the opportunity to interact and engage with State Farm Continue Reading…


Richland College to Host ‘Concealed Carry’ Forum for Local Community Jan. 31

Richland College invites the public to attend a community forum regarding Senate Bill 11, also known as “Concealed Carry” and “Campus Carry,” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in Sabine Hall, room SH118. The intent of this public forum is to seek feedback regarding potential gun-free zones at Richland College and answer questions community members may Continue Reading…


U.S. Air Force Band of The West To Perform at Richland College

The United States Air Force (USAF) Band of the West is coming to Richland College to perform as part of its Holiday in Blue tour. This performance will take place at 7 p.m. on December 3 in the Fannin Performance Hall. This concert is free and open to the public. “At this time, the U.S. Continue Reading…


Richland College Garland Campus Receives $1,323,223 Texas Workforce Commission Grant

The Texas Workforce Commission recently presented Richland College Garland Campus with a $1,323,223 Skills Development Fund grant to train 213 new hires and 487 incumbent employees at RealPage, Inc. During an 18-month period, 39 courses will be offered for a total of 26,200 hours of training to RealPage employees. “Through our partnership with the Texas Continue Reading…


Richland College Student Media Receives Newspaper Pacemaker Award

The Richland College student media team recently received a 2016 Newspaper Pacemaker Award from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) for its student-run paper, Richland Chronicle. In addition, Richland Chronicle staff cartoonist Abraham Igene won second place in the Comic Panel/Strip competition. “Our students can compete and succeed on a national stage,’” said Erica Edwards, Richland Continue Reading…