Four people sitting on a stage in a discussion Creating Academic Success for Minority Students a Key Point of 2017 ‘Minority Serving Institution’ Convening Hosted at Richland College

Approximately 200 higher education administrators from 19 states, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands attended the 2017 Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Convening, “Minority Student Success: Using Data to Effect Change,” held Oct. 20-21 at Richland College. Hosted by Richland College in collaboration with the Asian American Native Continue Reading…


Richland College to Host Human Library Event Nov. 8

The Richland College Library will host Richland College’s first human library event on Nov. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. on the Lago Vista level of the library. This event is part of a global movement started by the Human Library Organization that is working to build spaces in the community for personal dialogue about Continue Reading…


Richland College Dance Program Presents ‘Thriller’ Fall Concert

The Richland College dance program will be preying on our fear of the unknown with an upcoming fall dance concert, “Thriller,” at 12:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3. Directed by Richland College dance director Gina Sawyer, “Thriller” will involve both students and faculty in choreography and performance roles, with dance genres including contemporary modern, Continue Reading…


Richland Collegiate High School Principal Receives T.A.S.R.O. Administrator of the Year Award

Richland Collegiate High School (RCHS) principal Craig Hinkle recently received the Texas Association of School Resource Officers (TASRO) 2017 Administrator of the Year Award. This prestigious award is designed to honor administrators who have gone the extra mile to make sure their staff and students are safe and thriving. Hinkle has served as principal since Continue Reading…


Richland College Hosts Free Employment Readiness Workshop in Tech Fields for Veterans, Others

Military veterans and other potential job seekers are invited to attend a free workshop that offers a wide range of services for individuals who want to work in lucrative technology fields. The one-day job readiness workshop at Richland College will be held Wed., Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room SH118 of Continue Reading…


RCHS to Host Cleaning Supplies Drive Sept. 8 for Rural Texas Town Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Richland Collegiate High School (RCHS) Service Learning students will be hosting a cleaning supplies drive Friday, Sept. 8, to benefit Mont Belvieu, a small, rural community northeast of Houston with 5,000 residents who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey and received 61 inches of rain. Anyone interested in assisting RCHS with this drive is welcome to Continue Reading…


Richland Collegiate High School Paves the Way for Future S.T.E.M. Graduates with New Engineering Pathway

  Eleven high school juniors from Richland Collegiate High School (RCHS) recently completed the first course in a new engineering pathway, paving the way not only for the students to get a head start on college-level courses while still in high school, but also for the students to become immediately employable, with some students even Continue Reading…


Richland College to Host 2017 Minority Serving Institution Convening

Richland College, in collaboration with the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) program, will host the Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Convening, “Minority Student Success: Using Data to Effect Change,” during which higher education administrators from across the nation will gather to discuss effective research, initiatives and programs that impact the academic success Continue Reading…


Richland College and Area High Schools Team Up to Offer Dual Credit Study Abroad Opportunity for High School Students

Twenty-six students from Thomas Jefferson High School, International Leadership of Texas (ILTexas) Garland High School, ILTexas Keller-Saginaw High School and ILTexas Arlington – Grand Prairie High School recently completed a study abroad trip to China as part of the annual Chinese Summer Immersion Program, where they received college credit through Richland College. While this study Continue Reading…


Richland College Authorized Concealed Carry Exclusion Zones

There are permanent and temporary concealed carry exclusion zones permitted by the state law enacting that licensed concealed carry holders can carry concealed handguns onto the campuses of all public Texas community colleges, including all Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) colleges. The DCCCD concealed carry policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, guests, visitors, Continue Reading…