Richland College Honors Academy Recognized for Partnership with Refugee Services of Texas

Student Success–Richland College was highlighted on the Community Colleges International Development (CCID) website for its partnership between the Richland College Honors Academy and Refugee Services of Texas.  Richland College’s Way to College mentoring program provides student mentors to potential college students who are clients of the Refugee Services of Texas.  Dr. Kathleen Stephens, Honors Program Continue Reading…


Richland College Hosts Launch of Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund #NotTheSame Media Campaign

Student Success/Sustainable Community Building–Richland College Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students joined faculty, staff, and AAPI community partners for an Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) reception and panel discussion to announce the nationwide release of the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) report, The Impact of Continue Reading…


Richland College Music Students Qualified to Texas Two-Year All-State Choir.

Student Success–Congratulations to Richland College student vocalists Angel Hare, soprano I; Martha Schessler, soprano II; Veronica Merritt, alto I; America Moreno, alto II; Garrett Dunaway, tenor I; Josh Usry, tenor II; Brandon Jones, baritone; and Alex Gonzales, bass; who auditioned and qualified to participate in the Texas Two-Year All-State Choir.  They will join with singers Continue Reading…


Richland College Garland Campus Hosts Texas Administrators of Continuing Education North Region Round-up

Sustainable Community Building—Richland College Garland Campus hosted approximately 100 attendees at the Texas Administrators of Continuing Education (TACE) North Region Round-up workforce training event on November 6.  The training agenda included sessions on Texas Workforce Commission grant funding, contract training, emotional intelligence, leadership, and continuing education systems.  Dr. Kay Eggleston, Richland College president, welcomed the Continue Reading…


Richland College Partnered with Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund to Host College Information Session

Student Success/Sustainable Community Building–Richland College partnered with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and sponsor Wells Fargo to host a Jump Start college information session on November 14. The program provided Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school juniors and seniors and their parents information about college planning, leadership training, financial education, Continue Reading…


Richland College Honor Students Providing Mentorship to Refugees

Student Success–Students in the Richland College Chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars have partnered with Refugee Services of Texas and the Richland College Honors Academy this fall to provide mentoring to refugees who are interested in attending Richland College.  This pilot program currently has five mentors guiding five mentees through the application, Texas Continue Reading…


Richland College Music Majors Compete in International Dumming Competition

Student Success–On November 12, Christian Barrera, Roland Garza, Corey Gamble, Destin Ramos, and John Villalas, Richland College percussion music majors, performed in the Percussive Arts Society International College Solo Competition in San Antonio, participating as the only two-year college students competing with 20 other top four-year college and university percussion students.  This event is the Continue Reading…


Richland College and Associa Honored with 2015 EDGE Public/Non-Profit Education Award

Sustainable Community Building–Richland College’s partnership with Associa Shared Services Center in Richardson was honored with the 2015 EDGE Public/Non-Profit Education Award in the Economic Development, Growth & Expansion (EDGE) initiative of the Richardson Economic Development Partnership and Richardson Chamber of Commerce awards competition during the annual EDGE Awards Luncheon on November 12.  EDGE Awards recognize Continue Reading…


Richland College Commemorated World War I Texas Soldiers on Veteran’s Day

Sustainable Community Building–Richland College observed Veterans Day on November 11 with The Blood of Heroes Never Dies ceremony and display of 5,171 ceramic poppies representing the lives of the Texas soldiers and one nurse killed during World War 1.  The ceramic poppy installation resulted from a Richland College collaboration among Dr. Clive Siegle, history professor, Continue Reading…


Thunderduck Soccer Advance in NJCAA National Championship

Student Success–Student athletes on both the Richland College women’s and men’s soccer teams have advanced to compete for NJCAA National Championship titles in Herkimer, New York, this weekend.  The women athletes heard a motivational speech by Christie Rampone, captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and winner of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Continue Reading…