Richland College Host 2015 Mental Health Symposium

Student and Employee Success–The Richland College Counseling Center, Office of Student Life, and African American Connections organization co-hosted the 2015 Mental Health Symposium on campus October 29 to promote awareness of the varying mental health issues affecting students and the community at-large.  The focus topic was depression and its ability to disable our culture and Continue Reading…


Richland Student Media Group Receives Numerous Awards and Recognition by National and State Media Associations

Student Success–KDUX Web Radio, Richland College’s student-run station, was named national Two-Year Radio Station of the Year by the College Media Association (CMA).  This prestigious Pinnacle Award was presented during the CMA’s National College Media Convention, held in partnership with the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP), October 28 – November 1 in Austin.  The Richland Student Continue Reading…


Richland College Garland Campus Receives Workforce Solutions Partner Award.

Sustainable Community Building–Richland College Garland Campus was awarded the Workforce Solutions Partner Award at the Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas Annual Awards Ceremony on October 21.  Dr. Joe May, chancellor, Dr. Kay Eggleston, Richland College president, Ron Clark, vice president for business services, Mehrdad Haroutunian, chief corporate and workforce development officer, and Celes Oppedahl, associate Continue Reading…


Richland College Executive Dean Honored as Finalist for Altrusa International 2015 Outstanding Women of Today Award

Employee Success–Congratulations to Mary Darin, executive dean, Richland College School of Learning Enrichment & Academic Development, who was honored as a finalist for the Altrusa International of Richardson’s 2015 Outstanding Women of Today Award – Education Category, during the Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation, Inc. Annual Awards Presentation on October 30.  Selected finalists exemplify determination, Continue Reading…


Richland College Assistant Dean of Continuing Education Recognized by RISD Board of Trustees

Employee Success–Heather Lozano, Richland College assistant dean of continuing education, serves as lead tri-chair for the Richardson Chamber Education & Workforce Committee.   She and the Richardson Chamber Education & Workforce Committee will be recognized by the RISD Board of Trustees on November 2 for their dedication to connecting colleges and businesses to K-12 education efforts Continue Reading…


Richland College Participates in the Association of American Colleges & Universities’ Global Learning in College Conference

Employee and Student Success–Dr. Kacem Ayachi, Richland College government professor, and Susan Barkley, executive dean of World Languages, Cultures and Communications, participated on the five-member DCCCD team attending the AAC&U Global Learning in College conference in Florida, October 8-10.  The conference program focused on global learning practices to prepare students to thrive in our increasingly Continue Reading…


Richland College Presents at NTCCC Annual Outcomes and Assessment Conference

Employee and Student Success–Dr. Clive Siegle, Richland College history professor, Dr. Guyla Blaylock, senior research analyst, Cameron Maynard, tutor coordinator, and Justine White, English Corner coordinator, presented sessions at the NTCCC 10th Annual Outcomes and Assessment Conference, Moving from Proving to Improving, October 16, at Collin College Spring Creek Campus.  Their respective presentation topics were:  Continue Reading…


Richland Collegiate High School Named Title I High Performing Reward Campus by The Texas Education Agency

Student Success–Richland Collegiate High School (RCHS) was honored by the Texas Education Agency on October 1 for being named a Title I High Performing Reward Campus.  Only 47 schools in the Region 10 Education Service Center area were awarded this distinction, and RCHS was the only charter school to receive this award.  RCHS also has Continue Reading…


Richland College Host U.S. India Chamber of Commerce Financial Planning Seminar

Sustainable Community Building–Richland College served as the host site for the U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW’s Money Matters as You Near Retirement financial planning seminar on October 21.  This event is one in a series of informational seminars about financial planning, employment and supplemental income opportunities, estate planning, and volunteer opportunities for senior citizens Continue Reading…


Richland College Police Department Participate in U.S. DEA’s Drug Take Back Initiative Program

Sustainable Community Building–The Richland College Police participated in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Drug Take Back Initiative during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on September 26.  Assisted by College Police, community members safely discarded 107 lbs. of unused, expired, or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs to be disposed safely through incineration.  This nationwide event Continue Reading…