Rio Hondo College
Rio Hondo College offers a variety of degrees that prepare students for employment, advancement, and transfers.
The College officially opened its doors for instruction in 1963 and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012-2013. As a comprehensive community college, Rio Hondo offers many strong career-technical programs, such as nursing, fire and police academies, automotive and alternative fuels, a full transfer curriculum, and basic skills courses and services. The College also offers a rich complement of community service programs on campus and at satellite locations.
Modular construction is quickly catching the attention of construction professionals across the state and innovating the way we #buildcalifornia. Learn a little bit more about this modern approach to our projects. What is it? In modular construction, as the name suggests, “modules” of buildings are constructed in a controlled, indoor workspace rather …continue reading
Safety is always our top priority in construction, and we can thank Safety Managers for their hard work to protect our workers. Safety Managers develop and evaluate safety procedures that help keep people and property on job sites stay safe each day. But, they do so much more than that. Here …continue reading
4 Ways to Kick Start Your Virtual Construction Education While students and educators cannot physically meet at this time, there are still plenty of opportunities to engage in construction education available to you now. Whether you’re looking to explore if this is the industry for you, kick start your career, or …continue reading
Women in Construction: It Just Makes Sense Build California and Procore.org polled women leaders from across the construction industry. The question was simple: why should women work in construction? Here’s what they said: 1. Rewarding: In construction, you see your work come to life! “We are building complex projects with many people …continue reading
For Immediate Release February 26, 2020 Build California Launches Enhanced Website & Online Store SACRAMENTO – Today, Build California announced the launch of its enhanced website, buildcalifornia.com. The website, which launched in September 2019, will now host an educator portal, job portal, and online store to help attract a future pipeline of motivated, …continue reading
In 2019, families and communities across the state were impacted by wildfires, storms, floods, and countless other natural disasters. According to the California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection, 5,600 wildfires alone burned nearly 130,000 acres of land. As a result, residents throughout California have been displaced and are starting …continue reading
All month long, we've been sharing information on how technology and construction go hand in hand to make the building process safer and more efficient. Today, we get to dive deeper into this topic with the help of Miles Anderson, manager at Procore.org, an organization that creates continuing education courses …continue reading
The construction industry is constantly evolving. If you're into gaming, website development, robotics, and new gadgets, you'll be thrilled to know construction and technology go hand-in-hand. The latest developments in everything from power tools and heavy equipment to software, mobile apps, drones, and virtual reality make building safer, efficient, and …continue reading
Build California is a comprehensive and innovative statewide effort to inspire a new generation of construction professionals led by Associated General Contractors of California (AGC CA) through the AGC Construction Education Foundation (AGC CEF). To successfully launch this effort, AGC CA and AGC CEF joined forces with a coalition of organizations …continue reading
California’s construction industry is thriving! Whether you’re college-bound or looking for opportunities to start working right after high school, this inclusive, dynamic industry has a fulfilling career path that’s perfect for you. Need more convincing? No problem. We get it. TOP 5 REASONS TO JOIN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY #1. JOBS! Whether you aspire to …continue reading
Only 9 percent of Generation Z is interested in a future in construction.* It’s up to us, the industry, that quite literally builds our state, to change that number and transform our future. Now’s our chance. Together we are going to change hearts and minds, redefine our industry, and invest in California’s …continue reading