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The Purpose of Campus Riverside

By Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson | One of my main priorities as mayor is to advance economic development and job growth right here in Riverside. This city is already home to a diverse and talented workforce that spans multiple industries and job sectors. Much of that...

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How Internships Lead to Jobs

How Internships Lead to Jobs

By Edward Coronado | For young professionals, networking can be what connects you from an entry level job to a dream job. And in Riverside there are many organizations that exist to make this often scary or overwhelming task of networking a fun experience. The Greater...

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Quick History – Riverside City College

Quick History – Riverside City College

By Philip Falcone | Riverside City College is the oldest of all the institutions of higher education in Riverside. Dating back to 1916, this college has occupied the same location on Magnolia Avenue since its starting days. First sharing a location with Riverside...

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Quick History – California Baptist University

Quick History – California Baptist University

By Philip Falcone | First located in El Monte, California, California Baptist University relocated to Riverside in 1955 in search of more space to grow. Since then, CBU has been the posterchild for growth and expansion. In the early days after relocating to Riverside,...

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Quick History – La Sierra University

Quick History – La Sierra University

By Philip Falcone | Founded in 1922, La Sierra University has seen many changes throughout its 100-year history, particularly in its early days. First as La Sierra Academy and then, five years later, adding the Norman School to its moniker as a campus that offered...

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Quick History – Riverside, CA

Quick History – Riverside, CA

By Philip Falcone | The City of Riverside is known for its history. Established in 1870 by John W. North and a group of easterners, this land on the side of the Santa Ana River was home to native peoples for centuries prior to the Spanish settlement and the later...

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