Randal R. Wisbey, Ph.D., president, La Sierra University and Gregory Anderson, Ph.D., president, Riverside City College sign a Memorandum of Understanding for a mutually beneficial educational opportunity. Through the agreement, La Sierra University will offer education, special events, scholarships and other benefits to Riverside City College School of Business, Information Systems and Technology students. RCC students who transfer will be accepted into the University’s Tom & Vi Zapara School of Business. In return, La Sierra University will access to promote programs and recruit students on campus.
The MOU further states that RCC students who have earned at least 60-semester units and transfers into the bachelors of science program in Business or Accounting at La Sierra University will receive a scholarship which may equal as much as 30 percent off tuition. And Business students, over the age of 22, who has earned at least 60-semester units at RCC and transfers into the Integrated MBA (iMBA) completion program at La Sierra University will receive a scholarship which may equal as much as 50 percent of tuition on undergraduate completion units.
Since 1916, Riverside City College has delivered outstanding academic and career education. The College enrolls nearly 30,000 students annually offering 96 degree and certificate programs. For 113 years, RCC has remained committed to fostering a learning community that celebrates diversity, nurtures personal growth, and inspires academic and economic leadership.
La Sierra University is a Seventh-day Adventist coeducational institution that began as La Sierra Academy in 1922, on acreage that had been part of an 1846 Mexican land grant known as Rancho La Sierra. In addition to the Tom & Vi Zapara School of Business, the University also offers courses in arts and sciences, divinity and education.