Institute for Women Entrepreneurs’ Women’s Summit 2009, “The Power Within,” Set for June 18 Empowering Women in Business to Meet Today’s Economic Challenges

The Institute for Women Entrepreneurs is hosting the cross-cultural Women’s Summit 2009 at the Sheraton Park Hotel, 1855 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, June 18, 2009 from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration for the full-day conference tailor-made with women entrepreneurs in mind is $129, including the “Leaders of Distinction Luncheon,” access to the business expo, business workshops, networking, and business matchmaking. Contact (714) 480-7458 or visit - June 06, 2009

Santa Ana, Santiago Canyon Colleges Go Smoke-Free

Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon colleges in Orange County, CA, join the ranks of a growing number of smoke-free college campuses in California and nationwide. - February 07, 2009

Digital Media Center Incubator Celebrates First Graduate

Administrators at Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Digital Media Center (DMC) Business Incubator are planning a graduation party for a one-year-old. The gathering will honor the first company to successfully participate in and graduate from the incubator to pursue its business independently. - January 24, 2009

Institute for Women Entrepreneurs Offers Business Survival Solutions

To give small business owners strategies and practical tools, the Institute for Women Entrepreneurs (IWE), an economic development program of Rancho Santiago Community College District Foundation, will present a panel of business experts, “Business Survival Toolkit—2008,” on Thursday, November 13. - November 05, 2008

Celebrate "By the Light of Lanterns" at the Eleventh Annual Chancellor’s Ball on October 24

Rancho Santiago Community College District's Chancellor's Ball "By the Light of Lanterns" is slated for Friday, October 24. The black tie optional gala raises funds for student scholarships and programs at Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon colleges. - October 15, 2008

Rancho Santiago Community College District Celebrates New U.S. Citizens on June 28

Benita Arvizu is one of 300 recently naturalized residents invited to the “New U.S. Citizenship Celebration” hosted by Rancho Santiago College District’s (RSCCD) citizenship programs at Santa Ana College’s Centennial Education Center and Santiago Canyon College’s Orange Education Center. The event is slated for Saturday, June 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Santa Ana College, Phillips Hall, 1530 W. 17th St., Santa Ana, CA 92706. - June 18, 2008

Orange County College Leaders and Mascots Take to the Capitol Steps

Orange County, CA, higher education leaders and mascots will communicate the collective value of higher education to workforce preparation and the economic well-being of Orange County and the state. An unprecedented gathering is planned for Thursday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at the California State Capitol Building, south steps. - May 03, 2008

National Hispanic Business Women Association's Free Seminar Helps Launch Successful Businesses

NHBWA presents “Cómo crear un negoicio exitoso.” In Spanish, this seminar gives current or prospective business owners guidance in launching a successful enterprise. - February 03, 2008

Two O.C. Community Colleges Buck Perceived State Trends; Rancho Santiago Community College District Transfers Jump 27 Percent

Some who can ill afford to pay for an expensive college education may avoid community colleges thinking they are a dead end. Two colleges prove them wrong. College and university transfers from Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College... - January 25, 2008

Tenth Annual Chancellor’s Ball Raises $135,000 for Student Scholarships at Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon Colleges

Friends and supporters of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Santa Ana, CA, celebrated “A Decade of Distinction” at the Disneyland Hotel on October 12, generating much needed funds for student scholarships. The black tie optional event raised a record $135,000. Of that, nearly $113,000 was designated for scholarships and approximately $22,000 for book scholarships for students at Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon Colleges. - November 11, 2007

Women Without Borders Forum Provides Tools for Doing Business in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America

To help business women maximize business opportunities, the Institute for Women Entrepreneurs has joined forces with MIPEK, the Mexican Consulate, the El Salvador Consulate to present, “Business Women without Borders 2007.” The two-day forum, presented in Spanish with English simultaneous translation, takes place Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 in Anaheim, CA. The forum fee, including two days of presentations, meals, and a yacht reception, is $125. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (909) 348-2710 or by visiting - October 20, 2007

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