The American River Current

Jim Barr, a research pioneer at ARC passed away at 70

Jim Barr, a research pioneer at ARC passed away at 70

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

March 11, 2014

Jim Barr, a part time instructor who worked at American River College for over 20 years, died December 19, 2013 at the age of 70. “Jim always had a sparkle in his eye and a sincere enthusiasm for student success, whenever we talked,” said ARC’s Communications & Public Information Officer Sc...

Take This Class: ENGLT 378: Young Adult Literature

Take This Class: ENGLT 378: Young Adult Literature

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

March 10, 2014

On Thursday, Feb. 13, students in professor Susan Howes’ Young Adult Literature course enjoyed a Harry Potter party. Students came dressed in Harry Potter attire, armed with Hogwarts shirts, wands, capes, Harry Potter-style glasses, even “muggle” socks. Howe encouraged students to bring to their own Harr...

Graduation Petition Deadline Approaches

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

February 26, 2014

The last day to petition to graduate with a degree or certificate for spring 2014 is March 7. To graduate with an associate degree, students must apply for graduation by making an appointment with a counselor, who will prepare a curriculum planning summary sheet and complete a petition for graduation...

Terry Cochran, veteran Trustee dies at 74

Terry Cochran (Courtesy of ARC)

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

February 25, 2014

A Sacramento businessman and elected official of the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees passed away from complications from sinus cancer at the age of 74 on Feb. 14. Terry Cochran, a fifth-term member, had previously served as both president and vice president of the LRCCD. A trus...

ARC in transition to new password protected Wi-Fi

Students working hard in the library.

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

February 11, 2014

American River College is making the transition from ARC-hotspot to the Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) Wi-Fi network. The new network hopes to fix functional issues, as well as improve security and performance. The LRCCD requires students to sign into the network with their student...

Disabled student gets iPad snatched from wheelchair

At approximately 6 p.m. on Monday night, a student who is confined to a wheelchair had their iPad stolen by a man near the basement floor of the American River College library. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Kyle Moore and Kyle Moore

January 29, 2014

A student confined to a wheelchair had his iPad stolen from him by a male that approached him on a bike Monday afternoon in the American River College library basement floor. According to Los Rios Police Department, the suspect asked the student for the time and when the student looked at his iPad...

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