News Briefs – Sept. 19, 2012

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

Free Green Jobs Classes

From Sept. 17, 2012 through March 29, 2013, American River College, in collaboration with Sacramento Employment and Training Agency, will be offering green jobs classes. The classes involve training participants for positions such as sales and solar panel installation.

“Training subsidized through Workforce Investment Act,” said Ira Ayers of SETA. Because of this, classes are offered to students for free.

For more info, see Career Center.
Contact Ira Ayers at (916)263-3990 or Maquoo Anderson at (916)263-3998

Former Music professor Perla Warren Passes
Perla Warren, a professor of music at ARC from 1975 to 1995, passed away on July 29 at the age of 76.
A mass and reception is to be held on Sept. 21, 2012 at 5 p.m. at St. Mel’s Catholic Church, 4745 Pennsylvania Ave, Fair Oaks, CA 95628.

Regional Transit Extended Hours

Extended hours of service for Light Rail and a number of bus routes, including routes 1 and 82.
Changes effective Sept. 2, 2012.

For more information call (916)321-BUSS or visit the official website of Regional Transit.

University Reps Visiting
For students interested in transferring, colleges will be on campus to give information on transferring.

Wednesday, Sept. 19, and Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012: CSUS
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012: Grand Canyon University
Monday, Sept. 24, 2012: UC Davis
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012: Brandman University
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012: University of San Francisco

For more information, see Transfer Center or Event Calendar at ARC’s website.


Make IT Happen! An introduction to creating changes on campus by giving you the opportunity to work with campus administrators and could be an extra boost to help out your transfer resume.
Topics include participation in campus-wide planning committees and involvement in student leadership activities.
Sept. 20, 2012, 12:00p.m.-1:00p.m. in Portable 612.

Life Cycle Series: Parenting Education
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, 12:15p.m.-1:15p.m., CTL Conference Room.
Ongoing, held on the first Wednesday of the month.

For more information, see Event Calendar at ARC website.