The American River Current

Melanie Dixon felt called to be the new American River College president because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo via the ARC website)

Melanie Dixon connects with students and faculty to target barriers to education

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

In the best of times starting a new job, particularly a leadership position, can be daunting. But for the new American River College President Melanie Dixon, the difficult times are exactly why she felt...

Letter to the Editor: ARC President Thomas Greene responds to Current editorial

Letter to the Editor: ARC President Thomas Greene responds to Current editorial

October 24, 2019

On Wednesday, the AR Current posted an editorial criticizing the college’s response to the recent incident involving a hurtful flyer posted in the HUB. The concerns expressed in the editorial, and...

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

Matthew Peirson October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services...

American River College president Dr. David Viar (ARC archive photo).

ARC president Dr. David Viar in running to become next president of Santa Barbara City College

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis April 11, 2012

Dr. David Viar, president of American River College, has been named one of four finalists to become the next president of Santa Barbara City College according to the president of SBCC’s board of Trustees,...

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