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Administration opens Pride Center on campus

Joshua Moon Johnson and Emilie Mitchell cheer cupcakes to celebrate the opening of the Pride Center on April 5, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

April 18, 2018

American River College’s LGBTQ+ Pride Center launched on April 5, with an opening ceremony that hosted speeches by many who played a major role in its creation. ARC is now one of only three community colleges to acquire its own pride center, the others are Sierra College and Mt. San Antonio Co...

ARC LGBTQ+ Pride Center soft launch

The American River Pride Center will open at 12 p.m. on April 5, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Tracy Holmes

April 2, 2018

American River College’s LGBTQ+ Pride Center is set for a soft launch on April 5. The purpose of the Pride Center is to aid in LGBTQ+ awareness and campus climate and in general assist students with navigating everyday campus life. Dr. Emilie Mitchell, a psychology professor at ARC and co-adv...

ARC faculty honored at celebration of excellence

American River College professor Kathleen O’Brien speaks during an awards ceremony College Hour on Jan 25 at ARC. O’Brien recieved the International Teachers Assistance Program award. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Tracy Holmes

February 7, 2018

On Jan. 25, Christina Wagner, an assistant at the Center for Teaching and Learning Center, hosted a Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony to honor four American River College faculty members in the CTL conference room. While accepting the ARC Diversity & Equity Award, Rod Agbunag, who is from...

Beavers slam Merced out of the park in doubleheader

American River College catcher/infielder Rylee Owen is ruled safe at the plate during a doubleheader softball game against Merced College on Jan 27. at ARC. The Beavers won both games with a combined score of 17-1. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

February 1, 2018

The American River College Beavers women’s softball team started the season off with a blowout double header win against the Merced Blue Devils on Jan. 27, winning game one 8-0 and game two 9-1. Pitcher Bethany Thornton started the season right by giving up no runs at the plate. The Beavers had...

New campus-wide e-learning platform is a big improvement

Despite controversy, Canvas is serving as the online learning management system for the Los Rios Community College District. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Tracy Holmes

January 30, 2018

Change is never easy, but it is the biggest part of life and Canvas, the campus’ new e-learning platform, is the biggest change for American River College this semester. Canvas is the online learning environment all instructors in the Los Rios Community College District will use coinciding with in...

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