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Liberal Arts Building to be demolished, new STEM building to take its place

American River College students walk by the fence-off Liberal Arts building on Feb. 7 in Sacramento, California. The Liberal Arts building at American River College will be torn down and be replaced with the new S.T.E.M building. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Michael Pacheco

February 14, 2018

The Liberal Arts Building, one of the oldest facilities at American River College, will be demolished in March with a remodeled building scheduled to take its place in a few years. The renovations are focused on turning the Liberal Arts building into a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

Jennifer Langston

September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was built in the 1960s. According to Scott Crow, American Rivers Public Information Officer. ARC has wanted...

Construction comes to an end at ARC

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Jennifer Langston

September 4, 2017

Construction in parking lots G and S is set to be completed by the time students and faculty return from Labor Day Weekend, according to American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow. Crow also added that the initial start of every semester leads to a chaotic parking lot. However, this ...

Fashion production presenting diverse fashion show

Fashion show model casting held on March 24 in the Arts and Science building. The model, Alexis Wilson is posing in the forefront. 
(Photo credit Sara Durrant)

Lidiya Grib

April 20, 2017

The fashion program at American River College will present a diversity themed fashion show “Fluent” on May 5.   There was a model casting on March 24 where models, both men and women, were selected to present the designer’s clothing style for the upcoming fashion show. There was a good tur...

Artists breathe life into condemned Hotel Marshall

A row of paintings on display in one of the many rooms of the Art Hotel in Downtown Sacramento on Feb.12, 2016. The art was created by local Sacramento and surrounding area artists and was on display until Feb.13, 2016 before the building was torn down for the new stadium construction. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Peirson and Claire Bathory

February 22, 2016

By Trevor Haynes Throughout January, artists from all over the world slipped into an abandoned hotel to tear up its floors, write all over its walls, splash paint over every surface they could find, and fill the rooms with strange things. From Feb. 5 to 13, the hotel opened tours to the public,...

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

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)

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 building had its ribbon cut. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, prelimin...

Construction moves forward

Construction moves forward

Cameron Weaver and Cameron Weaver

September 30, 2014

The renovation and extension of the Student Services building is pushing forward this fall at American River College as the addition continues to close in on completion. The additional building space will house rooms for a Financial Aid Lab, offices for Financial Aid Representatives, and a full lobby. The...

ARC parking structure opens in grand style

The soon to be opened parking complex as seen from College Oak Drive on February 14, 2013 after the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony.

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

February 14, 2013

The new parking structure at American River College has been completed and will officially open for students on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Its official dedication was held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, by a host of speakers, including Dr. David Viar, ARC President. The $25.4 million project...

Student center shows progress

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Taylor Skjerpe and Taylor Skjerpe

September 14, 2011

Summer sees major construction, which promises to provide numerous helpful services for ARC Students, including a new cafeteria American River College made significant progress this summer toward finishing the nearly 35,000 square foot student center that’s being built behind Boettcher Library. The $26...

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