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Melanie Dixon, president of American River College, and Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District released a statement on Feb. 24, 2022, offering support to those affected by Russias invasion of Ukraine. (Photo courtesy of Yehor Milohrodskyi via Unsplash)

LRCCD offers support to students and staff after Ukraine invasion

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

On Feb. 24, American River College students and faculty woke up to the announcement that Russia had invaded Ukraine. That same day, Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District extended...

According to a 53-person survey taken by American River College, history major Hunter Farnbach, 20% of students feel their graduation was impeded by counseling errors. (Graphic by Ben Kynaston)

Errors in guidance from counselors frustrate students

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

According to a 2018-2019 overview from US News & World Reports, the graduation rate for three-year students at American River College is 27%. Despite the focus within the district and on the school...

Student tutor Mozett Coleman and instructional assistant Lyudmila Moraru work at the Science Success Center, which is geared towards helping students be successful in their classes at American River College. (file photo)

Science Success Center offers students assistance and candy

Marquala Brown September 30, 2019

In an effort to help students reach their full potential, the Science Success Center offers many opportunities for students enrolled in science classes at American River College, including: one-on-one...

The purpose of the True Colors Workshop is to help college students determine their personality type, in order to help them personalize and improve methods for studying and self motivation. (Photo illustration by Anthony Barnes)

True Colors Workshop helps students with career choices

Anthony Barnes March 5, 2019

Are you a student having second thoughts about your major and what the future may hold? If so, then you are not alone — and American River College recently held a workshop designed to address that dilemma. The...

Nurse Pam Whipple writes notes after student appointments in one of the consultation rooms in the Health Center at American River College on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

Hannah Yates December 12, 2018

On Oct. 22, the Los Rios Community College District announced the implementation of a new mandatory $20 health services fee due at registration each semester across all four colleges, beginning in spring...

A jack-o-lantern sits on the Enrollment Services desk in the Administration building. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Departments compete in spooky Halloween contest

Gabe Carlos October 30, 2018

American River College departments are continuing a 20 year tradition this Halloween by decorating their offices and competing against each other for the holiday. Kristen Farlow is the Administrative...

Professor Margaret (Peg) Scott, Eric Bair and Michael Gates listen as the president of NAMI on Campus speaks about planning an upcoming College Hour, in Davies Hall on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

New website for mental health resources to debut at College Hour

Christian Sutton October 12, 2018

The American Psychological Association reports that as of 2013, 95 percent of college counseling center directors say the number of students with significant psychological problems is a growing concern. The...

Joe Rust, right, talks with a student in the transfer center on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Rust is also a full-time counselor for the college. (Photo by Allante Morris)

ARC announces new director of transfer center

Allante Morris March 3, 2016

American River College’s Student Services Vice President Robin Neal announced that Joe Rust has accepted the position as the department’s new transfer center director. Rust will be taking over for...

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