The American River Current

Science Success Center offers students assistance and candy

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)

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 tutoring, personal guidance, support, reading strategies and study skills.  Lyudmila Moraru, an instructional assistant ...

True Colors Workshop helps students with career choices

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)

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 True Colors workshop was led by career counselor Janice Klar. The workshop works with stude...

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

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)

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 2019. This fee will fund new and expanded services that will be available to all enrolled students. Th...

Departments compete in spooky Halloween contest

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

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 Assistant to Vice President of Student Services at ARC. She is the main communicator for the Hallowee...

New website for mental health resources to debut at College Hour

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)

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 National Alliance for Mental Illness chapter at American River College and the Life is Worth the Wa...

ARC announces new director of transfer center

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)

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 Rick Ramirez, who will now be the co-faculty mentor coordinator. In addition to his new duties as the dire...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
counseling