The American River Current

Finding direction with personality types

One anonymous teacher shares the struggle of not getting to see her students in person now that the campus remains closed.

Katia Esguerra

April 11, 2019

Being lost and undecided is a common feeling amongst students when it comes to what direction to pursue. Having to decide and declare a major can be stressful and sometimes it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what to do and what students enjoy doing. Classes may be uninteresting, too difficult, and too stressfu...

Admired college counselor retires after 30 years at ARC

Thomas Greene, President of American River College (left), congratulates Manuel Ruedas, Puente Project coordinator and Trio (STEM) counselor (right), at his retirement ceremony on Nov. 30, 2018 in the Community Rooms at American River College. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

Christian Sutton

December 10, 2018

Manuel Ruedas, Puente Project coordinator and Trio Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program counselor, will retire at the end of December after a 30-year career at American River College. Ruedas started at ARC as a general counselor in 1988. He began his journey teaching soci...

Changes to the BOG waiver to take effect in fall 2016

The BOG waiver is changing for the fall 2016 semester. Changes include students maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA and passing 50 percent of their coursework. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Justina Sharp

April 15, 2016

New academic requirements that include maintaining a GPA of 2.0 or higher and completion of 50 percent of their coursework will be applied to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG) waiver this upcoming fall semester. The BOG waiver has provided tuition-free education for more than 5...

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