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American River College professors discuss their feelings on ratemyprofessors.com in the 2019 fall semester.
(Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Instructors dispute the validity of Rate My Professors

Oden Taylor November 6, 2019

Many college students dread the thought of showing up on the first day of school and finding out their teacher isn’t quite what they expected. Luckily for students, the website, Rate My Professors (www.ratemyprofessors.com) ...

New York Times best-selling author Jay Heinrichs speaks to speech 302 students via Skype. (Photo by John Ennis)

Opinion: Teachers should spice up the classroom

Jared Smith March 16, 2017

  Imagine being able to ask the author of your textbook anything you wanted. Speech professor David Austin recently organized a Skype call between Jay Heinrichs, author of his student’s textbook,...

New York Times best-selling author Jay Heinrichs speaks to speech 302 students via Skype. (Photo by John Ennis)

Students skype best-selling author

Jared Smith March 7, 2017

Laughter and questions, that’s not always what makes up your traditional class, but that was what ensued when students had the chance to speak with the New-York Times best-selling author of their textbook,...

Professor Julie Blaney (right) gives her proposal for creating a Certified Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aid department separate from the Nursing Department to the board of the American River College Academic Senate as President Gray Aguilar (left) reads the proposal at their September 8, 2016 meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Academic Senate supports proposal of new department, listens to struggling departments

Robert Hansen September 11, 2016

The Academic Senate of American River College heard the head of the nursing department, professor Julie Blaney, make her case for creating a Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide(CNA/HHA) department...

Speech students go beyond their assignment and make suicide prevention video

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid May 7, 2015

For five students in professor David Austin’s Speech 331 class, attending a suicide awareness walk at Sacramento State University just wasn’t going to be enough in their project to help the cause of...

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