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California community colleges can now offer bachelor’s degrees within specific workforce fields. (Photo via iStock)

Staff and students praise the California community college bachelor pilot program

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

In 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850, which gave 15 community colleges the ability to offer bachelor’s degrees in specific workforce fields. Last year, Assembly Bill 927 removed the 15 college...

Staff writer Anthony Barnes returns to American River College after a six year break filled with many hardships which led him back on track to obtain a college degree. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Going back to school is not as easy as you think

Anthony Barnes May 15, 2019

I blew it. I’ve been out of school for too long. I should have just gone to a community college straight out of high school. All of these thoughts ran through my mind when I was struggling with the...

Thomas Pfingston shows how his additions will convert a regular 3-D printer into a chocolate 3-D printer on April,23,2018. ( Photo by Brienna Edwards)

ARC is on its way to having a chocolate printer

Brienna Edwards May 7, 2018

Thomas Pfingston hunches his tall frame over the battered wooden counter found in the back room of American River College’s Design Hub. The room is small and dimly lit. Every available surface is layered...

Campus offers students alternative programs to transfer and obtain a degree

Campus offers students alternative programs to transfer and obtain a degree

Lena DoBynes and Lena DoBynes May 12, 2015

American River College is offering alternative programs that allow people to transfer or gain their associate degree in two years. The Accelerated College Education program, commonly known as ACE, and...

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