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Jesbaam Sanchez, a mechanical engineering major and secretary of the engineering club, test drives one of the vehicles they will be entering in the contest, on March 1 at American River College. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Engineering Club to compete after 30 years

Hameed Zargry March 15, 2019

On Fridays the Engineering Club members come together to work on one of their most important projects. The members circle the three-wheeled human-powered vehicle, while one member gets ready to test drive...

Professor Randy Schuster operates one of the 3D printers located in the Design Hub on campus. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

ARC to use grant money to open makerspace

Claire Bathory November 16, 2017

A $100,000 grant has been awarded to American River College by Makerspace, a collaborative effort throughout the country to establish spaces for communities where something can be made out of nothing with...

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

Jennifer Langston September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was...

Speaker Chuck Hunt explains Tritum during his presentation on ITER on March 30. 
(Photo by Matthew Nobert)

ARC professor presents on international fusion reactor

Timothy Lipuma April 1, 2016

Fusion energy, thermonuclear reactors and their impact on the future were the topic of a presentation given by former American River College professor Chuck Hunt on Wednesday. ITER, Latin for “the...

Students don't need to pick their majors right away in order to have a fulfilling college experience and transfer. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Opinion: Students shouldn’t be pressured to pick a major

Lena DoBynes December 1, 2015

Almost every college student is asked the classic “what’s your major” question and while some can answer confidently in under five seconds, there are many students who struggle to find a response....

The Curiosity rover sitting in a shed NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. A student from American River College was apart of a team that won a program for NASA to build a rover that would be successful on a mission to Mars.
(Photo provided by Cecilie Thompson)

ARC student soars at NASA program

Jordan Schauberger November 13, 2015

An American River College student gave a presentation last week on her three-day experience at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in Pasadena, CA. Cecilie Thompson, an electrical engineering...

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