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Homebase has many different locations at American River College’s main campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s new program Homebase is here to help new and current students

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 5, 2022

As students start the journey to navigate through community college, American River College has implemented a program to assist through the process, Homebase. There are six different Homebases, with...

American River College needs to make improvements to the counseling experience. Students have many issues getting in contact with a counselor, or sometimes getting the wrong information when they do. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

ARC needs to make improvements to the counseling experience

The Current Staff October 25, 2022

In college, the counseling experience is vital for students to understand the classes they need to meet their major requirements and be able to transfer to a four-year college. The counseling at American...

American River College President Melanie Dixon met with staff via Zoom on Aug. 26 to discuss the student experience and how to improve enrollment. (Photo via the ARC website)

ARC President Melanie Dixon meets with staff to discuss the student experience

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 5, 2022

Melanie Dixon, president of American River College, met with employees via Zoom on Aug. 26 to discuss the students' experience and how to improve the outreach of enrollment. Dixon wanted to acknowledge...

Since the fall 2020 semester, at American River College, HomeBase has appeared on many students Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. In the spring of 2022 HomeBase is now also back on campus. (Photo via Brooke Cagle on Unsplash)

HomeBase is back on campus

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 31, 2022

Since the fall 2020 semester, HomeBase has appeared on many students' Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. HomeBase is now also in a physical space on the American...

The American River College Associated Student Body, pictured here on Feb. 4 2022, met on Feb. 11, 2022, and gave feedback on HomeBase and offered ways to improve. They also were able to learn about their goals and what the program has to offer. (Screenshot of ARC ASB)

ASB gives feedback on HomeBase

Maya Barber, Feature Editor February 23, 2022

The Associated Student Body of American River College discussed and gave feedback on ways to resolve issues with HomeBase during its Feb. 11 meeting. The board also was joined by two students of the...

Each personalized HomeBase can be found under the “Courses” tab in Canvas. From there, students can connect with coaches and counselors to receive the guidance they need to succeed.

HomeBase provides new path to guidance

Nick Subia September 14, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s administration and faculty have decided to implement an innovative, interactive solution for students who are struggling with the shift...

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