The American River Current

HomeBase provides new path to guidance

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.

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 to online learning.   Among the numerous recent procedural changes, ARC has adopted informative, v...

LRCCD implements updated procedure for classes transitioning online

The Virtual Transfer Week webpage has an hour-by-hour schedule of the different workshops offered throughout the week. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Colin Bartley, Opinion Editor

May 13, 2020

With the Los Rios Community College District making its transition to online classes because of the coronavirus outbreak, the administration has posted a detailed plan to its  website for procedures during the lockdown, all current resources and answers regarding the district’s plan for the coron...

Child Development Center helps student-parents

American River College's Childhood Development Center employees Jennifer Lewin and Vasyl Ivanov read to each other on April 6, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alondra Botello

April 12, 2018

Community college is home to a diverse student population with different stories and backgrounds. Some come straight out of high school, others are returning from the workforce and many have children of their own. Administration is aware of this diversity and tries to minimize the stressors in the ...

Take this class: vocal jazz ensemble

Vocal jazz professor Art Lapierre teaches his beginning vocal ensemble class at American River College on Jan. 22 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

January 30, 2018

Music stands labeled “ARC MUSIC” wait silently to be placed in a semi-circle around a Yamaha grand piano. From the distance you can hear multiple students warming up their voices before walking into the classroom. The rustling of paper begins to fill the room. With pencils in one hand and fresh, ...

New campus-wide e-learning platform is a big improvement

Despite controversy, Canvas is serving as the online learning management system for the Los Rios Community College District. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Tracy Holmes

January 30, 2018

Change is never easy, but it is the biggest part of life and Canvas, the campus’ new e-learning platform, is the biggest change for American River College this semester. Canvas is the online learning environment all instructors in the Los Rios Community College District will use coinciding with in...

Challenges for DSPS students discussed at College Hour

Emily Thompson

December 7, 2015

American River College hosted a College Hour on Thursday featuring a panel of students from Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) to talk to other students about the struggles they have faced in their lives. DSPS is a program on campus for disabled students. Panelists said that disabled students ...

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