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ARC feels growing pains; STEM construction scheduled through 2020

Half of American River College's staff parking lot E is fenced off on August 30, 2018, due to the demolition of the old Liberal Arts building. The demolition will make way for the construction of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facility. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Jennah Booth

September 6, 2018

Students attending classes at American River College may find parking, getting across campus and avoiding disrupting noise increasingly difficult this semester as construction begins on the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics - or STEM facility. Cheryl Sears, director of Administrati...

Liberal Arts Building to be demolished, new STEM building to take its place

American River College students walk by the fence-off Liberal Arts building on Feb. 7 in Sacramento, California. The Liberal Arts building at American River College will be torn down and be replaced with the new S.T.E.M building. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Michael Pacheco

February 14, 2018

The Liberal Arts Building, one of the oldest facilities at American River College, will be demolished in March with a remodeled building scheduled to take its place in a few years. The renovations are focused on turning the Liberal Arts building into a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

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)

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 built in the 1960s. According to Scott Crow, American Rivers Public Information Officer. ARC has wanted...

Burnt lunch sets off fire alarm in Liberal Arts

A midly burnt and mildly undercooked piece of steak briefly set off the fire alarm in Liberal Arts 152 Staff. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Hannah Darden A fire alarm roused students and faculty from their classrooms when a staff member overcooked his food in Liberal Arts 152 Staff at American River College at 12:14 p.m. on Tuesday. The cause of the fire was “just a burnt lunch” according to ARC director of ...

Visually impaired staff member recounts cane-breaking incident

American River College Computer Instructional Assistant Tiffany Manosh stands outside the Instructional Technology Center with her new walking cane. Manosh, who is visually impaired, had her previous cane snapped by someone who stepped on it as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

November 9, 2015

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly stated that Tiffany Manosh is blind. She is visually impaired. A visually impaired staff member at American River College had her cane snapped as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway, leading to questions regarding the school...

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