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The Los Rios Community College District was awarded a $5 million grant in January. The main programs that would benefit the most from the grant would be the majors that are similar to Business Technology. (Photo via the ARC website)

LRCCD awarded a $5 million labor grant

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

The United States Department of Labor awarded the Los Rios Community College School District a grant with a total of $5 million in January that may benefit students.  The grant is called the Strengthening...

 Proposition 15 would increase taxes on wealthy businesses while schools and governments will be given more resources (photo courtesy of either CalMatters or California Federation of Teachers)

Prop. 15 gives increased funding to schools and local governments

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

For schools and government agencies to run properly with high-achieving students and employees, they need sufficient funding. This is one of the goals of Proposition 15, which is on the ballot for California’s...

Kayla Sepulveda, criminal justice major, holds her scholarship certificate granted from the Los Rios Community District and the Pride Center at ARC on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Students should consider scholarships and grants more often

Breawna Maynard May 13, 2019

Most college students are working multiple jobs and struggling financially when it comes to going to school full-time or part-time. It can be stressful dealing with personal things such as rent or bills...

Staff writer Emily Mello is excited about the extra money she has in her wallet because of the American River College Promise Grant on March 3, 2019. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

ARC Promise Grant eases students’ financial pressure

Makenna Roy March 26, 2019

In the fall of 2018, American River College started offering the Tuition Free at ARC Promise as part of the Los Rios Promise Program, a new initiative that waives tuition fees for the first year for first-time...

American River College encourages students to attend the bi-monthly seminars to find out what potential scholarships they may be able to apply for. (Stock photo)

ARC to host scholarship seminars

Brienna Edwards October 24, 2017

Attending college can be a daunting task, and trying to manage funds and balance school can seem insurmountable for some students. Scholarships may seem distant and difficult, even impossible to obtain....

ARC gives out scholarships each year. Apply for one before March 2. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user 401(k) 2012 https://www.flickr.com/photos/68751915@N05/6355351769 no changes were made.)

ARC scholarship deadline coming soon

Jared Smith March 1, 2017

The deadline for applying for online student scholarships is approaching fast: By 4 p.m. March 2, all applications must be turned in. Applying for a scholarship takes a maximum of 30 minutes. To qualify...

Students in the pre-apprenticeship program at American River College participate in a gray water recovery lab. The Los Rios district and ARC spearheaded an effort to receive a $5 million grant from the federal government for apprenticeships. (Photo courtesy of Richard Stoker)

ARC and Los Rios awarded $5 million grant to support an apprenticeship program

Jordan Schauberger October 23, 2015

Five Northern California colleges, including American River College, have been awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support apprenticeship programs in the region. The grant...

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By Jeff Gonzales and Cintia Lopez American River College’s Career Center hosts many workshops and seminars to aid students throughout the semester. All the different types of seminars are held at...

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