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Prop. 15 gives increased funding to schools and local governments

 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)

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 2020 election. In order to receive this funding, commercial and industrial buildings tha...

Students should consider scholarships and grants more often

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)

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 while going to school and also having to worry about assignment deadlines and grades. For those at a u...

ARC Promise Grant eases students’ financial pressure

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)

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 college students. The only eligibility requirement for the ARC Promise is that the student b...

ARC to host scholarship seminars

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)

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. However, American River College is trying to make the process of finding and applying for scho...

ARC scholarship deadline coming soon

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.)

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 for the scholarship application students  must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.0. Students have to h...

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

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)

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 will fund programs that will work toward creating a model for advanced manufacturing apprenticeships,...

Free money on campus

Cintia Lopez, Jeff Gonzales, Jeff Gonzales, and Cintia Lopez

February 27, 2013

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 various times and dates. A list of these can be found at the career center. The scholarship seminars...

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