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American River College Beaver Cares needs to be held accountable for the funds to support students. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s Beaver Cares services are complicated and difficult for students to access

The Current Staff November 28, 2023

American River College’s Beaver Cares program is supposed to provide services for students in crisis, but instead a student must battle for their needs to be met. Beaver Cares needs to be held accountable...

 A short film about ARC President Lisa Cardoza will be played on Oct. 11 at noon. (Photo Courtesy of ARC website)

Get to know ARC President Lisa Cardoza on Oct. 11

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 10, 2023

Lisa Cardoza, president of American River College, will share a little bit of her story with the ARC community on Oct. 11 at noon in the Student Center.  A short film, “ARC: River Tales: Dr. Lisa...

Los Rios Community College District and American River College administration wait for the Davies Hall’s town hall to start at ARC on Oct. 2. (Photo by Rain Barron)

ARC community voices concerns during Brian King town hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 9, 2023

The American River College community expressed frustration and doubt in Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, at two town halls hosted by Brian Knirk, president of the Academic...

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host a town hall meeting at American River College’s main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Community College District)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King will host two town hall sessions at ARC on Oct. 2

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 28, 2023

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host two town hall sessions at the American River College main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each session will take place...

Due to the possibility of catastrophic failure during a seismic event Davies Hall is fenced off. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Faculty voices frustration at the closure of Davies Hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 26, 2023

American River College faculty expressed dissatisfaction at Los Rios Community College District’s handling of the closure of Davies Hall at the Academic Senate meeting on Sept. 14; Lisa Cardoza, president...

Lisa Cardoza will take leadership of American River College on July 15.. (Photo Courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price)

Lisa Cardoza appointed the new president of American River College

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 17, 2023

Lisa Cardoza was announced as the new president of American River College on April 28 in an email from Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.  Cardoza's previous position...

American River College’s Associated Student Body deliberates ways to implement new fees for funding during the April 21 meeting. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s ASB discusses possible increase in student fees

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

American River College’s Associated Student Body discussed raising the student representation fee during its meeting on April 21.  In the silent boardroom, the student senate—which was missing...

American River College’s new president is Lisa Cardoza. (Photo courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price)

ARC announces new president

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 2, 2023

On April 28, Lisa Cardoza was announced as the new president of American River College in an email from Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.  According to the email, the...

American River College is looking for a new president after Melanie Dixon left at the end of the fall 2022 semester, and there are a few characteristics that ARC should look for during the search. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

What ARC should look for in the next college president

The Current Staff March 8, 2023

American River College is looking for a new president after former president Melanie Dixon announced she was leaving at the end of the fall 2022 semester. Frank Kobayashi, ARC’s interim president, will...

American River College’s new interim president is Frank Kobayashi, replacing Melanie Dixon who resigned at the end of the semester. The work to find a permanent replacement will begin in the Spring 2023. (Photo courtesy of ARC website)

ARC appoints interim president, Frank Kobayashi

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 23, 2022

On Dec. 13, Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King sent an email to the American River College faculty and staff announcing that Frank Kobayashi had been selected as the college’s...

On Nov. 3, American River College President Melanie Dixon announced that she will be leaving her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester. (Photo courtesy of Melanie Dixon)

ARC president Melanie Dixon announces she is leaving position

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

On Nov. 3, American River College president Melanie Dixon sent an email to faculty and staff announcing that she will leave her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester.  An announcement...

On Oct. 20, it was announced in a statement by Brian King, the Los Rios Community College District chancellor, that the Los Rios Board of Trustees voted to end the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The mandate remains in effect for now. (Photo via  Pixabay)

Los Rios Board of Trustees votes to end vaccine mandate

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2022

The Los Rios Board of Trustees voted to end the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students and employees, according to a statement released on Oct. 20 by Brian King, the Los Rios Community College District...

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