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Tech mogul supports future STEM students

American River College alumna Diane Bryant stands before the framework of the Diane Bryant STEM Innovation Center, to which she donated a half-million dollars, and which is named in her honor. (Photo courtesy of Luis Gael Jimenez)

Jennah Booth

December 12, 2019

The last time Diane Bryant stepped foot on the American River College campus in 1983, she was a struggling engineering student.  Last spring, over three decades since she graduated from ARC, Bryant stood on the campus once again. The framework of the campus’s new Science, Technology, Engineering a...

STEM construction on track to finish in 2020

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) building continues to be a working progress as the semester resumes at American River College on Sept. 16, 2019. The STEM building is on track to be finished in 2020, according to Public Information Officer Scott Crow. (Photo By Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

October 2, 2019

As many people may have noticed there is construction of a new building at the heart of campus, where the liberal arts area used to be in order to modernize its equipment and utilities.  For almost two-and-a-half years, the American River College campus has undergone construction of the new Science, Te...

Photo of the Day: Sept. 10, 2019

Photo of the Day: Sept. 10, 2019

Alexis Warren

September 10, 2019

A Flint construction worker attaches the American flag to the last pillar of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) building at American River College on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

ARC to reward designs for new STEM building

Art students will have a chance to submit their designs that will be displayed as a part of the new Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics building. The contest deadline is Aug. 2, 2019. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Imani Smith

May 8, 2019

The Permanent Art Collection Committee at American River College, or PAC, is looking for three designs to be displayed throughout the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) building, which has been under construction since 2018. PAC selects art to be displayed throughout ARC’s campus. F...

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 prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow is working alongside school officials to implement the campus redesign. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 22, 2017

American River College is undergoing a massive redesign project that will see the core values that drive the college and its faculty adapt to the needs of it most at-risk students and attempt to create a more inclusive campus for all. This redesign will have the administration of ARC attempt to fin...

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...

Author uses hip-hop to engage learning

Dr. Christopher Emdin speaking about Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), and Hip-Hop fusion in the community rooms, Thursday, Oct. 20. Many students showed up to listen to Dr. Emdin relate learning to Hip-Hop culture.

Solange Echeverria

October 25, 2016

UNITE hosted Dr. Chris Emdin, bestselling author and public speaker who uses the art of hip-hop to keep students, especially students of color, engaged in science on Thursday. The community room at ARC was full, with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students and aficionado...

ARC receives $3.3 million in grants for three programs on campus

Felipe Gomez, a student personnel assistant in the Journey program, gives students information before they check into the program. The Journey program was given a third of a $3.3 million grant ARC received from the U.S. Department of Education. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 8, 2015

American River College was awarded three $1.1 million grants which will be used to benefit the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Journey and Veterans Project programs on campus. The money was awarded to the campus in July by the U.S. Department of Education through the Federal TRIO...

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