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Tiger Woods has engraved a place in the hearts of many children he has helped through the TGR foundation to recognize their potential and cultivate their aspirations towards higher education and a career. (Photo via Tiger Woods website)

Tiger Woods’ impact goes far beyond the golf community

Gwen Mahler and Staff Writer April 19, 2021

In February, golfer Tiger Woods was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Woods was extricated from the car and it was initially reported that he suffered serious injuries to both...

During the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' Noche de Ciencias, students and parents learn about the journey to become an engineer. (Photo from prior event courtesy of SHPE)

Community colleges play key role in adding diversity to STEM

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Vaccines. Climate change. Mars. Cloud robotics. LiDAR. The future is powered by science. Scientists and engineers are working together to create a different-looking world. However, the population of those...

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)

Tech mogul supports future STEM students

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...

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)

STEM construction on track to finish in 2020

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...

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...

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)

ARC to reward designs for new STEM building

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...

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)

ARC feels growing pains; STEM construction scheduled through 2020

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,...

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)

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

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...

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

ARC prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

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 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)

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

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...

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