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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)
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...

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)
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
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...

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)
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...

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)
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,...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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.
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 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)
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...

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