The American River Current

ARC celebrates Black History Month

Praise dancer April Collins in mid praise dance during the black heritage celebration in the student center on Feb. 25.
By Allante Morris

Sharriyona Platt

March 1, 2016

The Center for Leadership and Development collaborated with UNITE to organize and facilitate the Black Heritage Celebration held in the student center at American River College on Thursday in honor of Black History Month. Live music, poetry, praise dancers, short talks and vendors were among the ...

Students dive into new places to study

ARC student Destiny Perkins studies for her classes at the beginning of the semester. Many students have found new places to study away from the overcrowded Student Center and library. 
(Photo by Justina Sharp)

Matthew Peirson, Justina Sharp, and Sharriyona Platt

January 25, 2016

By Matthew Peirson, Justina Sharp and Sharriyona Platt College isn’t just classes - sometimes students need a quiet corner to study, prompting some to branch out to other areas of the campus, beyond the Student Center and library, to find a peaceful place. One student, Luis Tapia, said he prefer...

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Matthew Peirson

October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services building had its ribbon cut. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, prelimin...

Dialogue in Student Center addresses campus violence

Sen. Laurie Jones, left, speaks during the Brave Space Dialogue regarding campus violence in the community rooms Wednesday as Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez and ARC student Nilo Nabavian look on. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

John Ferrannini

October 1, 2015

Students joined together in the community rooms of the Student Center Wednesday to dialogue about violence on campuses. The Deconstructing Violence Brave Space dialogue, called in response to the Sept. 3 shooting at Sacramento City College, attracted a dozen students and was moderated by Manuel Perez,...

Student center shows progress

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Taylor Skjerpe and Taylor Skjerpe

September 14, 2011

Summer sees major construction, which promises to provide numerous helpful services for ARC Students, including a new cafeteria American River College made significant progress this summer toward finishing the nearly 35,000 square foot student center that’s being built behind Boettcher Library. The $26...

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