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Study abroad program offers enriching opportunities

Behavioral and social sciences professor Bill Wrightson gives a presentation about the study abroad program to Florence, Italy during a college hour at American River College on Feb. 7, 2019. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

March 6, 2019

The Los Rios Study Abroad Program at American River College held a presentation to explain the classes, requirements and trip information to interested students applying for the summer and fall semesters to Barcelona, Florence and London on Feb. 7 in Raef Hall. The program was presented by three professor...

Students can earn class credits in other countries

Students have the opportunity to take their studies abroad to Florence, Italy and London, England. (Photo illustration by Tracy Holmes)

Imani Smith

September 23, 2018

American River College’s study abroad program is now accepting applications for the 2019 spring semester trip to Florence, Italy. According to those who have participated in the program, studying abroad can be highly rewarding for college students looking to earn class credits while gaining new e...

ARC college hour offers the chance to study in London

Psychology professor Mark Stewart presents to the audience about studying abroad in London during summer of 2018 at American River College on Feb. 1 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

February 12, 2018

In a previous version, the Current incorrectly referred to Kristina Casper-Denman as Kristina Casper-Denmark. On Feb. 1, Raef Hall became home to a group of eager students looking to spend a semester abroad in the city of London. Pictures were displayed on the projector as stories were told abo...

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

Alondra Botello

January 31, 2018

American River College students interested in studying abroad will have an opportunity to spend a semester in Florence or London this year. An informational meeting will be held this Thursday in Raef Hall 160 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Students will learn more about completing college credits...

Welcome Day showcases opportunities on campus

Members of the Funeral Services Department at American River College sit at a booth for “Welcome Day,” on Sept. 7, 2017. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

September 19, 2017

American River College hosted its semi-annual, “Welcome Day” on Sept. 7 in the Student Center Quad on campus. Clubs and various school departments all gathered to greet both incoming and returning students. Some departments made it a goal to alert people to their presence. Departments like...

Explore the culture of Barcelona while getting credits

Flyers and handouts for the Barcelona study aborad program on display during a College Hour on Feb. 2, 2017 at ARC. The program takes place in Fall 2017 and applications are open now. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

T.J. Martinez

February 7, 2017

During ARC’s College Hour, which was held February 2, professor Steve James shared information in regards to the college’s study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.                        James, an environmental and conservation biology professor, has been with the program for two ...

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

Flyers and handouts for the Barcelona study aborad program on display during a College Hour on Feb. 2, 2017 at ARC. The program takes place in Fall 2017 and applications are open now. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

T.J. Martinez

February 7, 2017

During ARC’s College Hour, which was held February 2, professor Steve James shared information in regards to the college’s study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.                        James, an environmental and conservation biology professor, has been with the program f...

ARC presents Study Abroad college hour

Professor Bill Wrightson and past students talk about their experiences in Florence, Italy during a College Hour on Nov. 17, 2016. Wrightson was explaining the study abroad program for next year when they go back to Italy. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Cierra Quintana

November 28, 2016

ARC and UNITE hosted “Study Abroad” located in Raef Hall on Thursday. The program opened up with William Wrightson, the head director of Study Abroad. Study Abroad was introduced to Los Rios in 1991, when Sac City had the first opportunity to experience the program.   The program offers...

ARC offers students the chance to travel to Florence and London this summer

The Colosseum in Rome is one of the many places students can visit while studying abroad. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Nanfria)

Joe Padilla, Tracy Mapes, and Allante Morris

February 2, 2016

By Allante Morris, Joe Padilla and Tracy Mapes For any student who has wanted to travel, their chance is now is your chance as American River College’s study abroad program is traveling to London and Florence, Italy in the upcoming semesters. The study abroad course is a branch of the larger...

Opinion: Students should explore study abroad opportunities

Students from the American River College Study Abroad course HIST 399: Italian History and Culture, pose on a rock in Greece during their stay in summer 2015. Studying abroad can open up many opportunities for students to experience different cultures. (Photo Courtesy of Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

November 30, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that the students were sitting on a rock in Italy. They were in fact in Greece. Studying abroad is a life-changing opportunity that benefits not only students but our nation and the world. It is an opportunity that everyone should take. The best w...

Study Abroad opens opportunities for Summer

Slides at the study abroad college hour by American River College History professor Bill Wrightson and Psychology professor Mark Stewart. Wrightson talked about the History class he taught in Florence and the different places the group traveled and Stewart talked about the Psychology class he taught in London and the different museums, theaters and the places around London the group visited on Nov. 12. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

Ashley Nanfria

November 13, 2015

Study abroad opportunities to London, England and Florence, Italy for the summer 2016 were discussed at college hour on Thursday. American River College History and Psychology professors Bill Wrightson and Mark Stewart shared with students the breakdown of the programs and the benefits of studying abro...

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