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Former ARC student hikes the globe

Asher attends a coming-of-age ceremony in Vanuatu, an island country off the eastern coast of Australia. He was introduced to the community through his friend in the Peace Corps. (Photo courtesy of Brian Asher)

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Former American River College student Brian Asher is on a quest to travel to every country in the world–and he’s close. In his travels, Asher has seen a total of 195 countries already, with only North Korea and Taiwan left. While hiking the globe, Asher films with both his iPhone X and a DJI drone and ofte...

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...

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...

“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...

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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