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ARC holds preliminary town hall meeting for Equity Plan

President Thomas Green (left) disscusses happenings at the Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit with Joshua Moon Jonson, dean of student services (right) in the Student Center at American River College on Oct. 26, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

November 13, 2018

An Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit, hosted by the Equity Programs and Pathways department on Oct. 26, sparked a gamut of conversation amongst a diverse group of people. The goal of the summit is to make American River College a more equitable campus and to improve the success of its students by ...

Make education expensive, again?

Trump's proposed budget could lead to billions lost in Pell Grant cuts. The Pell Grant was created in 1972 and originally it was named the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant; in 1980 it was renamed after Senator Claireborne Pell for his efforts in creating the program. The University of Phoenix awarded $96,589,867, the most in Pell Grants 2015-2016. (Photo illustration by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

April 5, 2017

President Donald Trump proposed an outline on March 16 that intends to cut nine billion dollars from education, for higher education a.k.a  universities and community college students this means Pell grants and federal work-study programs are at risk. The Pell grant program is the main source of fe...

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)

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 money was awarded to the campus in July by the U.S. Department of Education through the Federal TRIO...

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