The American River Current

Life is Worth the Walk now under NAMI on Campus ARC

Tina Hardwin, the Club and Events Board representative for NAMI on Campus, looks at beads that represent the loss of a loved one while hosting a table for Welcome Day in the Student Center at American River College on Sept. 13, 2018.

Tracy Holmes

October 9, 2018

On a recent weekday afternoon, students and faculty visited the Student Center at American River College and sat at a table filled with beads meant to represent the loss of different loved ones. The beads were provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Sacramento; the group was there...

Student Senate urged to take action towards resolutions, discusses accessibility during construction

The Associated Student Body Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez sat between Vice President Elena DeNecochea (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at the front table of the board meeting at American River College on Sept. 14, 2018.
Rico-Chavez was chosen to attend the Student Senate for the Fall ​2018 California Community Colleges General Assembly as ARC's delegate. 

(Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

September 19, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed bills that would improve multiple health resources available on campus, and continued their discussion regarding budgets last Friday. Quorum was met, as four out of the six senate officers were present at roll call during the board meeting on Se...

Campus on display; CLD gears up for Welcome Day

A Welcome Day banner hangs in the Student Center informing students about the upcoming event at American River College on Sept. 10 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

September 10, 2018

This fall the Center for Leadership and Development will host the first Welcome Day event of the semester, bringing the American River College departments together with communities from across Sacramento to the ARC campus. Departments and clubs will be outside the Student Center, Bookstore and Library fr...

Welcome Day showcases departments and clubs

Clubs face-off in lip sync battle on Welcome Day on Feb. 8,2018. Welcome Day offered new and returning students information and goods from different departments, clubs and vendors. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Hannah Yates and Jennah Booth

February 12, 2018

By Jennah Booth & Hannah Yates   American River College held its first Welcome Day of the year on Thursday. Representatives from all aspects of campus life promoted various clubs, businesses and academic departments. Frankie Dotson-Johnson, the Center for Leadership & Development Student pe...

CAEB prepares for Spring Welcome Day

Students check out the different booths set up American River College’s “Welcome Day,” celebration on Sept. 7. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

February 7, 2018

The Club and Events Board will host the spring Welcome Day on Thursday. The event will showcase opportunities both on campus and in the community, and will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside of the Student Center. Various departments, organizations, and vendors will participate. There will be Hea...

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...

ARC prepares to welcome old and new students alike

A student greets incoming students during

Hannah Yates

September 7, 2017

American River College will host “Welcome Day,” for new and returning students today in the Student Center Quad. Any students who have been wanting to familiarize themselves with the campus are urged to participate. The purpose of “Welcome Day,” is to give students the chance to see all of what...

Greek week is capped off by Welcome Day

Student Tasiya Owens speaks to Umoja-Sakhu learning community member Nia Simien and counselor Reyna Moore during Club Day at ARC. Sept. 22. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Shiavon Chatman

September 26, 2016

American River College hosted this semester’s Welcome Day and Club Day on Sept. 22 in addition to the Health and Wellness Fair. Several clubs set up their tables with music and eye catching artwork in hopes to attract students who share their interests. “I really like the high energy and ho...

CAEB plans for Welcome Day, film festival

Senate President Valencia Scott (left) and CAEB President Justin Nicholson at the Sept. 13 CAEB meeting, CAEB discussed Club Day and the ASB film festival. (Photo by John Ennis)

Robert Hansen

September 15, 2016

The American River College Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) continued their planning of the Sept. 22 Welcome Day and the first ASB film festival at their meeting Tuesday. President Justin Nicholson said the board is still working on games with ideas such as a haggis toss and t...

Opinion: New students left in dark about welcoming event

Ashlee Nicholson (center), Director of Activities, speaks at an American River College Clubs and Events Board meeting on Aug. 30th, 2016. Welcome Day was discussed during the meeting. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Jared Smith and Lidiya Grib

September 8, 2016

Twice a year, thousands of students pour across the American River College’s campus on their way to their first classes. Often in the fall, many of these students are freshmen and they don’t have clear directions—this is where Fall Welcome Day comes in. Hosted by ARC’s Associated Stud...

School spirit is in the air with Club Day

There's a multitude of social experiences available to community college students - including a good conversation on the lawn. (File photo)

Ashley Davis

February 23, 2016

This semester, both Welcome Day and Club Day were held on Feb.11 and added up to a day full of excitement. Clubs set up their areas with decorations, games and music hoping to attract students who shared common interest. Staff set up individual tables filled with information for several different depart...

Welcome Day brings many opportunities to ARC students

Welcome Day signs were featured in the hallways around the ARC campus. The event consisted of Club Day and Transfer Day and was hosted on Sept. 24. (Photo by: Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson

September 25, 2015

American River College held welcome day on Thursday, which included club day and transfer day, in hopes of getting students more involved in the school and informed about transferring.     “Let the games begin” was the theme for this year’s club day. “This is my first time going to college and coming to a club day. It’ really exciting. I’m going to join a club to...

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