ACC is happy to present the new Progenitor online website including downloadable Progenitor 2012, Art Gallery, Interviews with Writers and Artists, and Archive of past Progenitor issues. Please click on Progenitor Online to enter our new website!
NEWS: Progenitor 2012 has received three awards:
The Progenitor, ACC’s award-winning art and literary journal, has been in continuous production for more than 40 years.
Founded in 1967 as Thoughtworks, Arapahoe Community College's Art and Literary Magazine, Progenitor,adopted its current name the next year. The name "progenitor" is from the school motto, "Progenitores Sumus" or "We are the ancestors," and refers to our responsibility to the coming generations. Synonyms of progenitor include "originator," "source," and "root." The Progenitor records the creative endeavors of our school and community for the enjoyment of this generation and the generations that follow.
Produced every spring, this literary journal has consistently ranked among the top college literary magazines in the country, receiving numerous awards for design and content. The American Scholastic Press Association awarded Progenitor a first place award for its 2012 literary magazine contest. The Associated Collegiate Press awarded Progenitor 2012 a 2012 Magazine Pacemaker Finalist Award, considered the country's most prestigious award in college media. The Progenitor is now a print and online journal.