Events Archive

Amanda Finger from the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, a Chapter of the Polaris Project, will present on this current and pressing issue in our society.

The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking is an anti-trafficking group focused on research and training.  The organization formed in response to local demand for improved statewide responses to human trafficking.  Since 2010, their staff has trained over 19,000 service providers, law enforcement officers, health care workers, teachers and community members to better identify and assist victims/survivors of trafficking.  In 2013, they also began managing the Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking (CoNEHT) Hotline.  This crisis, tip and referral hotline is operated by trained staff and volunteers and available 24/7 to provide emergency counseling to victims/survivors, and connect them to other social, legal and housing services, as well as to accept tips and information regarding trafficking cases.

For more information on the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, please visit:

This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the ACC Student Affairs Office and the Criminal Justice Program's Victimology class.  For more information or accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at 303.797.5668.

Art and Literary Journal
will begin accepting submissions for the 2015 edition on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.  FULL DETAILS / SUBMISSION INFORMATION

ACC students and community members are encouraged to submit art and literary work.

For additional details, please contact Kathy Winograd at or 303.797.5815.

The application deadline for the Spring 2015 Writers Studio Scholarship is Friday, Nov. 14 at 11:59 p.m.  Please contact Kathy Winograd at for additional information.

The Arapahoe Community College Equality Club and Knotty Yarn Club will host The Laramie Project on Friday, Nov. 14, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Waring Theatre.

The Laramie ProjectThe Laramie Project is a gripping and moving drama that tells the story of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard and the impact of his tragic murder near Laramie, Wyoming, in October 1998.  This show is a Visionbox production.

Tickets are a suggested donation of $5, with all proceeds benefiting the ACC Student Emergency Fund and the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

For more information, please contact Student Affairs at 303.797.5668.

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Grapes to Grads Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Mike Ward Infiniti (1800 Lucent Court in Highlands Ranch).

Enjoy music, networking, a silent auction, food from Littleton-area restaurants, and samples of many different wine and craft beer selections (courtesy of Lido Wine Merchants and Breckenridge Brewery).  EVENT REGISTRATION

Tickets are $30 apiece, and $25 apiece with the purchase of two-or-more tickets.  Tickets for ACC employees, alumni and students are also $25 apiece.  All food, wine and beer samples are included in the ticket price, and all proceeds raised from this event will support the mission of the ACC Foundation to create public awareness and secure funding resources that provide financial assistance and broad-based community support for ACC’s students and programs.

Can't attend...but would still like to make a donation to the ACC Foundation?

For more information, please contact the ACC Foundation at or 303.797.5881.

Student Affairs will host “Climb to Glory: Legacy of the 10th Mountain Ski Troopers", a documentary by Warren Miller, on Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Presented in collaboration with The Colorado Ski Museum, Warren Miller Entertainment produced this 45-minute documentary that tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers and how they transformed the U.S. ski industry after World War II.

For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, Room M2820 or 303.797.5668.

The Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock Campus will host Get Ready for College on Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 4:30 p.m. (check-in begins at 4:15 p.m.).


Strengthen your college knowledge with several helpful sessions.  Complimentary pizza and snacks will be served, but space is limited, so please RSVP online in advance.  This is a joint presentation by the ACC Castle Rock Campus, ACC Concurrent Enrollment and the University of Northern Colorado.

For more information, please contact the Castle Rock Campus at or 303.660.3160.

It is never too early to start planning for the rest of your life.  Presented by Prudential.  For more information or accommodations, contact Student Affairs, Room M2820 or 303.797.5668.

Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Series on Nov. 12 and 19 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m. both days in Room M2070).

  • Explore career option
  • Research career information
  • Create an action plan
  • Career assessments include:
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Registration is required.  Student fee: $35 / Alumni fee: $45.  Register through ACC Career Connect or the Career & Transfer Center.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at or 303.797.5805.

Student Affairs will host a Sand Creek Massacre Primary Source Document Student Workshop on Monday, Nov. 10, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

History Colorado and the Denver Public Library will share rare documents surrounding one of our state’s most tragic events.

This workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in conjunction with the American Indian Speaker Series in honor of American Indian Heritage Month and will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre.  Students may potentially earn extra-credit for attending this event (learn how to analyze primary source documents for your research papers).

Space is limited, and attendees are asked to RSVP in advance.  Please register at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) or call 303.797.5668.