Events Archive

Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College will hold its annual Literary Festival on Saturday, April 19, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800).

Join us for workshops, readings and lunch alongside nationally-published authors.  FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

2014 Literary Festival
8:15 a.m. - registration
9:00 a.m. - festival opening, presentation of awards and readings by winners of the Writers Studio Literary Contest
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - morning workshops
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. - lunch and readings by workshop faculty (books will be available for purchase)
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - afternoon workshops

Cost is $45 for non-ACC students to attend both workshops (morning and afternoon), or $25 for non-ACC students to attend their choice of either the morning or afternoon workshop.  ACC students receive a reduced rate of $20.  Lunch is included with all reservations, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Writers Studio Scholarship Fund.  Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, as each workshop will be capped at 20 participants.  Advanced reservations are required by April 16 to guarantee lunch.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Winograd at or 303.797.5815.

ACC counselor Lindsey Geiger will host a presentation about break-ups and strategies for positive outcomes.

We’ve all gone through a romantic break-up in our lives.  Instead of dwelling on it, change your mindset.  Geiger will discuss techniques on how to cope and grow positively from a break-up.  Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) at or 303.797.5668.

Comcast will visit the ACC Littleton Campus on Wednesday, April 16, from 12:45 - 2:30 p.m. to discuss career opportunities and progression through their company.  Representatives will be stationed in the second-floor hallway between Information Central and the Cashier's Office.

Several openings, starting with a Communications Technician position, are available in the Denver metro area.  Speak with Comcast recruiters, as well as a Comcast business manager who himself has progressed through the organization.

Get your foot in the door to an awesome future.  The demand for XFINITY products and services continues to grow, giving you a great opportunity to grow your career.  As one of the Communications Technicians, you will connect customers to many state-of-the-art offerings while building a solid foundation for your professional future.  As you develop expertise in all of Comcast's offerings, you will be given opportunities to advance throughout the organization.  What's more, you will have the chance to receive performance-based recognition and rewards that signify your success.

For more information, please contact the ACC Career and Transfer Center (Room M2005) at or 303.797.5805.

Join the Career and Transfer Center staff on April 14 to chat about career topics over a cup of coffee.

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

The ACC Psychology Club will host guest speaker Kate Bowman on Monday, April 14, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Room M4010.

Bowman, formerly of the Gender Identity Center of Colorado, will discuss transgender issues.  Bowman was born as a male and now lives full-time as a female.  She will discuss her process of coming out and transitioning from male to female.

For more information, please contact Allison Hagood, Psychology Professor and Psychology Club faculty advisor, at or 303.797.5785.

Breakfast with the Easter BunnyStudent Affairs will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 12, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Dining Hall (Room M1900).

Join us for breakfast, activities and photos with the Easter Bunny.  This event is open to the public.  Tickets, which are $4 for adults and $3 for children, go on sale beginning March 24 and must be purchased ahead of time and in person at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).  ACC’s Littleton Campus is located at 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) at or 303.797.5668.


College in Colorado announces the return of College Friday in 2014 on April 11, and encourages everyone across the state to wear the gear of their favorite college or university on this day in support of our youth.

Participating in College Friday is as simple as wearing your favorite college or university attire at work, home and play.  The goal of College Friday is to show support for our Colorado students and spark discussions about higher education.  By taking part in College Friday, you can set an example about the important role that higher education has had in your success.

Wear your your pride!

College Friday - April 11, 2014

Arapahoe Community College will host an early childhood professionals celebration on Thursday, April 10, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Dining Hall and Waring Theater.

Join us for an enjoyable evening reconnecting with colleagues and learning about new industry trends.  Early childhood education (ECE) industry partners in attendance will include the Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC), Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, Invest in Kids, the Arapahoe & Douglas County Library Districts, TEACH Scholarship, Qualistar, Licensing and early childhood councils.  Representatives from ACC's Library and Academic Advising office will also be on hand.

The celebration will also include an early childhood job fair from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., and the festivities will include refreshments and door prizes.  This event is free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary), and free parking is available in all campus lots.  All participants at this workshop will receive a two-hour continuing education certificate.

Schedule of events:
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Dining Hall) - networking with colleagues and ECE partners / early childhood job fair
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (Waring Theatre) - Priscilla Queen, Early Childhood Literacy Specialist, will speak on the art of storytelling

Week of the Young ChildThis event will be held in conjunction with “Week of the Young Child”, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  The purpose of the celebration is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.  This year’s “Week of the Young Child” celebration will be April 6-12 and the theme is Early Years are Learning Years.

For more information, please contact Kristin Habicht, Early Childhood Education Department Chair at ACC, at or 303.797.5924.

Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Series on April 8 and 10 (2:30 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 and pre-assessment required.  Fee waived for current students, $25 for alumni.  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.

The Arapahoe Community College Contemporary Journalism Program will host an advertising seminar with guest speaker John Libby on Thursday, April 10, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in Room M4130.

John LibbyLibby, who serves on ACC's Contemporary Journalism Advisory Committee and the ACC Foundation Board of Directors, is the Regional Manager for Money Mailer.  Libby previously worked as the Advertising Director at the Rocky Mountain News.  Libby is a graduate of Arapahoe Community College, as well.

This seminar includes information about:
* the basics of creative and directional marketing, and which is better
* how to identify target needs
* different forms of media, including TV, radio, newspaper, direct mail, the Internet and more
* identifying your target audience
* how to write good ad copy to reach your target audience
* analyzing your return on investment (ROI)
* much more!

Improve your business, learn to promote, or just gain knowledge about advertising and marketing.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be provided.  For more information, please contact ACC Contemporary Journalism Adjunct Professor Ken Durham at