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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host four "star parties" during the Fall 2014 semester.  Observe the night sky at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G) on Sept. 12, Oct. 17 and Nov. 7, and at the Parker Campus on Sept. 18.

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Star parties will be held in an open house format from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience.  ACC will provide a telescope at the star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary; please dress appropriately for these outdoor events).  Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies will be served.

Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones for your chance to observe the celestial bodies and explore the vastness of the universe.  For more information, please contact jennifer.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5839.

Astronomy Star Parties

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:00am


The ACC Psychology Club will host Lou S. from the Narcotics Anonymous Hospitals and Institutions Speaker’s Bureau on Monday, Nov. 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Room M3130.

Discussion will include 12-step recovery programs for people suffering from chemical dependence and substance use issues.

For more information, please contact Allison Hagood, Psychology Professor and Psychology Club faculty advisor, at allison.hagood@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5785.

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm


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.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

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 careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.

 

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm


Arapahoe Community College will host an American Indian Speaker Series on Nov. 5, 12 and 18 in honor of American Indian Heritage Month.

These events will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Craig Moore

* Park Ranger, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Red Moon: Then and Now
This program traces the history of Cheyenne camp from the northern plains to present-day western Oklahoma with emphasis on Chief Yellow Wolf and his son, Chief Red Moon, as well as Bent's Old Fort and the Sand Creek Massacre.
Alexa Roberts
* Superintendent, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
History of the Establishment of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
This program will trace the eight-year process of the effort to locate the massacre site by Cheyenne and Arapaho community leaders, scholars and federal and state officials including the oral history project and the passage of three federal legislations that guide work at the site today.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
Rocky Mountain PBS Producer Mariel Rodriguez-McGill and Director Julie Speer
Preview screening of the Rocky Mountain PBS documentary Colorado Experience: Sand Creek Massacre

Tuesday, Nov. 18
George E. "Tink" Tinker, Ph.D. (wazhazhe, Osage Nation)
* Clifford Baldridge Professor of American Indian Cultures and Religious Traditions at the University of Denver's Iliff School of Theology
Christians and the Sand Creek Massacre
This session will explore the moral and Christian implications surrounding the involvement of prominent Methodist leaders John Evans and John Chivington in the Sand Creek Massacre and how Christians today reconcile the tragedy.

These events, which will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Waring Theatre, are free and open to the public.  For more information or accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:30am - 11:30pm


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

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm


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.).

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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 castle.rock@arapahoe.edu or 303.660.3160.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm


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.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


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 foundation@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5881.

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm


The ACC Careeer & Transfer Center presents Auraria Campus Visit Day on Friday, Nov. 14, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Considering a transfer to MSU Denver or CU Denver?  Join us for a tour of the Auraria Campus to discuss the transfer process.  Travel via light rail (free light rail tickets to the first 20 students who register).

For more information, or to register, please contact the Career & Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.