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Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


The Sustainability Club will host a clothing swap on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14-15, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Donate used clothing and shop for something new.  Unclaimed clothing will be donated.

Most people wear 20% of their clothes 80% of the time.  It is estimated that 2.5 billion pounds of clothing ended up in landfills last year.  Clean out your closet today and recycle your slightly-worn clothes and accessories.

For more information, please contact Lori Tigner at lori.tigner@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5781.

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:00am


Student Affairs will host an alcohol awareness water pong tournament on Wednesday, April 15, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the West Patio.

Grab a friend and sign up at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).  How much is really consumed during a normal game of beer pong?  What you don’t know can hurt you.  Drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of poor health, injuries, violence, liver disease and some types of cancer.  Be informed and make good decisions about consuming adult beverages.  Prizes will be awarded to the first-place team.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:00am


Student Affairs will host an alcohol awareness water pong tournament on Thursday, April 16, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the West Patio.

Grab a friend and sign up at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).  How much is really consumed during a normal game of beer pong?  What you don’t know can hurt you.  Drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of poor health, injuries, violence, liver disease and some types of cancer.  Be informed and make good decisions about consuming adult beverages.  Prizes will be awarded to the first-place team.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Fri, 04/17/2015 (All day)


College in Colorado announces the return of College Friday in 2015 on April 17, encouraging 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 gear...show your pride!

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Friday, April 17, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

Astronomy Star Parties

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Star parties will be held in an open house format, 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 night sky and explore the vastness of the universe.  For more information, please contact jennifer.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5839.

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm


Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College will host its 2015 Literary Festival on Saturday, April 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800).

Join us for workshops, readings, award presentations and lunch.  FULL DETAILS and REGISTRATION

2015 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

MORNING WORKSHOPS

As Many Accidents as Intentions: How Poems Happen Anyway - Bin Ramke
Writing About Intimate Moments - Thomas Larson

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

Telling the Story or Story Telling Writer - Linda Hogan
The Digital Age and Writing: Digital Storytelling - Lisa Joslyn

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.

RSVP and payment are both due by Noon on Thursday, April 16.  Please denote which workshops you wish to attend.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Winograd at writerstudio@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5815.

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:30pm


Student Affairs will facilitate FREE self defense training on Tuesday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Sign up in advance (space is limited) at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) for a free one-hour training presented by Sensei Rudy Trenconsky of the Yamabushi Dojo in Highlands Ranch.  Familiarize yourself with a full range of self-defense techniques, including: awareness, assault deterrence and setting verbal boundaries.  Physical skills are practiced (full contact and full force with the “attacker”).  Learn how to overcome the freeze response and how to strategize and assess options while in an adrenaline-heightened state.  Lunch will be provided.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:30pm


The Arapahoe Community College Student Affairs Office and Political Science Department will sponsor a moderated forum regarding the situation in Ferguson, MO, on Wednesday, April 22, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.  This event is free and open to the public.

Panel members (yet to be announced) will be on hand to discuss the various perspectives.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Thu, 04/23/2015 (All day)


pottery by Robert SchroderThe Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Spring Pottery Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 23-25, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Admission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Free parking is available in all campus lots during the sale.  Hours of operation at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts for this sale are as follows:

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, APRIL 24:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information about the Spring Pottery Sale, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm


According to the U.S. Department of Justice, every 107 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.  In an effort to increase awareness about this societal problem, ACC will host a Consent Carnival on Thursday, April 23, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to play games, enjoy snacks and talk about what consent means to them.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.