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Mon, 03/16/2015 (All day) - Sun, 03/22/2015 (All day)


ACC will be on spring break from March 16-22.  CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.

Administrative offices will be open Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

Mon, 03/16/2015 (All day)


Graduation Application Deadline for the Spring 2015 semester is Monday, March 16.

For more information, please visit the GRADUATION HOMEPAGE or contact Graduation Coordinator Eric Rogers at eric.rogers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5630.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm


The Arapahoe Community College Career and Transfer Center invites students and community members to attend the 2015 Annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 25, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room (M1900).  This event is free and open to the public.

Meet with dozens of area employers who are looking to hire.  Come prepared to network and potentially find a job!  A resumé review station will be in the Second Floor Student Lounge, for ACC students, from March 9-12 in preparation for this event.

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS

CAREER FAIR PROGRAM  - COMING SOON

Employers attending the Career Fair will represent a wide variety of industries and have several different types of positions for which they will be hiring.  Some employers will be able to offer students part-time jobs while they attend classes; others will be program-specific or career-focused, aligning with the degrees and certificates offered at ACC.

For more information about the 2015 Annual Career Fair, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Thursday, March 26, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Parker Campus.

The Littleton Campus will also host a star party on April 17.

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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, 03/28/2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


First Aid and Survival Training student clubThe First Aid and Survival Training (F.A.S.T) student club at Arapahoe Community College will facilitate a level-one disaster response training session on Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (M1800) at the Littleton Campus.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will provide training to prepare for both natural and man-made crisis situations.  ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Space is limited for this event, and due to the sensitive nature of some subject matter contained within the presentation, age-appropriate attendance is encouraged.  REGISTER NOW

ACC Physical Therapist Assistant student John Young, an Army medic who serves as the director of the F.A.S.T. student club, will coordinate this three-hour training session.  The curriculum was developed by Special Forces medical operators, trauma surgeons and public safety professionals.

For more information, please contact Byron Jones, Director of the ACC Law Enforcement Academy and F.A.S.T. Faculty Advisor, at byron.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5874.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:00am - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:00pm


The 2015 Arapahoe Community College Graduation Expo will be held on Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days in the Second Second Floor Atrium.

Confirmed commencement ceremony participants will have the opportunity to purchase their cap and gown.  A representative from Jostens will also be available to take orders for class rings and personalized graduation announcements.

The graduation application deadline for Spring 2015 is Monday, March 16.  The 2015 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday morning, May 16, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Orchard Road Christian Center at 8081 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village.

For more information, please contact Graduation Coordinator Eric Rogers at eric.rogers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5630.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm


The Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition opens today.  The exhibit runs through April 14.  The festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments on Friday, April 3, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

painting by Zacharie RuhterThe juror for this exhibit will be Heritage Fine Art Guild 1st Vice President Beatrice Drury.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Hours of operation:

MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  closed

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building at 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton (map).  For more information about the Interior Design and Architecture Student Exhibition, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:30pm


Student Affairs will host Women’s History Month: The Life of Scientist Madame Curie on Tuesday, March 31, at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Meet the scientist who discovered a new element that really does glow in the dark.  Marie Curie is best known for the discovery of radium, radioactivity and the first treatments for cancer, but few understand the obstacles she faced just to get into the laboratory.  This compelling one-hour program includes an in-character monologue, as well as Q & A sessions with Marie Curie and event presenter Susan Marie Frontczak (writer, actor and storyteller from Boulder).

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am


Arapahoe Community College will host a Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career Day on Wednesday, April 1, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room (M1900) at the Littleton Campus.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado will be on hand to answer questions and distribute applications.  A wide array of hiring agencies are scheduled to be in attendance, including:

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Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
Aurora PD
Colorado Division of Gaming
Colorado State Patrol
Commerce City PD
Denver PD
FCI Englewood
Glendale PD
Golden PD
Greeley PD
Lone Tree PD
Regis University
Weld County Sheriff's Office
Woodland Park PD

Representatives from ACC's Criminal Justice Program, Law Enforcement Academy and Campus Police Department will be on hand to answer questions.  All applicants must be 21 years of age.  For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Kayla Maestas at the ACC Law Enforcement Academy at kayla.maestas@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5793.

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm


Auraria CampusThe ACC Career & Transfer Center presents Auraria Campus Visit Day on Friday, April 3, 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.