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Thu, 06/04/2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Arapahoe Community College’s Workforce Training Program will hold its annual open house for the Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program on Thursday, June 4, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.

The Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program provides grant monies to local businesses.  Colorado companies that meet certain baselineWorkforce Training Open House criteria are eligible to apply for two types of grants, "Colorado First" and "Existing Industry".

The Colorado First Grant is intended to benefit companies that are relocating to, or expanding in, the state of Colorado.  The Existing Industry Grant applies to companies who are adding technology or changing their business strategies in an effort to stay competitive in the market.

This event will help companies familiarize themselves with the rules and regulations of these grant programs.  Attendees will receive copies of the application forms and have an opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session.  Representatives from Arapahoe Community College, the Colorado Community College System and the Colorado Office of Economic Development are all scheduled to be in attendance.

This event is free and open to public, and light refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP no later than Thursday, May 28.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the ACC Workforce Training Program at workforce@arapahoe.edu or 303.734.3701.

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 8:00am - 1:00pm


Arapahoe Community College will offer an opportunity for anyone to begin the process of enrolling in Fall 2015 classes with the Start Now! event on Saturday, June 6, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Littleton and Parker Campuses.

Start Now! will provide all prospective and currently-applied, but not enrolled, students with the opportunity to complete student orientation and testing while receiving assistance with advising, financial aid and registration during this one-day session.

For more information, or to apply for admission, please contact the ACC Admissions and Records Office (admissions@arapahoe.edu / 303.797.5621) or visit our Start Now! page.

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm


Now in its 32nd year, the Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Car Show is a Colorado summer tradition that attracts several thousand people every year.  The Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show is large-scale, highly-visible and well attended.  Local and regional car clubs showcase nearly 500 rare sports and GT cars from early collectibles to the latest exotics.  Many venture out once a year, for this show only, to help kids. These prestigious beauties are treasures that few people ever get to experience.

All proceeds from the Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Car Show benefit Ability Connection Colorado’s Children’s Programs.  MORE INFORMATION

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 9:30pm - 11:30pm


Star PartyThe Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Friday, June 12, from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

Star parties are 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 cookies and fruit punch will be served.

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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, 06/13/2015 - 6:30am


whitewater rafting at Browns CanyonStudent Affairs is sponsoring a whitewater rafting trip to Browns Canyon in Buena Vista on Saturday, June 13.  Please meet at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) at 6:30 a.m.  Transportation and lunch will be provided.  This cost to attend this event is $20 per person, and space is limited.  Sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (must have student ID when registering).

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

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:40pm


Student Affairs is selling discount tickets to students for the Colorado Rockies game on Friday, June 19 (first pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m.).

Tickets, which are $10 apiece, are limited.  Please purchase tickets in advance at the Student Affairs Office (must have student ID when registering).  Transportation to Coors Field is not provided.

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

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Workshop on Friday, June 26, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room M3720.

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

Registration and pre-assessment is required.  Fee is $15 for students and $45 for ACC 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 careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


Student Affairs is facilitating a blood drive on Tuesday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Parking Lot E.  Sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).

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

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm


Student Affairs will host Family Night at Pirates Cove for ACC students and employees on Tuesday, June 30, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $3 per person and should be purchased in advance at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).  Please present your student/employee ID at the time of ticket purchase.

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT FAMILY NIGHT AT PIRATES COVE

  • Since this is a private party, there will be no admittance until 6:30 p.m.
  • If the weather looks questionable, please call the ACC Student Affairs Office (303.797.5668) after 4:30 p.m. on June 30 for a recorded message regarding the status of the event.  Please be aware that due to unstable weather conditions, the decision may unexpectedly change before/during the event.
  • If the event is cancelled, it will not be rescheduled.  If the event is cancelled before 6:30 p.m., only pre-paid tickets will be eligible for a refund.  If Pirates Cove cancels the event after 6:30 p.m. due to inclement weather, there will be no refunds.

PLEASE NOTE: By participating in this event, the participant assumes all risks of damages or injury, including death, that may be sustained by him/her or by his/her property while participating in a College sponsored activity or in travel to or from such an activity.  The participant acknowledges and agrees that participation in this event involves an inherent risk of physical injury and/or damage to property and assumes all risks.  The participants releases and hold harmless Arapahoe Community College, its affiliated agencies and employees.

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 6:00pm


Student Affairs will host "drive in" movie night, featuring Disney's CARS, on Tuesday, July 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room (M1900).

Bring the family and decorate your own race car.  Craft materials and popcorn will be provided.  The event is free and open to the public.

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