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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 Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 9:00am - 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 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 Sunday, March 15.  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.

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.

Madame CurieMeet 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:

Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Career Day, Wednesday, April 1, 9-11 a.m. in Room M1900. Find your dream job here! 303.797.5793Advantage Security, Inc.
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
Aurora PD
Broomfield PD
Castle Rock PD
Colorado Department of Public Safety
Colorado Division of Gaming

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

The ACC Law Enforcement Academy will also facilitate two interactive breakout sessions in the Half Moon (Room M1800) on April 1.

• Englewood SWAT (10:00 - 10:30 a.m.)
• Littleton PD K9 Unit (10:45 - 11:15 a.m.)

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 at least 21 years of age.  This event is free and open to the public.

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.

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Keep Calm and Complete Your FAFSAThe Arapahoe Community College Parker Campus will host "Keep Calm and Complete Your FAFSA" on Thursday, April 2, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Trying to figure out how to finance your college education?  Our hands-on workshop, complete with placement-testing vouchers, can help you.  Students and parents can work together to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Refreshments will be provided.  REGISTER HERE

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the ACC Parker Campus at parkercampus@arapahoe.edu or 303.734.4822.

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.

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm


The Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition opening reception will be held this evening from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.  The exhibit runs through April 14.

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 Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am


AARP Colorado will present information about the new healthcare law and medicare on Wednesday, April 8, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Library & Learning Commons.

Do you have questions about what the healthcare law means for you?  By understanding what is in the law, you can get the most out of your healthcare and Medicare coverage.

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

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Arapahoe Community College will host an early childhood professionals celebration on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

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 7:00 - 8:30 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 earn 2.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.

Schedule of events:
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Brian Conly, Deputy Director of the Colorado Office of Early Childhood (OEC), will speak on embracing change (Waring Theatre)
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - job fair (Half Moon - Room M1800)
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - breakout sessions (Multi-Purpose Room - M1900): Educational Pathways to Success and Partnership Pathways to Success

NAEYCThis 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 12-18 and the theme is Celebrating Our Youngest Learners.

For more information, please contact Kristin Habicht, ACC Early Childhood Education Department Chair, at kristin.habicht@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5924.

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm


Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Workshop on Friday, April 10, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room M2070.

  • 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.  This workshop is free for students.  Fee is $55 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.