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Arapahoe Community College has received a $100,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, as announced today by Courtney Loehfelm, Executive Director of the ACC Foundation.

The grant is designated to be used for the ACC Child Development Center expansion and lab school.  The grant period is May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2016.

ACC President Dr. Diana DoyleThe State of Colorado and Governor John Hickenlooper have proclaimed Monday, May 4, 2015, as Arapahoe Community College Day in Colorado in honor of the official 50th anniversary of the founding of ACC.

Joel Marquez began taking Concurrent Enrollment classes at Arapahoe Community College in the fall of 2011 as a freshman at Sheridan High School.  Now, nearly four years later, Marquez will not only be graduating as Sheridan’s class of 2015 Valedictorian, he will be earning his Associate of Science (General) from ACC.

“After taking the Advanced Academic Achievement (AAA 109) course my freshman year, I went on to take two classes – math and English – as a sophomore,” said Marquez. “I began attending ACC full-time my junior year.”

Arapahoe Community College and Colorado School of Mines have announced the completion of a new transfer agreement.

Students can now transfer from ACC to Mines prior to, or upon completion of, their Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree.  FULL DETAILS

Shari CulverArapahoe Community College's Shari Culver co-presented about the CO-PALS (Colorado Policy, Analytics, and Learning at Scale) career and college readiness initiative at the American Association of Community Colleges' 95th annual convention on April 19, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.

The Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program has been recognized by the Association for Career and Technical Education for working extensively with an industry advisory committee to develop an up-to-date, relevant program that incorporates general education, formal automotive training classes and hands-on learning with state-of-the-art automobiles and tools.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has donated a 2011 Dodge Durango, a 2013 Dodge Dart and a 2015 Jeep Cherokee to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program.

Arapahoe Community College has been named as a Top 100 Workplace in Colorado for 2015 by The Denver Post, as announced in the April 12 print edition (Section T) and online.

General Motors has donated a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program.

The drive to pursue one’s higher education may emerge for a variety of reasons, and at various stages in life.  Many high school students begin immediately after graduation, while non-traditional students – those returning to the classroom several years removed from their secondary education – will have a broad range of factors affecting why, and when, they enroll in two-and-four-year institutions.

In fact, the age at which students begin their pursuit of higher education may be as varied as the degree programs offered at present-day colleges and universities.

The Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program has received a $12,000 donation from the Nissan North America Technical Training Department.

Dr. Jeff BroomeArapahoe Community College Philosophy Professor Dr. Jeff Broome was consulted for the “Wild Bill Hickok” and “Lt. Colonel George A.

Arapahoe Community College's Sigma Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society earned first place in the Honors in Action Theme #3 (Quests of Human Expression) category during the Phi Theta Kappa Colorado Regional Convention on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, at ACC.

Casey L. Betancur, Jr., and Brogden Worcester have been selected as Arapahoe Community College's Rising Stars for the 2014-15 academic year by the State Student Advisory Council (SSAC).

Nominees must be currently enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours, possess a 3.000-or-above college GPA and display a high level of involvement in college activities and student leadership.

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Daniels Fund to provide Boundless Opportunity Scholarships to non-traditional students.

Arapahoe Community College's Nursing Program has been ranked in the top 20% of America's best nursing schools in the western region by

Arapahoe Community College alumnus John Whatley has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Whatley, who is also one of two ACC representatives on the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic Team, has earned a $2,000 scholarship and will be recognized at the American Association of Community College's (AACC) Annual Convention and the Phi Theta Kappa Annual Convention in April, as well as at the annual Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic Team Recognition Ceremony and Honorary Luncheon on March 11 at the Denver Athletic Club.