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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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 NurseJournal.org.


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.


Arapahoe Community College's Darcy Briggs (Registrar and Director of Enrollment Services) and Michael McManus (Director of Advising and Retention) have both been accepted into the 2015 class of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’ (AACRAO) Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program (SEM-EP).


Rudy BettmannArapahoe Community College Mortuary Science Faculty Rudy Bettmann was inducted into the Colorado Soccer Association Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, Feb. 7, 2015, during the annual Colorado Soccer Association Awards Banquet at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows.


Ryan KendallArapahoe Community College alumnus Ryan Kendall (Associate of Arts - 2011) earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Columbia University in the City of New York in the spring of 2014 and plans to attend law school in the fall of 2015.