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The Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program has received a $3,000 grant from The Chrysler Foundation.

“Our most sincere thanks to The Chrysler Foundation for this generous grant,” said Jerry Viola, Director of Automotive Technology at ACC.  “This investment will be a tremendous asset to our students and facility.”


Anastasia McKayArapahoe Community College student Anastasia McKay organized efforts to raise $3,800 for The Hunger Project (a global, nonprofit organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger) during the Fall 2014 semester.


Arapahoe Community College Financial Aid Advisor Dean Wilson will receive the University of Colorado Denver’s Fall 2014 College of Arts & Media Outstanding Graduate Award on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at a reception at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Denver.

The ACC Law Enforcement Academy will host its semiannual graduation ceremony on Friday, Dec. 12, beginning at 6:00 p.m.


Medical Office Technology Program Coordinator Deby Jones has been selected as Arapahoe Community College’s 2014-15 Faculty of the Year.

Deby JonesACC’s 2014-15 Faculty Senate President, Jones also currently serves on the Marketing Advisory Committee and on the Environmental Analysis Task Force for ACC’s 2015-20 Strategic Planning Committee.


Writers Studio and the ACC Foundation are proud to announce the winners of the Fall 2014 Writers Studio Student Scholarship: Kimberly J. MacDonald and Grace Frances Marie Wagner.

Please visit the Writers Studio Student Scholarship webpage for additional information - including bios and sample work - about the Fall 2014 winners.

ACC Biology Professor Terry Harrison conducted his annual shark dissection with blind/vision-impaired students at the Colorado Center for the Blind on Friday morning, Nov. 14.  Later that evening, students from ACC Painting Instructor Nathan Abels’ class invited staff and students from the CCB to a fully-accessible tactile art exhibit at ACC’s Jantzen Gallery.


General Motors Corporation (GMC) has donated a 2013 Sierra pickup truck to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program.

Sophie Mabry and Diane Hegeman

ACC Human Performance / Exercise Sciences Program Coordinator / Professor Sophie Mabry (pictured left) was appointed to the Colorado Governor's Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles on Oct. 29, 2014.  ACC Vice President for Instruction Diane Hegeman, Ph.D., is pictured on the right.


Arapahoe Community College Police Officer Prem V. Menon was presented with the inaugural ACC Police Department Humanitarian Award by Police Chief Joseph Morris on Thursday morning, Oct. 30, in the Waring Theatre.

"Launchpad" Entrepreneurship CertificateThe CU Denver Business School’s Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship is collaborating with ACC on a new Entrepreneurship Certificate called “Launchpad”.

White Box ChallengeStudents from Arapahoe Community College's ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) Student Chapter were honored with The People’s Choice Award and Second Place for the overall competition at the ASID's annual White Box Challenge at


Arapahoe Community College's Child Development Center has been awarded NAEYC accreditation (National Association for the Education of Young Children) by the NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation through Nov. 1, 2019.

NAEYC administers the largest and most widely recognized accreditation system for all types of early childhood programs and childcare centers.  NAEYC is the nation’s largest organization of early childhood educators.

Chevrolet has donated a 2014 Corvette Stingray to the Arapahoe Community College Automotive Technology Program.

“We would like to extend our gratitude to Chevrolet for this donation,” said Jerry Viola, Director of Automotive Technology at ACC.  “We appreciate the continued generosity of Chevrolet, and this Corvette Stingray will be a great asset for students in our GM ASEP program (General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program).”