Events Archive


Writers Studio at ACC will host a faculty reading and open mic event on Wednesday, April 13, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Library & Learning Commons.  FULL DETAILS

Students and community members are invited to share original work in poetry, fiction and nonfiction, as well as excerpts of screenplays and plays.  Join us for FREE FOOD and lots of fun!

For more information, please contact English and Creative Writing Faculty / Writers Studio Coordinator and Progenitor Faculty Advisor Kathryn Winograd, Ph.D., at kathryn.winograd@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5815.


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Club will host guest speaker Warren Skidmore from the Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corporation (TMT) on Tuesday, April 12, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Room M3130.  ACC ASTRONOMY PROGRAM TWITTER FEED

Skidmore will talk about how the Thirty Meter Telescope will soon be the most advanced and powerful optical telescope on Earth.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact ACC Lead Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones at jennifer.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5839.


Arapahoe Community College will host an astronomy star party on Friday, April 8, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

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Astronomy Star PartyStar parties will be 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 hot cocoa and cookies will be served.

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.


The Arapahoe Community College Sigma Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will host a SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PARTY on Thursday, April 7, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Learn more about the wide range of scholarship opportunities to help you – YES YOU – pay for school.  This event is open to all ACC students.

For more information, please contact Mark D'Agosta at mdagosta@student.cccs.edu.


The Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition opening reception will be held today from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College. Light refreshments will be served.  The show runs through April 13.

This show features ceramics, drawings/two-dimensional design, jewelry and metal arts, painting, photography and sculpture/three-dimensional design from ACC's fine art students.

The juror for this show is Collin Parson, Gallery Exhibition Manager at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public Monday - Friday from Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.; closed on weekends).

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.


Arapahoe Community College will host a hot topic discussion forum entitled Campaign Financing on Thursday, March 31, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Library and Learning Commons.

Guest speakers will be ACC Philosophy Faculty Mark Gowan, ACC Business Faculty AJ "Hoppy" Thomas and Robert O'Mara (University of Denver).  The forum will be moderated by ACC Political Science Faculty Mary Carr.

Come with ideas and questions.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact the ACC Student Life office at 303.797.5668.


The Tin Man Murder MysteryStudent Life presents Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - The Tin Man Murder on Wednesday, March 30, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800).

Join us for this 1930s detective mystery filled with twists and turns.  Bring your fedoras and glam!

This event is open to the public.  Tickets, which are $5 apiece ($8 on/after March 28), may be purchased in advance at the Student Life Office (Room M2820) while quantities last.

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


Arapahoe Community College will host a Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career Day on Wednesday, March 30, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Summit Room (M1900) at the Littleton Campus.

Law enforcement agencies from throughout Colorado will be on hand to answer questions and distribute applications, including:

  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career DayAdvantage Security, Inc.
  • AlliedBarton Security Services
  • Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office
  • Aurora PD
  • Brighton PD
  • Broomfield PD
  • Castle Rock PD
  • Colorado Dept. of Corrections
  • Colorado Division of Gaming
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • Denver Police Dept.
  • Denver Sheriff’s Dept.
  • Englewood PD
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Glendale PD
  • Golden PD
  • Greeley PD
  • Lodge & Gilpin Casinos
  • Lone Tree PD
  • Northglenn Police Dept.
  • Sheridan PD
  • Thornton PD
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Weld County Sheriff’s Office
  • Wyoming Highway Patrol

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.


Students from the ACC Astronomy Club will be presenting on various astronomy topics.  Learn more about the ACC Astronomy Club and upcoming events.

For more information, please contact ACC Lead Astronomy Faculty Jennifer Jones at jennifer.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5839.


The 2016 Arapahoe Community College Graduation Expo will be held on Monday and Tuesday, March 28-29, 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 2016 is Tuesday, March 15.  The 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday morning, May 14, 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.