Events Archive

PLEASE NOTE:  as of Jan. 28, this event has been moved from March 11 to March 25

Arapahoe Community College will host an astronomy star party on Friday, March 25, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

VISIT THE ACC ASTRONOMY PROGRAM TWITTER FEED FOR STAR PARTY UPDATES

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.

Clothing Swap - Bring an item, swap for anotherThe Sustainability Club will host a clothing swap on Wednesday and Thursday, March 23-24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Donate used clothing and shop for something new.  Unclaimed clothing will be donated.

Most people wear 20% of their clothes 80% of the time.  It is estimated that 2.5 billion pounds of clothing ended up in landfills last year.  Clean out your closet today and recycle your slightly-worn clothes and accessories.  This two-day event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Sustainability Club Faculty Advisor Lori Tigner at lori.tigner@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5781.

The ACC Student Success Center will facilitate its Top Ten Test-Taking Tips "Mid-day Takeaway" spring workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 22-23, from 11:30 a.m. - Noon both days in the Student Success Center (Room M2720).

FULL SCHEDULE OF MID-DAY TAKEAWAY SPRING WORKSHOPS

Learn valuable strategies from Peer Tutors who have excelled in ACC courses.  If dates and times do not fit your schedule, please come by the Student Success Center to speak with a Peer Tutor.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please call 303.797.5824.

ACC will be on spring break from March 14-20.  CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.

Administrative offices will be open Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

The diverse writers from Women Write the Rockies will be at ACC for a Writers Studio Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, March 10, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.  FULL DETAILS

Join Elisabeth Hyde, Marilyn Kryls, Rita Brady Kiefer, Sheryl Luna and debut poet Teow Lim Goh for a meet-and-greet reception with hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, readings, book sales/signing and a celebration of International Women's Day. 

SUGGESTED DONATIONS FOR ADMISSION
$8 - students
$12 - in advance
$15 - at the door

Donations will benefit the ACC Writers Studio Scholarship Fund, and will be matched up to $1,000.  Silent auction items include the following and more:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Alamo Theatre date pack (two tickets and $20 in food)
  • 25-visit punch pass at the ACC Fitness Center
  • $49 course credit for ACC Community Education
  • $25 gift certificate to West Side Books (new, used and rare selections)

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.

Arapahoe Community College will host its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 9, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Summit Room (M1900).  This event is free and open to the public.

Meet with more than 50 employers about job and internship opportunities.  ATTENDING EMPLOYERS

The ACC Career and Transfer Center will have resumé review stations available from Monday-Thursday, Feb. 29 - March 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day in the Second Floor Student Lounge to help students prepare for the Career Fair.  Bring your resumé, or let our career advisors help you create one.  No appointment necessary.

LinkedIn will be present at the Career Fair to help you rock your profile for maximum exposure and benefit.  Have a professional picture taken and loaded in your LinkedIn profile, then meet with LinkedIn staff to review your profile and receive expert advice and tips for making the most impact.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.

The ACC Student Success Center will facilitate its Bye Bye Test Anxiety "Mid-day Takeaway" spring workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 8-9, from 11:30 a.m. - Noon both days in the Student Success Center (Room M2720).

FULL SCHEDULE OF MID-DAY TAKEAWAY SPRING WORKSHOPS

Learn valuable strategies from Peer Tutors who have excelled in ACC courses.  If dates and times do not fit your schedule, please come by the Student Success Center to speak with a Peer Tutor.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please call 303.797.5824.

The Arapahoe Community College Career and Transfer Center will host a federal careers expo on Wednesday, March 2, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The Federal Government is hiring.  Speak with representatives from the following offices to learn about career options and the federal employment experience:

  • General Services Administration
  • Department of Labor (Division of Federal Employees' Compensation)
  • Department of the Interior (Interior Business Center)

Learn about Veterans' Preference in federal employment and how to utilize it.  Bring your resume for an evaluation and learn how to create a federal resume.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the ACC Career and Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.

The Arapahoe Community College Parker campus will host "Pizza with the President" on Tuesday, March 1, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Join ACC President Diana Doyle, Ph.D., and your fellow students for a slice of pizza and a bit of college camaraderie.

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

Student Life will facilitate FREE self defense training on Tuesday, March 1, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Familiarize yourself with a full range of self-defense techniques, including: awareness, assault deterrence and setting verbal boundaries.  Physical skills are practiced (full contact and full force with the “attacker”).  Learn how to overcome the freeze response and how to strategize and assess options while in an adrenaline-heightened state.

Space is limited, so please register in advance.  For more information, to RSVP, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.