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Auraria CampusThe ACC Career & Transfer Center presents Auraria Campus Visit Day on Friday, April 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Considering a transfer to MSU Denver or CU Denver?  Join us for a tour of the Auraria Campus to discuss the transfer process.  Travel via light rail (free light rail tickets to the first 20 students who register).

For more information, or to register, please contact the Career & Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.


Keep Calm and Complete Your FAFSAThe Arapahoe Community College Parker Campus will host "Keep Calm and Complete Your FAFSA" on Thursday, April 2, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Trying to figure out how to finance your college education?  Our hands-on workshop, complete with placement-testing vouchers, can help you.  Students and parents can work together to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Refreshments will be provided.  REGISTER HERE

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


Arapahoe Community College will host a Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career Day on Wednesday, April 1, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room (M1900) at the Littleton Campus.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado will be on hand to answer questions and distribute applications.  A wide array of hiring agencies are scheduled to be in attendance, including:

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Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
Aurora PD
Broomfield PD
Castle Rock PD
Colorado Department of Public Safety
Colorado Division of Gaming

Colorado State Patrol
Commerce City PD
Denver PD
FCI Englewood
Glendale PD
Golden PD
Greeley PD
Lafayette PD
Lone Tree PD
Regis University
Weld County Sheriff's Office
Woodland Park PD

The ACC Law Enforcement Academy will also facilitate two interactive breakout sessions in the Half Moon (Room M1800) on April 1.

• Englewood SWAT (10:00 - 10:30 a.m.)
• Littleton PD K9 Unit (10:45 - 11:15 a.m.)

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.


Student Affairs will host Women’s History Month: The Life of Scientist Madame Curie on Tuesday, March 31, at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Madame CurieMeet the scientist who discovered a new element that really does glow in the dark.  Marie Curie is best known for the discovery of radium, radioactivity and the first treatments for cancer, but few understand the obstacles she faced just to get into the laboratory.  This compelling one-hour program includes an in-character monologue, as well as Q & A sessions with Marie Curie and event presenter Susan Marie Frontczak (writer, actor and storyteller from Boulder).

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


The 2015 Arapahoe Community College Graduation Expo will be held on Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, 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 2015 is Sunday, March 15.  The 2015 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday morning, May 16, 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.


The Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition opens today.  The exhibit runs through April 14.  The festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments on Friday, April 3, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

painting by Zacharie RuhterThe juror for this exhibit will be Heritage Fine Art Guild 1st Vice President Beatrice Drury.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Hours of operation:

MONDAY - FRIDAY:  Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  closed

ACC studio art students submitted 283 entries for this exhibit, and 201 were selected for display.  The 2015 submissions and accepted entries proved to be double the amount from 2014.  Heritage Fine Art Guild provided $250 in awards for ACC students, and many of the submissions were selected to be displayed in other local galleries.  The Steve Adams Gallery, a commercial gallery in downtown Littleton, selected 12 pieces, and Littleton Adventist Hospital selected 22 pieces for its Healing Arts program.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building at 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton.  For more information about the Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition, please contact Trish Sangelo at trish.sangelo@arapahoe.edu.


First Aid and Survival Training student clubThe First Aid and Survival Training (F.A.S.T) student club at Arapahoe Community College will facilitate a level-one disaster response training session on Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (M1800) at the Littleton Campus.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will provide training to prepare for both natural and man-made crisis situations.  ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Space is limited for this event, and due to the sensitive nature of some subject matter contained within the presentation, age-appropriate attendance is encouraged.  REGISTER NOW

ACC Physical Therapist Assistant student John Young, an Army medic who serves as the director of the F.A.S.T. student club, will coordinate this three-hour training session.  The curriculum was developed by Special Forces medical operators, trauma surgeons and public safety professionals.

For more information, please contact Byron Jones, Director of the ACC Law Enforcement Academy and F.A.S.T. Faculty Advisor, at byron.jones@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5874.


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Thursday, March 26, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Parker Campus.

The Littleton Campus will also host a star party on April 17.

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Star 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.


Park Place Technologies will be recruiting at ACC on Thursday, March 26, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Room M4110.

Is a B2B IT sales career for you?  Find out now!  Meet with recent graduates who know what it takes.  Park Place Technologies has full-time career opportunities available right now, as well as after graduation.  Refreshments will be available.

2015 Career Fair
The Arapahoe Community College Career and Transfer Center, along with ACC Community Education and the City of Centennial Senior Commission, invite students and community members to attend the 2015 Annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 25, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room (M1900).  This event is free and open to the public.

Visit with more than 50 employers who have job openings, and come prepared to network.  A resumé review station (no appointment necessary) for ACC students will be available Monday - Thursday, March 9-12 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day), in the Second Floor Student Lounge in preparation for the Career Fair.  Bring your resumé, or let us help you create one.

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS

2015 CAREER FAIR PROGRAM

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (free to attend; seating is limited)
11:30 a.m. - Find the Hidden Job Market
12:15 p.m. - Use Social Media for Career Success
1:00 p.m. - Keys to a Great Interview

Additionally, ACC Community Education will host keynote speaker Kimberly Lucas at 2:15 p.m. in the Waring Theatre.  The Founder and Chief People Connector at Goldstone Partners, Inc., Lucas will give a presentation entitled "Your Career: Are You a Driver or a Passenger?".  Refreshments will be served.

For more information about the 2015 Annual Career Fair, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.