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Home-schooled students visit dayArapahoe Community College will host Home-Schooled Students Visit Day on Friday, April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Room M3130 at the Littleton Campus.

Home-schooled students are encouraged to bring their families to this free event to learn about ACC and its great faculty and academic resources.  Lunch will be provided.

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. - check in and registration
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. - welcome and ACC presentation
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - breakout sessions and tours
11:30 a.m. - Noon - ACC student panel
Noon - 12:30 p.m. - lunch and door prizes

To RSVP, please contact Brogden at bworcester@student.cccs.edu or 303.981.7154.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact acc.info@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5637.


pottery by Robert SchroderThe Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Spring Pottery Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 23-25, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Admission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Free parking is available in all campus lots during the sale.  Hours of operation at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts for this sale are as follows:

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, APRIL 24:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information about the Spring Pottery Sale, please contact Vicky Smith at victoria.smith@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5948.


According to the U.S. Department of Justice, every 107 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.  In an effort to increase awareness about this societal problem, ACC will host a Consent Carnival on Thursday, April 23, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to play games, enjoy snacks and talk about what consent means to them.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


The Arapahoe Community College Student Affairs Office and Political Science Department will sponsor a moderated forum regarding the situation in Ferguson, MO, on Wednesday, April 22, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge.  This event is free and open to the public.

Panelists Sean Dugan, Chief of Police at Red Rocks Community College, and Ted Belteau (MS in Curriculum and Instruction, Ed.S. in Administration), educational consultant and member of the ACLU, are scheduled to be in attendance to discuss the various perspectives.

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


Please join the Animal Advocacy Club on Wednesday, April 22, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Student Lounge for an Earth Day animal awareness event.

This event is free and open to the public, and free popcorn will be served.  For more information, please contact Animal Advocacy Club Advisor Diana Hornick at diana.hornick@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5256.


Student Affairs will facilitate FREE self defense training on Tuesday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.

Sign up in advance (space is limited) at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) for a free one-hour training presented by Sensei Rudy Trenconsky of the Yamabushi Dojo in Highlands Ranch.  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.  Lunch will be provided.

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


Coffee with a CopThe Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock Campus will host Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday, April 21, from 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.  Stop by to talk with an ACC Campus Police Officer and enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Castle Rock Campus at 303.660.3160.


The ACC Castle Rock Campus will host a student barbeque on Monday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  For more information, please contact the Castle Rock Campus at castle.rock@arapahoe.edu or 303.660.3160.


Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College will host its 2015 Literary Festival on Saturday, April 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800).

Join us for workshops, readings, award presentations and lunch.  FULL DETAILS and REGISTRATION

2015 Literary Festival

8:15 a.m. - registration
9:00 a.m. - festival opening, presentation of awards and readings by winners of the Writers Studio Literary Contest
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - morning workshops
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. - lunch and readings by workshop faculty (books will be available for purchase)
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - afternoon workshops

MORNING WORKSHOPS

As Many Accidents as Intentions: How Poems Happen Anyway - Bin Ramke
Writing About Intimate Moments - Thomas Larson

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

Telling the Story or Story Telling Writer - Linda Hogan
The Digital Age and Writing: Digital Storytelling - Lisa Joslyn

Cost is $45 for non-ACC students to attend both workshops (morning and afternoon), or $25 for non-ACC students to attend their choice of either the morning or afternoon workshop.  ACC students receive a reduced rate of $20.  Lunch is included with all reservations, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Writers Studio Scholarship Fund.  Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.

RSVP and payment are both due by Noon on Thursday, April 16.  Please denote which workshops you wish to attend.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Winograd at writerstudio@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5815.


The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Friday, April 17, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

Astronomy Star Parties

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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.