Campus Current

CAB hosts free keychain event during Welcome Week

Tommy Parker, Reporter

August 29, 2018

The Campus Activities Board hosted a free photo keychain giveaway event in SUN on Wednesday. Students waited in a line to have their picture taken and out in a plastic key chain. “School can be hard and being involved...

Returning players help new freshman adjust

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018

This season’s Men’s Soccer lineup will include three second-year players who will return to the field and lead the team to the regionals, the coach told Campus Current in August.  The “leaders of the field,” head coach Nick Cosentino said, are center back Ryan Owen, mid-fielder Noah Bea...

Women’s Soccer preps for upcoming fall season

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018

AACC Women’s Soccer team is bringing back eight returning players for the fall 2018 season.  Women’s Soccer will play 18 games this season, including eight at Siegert Field.   Last season, the Riverhawks won nine games, lost five and tied one. They scored 3...

AACC program helps Hispanic high school graduates adjust to college life

August 25, 2018

A group of Hispanic high school graduates who are attending AACC this semester transitioned into college life by taking a free, two-week course over the summer.   Created in 2008, the Adelante program helps graduating high school students of Hispanic descent adapt to a full-time college schedule.  ...

Students may pick own, desired name in upcoming fall semester

Daniel Salomon, Multimedia Producer

August 25, 2018

Students who prefer their nicknames—or go by names other than the ones their parents gave them—may choose how the college identifies them, starting this fall.  Chief Diversity Officer Deidra Dennie said students also may choose which names appear on their student IDs, clas...

Campus team to focus on inclusion, fairness

Sarah Noble and Daniel Salomon

August 25, 2018

AACC’s Chief Diversity Officer is restarting the college’s diversity committee after a two-year break.  Dr. Deidra Dennie is organizing the committee to meet once a month to promote inclusion, diversity and fairness.   ...

Fill out FASFA early for best chance at awards

Roxanne Ready, Reporter

August 25, 2018

By filling out one form, students can start the process to get money for college from the U.S. government, the state or AACC’s scholarship foundation—or all three.  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid—or FAFSA—is a form students can fill out each year to see how ...

Students can find free, more affordable textbooks

Daniel Salomon, Multimedia Producer

August 25, 2018

College students spend an average of $579 a year on textbooks from campus bookstores, according to the National Association of College Stores. Here are some ways to save money on your textbooks, and in some cases, get them for...

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