The Arapahoe Pinnacle

TRiO program helps selected ACC students of many ages

Tabitha Waite, Arapahoe Pinnacle Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Community, News

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, TRiO Talent Search is still helping students achieve their life ambitions. TRiO is not an acronym, but rather a name that highlights the program’s beginnings that offered three primary services to low-income students. To this day, this program provides opportunities for students as young as middle-school age up to age 27. Currently,...

For ACC student Clare, Colorado is nice but South Africa beckons

For ACC student Clare, Colorado is nice but South Africa beckons

November 17, 2015

If anyone understands diversity, it’s Brooklyn Clare. This ACC student was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and lived there until she was 8. Her...

Student Life seeks help for two events

October 22, 2015

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Student life is seeking volunteers for two events. Please contact Steph Beecher, Student Life specialist, for more information, 303-797-5665. The events: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Wednesday, Oct. 28: • 4-5 p.m.: Set-up and decorate aides (3) to help decorate Half Moon • 6-8 p.m.: Help facilitate props during the movie and clean up (3) Halloween Costume Co...

For this student, life-saving goals are not a surprise

For this student, life-saving goals are not a surprise

Tabitha Waite, Arapahoe Pinnacle Reporter

October 20, 2015

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Steven Anderson grew up with a father who worked in a hospital and a fire department. So it’s no surprise that this first semester ACC student is studying...

Student Life can help with burnout, lack of motivation issues

Kate Coffman, Arapahoe Pinnacle Contributor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Community, News

With midterms nearly upon us, academic burnout can be a big problem for students – especially those who work. Fortunately, mental and physical burnout have warning signs. And if students can successfully overcome burnout, they can perform better at work and school, and they will feel better physically and mentally. Betsy Floyde, LCSW, the counselor for ACC students,...