The Arapahoe Community College Fitness Center will host the Highway to Happiness Conference on Saturday, Apr. 6. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the conference is scheduled to run from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This event was originally scheduled to be held on Mar. 9.
Priscilla Freed, Director of Camp MissFits®, will be one of three keynote speakers at this event, which will focus on achieving and maintaining both emotional and physical health. Jenjayi "J" Harris and Beatrice Bruno will also be on hand to share their wisdom and knowledge.
A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Arapahoe Community College Foundation in support of the ACC Fitness Center. For more information, or to register, please visit the Highway to Happiness Conference hompage.
This series is designed for students who are undecided about your major or career path. Topics include exploring career options, researching career information, and creating an action plan. One day workshop. To register, contact the Career and Transfer Center at 303.797.5805 or email@example.com.
The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College (Littleton Campus) will present a Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition from Apr. 2-17. The festivities will also include an opening reception with light refreshments on Friday night, Apr. 5, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Kathy Andrews will be the juror for this exhibition. Andrews' experience includes 18 years (1984-02) at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and three years (2002-05) at the Metro State Center for Visual Art. An adjunct professor at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Andrews is currently an art consultant in the Denver area.
Admission is free and the exhibition is open to the public. Hours of operation at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts for this exhibition are as follows:
MONDAY - FRIDAY: Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.)
SATURDAY / SUNDAY: closed
The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building. For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.797.5649.
Arapahoe Community College will host an early childhood professionals celebration on Thursday, Apr. 4, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Waring Theater.
Join us for an enjoyable evening reconnecting with colleagues and learning about new industry trends. Early childhood education (ECE) industry partners in attendance will include the Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC), Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, Invest in Kids, the Arapahoe County Library District, the TEACH Scholarship, Qualistar, Lakeshore, U.S. Toys and Kaplan. Representatives from ACC's Library and Academic Advising office will also be on hand.
The celebration will also include an early childhood job fair from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., and the festivities will include refreshments and door prizes. This event is free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary), and free parking is available in all campus lots. All participants at this workshop will receive a two-hour continuing education certificate.
Schedule of events:
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - networking with colleagues and ECE partners / early childhood job fair
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. - panel discussion with ECE health care professionals (concluding with question-and-answer session); topics will include nutrition, immunizations, the exclusion of children from care, and caring for the caregiver.
This event will be held in conjunction with “Week of the Young Child”, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the celebration is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. This year’s “Week of the Young Child” celebration will be Apr. 14-20 and the theme is Early Years are Learning Years.
For more information, please contact Kristin Habicht, Department Chair of ACC’s Early Childhood Education program, at email@example.com or 303.797.5924.
The semi-annual Open Mic, sponsored by Writers Studio, will be held on Thursday afternoon, Apr. 4, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Half Moon. This event, which is free and open to the public, will include refreshments.
Join student and community writers for an afternoon of poetry and prose. For more information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Winograd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.797.5815.