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American River College - 50 Years - Sacramento, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 38° 39.100 W 121° 20.951
10S E 643650 N 4279414
Quick Description: ARC is a two year community college serving the Sacramento area.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2013 8:31:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMGY6F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

Since it's beginnings in 1955, American River College has grown to one of the largest community colleges in the state with over 38,000 students. Part of the 50 year commemoration included a sculpture on the campus.

The plaque by the sculpture reads:

In recognition of the 50th anniversary
American River College
Laura Parker

Growth is "an emergence; the gradual beginning or
coming fort." The spiral is a universal symbol of
growth, something that every student achieves at ARC
and that the college constantly seeks for its
academic environment.

These steel augers were "harvested" from
Sacramento's 110-year old Globe Mill grain silo, where
they were used to transport and process the crops
harvested from the farms in this region.

A gift from the artist and the President's Circle Fund

Anniversary Year: 2005

Year of Event, Organization or Occurance: 1955

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA USA

Website: Not listed

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