50 Years Strong (PHOTO GALLERY)

PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER DANG Kent Hanson gives a speech outside on the River Plaza Patio to students, faculty, staff, and alumni to celebrate Anoka-Ramsey Community College's 50th anniversary.

Coon Rapids Campus hosts big 50th anniversary showcase

By Joe Massaquoi and Christopher Dang

Staff Writer, Staff Photographer 

ARCC had it 50th Anniversary showcase on Sept. 17 at the Coon Rapids campus.

ARCC held it 50th Anniversary showcase displaying performances and work put together by students and staff. ARCC staff offered food and beverage for all visitors, staff members and students who came to the events.

Sheila Provost, of ARCC Central Service and coordinator in this department, said having been with the school for more than 40 years she has really seen how things have changed over the years.

Many people attended the event and there was a large amount of food. The musical team that was present at the event played classical and jazz while people danced.

“The 50th Anniversary at Anoka Ramsey Community College was a great opportunity for all to gather and celebrate this amazing place!” said Cassandra Bauer, who works in the office of the president.

Rukkaya Al-battat, a first year ARCC student said, “I like that they gave away free things, such as, bottles, pens.”

“Celebrating AR’s 50th anniversary was definitely cool! The food was amazing and I’m glad that I was able to be here,” said Havannah Yang, a student at ARCC.

Historic Awards

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On Thursday September 9, 2015, Anoka-Ramsey Community College celebrated its 50th anniversary. In the various departments of the college, displays were setup to showcase the achievements and history of Anoka-Ramsey. Shown here is the athletics department showcase with numerous trophies of past years .



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