Coronavirus COVID-19 Response Update
All extra-curricular activities are suspended until April 6. This includes athletics, theater, student life, speakers, presentations, etc. We will continue to monitor and determine if these activities will be suspended for a longer period of time in the upcoming weeks. If student groups want to continue to meet through online or other non-face to face means, please feel free to do so.
For more information on Anoka-Ramsey’s response to COVID-19, please visit AnokaRamsey.edu/coronavirus.
About Campus Life
Life outside your classroom at Anoka-Ramsey is full of vitality! Students are invited to participate in a variety of social, educational, recreational and cultural clubs and activities.
We also welcome the community at large to our campuses for various theatre, music, art, creative writing, multicultural and fundraising events.
Anoka-Ramsey is committed to taking steps necessary to protect the health and safety of our campus communities.
- Until further notice all events where more than 10 attendees are expected are canceled.
- Student life and campus extra-curricular activities will be suspended until at least April 6.
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When Bora Faulkner, Ph.D. stepped foot on campus for the first time in 2006 she had just finished high school in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania and moved to Minnesota to pursue her passion for science. Undergraduate research opportunities at Anoka-Ramsey gave Bora more than a start in the #STEM field. “I was introduced to other mentors in science and it opened doors to more research opportunities,” said Bora. “When I transferred to the University of Minnesota to complete my degree in biochemistry, I worked in the lab with the professor I’d met and continued to work as a junior scientist after graduation.” Read her story at anokaramsey.edu/news/a-great-start-for-women-in-stem
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For an artist and student like Esther Stoy, with ambitions to use her creativity to contribute to a workplace where she can solve problems and create things that have a practical, functional use for people, the Coon Rapids Campus mural project mentee program provides invaluable skills. “Just being part of this process is a once in a lifetime experience. It’s exciting that what we’re doing will be so important to this campus and the surrounding community," shared Stoy Real more about Esther and the mural project at AnokaRamsey.edu/news #communityart #art
Meet Our Students and Alumni
Meet Tina KlaysmatTina KlaysmatAllied Health & NursingAS Exercise Science
“I chose ARCC because it is close to home, affordable, and they have a lot to offer in terms of classes and Transfer Pathways.”
Meet Logan DouglasLogan DouglasArts & CommunicationAFA Theatre
“I think the best aspect of Anoka-Ramsey is the people. Everyone here, staff and students alike, feels super down to earth, and I'm never too scared or nervous to engage in conversation with them… We all help each other with our problems and I think that's one of my biggest reasons I'm glad I came here.”
Meet Madison RoweMadison RoweInformation SystemsAS Computer Science
“I was nervous about my decision to come to Anoka-Ramsey because of the stigma of community colleges, but it was the right decision for me.”