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PRISE = Pacific Islander/Asian American Resilience, Integrity, and Self-Empowerment through Education

PRISE is a student support program that enhances the experiences of Pacific Islanders and Asian American students at ARC. By fostering a supportive, culturally affirming, and empowering education, it strives to increase student success rates. It's open to all, including first-time, continuing, and returning students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Students must join the PRISE Learning Community in order to access specific course offerings and services.

Fall 2023 Courses

For permission number, email Caroline Prieto at

Days Start
ENGWR 300 College Composition [Hybrid] 11426 W 10:30 am Prieto
COMM 301 Introduction to Public Speaking 10457 M/W 12:00 pm Coleman
ETHN 300 Introduction to Ethnic Studies 12687 Tu/Th 7:30 am Carnero
ANTH 300 Biological Anthropology [Hybrid] 10847 Tu 10:30 am Casper-Denman
ANTH 310 Cultural Anthropology [Hybrid] 10893 Th 10:30 am Casper-Denman
ETHN 330 Introduction to Asian American Studies 18264 Tu/Th 3:00 pm Carnero

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PRISE General Email:

PRISEGeneral Phone:
(916) 484-8121


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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