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September 2023 Happenings at Aims Community College

Community members are invited to join Aims Community College at public events. Join us for these upcoming events on Aims Community College campuses.

People taking a selfie in front of hot air balloons getting ready for takeoff

Be Mindful, It Matters: Comedian David Granirer | September 15 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Welcome Center | Greeley Campus
David Granirer is a counselor, stand-up comic, and mental health keynote speaker. David, who himself has depression, has taught stand-up comedy to recovering addicts and cancer patients and founded Stand Up For Mental Health, his program teaching comedy to people with mental health issues. This event celebrates the Centennial Area Health Education Center’s  Be Mindful, It Matters mental health exhibit.

Girls in Aviation Day | September 23 | 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. | Aviation Technology Building | Greeley Campus
Aims faculty will introduce girls to aviation through activities like flight simulators, drones and air traffic control simulations. The event also includes a career panel with representatives across the industry presenting. This event is for girls ages 8-18. Girls must be accompanied by a chaperone. Space is limited, reservations are required and there is no cost to attend. Tickets are only required for girls participating in the activities; chaperones do not need to register.

Jay Pee - Message of HOPE - National Recovery Month Celebration Speaker | September 27 | noon-1 p.m. | Student Commons Room 114 | Greeley Campus
Jeff Powell, better known as Jay Pee, has an extensive history of experiencing homelessness and addiction. His story is one of redemption and hope. Learn how he got out of his dire situation and turned it into a thriving condition, where he has created a recovery community organization (Minnesota Hope Dealerz), became a Drug and Alcohol counselor and an inspiration to those in recovery worldwide.

Great Aardvark Embark Hot Air Balloon Launch | September 30 | 6:30 - 8 a.m. | Field north of Cornerstone Building| Greeley Campus
Come to Aims bright and early for a magical sunrise event.  Everyone is welcome to enjoy watching as professional pilots from Colorado Balloon Club set up, inflate and launch during this sixth annual Great Aardvark Embark. The event field opens to the public at 6:30 a.m. Balloons are estimated to launch between 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

In-Person Campus Tours
Aims conducts tours for prospective students and their families on a regular basis.  Visit to find the schedule and RSVP for an upcoming tour.

For more information about events at Aims Community College, visit To request accommodations for any of these events, call 970-339-6388 or email