ACC Awarded $20,000 UW Grant for High School Equivalency Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 1, 2022

Alamance Community College has been awarded a $20,000 United Way Community Grant, one of the largest allotments this calendar year. This is the seventh consecutive year that the school’s Academic and Career Readiness (ACR) division has received a United Way grant. Academic and Career Readiness will use the grant to cover High School Equivalency (HSE)Read More…

ACC Names Snyder as VP of Workforce Development

ACC Names Snyder as VP of Workforce Development

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON November 7, 2022

(November 7, 2022) – Alamance Community College has named Justin Snyder as its new Vice President of Workforce Development. Snyder, whose tenure begins January 1, will replace the retiring Gary Saunders. In his new position with Workforce Development, Snyder will oversee the college’s many short-term, non-credit, non-degree courses and programs that meet the needs ofRead More…

ACC Cosmetology Head Wins ‘Partner in Education’ National Award

ACC Cosmetology Head Wins ‘Partner in Education’ National Award

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 31, 2022

(October 31, 2022) – Heather Laws, Cosmetology Department Head at Alamance Community College, is the recipient of a national education award from Great Clips. Laws accepted the “Partners in Education Award” in Minneapolis, MN on October 17. The award recognized ACC’s program for making a significant impact in providing educational opportunities for students entering the field ofRead More…

UNC Educators Learn About ACC-Business Partnerships, Apprentices

UNC Educators Learn About ACC-Business Partnerships, Apprentices

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 26, 2022

(October 25, 2002) – At-risk youth and young adults were the focus recently as Alamance Community College, NCWorks, and Alamance-Burlington Schools facilitated a discussion with about 50 UNC Chapel Hill faculty and administrators who are crossing the state as part of the Across Carolina 100 tour. The UNC personnel — representing departments such as chemistry,Read More…

ACC Mock Trial Team Defeats UNC Charlotte in Competition

ACC Mock Trial Team Defeats UNC Charlotte in Competition

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 26, 2022

(October 26, 2022) – Alamance Community College’s student Mock Trial team competed at an American Mock Trial Association invitational last week and defeated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the second round to mark ACC’s best outing since it has been competing. The event was held Oct. 22-23 on the campus of DavidsonRead More…

ACC Horticulture Students Win Ribbons at NC State Fair

ACC Horticulture Students Win Ribbons at NC State Fair

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 19, 2022

The Horticulture Department at Alamance Community College continued their competitive spirit at the NC State Fair by winning a second place ribbon in the Garden category. Horticulture students designed a garden with the theme of “A Tour of North Carolina: From the Mountains to the Coast.” “We had a great team of students, faculty, andRead More…

ACC Foundation Director Wins NC CORD Award

ACC Foundation Director Wins NC CORD Award

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 18, 2022

(October 18, 2022) – Carolyn Rhode, Executive Director of the Alamance Community College Foundation and Vice President of Institutional Advancement, is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Service Award by NC CORD, the statewide organization for NC Community College Resource Development officers. The NC CORD Distinguished Service Award recognizes those who have served the organizationRead More…

ACC Foundation Scholarship Awards Rise By 72%

ACC Foundation Scholarship Awards Rise By 72%

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 13, 2022

(October 13, 2022) – The Alamance Community College Foundation has awarded $247,828 in Named and Alamance Promise scholarships at this point in the fall 2022 semester, putting the department on track to award more than $600,000 in scholarship aid for curriculum students in the coming year. The $247,828 in student aid this fall represents anRead More…

Alamance Community College Signs Partnership Agreement with WGU North Carolina

Alamance Community College Signs Partnership Agreement with WGU North Carolina

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON October 13, 2022

Graduates will be able to seamlessly transfer to Western Governors University   GRAHAM, N.C. (Oct. 13, 2022) — During a ceremony on October 9 at the North Carolina Community College System Conference in Raleigh, Dr. Algie Gatewood, President of Alamance Community College, and Dr. Ben Coulter, Chancellor of WGU North Carolina, signed a partnership agreementRead More…

ACC Student Receives $5,000 SECU Scholarship

ACC Student Receives $5,000 SECU Scholarship

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 5, 2022

(October 3, 2022) – An Alamance Community College student has received a “People Helping People” scholarship from the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation. Gianna Curiazza, 19, of Gibsonville, was presented with a scholarship worth $5,000 by Perry Pickett, SECU Vice President at the Mebane branch. The award covers $1,250 per semester over four terms.Read More…