ACC’s Virtual Smithsonian Exhibit, Activities Will Benefit ABSS Students

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON January 21, 2021

Alamance Community College is bringing a nationally recognized Smithsonian Institution exhibit to its campus—virtually. “Water/Ways” seeks to educate middle schoolers and the public about the natural resource of water, locally focusing on the Haw River. that features trivia, contests, and video activities for all. Supported financially by the NC Humanities Council, the Smithsonian exhibit isRead More…

ACC Grant to Create Pathway for Female Engineers

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON January 21, 2021

Alamance Community College will use a $99,600 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to create a partnership and pipeline to steer young girls toward the engineering career field. Women in a Network of Discovery (WIND) is the future educational pathway aimed at increasing the number of women, especially minority and low-income females, earning associate and bachelor’sRead More…

New ACC Foundation Board Members Begin Duties

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON January 4, 2021

The Alamance Community College Foundation has announced the names of five new board members whose terms began January 1, 2021. They are Susan Ezekiel, Rachel D. Hughes, Martha Krall, Brendle Leggett, and Glenda Yount. SUSAN EZEKIEL, CPA, President and Managing Partner, Cobb Ezekiel Loy & Company, P.A. Susan Ezekiel joined the accounting profession in 1983Read More…

ACC Students Who Earn Associate Degree Offered Guaranteed Admission to Lees-McRae College

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 18, 2020

Alamance Community College graduates are now guaranteed enrollment at Lees-McRae College if they first earn an associate’s degree and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA while at ACC. The Guaranteed Admission Program is open to all ACC students who meet certain academic requirements to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree at Lees-McRae College. The newRead More…

ACC names Elon University Its Business Partner of the Year

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 14, 2020

Making the presentation of ACC’s Business Partner of the Year Award on the Elon campus were (from left): Charles Canaday, President of the ACC Foundation Board of Directors; Dr. Jean Rattigan Rohr, Elon Vice President for Access and Success and Professor of Education; Dr. Aswani Volety, Elon Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Elon University President Dr. Connie Book;Read More…

Geriatric Simulator Teaches Empathy to ACC’s Nurse Aide Students

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 14, 2020

Above, Nurse Aide Dept. Head Rhonda Pierce (right) observes as student Ana Pacheco (left) assists disguised student Silvia Tenesaca to walk using the geriatric simulation equipment. When it comes to caring for the elderly, empathy is an important trait for those working as nurse aides. Yet sometimes their youth can prevent a full understanding ofRead More…

ACC Horticulture Student Honored for Community Service

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON November 23, 2020

Alamance Community College student Jennifer Furman has been selected for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities that are committed to community engagement. Furman is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Student Award, which honors one student leader at each member school. The award recognizesRead More…

ACC Alumna’s Perseverance Leads to Georgetown University

ACC Alumna’s Perseverance Leads to Georgetown University

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON November 16, 2020

For Diana Quintanilla, 2020 alumna of Alamance Community College, the road to making her mark as a Georgetown University freshman this fall was a journey few students have to face. As an individual who didn’t speak a word of English until age four and for whom the immigrant experience was not always greeted with smiles,Read More…

ACC Offers Expertise at Cybersecurity Workforce Training Roundtable

ACC Offers Expertise at Cybersecurity Workforce Training Roundtable

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON November 2, 2020

Debra McCusker, an IT Systems (Cyber) Security instructor at Alamance Community College, participated in a virtual roundtable discussion with other community college representatives on the topic of cyber education on October 29. The North Carolina Cybersecurity Workforce Training – Education Virtual Roundtable was sponsored by the offices of NC Senators Burr and Tillis, along with theRead More…

ACC Uses Federal Grant to Bridge Gap Between Telemedicine and Education

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON October 26, 2020

Alamance Community College has received a $644,911 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to create a network link between the campus and local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) stations that will bridge the gap between telemedicine and higher education. The College will utilize the existing WE-HELP Initiative (Web Enhanced Healthcare Education Linking rural communities Program) to leverage video-conferencing technology to create aRead More…