College Hosts Food BioScience Symposium

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 18, 2018

Yonnie Butler, ACC’s Director of the Biotechnology Center of Excellence, poses with Nancy Rosborough, CEO of Mycorrhiza Biotech, which produces and markets truffles. Alamance Community College’s Biotechnology Center of Excellence hosted a Bioscience Food event on June 14 to raise awareness of the Triad’s and North Carolina’s food companies and efforts to expand the foodRead More…

ACC Hosts NC Biotech Advisory Group

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 13, 2018

ACC President Algie Gatewood (3rd from left) sits with biotechnology leaders during a meeting of the NC Biotechnology Center Advisory Committee held on the ACC campus. Alamance Community College hosted a meeting of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center advisory committee on June 8, bringing together industry and academic leaders from across the Piedmont to developRead More…

ACC Awards 956 Graduates at Commencement

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 11, 2018

Alamance Community College awarded a total of 956 graduates with associate degrees, diplomas and certificates on June 8 during a commencement ceremony held on the Elon University campus. The ceremony honored two groups of graduates: 750 earning traditional degrees and certificates in curriculum programs, 169 earning High School Equivalency (GED, HiSET) and 37 earning AdultRead More…

Heal, Fuel, and Feed the World: Make a Difference with Biotechnology

POSTED BY encompass ON June 8, 2018

If you consider science one of your strengths and want to make a difference in meeting our world’s challenges, you may want to consider a career in biotechnology. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading-edge research, brand new concepts, and innovative products that can help heal, fuel, and feed today’s world.   Discovering HopeRead More…

State Official’s Visit to ACC Focuses on Women’s Employment Issues

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 7, 2018

NC Department of Administration Secretary Machelle Sanders visited Alamance Community College on June 6, in conjunction with the NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement, to talk about the state of employment and earnings for women in the state. Jennifer Clark, Director of Communications at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, reported that North CarolinaRead More…

New Dual-Admission Agreement Offers ACC Students Pathway to NC State

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 7, 2018

Alamance Community College students who are interested in completing their bachelor’s degree at North Carolina State University now have a fresh opportunity to get started with a new dual-admission program that guarantees university enrollment if they earn an associate’s degree and maintain a 3.00 GPA while at ACC. Beginning in fall 2018, the NC StateRead More…

College to Host State Biotech Group June 8

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON June 4, 2018

Alamance Community College will host the June 8 advisory committee meeting for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, bringing together industry and academic leaders from across the Piedmont to develop the region’s life science assets. Biotechnology contributes $59 billion in activity annually and 237,000 jobs to North Carolina’s economy. The N.C. Biotechnology Center delivers a rangeRead More…

ACC Honors Alumni, Students, Employees

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON May 25, 2018

Alamance Community College alumni, faculty, staff, and students were honored by the College Thursday evening at the 2018 Celebrating Excellence Awards, hosted by the ACC Board of Trustees and the ACC Foundation Board of Directors. This year’s event held at the Alamance Country Club in Burlington, honors those who have achieved distinction through hard workRead More…

ACC Alumnus Awarded $10,000 as Winner of Entrepreneurial Contest

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON May 18, 2018

Marvin SeaBrooks, a client of the Small Business Center at Alamance Community College, was the winner in the Clapp Entrepreneurial Opportunity (CEO) Initiative competition that provides an ACC student, client or alumnus with $10,000 to launch a business venture. SeaBrooks’ winning presentation was to increase marketing for a health beverage that he currently sells inRead More…