Duke Energy Awards $179,000 Grant to College for Adult Apprenticeships

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 24, 2020

Duke Energy has awarded Alamance Community College $179,000 to create new apprenticeships focused solely on adult learners in industrial technology fields. Adults for Industrial Development (AID) is the new college program that will develop new apprenticeships to create a skills pipeline for Alamance County manufacturers. AID will initially develop apprenticeships for adults enrolled in oneRead More…

Apply Now: Social Impact Fellowship Opportunity for ACC Students

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 23, 2020

Alamance Community College students who aspire to careers as social impact leaders have a new opportunity to get a head start through a new initiative starting this fall. The John M. Belk Impact Fellowship program will serve as a training ground for students currently enrolled in community college, undergraduate or graduate programs in North Carolina.Read More…

ACC Announces Six New Endowed Scholarships for Students

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 22, 2020

The Alamance Community College Foundation has announced six new scholarship opportunities for students. The Foundation will award nearly $250,000 from more than 100 named endowed scholarships this year. Including other sources of private funds that flow through the Foundation, up to $500,000 in aid is available to be awarded to students. The aid is primarilyRead More…

Trotter named Engaged Faculty Scholar by North Carolina Campus Compact

Trotter named Engaged Faculty Scholar by North Carolina Campus Compact

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 13, 2020

Julie Trotter, Alamance Community College English instructor, has been named as a North Carolina Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Scholar. Trotter is the first community college representative selected for this prestigious role since the program began in 2015. She began her one-year term in July. While the program is designed for the Scholar to propose andRead More…

ACC Approved as NC Apprenticeship Sponsor

ACC Approved as NC Apprenticeship Sponsor

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 10, 2020

Alamance Community College has been approved as an official apprenticeship sponsor through the auspices of ApprenticeshipNC, the state agency that oversees apprenticeships in North Carolina. The College is registered with the state and the U.S. Department of Labor through ApprenticeshipNC. ACC now takes on the responsibilities previously performed by businesses interested in having student apprentices,Read More…

ACC Honors 867 Graduates with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

ACC Honors 867 Graduates with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 10, 2020

Alamance Community conducted a virtual commencement ceremony on June 26, providing graduates of Curriculum and GED/Adult High School programs the opportunity to celebrate with family in the comfort of their own homes. The College conferred degrees, diplomas and certificates on 867 graduates, a total that represents 711 Curriculum, 111 GED/HiSet, and 45 Adult High School.Read More…

ACC to Deliver ‘Virtual’ Medical Bridge Camp to Young Males

ACC to Deliver ‘Virtual’ Medical Bridge Camp to Young Males

POSTED BY smvetter564 ON July 9, 2020

Alamance Community College will continue the popular Medical Bridge: Minority Males in Medicine camp, now in its fourth year, as a virtual experience for eight weeks this summer. The goal of Alamance Community College’s Medical Bridge: Minority Males in Medicine program is to get more Alamance County minority boys on track to medical careers asRead More…

ACC Volunteers Help Distribute Meals, Educational Materials to Thousands of Families

ACC Volunteers Help Distribute Meals, Educational Materials to Thousands of Families

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 22, 2020

Alamance Community College contributed volunteers, coloring book packets, and program information to help feed and educate approximately 20,000 residents this spring and summer through a partnership between City Gate’s Dream Center, Impact Alamance, United Way, and The City of Burlington. Many community donors, volunteers, and businesses contributed to the effort. Jen Mock, Director of AcademicRead More…

Workforce Development Instructor of the Year Recognized

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 15, 2020

Carolyn Rhode, Executive Director of the ACC Foundation, presents a plaque to Jerry Williams, Basic Law Enforcement Training instructor, upon his selection as 2019-2020 Workforce Development Instructor of the Year. A lieutenant with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Jerry Williams earned his associate’s degree in Criminal Justice at ACC, and served as a student ambassador.Read More…

ACC Celebrates 2020 Graduates with Campus Drive-Through

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 10, 2020

Alamance Community College welcomed its 2020 graduates on June 5 for a campus drive-through where students picked up commencement caps and gowns, received yard signs and diploma covers, and had professional photos taken. About 300 of the College’s nearly 900 graduates drove their vehicles in a steady stream around the back of the main campusRead More…