ACC Foundation Gifts Class Vouchers to ABSS High Schools

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON January 3, 2022

The Alamance Community College Foundation partnered in December with Alamance-Burlington Schools to offer ten gift vouchers toward a free Workforce Development continuing education class or workshop at the College, a value up to $183 and good through November 1, 2022. The gift certificates can be used for a variety of continuing education classes offered atRead More…

ACC Foundation President, New Board Members Begin Duties

ACC Foundation President, New Board Members Begin Duties

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON January 3, 2022

January 3, 2022 – James “Ed” Hooks, Mayor of the City of Mebane, became president of the Alamance Community College Foundation Board of Directors effective January 1, 2022. Serving a two-year term, he succeeds Charles Canaday. A member of the ACC Foundation Board of Directors since 2010, Hooks has served as Chair of the ResourceRead More…

College Awarded Grant to Develop 47-Acre Farm for Agriculture Education

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 14, 2021

Alamance Community College has been awarded a $380,550 grant from The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission for initial development of a project that will expand opportunities for more hands-on and real-world learning for agriculture and horticulture students. The College received the funds specifically for “Agricultural Learning Through Farm Development,” a $9.1 million project thatRead More…

First Female ACC Student Earns Apprenticeship Credentials

First Female ACC Student Earns Apprenticeship Credentials

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 13, 2021

(December 13, 2021) – The Alamance Career Accelerator Program (CAP) last June graduated its first seven male student apprentices from the cohort that began in 2016. Now Victoria Rose, a 2021 Alamance Community College graduate, has become the first female apprentice to complete CAP while gaining work experience and a paycheck. Victoria achieved three keyRead More…

Alamance Entrepreneurs Can Vie for $10,000 to Grow Their Business

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 13, 2021

(December 13, 2021) – The Small Business Center at Alamance Community College is inviting local entrepreneurs to enroll in one of three business courses with a chance to win $10,000 to jumpstart or grow their business. The CEO “Business on the Basics” program will prepare budding or veteran business owners in developing entrepreneur skills to successfullyRead More…

ACC Names Truist as 2021 Business Partner of the Year

ACC Names Truist as 2021 Business Partner of the Year

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 10, 2021

(December 10, 2021) – Alamance Community College has named Truist as its 2021 Business Partner of the Year in recognition of the outstanding support the institution and its predecessor institutions have consistently provided to ACC students and graduates. Truist, formed by the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, has a long record of support and relationshipRead More…

From ACC to NC State: Horticulture Grad Headed for Bachelor Degree Program

From ACC to NC State: Horticulture Grad Headed for Bachelor Degree Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 9, 2021

(December 9, 2021) – Alamance Community College’s Horticulture Technology program over time has produced hundreds of outstanding and skilled graduates who have gone on to successful careers in the landscaping industry. Now student Gabriel Mixon is the first graduate to matriculate through a new pathway that leads to a bachelor’s degree in Horticultural Science atRead More…

ACC English Literacy Program and Three Students Win Contest

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 9, 2021

Among the gift card contest winners from ACC were (l-r) Melin Morales Diaz; Ivonne Marquez and Uaipom Khamphu. (December 9, 2021) – The English Language Acquisition Program at Alamance Community College and three of its students have won a national contest. English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes are offered to any English Language Learner free of charge. Classes rangeRead More…

‘Girls Take Over Tech’ Returns to ACC, Brings Out Female High School Students

‘Girls Take Over Tech’ Returns to ACC, Brings Out Female High School Students

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 9, 2021

(December 9, 2021) – The fifth annual Girls Take Over Tech, an open house specifically for prospective female students, returned in-person to the Alamance Community College campus on December 8 after a virtual event was held last year due to the pandemic. The 2021 event brought approximately 100 young women to the College’s Advanced AppliedRead More…

Students, Faculty & Staff Winners Announced for Literary Journal Contest 2021-2022

Students, Faculty & Staff Winners Announced for Literary Journal Contest 2021-2022

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON December 3, 2021

(December 3, 2021) – Alamance Community College has announced the winners of its annual Literary Journal Writing Contest for the 2021-2022 school year. Judges for the student contest were all professional writers: Nancy Martin Young of Fuquay-Varina; Bernie Brown of Raleigh; and Crystal Simone Smith of Durham. Judges for the faculty/staff contest included a staffRead More…