ACC’s Tech Center Hosts Alamance Makers Guild Open House

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 20, 2018

Alamance Community College played host for the February meeting of the Alamance Makers Guild in the Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC). Five of the College’s industrial programs–Automotive, Computer-Integrated Machining, Heating and Air Conditioning, Welding and Mechatronics—are housed inside the facility.      Alamance Community College, the Alamance Makers Guild and Steam Junction, Alamance County’s Maker Space, haveRead More…

ACC Students Nominated for State Community College Awards

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 19, 2018

Three high-achieving students are Alamance Community College’s nominees for separate state awards sponsored by the NC Community College System. 2018 Academic Excellence Award Recipient Christina Causey of Burlington returned to college at age 34 after floundering at jobs with only a high school diploma to her name. After two successful years, she graduated in 2017Read More…

ACC’s SGA Celebrates African Culture Feb. 26

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 14, 2018

ACC’s Student Government Association (SGA) Presents: CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN CULTURE Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 12:30-3:00 p.m. Following free lunch for all guests 11:30-12:30, performances include: A Capella Group Performance Spoken Word Chorus Performance Martin Luther King Speeches by Student Winners Kenya Safari Acrobats AND MORE!  Student Organizer: Mae McWilliams Sponsorships: Sherri Singer &Read More…

4 Reasons to Explore a Career in Computer-Aided Drafting

POSTED BY encompass ON February 14, 2018

In today’s rapidly changing world, it can be hard to find a career that offers job satisfaction, stability, and opportunities for career growth. Many young professionals are discovering promising careers through training in advanced technology, including computer-aided drafting. CAD technology takes plans and designs for products or buildings and turns them into a precise modelRead More…

College To Conduct Practice Lock-Down Drill Feb. 13

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 12, 2018

Alamance Community College will conduct a practice lock down drill and test of the college’s emergency notification system at its main Carrington-Scott campus on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 1:20 p.m. The drill will provide vital information on how college officials can continue to strengthen their emergency response efforts. The primary purposes of the drillRead More…

ACC 16-Year-Old Headed to M.I.T., Credits Career & College Promise

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 9, 2018

Alamance Community College graduates have transferred over the years to UNC, Duke University–and yes–prestigious out-of-state universities. Now add The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, better known as MIT. That’s where Christian Williams, a 16-year-old Elon resident who is enrolled in ACC’s Career and College Promise program, has been accepted for next fall’s freshman class. Christian, aRead More…

ACC Preps to Host Hundreds for National Competition at Graham Campus

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 8, 2018

Come next month—March 14-17 to be exact–the Alamance Community College main campus will be overrun by more than one thousand horticulture students and professionals from across the United States in what is certain to provide the Graham-based school—and Alamance County–national recognition. Alamance Community College and its Horticulture Technology Department were named as the host siteRead More…

ACC Offers Free Class for Incoming Fall 2018 Students

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 7, 2018

Crossover To College – a free class for students planning to enroll for the Fall 2018 semester at Alamance Community College. Class Runs March 6 – April 26 Completing this class will position participants to begin a curriculum program at ACC. This class will cover: Career Interests Applications Financial Aid Student Life ENROLLMENT IS FREE!Read More…

NC First Lady Tours College Tech Center

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON February 1, 2018

Kristen Cooper, the First Lady of North Carolina, visited Alamance Community College on January 31 and toured the new Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC) which opened last August. During her one-hour appearance on the ACC campus, Mrs. Cooper learned about the five industrial technology programs that are housed in the AATC, and watched students inRead More…

ACC’s New Tech Center Plays Host to Makers Guild Open House, Meeting

POSTED BY Jonathan Young ON January 31, 2018

Celebrate the Maker Community is the theme for a wide-ranging open house and meeting of the Alamance Makers Guild, hosted by Alamance Community College at its new Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC). The public is invited to tour the AATC, see hands-on projects created by Alamance County artists, and hear from special guest speakers. ThisRead More…