ACC Among Four NC Colleges to Pilot Student Dialogue Ambassador Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON September 14, 2022

(September 14, 2022) – Alamance Community College has been selected as one of four schools in North Carolina to serve as a pilot host site for the inaugural NC Student Dialogue Ambassadors (SDA) program. ACC joins Elon University, NC Central University and UNC-Pembroke as participating campuses. Two students from each institution will be selected toRead More…

ACC Alumna Hits Her Stride as UNC Scientist, Musician

ACC Alumna Hits Her Stride as UNC Scientist, Musician

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON September 13, 2022

(September 13, 2022) – When do the phrases “genetics labs technician” and “singer-songwriter” result in a congruous blend rather than provide an example of opposing interests? Ask Kristi Dixon Yow, an alumna of Alamance Community College, who spends her weekdays deep in scientific research and her weekends playing in an alternative band called “The ConsequencesRead More…

Rollins Joins College as Chief Financial Officer

Rollins Joins College as Chief Financial Officer

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON September 12, 2022

(September 12, 2022) – Andrea Rollins has joined Alamance Community College as its new Vice President of Business and Finance/Chief Financial Officer. She most recently served as the Alamance County Budget and Management Director. Rollins, who has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management, Accounting from Meredith College, has more than 25 yearsRead More…

ACC Adult Education Programs Exceed State Expectations

ACC Adult Education Programs Exceed State Expectations

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON August 31, 2022

(August 31, 2022) – Alamance Community College has recorded impressive numbers on the North Carolina report card that assesses schools’ progress in adult education programming. The College’s Academic and Career Readiness (ACR) department received a platinum “dot” status for exceeding excellence. ACR also ranked third in the state for MSG (Multiple Skills Gain) for theRead More…

Riley, ACC Recognized for New Arboriculture Educational Opportunities

Riley, ACC Recognized for New Arboriculture Educational Opportunities

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON August 30, 2022

(August 30, 2022) – The NC Urban Forest Council has named an Alamance Community College educator as one of seven individuals across the state to be recognized for their efforts to manage, grow and protect North Carolina’s urban forests. Dr. Elizabeth Riley, Department Head of Horticulture Technology and Agricultural Biotechnology at ACC, will receive the 2022Read More…

20 Student Apprentices Celebrate Graduations, New Signings with ApprenticeshipNC

20 Student Apprentices Celebrate Graduations, New Signings with ApprenticeshipNC

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON August 4, 2022

Above, student apprentices and graduates gathered with supporters (from left) ABSS Superintendent Dr. Dain Butler, Jacob Ward, Teagan Williams, Jacob Boydstun, ACC President Dr. Algie Gatewood, Destiny Bellamy, Devin Harrison, Edwin Martinez Ramirez, Rosa Melgar, Matthew Madren, Caleb Maxfield, Jailyne Warren, Nathan Dowd, Cristian Salas, Alamance Chamber President Reagan Gural, NCCCS Vice President of EconomicRead More…

ACC Foundation Awards Grant for Dream Center Childcare

ACC Foundation Awards Grant for Dream Center Childcare

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON August 1, 2022

(August 1, 2022) – The Alamance Community College Foundation awarded numerous faculty/staff grants earlier this year, among them one for $10,000 to the Academic and Career Readiness (ACR) department to support childcare during High School Equivalency (HSE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA) morning classes at Burlington’s Dream Center. CityGate Dream Center in east Burlington hasRead More…

ACC Inspires Middle School Girls to Future Careers at Otter Tank Girls-Only Camp

ACC Inspires Middle School Girls to Future Careers at Otter Tank Girls-Only Camp

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON July 27, 2022

Above, middle school girls built miniature irrigation systems using PVC welding during ACC’s Otter Tank Girls-Only Camp. About 20 middle school girls spent the week of July 18-22 on the Alamance Community College campus learning about career opportunities in hands-on activities during the first annual Otter Tank Girls-Only Camp. Haw the Otter is the College’sRead More…

NC Governor Cooper Among VIPs to Praise ‘Alamance Promise,’ ACC’s Debt-Free College Program

NC Governor Cooper Among VIPs to Praise ‘Alamance Promise,’ ACC’s Debt-Free College Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON July 14, 2022

(July 14, 2022) – Alamance Community College held a press conference on July 14 to announce Alamance Promise, the school’s new scholarship initiative that ensures all students with financial need can afford a two-year education. Under Alamance Promise, the ACC Foundation will provide donated funds to bridge the gap as a “last-dollar” scholarship to payRead More…

Advertising and Graphic Design Graduate, Instructor Earn Accolades

Advertising and Graphic Design Graduate, Instructor Earn Accolades

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON July 13, 2022

(July 13, 2022) – Alamance Community College earned recognition recently for the talents of alumni associated with the Advertising and Graphic Design (AGD) program. Andrew Wassil, a 2022 associate degree graduate, took first place in the T-Shirt Design category at the SkillsUSA National conference in Atlanta, held June 20-24. Working under the direction of first-yearRead More…