College Hosts BlueCross NC President and CEO

College Hosts BlueCross NC President and CEO

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 30, 2021

Alamance Community College on June 25 hosted the President and CEO of BlueCross NC, Dr. Tunde Sotunde, and five members of his executive team. Dr. Sotunde, appointed head of the company a year ago, is touring the state’s community colleges and universities to learn more about the institutions that utilize the services of BlueCross NC.Read More…

ACC Graduates First 7 Apprentices from Career Accelerator Program

ACC Graduates First 7 Apprentices from Career Accelerator Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 7, 2021

The Alamance Career Accelerator Program graduated seven apprentices from its first cohort that began in 2016 at a ceremony held at Alamance Community College on June 3. The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who can earn money on the job as soon as they start the apprenticeship programRead More…

Grant to Cover Tuition for HS Graduates at NC Community Colleges

Grant to Cover Tuition for HS Graduates at NC Community Colleges

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON June 2, 2021

Alamance Community College Encourages 2021 Graduates to Enroll Most 2021 North Carolina high school graduates will have their tuition and fees covered at any state community college, including Alamance Community College, for up to two years thanks to the establishment of a new state grant. The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for 2021 NorthRead More…

ACC Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Student Excellence

ACC Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Student Excellence

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 28, 2021

Alamance Community College alumni, faculty, staff, and students were honored by the College Thursday evening, May 27, at the 2021 Celebrating Excellence Awards, hosted by the ACC Board of Trustees and the ACC Foundation Board of Directors. New CDC guidelines allowed the event to be staged in-person, limited to college hosts, award recipients and theirRead More…

13 Women Learn Cosmetology and English in New ACC Program

13 Women Learn Cosmetology and English in New ACC Program

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 27, 2021

Alamance Community College has graduated 13 women in a new pathway that simultaneously teaches the full Cosmetology curriculum and English as a second language. The Academic and Career Readiness division, in conjunction with the Cosmetology department, held its first graduation on May 22 for the Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) cohort. The ceremonyRead More…

2021 ACC Graduate Credits Apprenticeship with Fast-Tracking His Career

2021 ACC Graduate Credits Apprenticeship with Fast-Tracking His Career

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 24, 2021

A 2021 Alamance Community College graduate is one happy young man. He knows his decision to enroll at the school and simultaneously apply for a Career Accelerator Program apprenticeship sealed his future at a young age. Jace Walker of Burlington has become the first apprentice at Engineered Controls International, LLC in Whitsett to complete theRead More…

Career Accelerator Program’s First Cohort of Apprentices to Graduate June 3

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 24, 2021

Alamance Community College and Alamance County will hold a graduation ceremony on June 3 for seven student apprentices. The seven ACC industrial students have earned their college degrees while working full time as apprentices. The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who can earn money on the job asRead More…

ACC Honors 789 Graduates at Virtual Commencement, Nurse Pinning Ceremony

ACC Honors 789 Graduates at Virtual Commencement, Nurse Pinning Ceremony

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 17, 2021

Alamance Community College conducted a virtual commencement ceremony on May 14, providing graduates of Curriculum and GED/Adult High School programs the opportunity to celebrate with family in the comfort of their own homes. For the second consecutive year, a virtual ceremony replaced the traditional on-site event due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. The College conferredRead More…

ACC Student, 17, Excels in National Cyber League Competition

ACC Student, 17, Excels in National Cyber League Competition

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 14, 2021

Based on preseason performance, Frank competed in the gold bracket for the NCL Individual Games. Final results of the NCL Scouting Report placed Frank in the 94th percentile among 4,180 participants. Jessica Frank, a dual-enrollment student at ACC, is also homeschooled in Elon. “This is especially impressive based upon the fact that some of Jessica’sRead More…

ACC Student Breaks Gender Barrier as First Female Maintenance Technician

ACC Student Breaks Gender Barrier as First Female Maintenance Technician

POSTED BY jkyoung654 ON May 13, 2021

Emily Adkins, an Alamance Community College student in the Industrial Technologies division, has recently become the first female Maintenance Technician at the RegO facility in Whitsett. RegO is a global manufacturer of valves and regulators with four facilities in North Carolina that includes the Rock Creek campus in Whitsett. Emily Adkins had previously earned anRead More…