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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    ACC Regents Approve Construction Contract   Alvin Community College regents unanimously approved a $13.45 million contract during their meeting on January 9 to carry out upgrades from the 2018 Maintenance Bond Project. The contract with O’Donnell/Snider Construction will fund the majority of the construction as part of the Maintenance Bond Project. The proposed contract for the changes were ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    PEARLAND, TEXAS – January 8—The City of Pearland has named Crystal Roan as the new City Secretary. Roan comes to Pearland with 25 years of municipal experience in various departments, including the Office of the City Secretary, where she served with the City of Webster as City Secretary and Deputy City Secretary for 12 years. As Pearland’s City Secretary, Roan will be responsible for Council ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Education
    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    Filing Begins for ACC Board Positions on January 15   Three positions on the Alvin Community College Board of Regents will be up for election on Saturday, May 2. Filing for candidates will start January 15 and close on February 14. Positions that will be on the ballot include Position 4 held by board Secretary Jody Droege, Positive 5 by Board Chair Mike Pyburn and Position 6 by Cheryl ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 07, 2020
    PEARLAND, TEXAS – January 6 – Adrian Hernandez, Position 4 Council Member for the City of Pearland, TX, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    ACC to Host Curriculum Conference  Alvin Community College will host a conference to provide local educators with an opportunity to share their methods in the classroom while also learning about how to make improvements. The fourth annual Across the Curriculum Conference will be held at the Science/Health Science Building on February 21 on the ACC campus. The theme is 20/20 Vision: Pathways to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, January 06, 2020
      ACC Launches Library App Students who need help from a librarian but don’t want to be shushed can now check out a new application offered by Alvin Community College. ACC recently launched Ask A Librarian/Chatstaff application on its website to offer assistance to students off campus. The apps are available through the library’s website and will also function on the mobile page. “These ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    ACC Instructors Given Innovation Excellence Award Two instructors have been named as the Alvin Community College recipients for the 2019 League of Innovation Excellence Award. English instructor Haley Collins and Nursing instructor Dr. Mekonnen Birru were nominated by their peers for the award. “I’m humbled that I’ve been named the recipient of this award,” Birru said. “I felt honored that my ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    ACC to Host Big Band Dance   Jazz and swing dance enthusiasts take to the dance floor during the Alvin Community College Big Band Dance on February 8.  The 21st Annual Evening of Big Band Music will start with the Big Swing Jazz Orchestra at 7 p.m. and last dance will be 10 p.m. at the Nolan Ryan Center.  There will also be a silent auction at the concert.   Funds raised at the event will go ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
      TAAF Winter Games of Texas Returning to Pearland in 2020 Official Registration Open   Pearland, TX – November 11, 2019… TAAF Winter Games of Texas is returning to Pearland for the third year in a row on January 18-20, 2020. Sanctioned by Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF), the 3-day event is a sports festival created for Texas amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels. Interested ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release