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    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    ACC Police Academy Graduation   Alvin Community College had its graduation ceremony for the 113th Law Enforcement Academy on December 9.  -30-   Photo Cutlines:   Law Enforcement 1 Former ACC Law Enforcement Academy Program Coordinator Jeff Gambrell, left, hands cadet Travis Gibbens his diploma during the 113th Law Enforcement Academy Commencement on December 9.   Law Enforcement 2 ACC ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    ACC Breakfast with Santa As he scarfed down his syrup-coated pancakes, Aiden Cordova couldn’t contain his excitement about getting a chance to visit with Santa Claus. “I’m done!” he said, laying his fork on the empty plate. “I know what I want. I want a remote control monster truck.” Aiden and his family joined hundreds of local families who received a free breakfast, food, toys and a visit ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    ACC Receives Partnership Award from TWC The Texas Workforce Commission recently gave Alvin Community College the Partnership Award for Community College Engagement. The Award was announced at the 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Conference in Grapevine. “We were honored to be selected by the Texas Workforce Commission for this distinction which commends Alvin Community College’s partnerships with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Joshua LeeOffice: 281.652.1625Cell: 713.775.4086jolee@pearlandtx.gov  Long-time Pearland Mayor Announces Intention Not to Run for Reelection in 2020PEARLAND, TEXAS – December 9, 2019 – After nearly 44 years of dedicated public service to the Pearland community, Mayor Tom Reid has officially announced his intention to retire at the end of his term in May, 2020. “I ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    City of Pearland Recognized for Excellence in Financial ReportingGovernment Finance Officers Association Awards Pearland Highest RecognitionPEARLAND, TEXAS – November 27, 2019 – The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recognized the City of Pearland for the 43rd year in a row with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the FY18 comprehensive annual ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 02, 2019
    ACC Staff Members Complete Leadership Academy   When staff members at Alvin Community College seek to develop their leadership skills they not only benefit themselves and their careers but also the students they serve. Continuing Education Director of Health Programs Leigh Davis and Director of Business and Technology Sara Currie recently graduated from Chair Academy. The Academy training is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, December 02, 2019
    ACC Instructor Given Excellence Award   Alvin Community College lead English instructor Leigh Ann Moore was recognized by an organization for English faculty for excellence in the classroom. The Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) Southwest region named Moore this year’s recipient of the Susan Faulkner Excellence in Teaching Award during their recent conference. “It was a surprise to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    TheState Action Plan for $4,297,189,000 in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been released for public comment.  The 45-day public comment period will take place from Friday November 22nd, 2019 until Monday January 6th, 2020.  The plan has been published for public comment on the GLO’s recovery ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, November 22, 2019
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    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    ACC Regents Adjust Tuition and Fees   The Alvin Community College Board of Regents voted to adjust student tuition and fees during their meeting on November 21. Under the changes, tuition per credit hour will increase from $46 to $47 for students who live in district and from $92 to $94 for those who live outside the district. Even with the increase, the college remains the third lowest rate ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    ACC Nursing Instructors Place 3rd in National CompetitionPerforming certain pediatric exams is one facet of educating those in Associate Degree Nursing.Two Nursing instructors at Alvin Community College recently completed a research poster project highlighting their efforts to increase training for pediatric exams for their students.Wendy Stewart and Courtney Wolfe were awarded third out of 45 ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    ACC Dolphins host winter baseball camp   The Alvin Community College baseball team will help area kids learn finer points of the game during a free baseball camp that will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 7 at Phillips Field. The camp is open for kids ages 5-14. ACC baseball players and coaches will teach campers some fundamental skills to help improve their playing abilities. We ...read more
    Categories: 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
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Categories: Human Interest
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    ACC Foundation Hosts 20th Gala   Alvin Community College Foundation donors got their groove on to support student scholarships and college programs at the 20th Annual Foundation Gala on November 8. Donations were raised through live and silent auctions during the Gala. Local band Nick and the Groove provided music for the event. The Foundation also collected $100 individual donations as part ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    Alvin Community College recognized Veterans Day with its annual ceremony on Friday at the Memorial Wall.   Photo cutlines:   Veterans Day 1 ACC students, faculty and staff members gather at a ceremony next to the Memorial Wall on November 11   Veterans Day 2 Texas Veterans Commission education liaison Anthony Williams speaks during the ACC Veterans Day Ceremony at the Memorial Wall on ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release