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    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
    Friday, November 15, 2019
     The Pearland Hurricanes Youth Football and Drill program are seeking community donations/sponsorships for our Superbowl game on November 24, 2019. Your partnership with our organization will help impact our 130+ student athletes as they learn positive life lessons through sports. The Pearland Hurricanes organization’s strong values of teamwork, integrity, leadership, work ethic, determination, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    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
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    Houston, Texas – College Factual recently released its 2020 Best Colleges for Veterans Rankings. This is a ranking of four-year colleges and universities in the United States.   National Rankings Review University of Houston – Clear Lake is ranked #112 out of 1,751 for veteran friendliness of all colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual. This means University of Houston – Clear ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    ACC Regents Approve Construction Contract   Alvin Community College regents approved a contract for a construction package during their meeting on October 25. Regents voted unanimously to approve a $332,598 contract with Structure Tone Southwest to carry out several upgrades on campus for electrical , switch gears, chilled water mechanical valves and hot water mechanical valves. The upgrades ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    ACC Named a Top Community College Alvin Community College has once again been listed in the top 150 community colleges in America as ranked by the Aspen Institute for 2021. ACC received the distinction among more than 1,000 community colleges in the United States. The Aspen Institute also ranked ACC in the top community colleges in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2019. Colleges are nominated every other ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    Pearland Police Department 2555 Cullen Parkway • Pearland, Texas • 77581 • 281.997.4100 J. L. Spires - Chief of Police October 29,2019  To the Pearland Chamber of Commerce:  The Pearland Police Department, in partnership with the Marine Corps League Detachment 982, will be collecting toys for the annual Toys for Tots toy drive.  We are looking for Pearland area businesses that are interested in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    ACC PTK Inducts New Members   The Phi Theta Kappa Mu Upsilon Chapter at Alvin Community College recently inducted its newest members during a ceremony on October 10. The chapter added 47 students to the honor society at the induction ceremony. “You have all worked extremely hard for this honor,” ACC President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht said. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Alvin Community College hosted the Annual Fall Festival on October 26 on the campus grounds.   Fall Festival 1 Labrini Garcia, of Alvin tosses a ring during one of the games at ACC Fall Festival on October 26.   Fall Festival 2 ACC student Emily Schexnaider, right, paints the face of Jassy James, of Clute during the ACC Fall Festival on October 26   Fall Festival 3 Athena Puckett, right, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, October 21, 2019
    ACC Program to Help Students TransferAn important goals for any community college is to prepare its students for their education at a four-year university. Alvin Community College recently started Transfer Tuesday which invites representatives from universities throughout the state to speak with students about pursuing their education after ACC.“Attending Transfer Tuesdays events provide students ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, October 21, 2019
    ACC Receives Partnership Award from Houston Food Bank   The Houston Food Bank recently recognized Alvin Community College with the Higher Education Partner of the Year Award. The award was announced during a luncheon on October 16. “We are grateful and honored to have the opportunity to provide this initiative to eligible students and for the recognition of our successful partnership with the ...read more
    Categories: Education