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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    ACC to Host BSN Open House   The Alvin Community College Associate Degree Nursing program will host an Open House on September 23 for nursing students and Registered Nurses seeking to advance their degree. Sixteen universities will be at the event providing information on their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees for potential students. Participants include: Chamberlain College of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    In U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of western regional four-year universities, University of Houston-Clear Lake is the No. 1 public university in Texas, according to the magazine's Best Colleges report released today. For the entire 13-state region, UH-Clear Lake placed 18th on the Top Public Schools list. Widening the field to include both public and private schools, UHCL is in a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    ACC Foundation to Host 20th Annual Gala   The Alvin Community College Foundation will get it’s groove on during  the 20th Annual Foundation Gala on November 8. The event benefits ACC student scholarships.   The event will be held at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City. Attire will be “Vibrant After Five.” “The annual gala is our most important fundraiser and provides much-needed ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                   September 11, 2019 CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            ACC Fall 2019 Ambassadors   PHOTOS:            Group photo    ACC Fall 2019 Ambassadors The Fall 2019 Alvin Community College Student Ambassador program will see many new faces, including a new leader ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                   September 11, 2019  CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            ACC Library Receives Grant to Archive Newspaper PHOTOS:            Portrait    ACC Library Receives Grant to Archive Newspaper One of the most vital sources of information in historical research is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                   September 5, 2019 CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            ACC Awarded Power Grant from TNMP   PHOTOS:            New locks   ACC Awarded Power Grant from TNMP The Alvin Community College Foundation received a Texas New Mexico Power Grant to improve ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    For Immediate Release:August 29, 2019  For More Information, Contact:Kim Effenberger, PresidentJunior Achievement of Brazoria County, Inc.979-549-0800Kimberly.effenberger@ja.org  Junior Achievement to Honor Local Greats  Brazoria County — Junior Achievement (JA) of Brazoria County invites the community to participate in our signature fall event — Brazoria County Business Hall of Fame on ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                  August 30, 2019  CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            ACC Graduate from TDCJ Speaks about Experiences   PHOTOS:            From event  ACC Graduate from TDCJ Speaks about Experiences When Albert Yancey was 17, he was an honor roll student, starred on the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Greetings Employers!   Per the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration:  Continue to Use the Current Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility VerificationUntil further notice, employers should continue using the Form I-9 currently available on I-9 Central, even after the expiration date of Aug. 31, has passed.Updated information will be provided about the new version ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital earns Level IV trauma designation HOUSTON (Aug. 28, 2019) – Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services after consistently demonstrating its ability to provide advanced trauma life support, evaluation, stabilization and diagnostic services.“We are excited to receive this new ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                    CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            ACC Joins GPS Program     ACC Joins GPS Program In order to ensure they are providing students with a quality education, community colleges must align their programs so they transfer to other colleges and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    TIME: For Immediate Release DATE: August 27, 2019 CONTACT: John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT: ACC Posts Record Enrollment for Fall     ACC Posts Record Enrollment for Fall   Alvin Community College started the Fall 2019 semester with its highest enrollment ever at 6,034. The preliminary enrollment includes 935,856 contact hours which is a 4.7 percent ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    TIME:                   For Immediate Release DATE:                  August 23, 2019  CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator                              (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:            Businesses Help Students Find Career Path   PHOTOS:            Photos from event   Businesses Help Students Find Career Path Local industry leaders worked to help current and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    ACC Convocation Speaker Pushes Inclusion In order to meet the mandate to educate more Texans, community colleges throughout the state will have to reach minority students, said Dr. Luis Ponjuan, Texas A&M University associate professor Higher Education Administration. “It is important to help these students because there are long-term financial implications,” Ponjuan said. “Texas is the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    TIME:                    For Immediate Release DATE:                   August 20, 2019 CONTACT:          John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator (281) 756-3551 office SUBJECT:              ACC Faculty/Staff Recognized for Service PHOTOS:              Service awards   ACC Faculty/Staff Recognized for Service   Alvin Community College recognized its employees for their service to the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Every November following a legislative session, the voters will have an opportunity to vote on proposed constitutional amendments to the Texas Constitution. On July 23rd, Deputy Secretary of State Joe Esparza drew the ballot order for the ten proposed amendments that will appear on the November 5, 2019 ballot. In order for these amendments to appear on the ballot, they must have received at least ...read more
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