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Alvin Community College Student Named National Hispanic Scholar

Every year, millions of high school students sit down to take the SATs, an entrance exam required by most universities. Alvin Community College Upward Bound student Sofia Aguilar recently took the test and her 1340 score was one of the highest in the country for Hispanic students.

Out of 250,000 Hispanic students who took the SATs recently, Sofia Aguilar, a senior at Alvin High School, placed among the top 2 percent. She was named a National Hispanic Scholar for the distinction.

So far, Aguilar has received $20,000 in scholarships for her education pursuits.

Alvin Community College Process Tech Program Certified by NAPTA

As local petrochemical companies infuse billions of dollars into industry, Alvin Community College has recently been awarded a new certification for its Process Technology program.

The North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) awarded the ACC program an endorsement for meeting the group’s standards for education. NAPTA is a consortium of colleges, educators and industrial leaders that work together to develop curriculums for process technology education.

Alvin Community College Hosts Amazing Race to College

Alvin Community College,Amazing Race 2017

Alvin Community College hosted students from area high schools during the Amazing Race to College event on March 30. High school students had an opportunity to learn more about the programs and degrees available at ACC while also playing fun activities and free food. More than 450 students participated in the event from Alvin, Manvel and Texas City high schools.Students also signed up to win one of six, $250 scholarships. For more information about ACC visit www.alvincollege.edu or call 281-756-3500.

Alvin Community College TDCJ Commencement

Achieving an education is an important milestone for any student that can help propel them into a career. But another important benefit to finishing a degree is providing inspiration to others, said Damion Guinn, an Alvin Community College graduate from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

“We encourage and strengthen those who we come into contact with,” Guinn said while giving a commencement address at the Stringfellow Unit on March 4.

Alvin Community College & Alvin Museum Society Partner to Use App Technology in Museum Tours

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The Alvin Museum Society has teamed up with Alvin Community College to help history enthusiasts use their smart phones to learn more about the region.

In conjunction with the Lake Jackson Museum, an app was created that utilizes QR codes with OneCell technology. The app brings up written text and audio about a particular location or exhibit at the Alvin and Lake Jackson Museums.

Alvin Community College Regents Approve Softball Fieldhouse

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Alvin Community College regents approved a softball fieldhouse project during their meeting on February 23.

The $617,000 project with Aries Building Systems would build a fieldhouse adjacent to the softball field. The majority of the project costs includes tie-in to the Alvin city water and sewer lines which are required by ordinance. The project is set to be complete by July 1.

Alvin Community College Choir Students Earn All-State Honors

Six Alvin Community College students were named to the Texas All-State Choir and performed at the recent Texas Music Educators Association conference in San Antonio. Alex Begnaud, of Alvin, Dalia Castelan, of Alvin, Amy Harris, of Surfside Beach, Arthur Mejia, of Alvin, Brazos Star of Angleton and Hope Vavich, of Alvin, were selected to participate in the Texas Two Year College Choral Directors Association concert on February 11.

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Alvin Community College March-December 2017 Events

Alvin Community College,March-December events

From theater productions & conerts to fireworks, Alvin Community College has something for everyone. March - December 2017 events:

March

Theatre

PIPPIN

Music & lyrics by Stephen Schwarts

Book by Roger O. Hirson

March 4 – 11, 2017

ACC Theatre

Ticket Information – 281.756.3606 or email boxoffice@alvincollege.edu

 

April

Spring Band Concert (Free)

ACC Theatre

Thursday, April 6, 2017

7:30pm

 

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