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Alvin Community College Among Top 150 Community Colleges in Nation

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Alvin Community College has been listed in the top 150 community colleges in the United States as ranked by the Aspen Institute. ACC received the distinction among more than 1,000 community colleges in the United States.

The Aspen Institute also ranked Alvin Community College as a top community college in 2011, 2013 and 2015.

Meridiana Expands Management Team, Adds Nina Hutchinson as Lifestyle Coordinator




Nina Hutchinson, Meridiana's new Lifestyle Coordinator, with Soleil, the community's canine ambassador

With its Amenity Village complete and sales of new homes maintaining a healthy pace, the Texas 288 master-planned community of Meridiana has expanded its management team by adding Nina Hutchinson as Lifestyle Coordinator.

Pearland ISD: Pre-PEAR workshops invite kids to explore robots, STEM fields

The Pearland ISD Pearadox Robotics Team competes at the Lone Star Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in 2015.

Are you an 11- to 14-year-old who is passionate about robotics and interested in science, technology, engineering and math fields?

Pearland Independent School District’s Pearadox Robotics Team students and industry professionals will host three individual prePEAR workshops this fall to teach the process to build a robot and show real-world career opportunities in STEM and robotics.

Pearland ISD bond package addresses growth, aging facilities

Since its last bond election, Pearland ISD has grown by about 6,000 students and anticipates 1,500 more students in the next seven years.

Addressing both a growing student population and aging facilities is a top priority of Pearland Independent School District’s Nov. 8 school bond election.

Approximately 83 percent of projects included in the $220 million bond package will address district-wide enrollment growth and facility renovations, adding extra capacity at current schools and ensuring campus maintenance and upgrades to continue serving students.


Lennar Houston announces that they’re now open for sales in Sedona Lakes, located in Manvel, TX. Designs from Lennar’s Vista collection of homes will be offered in Sedona Lakes starting in the $290,000s with their model home now under construction. Lennar is now selling at their temporary sales center at 3923 Desert Rose Court, Manvel, TX 77578.

Learn more about Houston's Space Program and International Space Station

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) Heartbeat of the U.S. Space Program is Anchored in Houston and the Clear Lake Area.

Houston/Clear Lake ~ It is frequently said that the first words spoken from the moon on July 20, 1969 were said by Neil Armstrong to mission control at JSC, “Houston, Tranquility Base here the eagle has landed." 

New Texas 288 Master-Planned Community, Meridiana, Unveils Plans for Houston’s First Community Dedicated to Education For All Ages

The development team of Meridiana has unveiled its plans for Houston’s first master-planned community with outdoor learning labs, created in collaboration with local educators, where students of all ages can study the earth’s movement, the solar system, principles of gravity and velocity, wildlife habitats and more amidst an unprecedented community of new homes.


A “community” is considered to be a place where neighbors help each other, sharing a common bond. Sedona Lakes fully lives up to that ideal, stepping in to help ease a tragic situation for — not a resident — but rather, the community landscaper, Felipe Santoyo, owner of SLI Landscaping, Inc.

Four-year-old Felipe Santoya, Jr., who often joined his father in Sedona Lakes, playing while the elder Felipe worked, was playing kickball with his brother when the unthinkable happened — he was accidentally hit last year by an off-road utility vehicle moving in reverse.

Development to Begin For Meridiana, Master- Planned Community South of Texas Medical Center

MANVEL/IOWA COLONY, TX (March 31, 2015) – Rise Communities has announced it will embark on the development of Meridiana, the premier master-planned community on Texas 288 minutes south of the Texas Medical Center in Manvel and Iowa Colony.

Located near the interchange of Texas 288 and Highway 6, Meridiana also is close to several large-scale employers in Freeport including new projects planned by Dow Chemical and BASF.