December 1, 2015

The Games Afoot

Coming on Saturday, the Drama Department will begin performances of the musical, The Game's Afoot.

The play is a Sherlock Holmes mystery where a Broadway actor takes on the persona of the famed detective to solve a murder case during a dinner party. The play recently won the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Play. Performances on December 5 and 10-12 will be at 7:30 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on December 6.

Purchase Tickets online.

November 17, 2015

DCVS Seeking Volunteers

DCVS Program is still in need of volunteers for our students. If you or someone you know would like to volunteer, please contact Susan Butler to make the appointment. or 281-756-5625 – between 1:00 and 5:00 pm only.

The following appointments are available for the remainder of the semester.

ADULT ECHO (ultrasound scan of the heart)
Tuesday 11/24 1:00 pm
Tuesday 12/1 12:00 or 1:00 pm

VASCULAR (Ultrasound scan of the LEGS)
Tuesday 11/24 8:30, 9:00 or 10:00 am
Tuesday 12/1/15 8:30, 9:00, 10:00 am or 3:30 pm

Fall Student Art Show Reception

November 12, 2015

Culinary Student Awarded Scholarship

Culinary Arts student Corey M. Gills was recently awarded the Haak Winery scholarship for $750.

The funds are raised by the Culinary Arts Department in conjunction with events at the Haak Winery in Santa Fe.

The department will have a silent auction on November 21 as the winery hosts its annual Food Truck Festival.

Baseball Players Sign NCAA Letters of Intent

Four Alvin Community College baseball players signed letters of intent to continue their careers with the NCAA.

First baseman Dakota Phillips signed to play at the University of New Orleans. Pitcher and first baseman Blake Chisolm and pitcher Mark Hammel will join the roster at Sam Houston State University. Pitcher Joey Pullido decided to join the University of Houston’s squad.

All four players will play their final season with ACC in the spring.

November 6, 2015

ACC Now Offers CLEP Testing

The Alvin Community College Testing Center is now administering CLEP tests for students wishing to place out of college level courses. More information about CLEP and registration procedures can be found on the CollegeBoard website ( ACC currently gives college credit for over 30 different CLEP exams. Bilingual students can earn up to 14 college credits by testing out of foreign language courses. Talk to an ACC advisor if you have questions about CLEP and how it works. Students should contact the Testing Center at 281-756-3526 to set up an appointment to test.

Toy and Food Drive at ACC

November 5, 2015

DCVS Info Sessions Coming Up

Information sessions about the Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography Program will be November 18 and January 20. The deadline to apply for the program will be February 15.

Both sessions will be at 3 p.m. in room 109 at the Science/Health Science Building.

Read more about DCVS or learn how to apply.