October 30, 2014

In Memory of Bill Henry

Former Director of Student Financial Aid and Placement Bill Henry, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Henry began working at Alvin Community College in 1966 and retired from the director position in 1989.

There will be a memorial service for Henry tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel at 311 N. Friendswood Drive in Friendswood.

For more information call 281-992-7200 or visit www.jeterfuneralhome.com/current_services.php

October 28, 2014

Costume Contest Winners

Winners from the Alvin Nursing Student Association Costume Contest are:

First place Ryleigh Castell

Second Place Jaxx Broussard
Third Place Carlos Ramos

October 27, 2014

ACC Regents Attend ACCT Conference

Alvin Community College Regents Jodie Droege, Bart DeWitt, 'Bel Sanchez and Cheryl Knape along with President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht attended the Association of Community College Leadership Congress on October 22-25.

The Leadership Congress is the largest national gathering of community college trustees, presidents, and administrators.

Topics covered in the discussion sessions included strategic industry alliances and partnerships with K-12; student success and completion; innovation and technology; fundraising; serving at-risk and underserved populations; and effective board governance.

ACC Regent Bart DeWitt also was recognized for serving on the board for more than 25 years. He has been a regent since 1972.

Bart DeWitt, back row, second from left, was recognized for serving more than 25 years as a college regent.
From left, Bart DeWitt, 'Bel Sanchez, Dr. Christal M. Albrecht, Jodie Droege and Cheryl Knape.

Honors Students Present Research at Conference

Alvin Community College Honors Students participated in the Gulf Coast Interscholastic Consortium's Honors Conference on Friday, Oct. 17, at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College.

Many of the students presented their honors projects at the conference alongside other students from local colleges.

Pictured are:
Vera Addison, Angela Otoya, Adrian Sanchez, Jessica Rucks, Misty Jackson, Sara Robertson, Ludesta Jamme.

Learn more about the Honors Program at ACC.

UCHL Rep. on Campus Today

Siloe Lopez with the University of Houston-Clear Lake will be in the G building today, Monday, October 27th, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Mr. Lopez will be available to answer transfer questions and give information about UHCL degree programs. 

-Alpha TreviƱo, ACC Academic Advisor

October 24, 2014

Partial Solar Eclipse

Our Astronomy instructor snapped this picture using a solar telescope yesterday of the partial solar eclipse.

October 23, 2014

Check Out Globular Cluster M22

Astronomy Professor Dr. Joseph Mills took this image of the globular cluster M22, which is in the
Sagittarius constellation.

October 22, 2014

October 21, 2014

Run from the Zombies!

The Zombie Blood Run is coming on Saturday. Sign up today for the 5k run which will be held during the Fall Festival at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Sign up at the ACC Marketplace.

Check out the softball team sporting the tshirts:

Nursing Students Participate in Health Fair

The Alvin Nursing Student Association (ANSA) participated in a health fair on Friday at Ron Carter Automotive. The students were monitoring blood pressure and educating the staff about BP management. ANSA was very well received and appreciated.

Check out the photos below: