September 26, 2014

The Ballot is Now Online
The Election and Policy Center is pleased to announce the release of The Ballot, a non-partisan voting guide for the November 4, 2014 Brazoria County elections.

In it you will find information about the candidates on the ballot including their goals if they’re elected.

The printed guides will be distributed in locations throughout the county. It is also available electronically here.

September 24, 2014

ACC Coach Featured in Article

Check out an interview with Coach Jason Schreiber in the Podium Sports Journal about using player-generated videos to enhance their skills.

September 23, 2014

New Online Support for BlackBoard

Faculty and students can easily receive help 7 days a week until 8:00 P.M. for issues concerning our BlackBoard system by completing the Online Support Form.

The form is conveniently located on the log in screen for Blackboard and on the course menu inside each class in Blackboard. Completing the form for support allows us to track areas where help is needed most and also allows us to solve problems in a faster, more efficient way.

This is THE PRIMARY WAY to receive Blackboard support.

2015 Spring Schedules Now Online!

Schedules for the 2015 Spring semester are now available online.

Registration will open for the spring on October 29 and close on January 13. Classes begin on January 20.

September 16, 2014

Constitution Day

Local legislators will update students on what's happening with the Texas Legislative session which begins in January.

ACC Team Competes in Pearland 5K

Alvin Community College staff and administrators recently ran the Pearland Head for the Cure 5K Run on Saturday, September 13.

Proceeds from the event go towards brain cancer research at MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston.

ACC staff members who ran in the event are Continuing Education and Workforce Development Dean Dr. Patricia Hertenberger, accountant Louise Le, President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht and husband Dr. Terry Sawma, Dean of Academic Programs Dr. Drew Nelson and his son John Nelson.

September 15, 2014

ADN Students At Work

Asssociate Degree Nursing students in the Complex Concepts, have spent the first few weeks of the semester in the lab practicing skills. They have been working very hard to prepare for their upcoming clinicals. Each student must check off on skills in front of an instructor, which can be very nerve-wracking for students.

The photos is of student Emma Rancour performing tracheostomy care.

-Kristin Elsner, Associate Degree Nursing instructor


September 11, 2014

DCVS Seeking Volunteers

The DCVS program – Pediatric Echocardiography students are in need of volunteers.

The students are needing children – ages 3 and up – to have their heart scanned. 

If you or someone you know has a child who would like to volunteer please call 281-756-3574 or e-mail

All scans are on Thursday afternoon, 4:30 or 5:30 pm.