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Monday, June 30, 2014

Upward Bound Wins TRiO Competion

Upward Bound Wins TRiO Competion

Alvin Community College Upward Bound took first place at the annual TRiO Field Day on June 20 at the Texas Southern University campus.

This is 10th consecutive win for the ACC Upward Bound team.

“This year our students worked hard to uphold an ACC Upward Bound tradition of winning,” Director Regan Metoyer said. “I am beyond proud of them.  These students work hard year round and it has paid off.”

The competition included Upward Bound programs from Texas Southern University, Galveston College, University of Houston-Downtown and College of the Mainland. 

The schools competed in several activities including math, science, athletics and dance.

Upward Bound seeks to motivate low-income and/or potential first-generation college students and help them develop the skills they need to complete secondary education and succeed at the postsecondary educational institution of their choice. The purpose of the program is to build confidence and self-esteem, while providing the necessary tools and guidance to foster academic success.

For more information call 281-756-3500 or visit

Campus Events Calendar

«October 2015»

October 3, 2015

ACC will host its annual Student Leadership Conference on October 3 at the Nolan Ryan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information 281-756-3686.
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October 7, 2015

ACC will host the Dolphin Wing Fling to teach students about the dangers of drinking and driving on October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outside the Student Center.
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October 8, 2015

Registration for the second mini semester for fall will end on October 8. For more information call 281-756-3500 or visit
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10/10/2015 - 10/17/2015

October 10-17, 2015

Drama productions of Getting Sara Married will run from October 10-17 at the ACC Theatre. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on October 11. For more information or to purchase tickets visit:
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October 15, 2015

Free screenings, flu shots and healthcare information will be made available to the public during the Fall Fitness Fair on October 15 in the Science/Health Science Building from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 281-756-5660.
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October 24, 2015

ACC will host its 40th Annual Fall Festival and Zombie 5k Fun Run on October 24 on the college campus from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information or to sponsor a booth, call 281-756-3600.
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