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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

ACC Busy Bodies Kids College

Although kids will be out of class during the summer months, they still have opportunities to learn at the Alvin Community College Busy Bodies Kids’ College.

This summer’s camps will include topics such as engineering, creative writing and illustration and Lego construction. Registration for the camps is now open and will be open until five days prior to the start of the camp. ACC is closed on Fridays during the summer.

Kids’ College is open to kids between the ages of 5-13 years.

The first of the four-day camps begin on June 16 and they will continue throughout the summer.

The engineering camp will teach kids the aspects of creating things like automobiles, clocks, roller coasters and catapults. The camp will start June 23 at ACC at Turner College and Career High School.

Students who want to know more about the CSI Forensics can participate in the CSI camp, which covers DNA testing, fingerprint identification and suspect questioning. The Forensics camp begins on July 14 at ACC campus in Alvin.

There will be two writing and illustration camps for beginning and advanced students at the Turner campus. One beginner’s camp will be begin on June 16 while a more advanced writing and illustration camp will be hosted on June 23.

There will be several Lego camps including Mining & Crafting I & II and CHI Challenge that will help children learn the basic principles about engineering and architecture. A Lego camp will begin at the ACC campus on July 21. Camps at the Turner location will start on July 7, July 14 and July 28.

The costs for the courses range between $150 to $225.

For more information about the Busy Bodies Kids’ College, call 281-756-3729 or e-mail rmyers@alvincollege.edu. You can also sign up for the camps online at the ACC Marketplace at www.alvincollege.edu under ‘Quicklinks.’

The ACC campus is located at 3110 Mustang Road in Alvin. The Robert Turner College and Career High School is at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland.

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2/3/2015

February 3, 2015

Alvin Community College staff and students will travel to Austin for Community College Day at the Texas Legislature. Students will attend legislative sessions while also speaking with local legislators. For more information call 281-756-3500.
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2/7/2015

February 7, 2015

The Alvin Community Band will perform during the annual Big Band Concert on February 7 at 7 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 281-756-3600.
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2/14/2015

February 14, 2015

The Alvin Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor a dance on Valentine's Day to benefit the honors society. The event will be on February 14, 2015 at 8 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. For more information call 281-756-3500.
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2/16/2015

February 16, 2015

Registration for the second, 8-week mini-semester in spring will open on February 16 and close on March 9. For more information call 281-756-3500 or visit www.alvincollege.edu/registration.
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2/17/2015

February 17, 2015

ACC President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht will discuss what's going on at the college and will take questions from students in the President's Forum on February 17, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. in C-227. For more information call 281-756-3686.
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2/20/2015

February 20, 2015

The Texas Community College Teachers Association will have its annual conference on February 20, 2015. There will be no day classes at ACC.
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2/26/2015

February 26, 2015

The Alvin Community College Board of Regents will have their monthly meeting on February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. For more information call 281-756-3500.
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3/6/2015

March 6, 2015

The deadline to apply for spring commencement will be on March 6, 2015. For more information call 281-756-3500.
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March 7-14, 2015

The Alvin Community College Drama Department will perform its spring musical, The Fantasticks, from March 7-14 at the Theatre. The musical is about a couple who fall in love, grow apart and then attempt to re-connect with each other. It is the world’s longest running musical. Performances are at 8 p.m. on March 7, 12-14. There will be a 2:30 p.m performance on March 8. For more information call 281-756-3606 or visit
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