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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 www.alvincollege.edu.

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12/2/2014

December 2, 2014

The Alvin Community College Foundation will host the 15th Annual Christmas Gala on December 2 starting at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. The event will feature a meal along with live and silent auctions. For tickets please call 281-756-3600.

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12/6/2014

December 6-13, 2014

The ACC Drama Department will begin performances of the musical A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol on December 6 at the Theatre. Performances on December 6 and 11-13 will be at 8 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on December 7. Purchase tickets at www.alvincollege.edu/drama/theatreseason or call 281-756-3606.

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12/9/2014

December 9, 2014

The ACC Community Chorus will host its first performance with Handel’s Messiah on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alvin First United Methodist Church, 611 W. South Street. For more information call 281-756-3587.

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12/14/2014

December 14, 2014

The ACC Wind Ensemble will have a Christmas concert on December 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Theatre. For more information call 281-756-3588.

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12/15/2014

December 15-16, 2014

Auditions for the Drama Department production for The Fantasticks will be December 15-16 at 7 p.m. in the Theatre. Callbacks will be the following day. For more information call 281-756-3607.

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