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As we mark this significant milestone, we're thrilled to invite our community to join us in commemorating three-quarters of a century of educational excellence, community service, and lifelong learning. Since our foundation in 1948, Alvin Community College has dedicated itself to empowering students, enriching lives, and contributing to the intellectual, cultural, and economic vibrancy of our amazing community.

Let's honor our legacy, celebrate our present achievements, and look forward to the opportunities awaiting us in the future.


75th Anniversary Community Celebration

75th Anniversary Community Celebration

Join us for a grand anniversary celebration and open house, featuring a diverse array of exciting events that showcase our rich history and vibrant future.

  • History Walk Through
  • Demonstrations
  • Campus Tours
  • Performance by ACC Choir and Band Programs
  • Free Commemorative T-Shirt
  • Free Food
  • Kids' Activities
  • Unveiling of our 75th Commemorative Marker

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Our History

Discover ACC's storied past, from our 1948 founding through decades of growth and achievement. While it's impossible to cover every milestone, this glimpse into our history highlights the pivotal moments and figures shaping our legacy and future.

1940's

Alvin Junior College (AJC) opens their first campus located at Alvin High School.

1940's
1950's

The first college library opens at Alvin High School.

1950's
1960's

AJC builds a campus with Academic, Science and Student Center buildings on Mustang Road.

1960's
1970's

NJCAA Volleyball National Champions.

1970's
1980's

First Foundation fundraiser “Casablanca”.

1980's
1990's

Nolan Ryan Center Grand Opening.

1990's
2000's

Hurricane Ike devastation.

2000's
2010's

Board of Regents approve $25 million maintenance tax for campus upgrades.

2010's
2020's

Robert J. Exley, Ph.D. named seventh president of Alvin Community College.

2020's

Please visit our 75th anniversary photo gallery to view more photos from the past 75 years of success.


Special Recognition

Join Representative Ed Thompson of District 29 as he commemorates a significant milestone, the 75th anniversary of Alvin Community College, with House Resolution 233. Witness this special tribute to the college's longstanding dedication to education and community development, marking three-quarters of a century of excellence and resilience in higher learning.


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