Monthly Archive:: December 2014

Welcome from the President

Welcome to the Alvin Community College edition of Career Focus. This issue includes information and options for the many careers waiting for you at ACC! ACC is home to nationally-recognized programs, many unique to the college, led

Emerging Careers in Health Care

Pediatric Echocardiography To meet the demand for sonographers who work with children, ACC launched its Pediatric Echocardiography Program in 2011. ACC was one of the first colleges in the country to start an accredited Associate Degree program.

Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) Financial Aid

Alvin Community College offers financial assistance for many training programs and courses to students who meet specific criteria. Grants Texas Public Education Grants (TPEG) TWC SSF Welding/Pipefitter Fast Start I TWC Welding/Pipefitter Fast Start II TWC Veterans

Financial Aid: Your Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply

The cost of tuition should not stand in the way of getting a college education. At ACC, more than half of all students receive some form of financial aid and/or scholarships, and the college’s Office of Financial

Distance Education

As more students try to earn an education while also making a living, ACC strives to offer as much online learning as possible to meet the demand. Today ACC offers 186 courses and five Associate Degree programs

Leading Industry Careers

CNC Machinist The CNC Machinist Immersion Program is designed to simulate a real shop environment for students ages 18 and older who will learn all aspects of a machine shop. The program is available in both day

Facts & Finds

Art Department Prepares Students for Career The job market in various artistic fields has seen a steady increase in hiring recently. The National Endowment for the Arts projected that jobs in the art field will grow by

Healthcare Careers

Certified Nursing Assistant Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) prepares you for a fulfilling career as a healthcare provider. It is a great entry-point into many careers in medicine, including becoming a licensed vocational nurse or a

Are you interested in an exciting, well-paying profession?

Court Reporting Court reporters are highly-trained professionals who have the ability to convert the spoken word into information that can be read, searched, and archived. There are new career paths for reporters, such as broadcast captioning and

Planning for Success

Making a career change or choosing a new career path can be overwhelming, but hard work and planning can literally pay off! Planning for a career requires both exploring the job market and looking within yourself. The

Alvin Community College Guide to Careers

Choosing a career path is an important decision and ACC is dedicated to providing an education to fit a wide variety of career goals. Choose from certificates, associate degrees and transfer studies to prepare you for careers

Campus Life

College life is more than academic. Being involved in campus clubs and organizations can be a wonderful opportunity to gain leadership skills, meet new people and provide service to the college and the community. You also gain