A highly acclaimed collection of short stories about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War will serve as the Common Reader this school year at Amarillo College.
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien was a finalist in 1990 for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The book will be utilized in a variety of AC classes throughout the year, including all First Year Seminar classes.
As a freshman last fall at Amarillo College, Justin Johnson didn’t know many people at first, and so to remedy that he decided to attend a prospective member’s party hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA).
The Amarillo College Suzuki Program, which has been enriching young lives with music since 1977, will mark its 40th anniversary with a concert featuring some of its highly accomplished former students and teachers.
The 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.
A new law emerged from the Texas Legislature in June – signed by the governor – which requires the use of corequisite remediation for college students in developmental education courses.
Corequiste remediation is the alignment of developmental courses with credit-bearing courses, so that underprepared students can be placed simultaneously in both and thus achieve college success at a faster pace.
Longtime Amarillo-area resident and altruist Mary Emeny, who spent portions of 1967 and 1968 in war-torn Vietnam, will display a collection of her poignant photographs from that experience at Amarillo College.
Sean Evan Jones weighed college options as far distant as Tennessee before ultimately making the fortuitous decision to hone his singing voice and expand his academic horizons right here in his hometown at Amarillo College.
Technology-minded individuals will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 for Amarillo Make-a-Thon, an all-night, problem-solving event conceived by Amarillo Tech Meetup, says co-organizer and Amarillo College CIS instructor Dewayne Higgs.
By earning an associate degree at Amarillo College while he was still in high school, Myles Smith was able to achieve his bachelor’s and master’s degrees by the age of 22 – saving considerable time and money along the way.