Randi Warrick, who for almost 10 years now has taught 1-year-olds at the Amarillo College Child Development Lab School, has been named Educator of the Year by the Panhandle Early Childhood Educators (PECE).
Amarillo College is thrilled to announce that it has received a magnanimous gift of $15 million from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
Amarillo College’s Chalk It Up sidewalk art contest returns in July to give area artists a chance to hatch hued handiwork while vying for cash prizes.
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has honored Amarillo College with its Award of Excellence for Exemplary CEO/Board Relationship, a national distinction for which only one community college is selected annually.
Amarillo College is pleased to announce that a total of 678 full-time students attained academic excellence worthy of placing their names on the Spring 2021 Dean’s List.
Amarillo College has received a generous grant to help facilitate its work-based program that allows participants to learn while they simultaneously earn paychecks and potential academic credits through apprenticeships in their fields of study.
Today, Amarillo College, a Top 10 finalist for the 2021 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, was recognized in a virtual award ceremony as one of the Top 5 community colleges nationally and captured Aspen’s Rising Star Award and the $100,000 prize that goes with it.
Each spring, Amarillo College recognizes its most outstanding students at a formal and celebratory Honors Convocation, which this year had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A national alliance of six colleges and universities, together with hundreds of high school and community partners, announced the launch of REP4, an initiative to change the future of education. Unique to the alliance, students will take the lead conducting “Rapid Education Prototyping” to address the urgent challenges of access and completion to fully deliver on higher education’s promise of social and economic mobility.
The Amarillo College community will converge on the Washington Street Campus on Tuesday, May 18 for the long-awaited announcement of which community college is the best in the land – and AC is definitely in the running.
Amarillo College has received a $22,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to establish a new certificate program in Special Education Advocacy, primarily to provide specialized training for legal studies students, parents of special-needs children, and future educators.
Emma Womack might not be the first Amarillo College student to switch her major from dental hygiene to welding, but because she did, her own smile seems to be shining just as brightly as any of those she might have helped embellish.
The Amarillo College Esports varsity Overwatch team capped an undefeated season on April 22 by knocking off the defending champs of Northwestern College to capture the GGleagues Central Division B Championship.
Amarillo College is pleased to announce that it will replace its campuses-wide mask mandate with a masks-optional policy beginning on Monday, April 26.
Aaron Faver, instructor of social sciences at Amarillo College, remembers the Alamo, particularly a display he saw there as a kid that featured letters written in the dire eleventh hour by its ill-fated defenders.
For a quarter century, the hippest place to be on Tuesday nights in June has been Amarillo College, and June Jazz will not disappoint in 2021 as five Tuesdays dot the June calendar, giving folks maximum opportunity to enjoy the free concerts.
Amarillo College returns to in-person commencement exercises this spring with a doubleheader of sorts – back-to-back graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 14 at Hodgetown Stadium in downtown Amarillo.
Reem Witherspoon, supervisor of the award-winning Math Outreach Center at Amarillo College, was not initially drawn to AC to teach. In fact, teaching was not so much as a blip on her aspirational radar when she first set foot on campus.
Amarillo College’s return to intercollegiate athletics has been buoyed by the establishment of an Athletics Advisory Board to help shape the vision of how the new program can best serve the community.
Amarillo College is pleased to announce that its Communications and Marketing Department earned a dozen prestigious accolades – including one for Best of Show – in the 36th Annual Education Advertising Awards.