Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships, join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
ASPIRING TO THE CUTTING EDGE OF COMMERCE
Makes sure the team feels heard
Creates healthy dialogue to help the best solution come forward
Demonstrates a sincere appreciation for opposing viewpoints
Asks insightful questions to understand the root cause
Empathizes with others who have opposing viewpoints
Follows instructions with care and attention
Asks questions that show he/she is actively listening to conversation at hand
Does not Interrupts peers
Student uses sound judgment when deciding the most appropriate solution
Student uses appropriate research and knowledge to make appropriate decisions
Student uses impartial judgment when faced with a problem
Student doesn’t let his emotions cloud his business decisions
Student is level-headed even in trying times
Student consistently think through problems
Student makes appropriate comments after determining the audience
Works effectively with customers an/or other students
Has strong rapport with those he/she interacts with
Enjoys the people related aspects of the business
Is pleasant and projects a friendly tone over the phone, email, or texts
Is empathetic towards customer issues
Is direct, yet helpful in dealing with customer concerns
Is effective, not overbearing
Can handle difficult customer situations/scenarios with grace
Constantly identifies more efficient ways of doing business
Is accepting of constructive criticism
Is a well-versed team player capable of handling a variety of assignments
Is calm under pressure
Is a calming force, especially with [his/her] peer group
Shows initiative, and is flexible when approaching new tasks.
Excels at activities which require a high degree of flexibility
Feedback is always constructive.
Doesn’t often blame others for problems.
Effectively communicates expectations and goals.
Effectively communicates personal concerns.
Needs to speak up more when faced with concerns.
Effectively highlights problems within the group and/or solutions to fix them.
Is unafraid to say, “I don’t know” when confronted with a tricky question or problem.
Manages meetings efficiently.
Returns communications in a timely and appropriate manner.
Able to listen as effectively as talk.
Empowers his/herself as well as others around him/her.
Makes new students or group members feel welcome.
Recognizes potential in others, and seeks to help them reach their potential.
Quick to lend a hand to others in need of help.
Shares expertise with others, to teach as well as achieve goals.
Excellent example of our ideal culture in action.
Thrives when faced with activities which require a high amount of flexibility.
Is open to change.
Enthusiastic about work and working with others.
Handles pressure well.
Has a strong understanding of job responsibilities/expectations
Regularly alerts instructor of key developments in his/her team function
Has deep knowledge that surpasses standard student expectations
Regularly contributes and works with other students
Crafts an extensive network of peers to tackle tough issues
Shares knowledge with peers
Is constantly sharing industry trends and best practices
Is adept in all areas of student/job responsibility
Is a servant-leader, always willing to help his/her team
Gives structure, feedback and direction to his/her team
Is punctual and consistently on-time to meetings
Arrives at meetings on time and is always prepared
Schedules time-off according to policy
Completes deadlines as promised
Has greatly improved performance with assignments and/or learning goals
Exceeds output expectations set for him/her by the department
Makes a large contribution to the overall success of his/her team through excellent productivity
Consistently exceeds others in the classroom regarding work output
Exceed or meets attendance standards for punctuality
Thinks outside the box to find the best solution to a particular problem
Is creative and finds ways to correlate ideas with action
Artfully changes when presented with new information and ideas
Is always willing to directly challenge the status quo in pursuit of a more effective solution
Contributes fresh ideas regularly
Encourages peers to be inventive
Contributes innovative ideas in group projects
Contributes suggestions regularly on how to improve processes
Is not rigid nor unwilling to adjust when presented with new information
Gives recognition to coworkers who contribute innovative solutions
Is effective at goal-setting and challenging oneself
Clearly communicates goals and objections to peers and professors
Is constantly striving to be the best he/she possibly can be
Sets concrete, measurable, and attainable goals
Sets aggressive targets to meet personal objectives
Proactively shares progress on goals
Is consistent in defining goals and objectives
Demonstrated effective communication when deadlines will be missed
Does not leave peers struggling to understand the status of a project
Constantly pursues new learning opportunities
Consistently takes on additional responsibility for the team
Successfully finds more effective ways to perform a specific task
Is constantly looking for new ways to help the team
Is always willing to jump in and learn something new
Requires little direction when given a new responsibility
Is not afraid to take calculated risks
Is not afraid to make periodic mistakes, willing to assume responsibilities outside of his/her job description
Avoids sowing seeds of doubt with the rest of the team
Accepts all opportunities to train and learn new things
Able to bring out the best out of those in the team.
Has established an effective system for communication.
Provides constant (and appropriate) coaching and guidance to peers.
Open to listening to peers, as well as experimenting with new techniques/strategies.
Empowers others to take initiative as well.
Shows sound judgment in critical decision making.
Avoids knee jerk reactions, and collects all relevant facts before making a decision.
Knows when to step back and let the team work.
Sets appropriate expectations for his/her team and peers in the classroom.