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Bill Young, architect of Respiratory Care at AC, named Professor Emeritus

Bill Young, who helped establish the Respiratory Care Program at Amarillo College, where his teaching career spanned 36 years (1972-2008), has been named Professor Emeritus.

The AC Faculty Senate will sponsor a reception in his honor from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, June 2 in the 2nd Floor Gallery at the Amarillo Museum of Art on the Washington Street Campus.

Tom Hodges has been named Professor Emeritus at Amarillo College

While approaching Amarillo College’s stately Ordway Hall in the fall of 1967 to conduct his very first freshman composition classes, Tom Hodges admits to feeling as though he’d bitten off more than he might could chew.

“On my first duty day there, those cornerstone statues, the gnomes flanking Ordway Hall’s main entrance, struck me as formidable,” Hodges said.