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Aaron Faver joined us throughout our two hour morning show to talk about the elections from last night! 🗳

Lawrence also got an early start to his morning and joined his dad before going to school. 😊

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The team at Amarillo College goes above and beyond to support their students outside of the classroom. Thanks for allowing us to be a small part of this amazing transformational journey.
Wow, what an epic evening we had at the Amarillo Branch NAACP Dr. R.W. Jones Freedom Banquet! Thank you Amarillo College for being a sponsor and the invitation to be a guest. #RegentBetancourt
Wow, what an epic evening we had at the Amarillo Branch NAACP Dr. R.W. Jones Freedom Banquet! Thank you Amarillo College for being a sponsor and the invitation to be a guest. #RegentBetancourt
Check us out this weekend at the 2022 Extra Life: Gaming for Charity event supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals at Amarillo College! #GoBadgers Yellow City Comic Convention Bash Script Crazy Badger Central Bookstore & Cafe Amarillo College Student Life

Check out our KAMR Studio 4 interview here!
HUGE shoutout to West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College for their continued support of our nation's veterans! With both schools offering great benefits and opportunities to veterans, they help make the transition into higher education easier! THANK YOU!
Palo Duro’s ‘23 Seniors enjoyed learning about educational opportunities at Amarillo College’s annual
Success 360 event!💙🎓🦡
#ccmrculture #classof2023
Success 360 area high school recruiting event was a Success! #LetsGoBadgers Amarillo College Bash Script Crazy AC Badger Esports Amarillo College Student Life rocks!
Thank you to Amarillo College for coming to PHS to help our seniors complete the FAFSA!
Great weekend at the regional United States Information Technology Collegate Conference (USITCC) competitions! These Amarillo College students are going to rock it at Nationals! Thank you Missouri State University for hosting a wonderful competition! Amarillo College Student Life rocks! #gobadgers #badgersdoingthings
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The WTAMU Symphony Orchestra may break the stage at its next concert — hosting an ensemble larger than any previously seen in Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. Joining them will be the Amarillo College Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Next.

https://www.wtamu.edu/news/2022/10/enormous-ensemble-to-be-featured-in-upcoming-wt-symphony-orchestra-concert.html
Amarillo College Computer Information Systems students made it to Missouri State University for the Regional United States Information Technology Collegiate Competitions! Amarillo College students will be competing in Cyber Security, Application Development, Office Solutions, and PC Troubleshooting! Amarillo College Student Life Rocks! #gobadgers #badgersdoingthings
Thank you Amarillo College Hinkson Memorial Campus for hosting this evenings Amarillo College Board of Regents Meeting! I enjoyed the status update that was presented and learning about the positive outcomes that the students have achieved this school year. #RegentBetancourt #ACHinksonCampus #HerefordTx
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Thank you Amarillo College Hinkson Memorial Campus for hosting this evenings Amarillo College Board of Regents Meeting! I enjoyed the status update that was presented and learning about the positive outcomes that the students have achieved this school year. #RegentBetancourt #ACHinksonCampus #HerefordTx
Hereford, TX
Tomorrow night in Amarillo, check out a FREE CONCERT at Amarillo College's Concert Hall Theatre, featuring songs of Latin America by Austin-based singer/songwriter Javier Jara Music. The show, "Our Rhythms, Our Voices," features a full ensemble, so come enjoy! Thanks to Javier for stopping by for a chat and a couple captivating songs. Click to hear the interview, details of the show, & the serenade!

Amarillo College is a public community college dedicated to providing students affordable pathways to success with campuses in Amarillo, Hereford & Dumas.

AC student captures first place in national creative video competition 11/03/2022

AC student captures first place in national creative video competition

Congratulations to AC Student Casy Niccoli, whose video “The Takeover” got first place in the Creative Video category at the fall conference of the College Media Association, held in Washington DC.

AC student captures first place in national creative video competition Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Dr. Asanga Ranasinghe named AC’s 1st Distinguished Research Scientist 11/02/2022

Dr. Asanga Ranasinghe named AC’s 1st Distinguished Research Scientist

In support of Badger Bold, the AC Foundation has given $250,000 to establish the Distinguished Research Scientist endowment, whose first title has gone to Chemistry Professor Dr. Asanga Ranasinghe.

Dr. Asanga Ranasinghe named AC’s 1st Distinguished Research Scientist Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

11/01/2022

'Class Act' Faculty Profile Series: Bruce Lin

We like to get everyone hyped up for the Art Force Piano series every season, but did you know someone in particular helped spearhead the project? Meet Dr. Bruce Lin, an exceptional pianist and assistant professor of music right here at AC.

"Looking back, I wouldn't call myself a prodigy or even particularly gifted, but I just enjoy playing the Piano," he says.

Read more about Bruce here: https://www.actx.edu/stories/class-act-bruce-lins-joy-is-beyond-words-when-his-students-succeed

Timeline photos 10/31/2022

HAPPENING ON WASHINGTON STREET CAMPUS NOW - Come visit Trunk or Treat and get some candy!

10/31/2022

Success 360 2022

Quick recap of the fun two days AC spent at the Civic Center hosting Success 360! Big shoutout to the volunteers and faculty who assisted in helping guide area students to their futures.

Timeline photos 10/28/2022

Visit campus tonight for some spooky holiday fun! Amarillo College Student Life will be ready with its annual pumpkin patch, from 5:30PM–7:30PM. Carve pumpkins, play games and grab some snacks!

Timeline photos 10/27/2022

Amarillo area high school students enjoyed a tour of what they can expect from being an AC Student at Success 360, an event held at the Civic Center that aims to showcase the schools various communities and help guide future students in their higher education pursuits.

Job-satisfaction survey elicits positive AC faculty feedback 10/26/2022

Job-satisfaction survey elicits positive AC faculty feedback

AC recently renewed its partnership with the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education through The Harvard Graduate School of Education to conduct the COACHE faculty survey, who said they were satisfied with their workplace and that if they were given the choice to work for AC all over again, they would.

Job-satisfaction survey elicits positive AC faculty feedback Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Jazz Ensemble from SWOSU to present free concert at Amarillo College 10/25/2022

Jazz Ensemble from SWOSU to present free concert at Amarillo College

The Jazz Ensemble of Southwestern Oklahoma State University will perform music by many well-known artists on Thursday, November 10th at AC, set for 7PM at the Concert Hall Theater on Washington Street Campus. AC’s own Jazz Band will open the show.

Jazz Ensemble from SWOSU to present free concert at Amarillo College Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Timeline photos 10/24/2022

We hope everyone had a good (albeit chilly) first day back from Fall Break! Good luck to our amazing students on the next 8 weeks.

Timeline photos 10/21/2022

BIG SHOUTOUT to our cross country teams! Girls are nationally ranked 17th in the NJCAA division and boys are 15th.

Igor Lipinski, pianist and magician, to perform Nov. 1 at Amarillo College 10/20/2022

Igor Lipinski, pianist and magician, to perform Nov. 1 at Amarillo College

Be sure to visit the Concert Hall Theater on November 1st at 7:30PM for another installment of the Art Force Piano Series. For this performance, you will be seeing Igor Lipinski's Piano Illusions, a fantastic blend of both classical music and magic.

Igor Lipinski, pianist and magician, to perform Nov. 1 at Amarillo College Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Enrollment 10/19/2022

Enrollment

It never hurts to plan ahead! Visit our enrollment page to get a jumpstart on your future semester. You can now apply for 2023 financial aid and browse for available scholarships from the Amarillo College Foundation.

Enrollment 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.

Timeline photos 10/17/2022

IT'S FALL BREAK - but that doesn't mean campus is completely closed. 8 Weeks are coming up next monday, the advising center is operating under normal hours and we are ready to take care of you!

Timeline photos 10/14/2022

Success is the AC Truck Driving Academy, which is pleased to announce that 15 of its 20 October graduates are leaving the program with jobs already in tow. Everyone in the class earned a commercial driver’s license. To celebrate, Academy faculty hosted a potluck lunch on OCT 13th for the graduates. AC is currently adding to its fleet of trucks, which will increase the Academy’s capacity for serving students. Registration opens on NOV 7th for the next class, which has space available and begins in January. For more information, call Claudia Arnold, advising associate: 806-371-5355.

A major gift inspires naming of the FirstBank Southwest Center at AC 10/13/2022

A major gift inspires naming of the FirstBank Southwest Center at AC

AC has received an incredible $3 million gift establishing FirstBank Southwest as the Founding Sponsor of the new Badger Athletics program. We're proud to honor this gift—the largest ever given to any entity by FBSW—by naming the soon to be completed fitness center the !

A major gift inspires naming of the FirstBank Southwest Center at AC Amarillo College is pleased to announce that it has received a $3 million gift that provides its athletics program with a “Founding Sponsor” and a prestigious name for its new home, which henceforth will be called FirstBank Southwest Center.

Timeline photos 10/12/2022

2ND 8 WEEKS COMING SOON – make sure you're registered and good to go for the second fall term.

Photomontages of Mark Penland featured at Southern Light Gallery 10/10/2022

Photomontages of Mark Penland featured at Southern Light Gallery

Be sure to visit the new exhibit at the Southern Light Gallery in the Ware Student Commons before it leaves Novemeber 16th!

Photomontages of Mark Penland featured at Southern Light Gallery Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Photos from Amarillo College's post 10/07/2022

Tune into Amarillo College's FM90 as we celebrate College Radio Day!

AC presents special musical project honoring Latin Americans in U.S. 10/06/2022

AC presents special musical project honoring Latin Americans in U.S.

AC wraps up its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a musical presentation by Javier Jara, honoring the Latin American immigrant population living in the US. The show is at 7:30PM Friday, October 14th at the Concert Hall Theater on AC’s Washington Street Campus.

AC presents special musical project honoring Latin Americans in U.S. Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Photos from Amarillo College's post 10/05/2022

Amarillo College is excited to announce BADGER BOLD—the first comprehensive campaign in our 93 years as an institution—spearheaded by the Amarillo College Foundation.

With a fundraising goal of $45 million, we aim to transform Amarillo and its College through innovative advancements in three major areas—student experience, faculty & staff enrichment, and capital enhancement.

Now is the time to be !

Photos from Amarillo College's post 10/05/2022

In recognition of the top-notch faculty here at AC and the cadre of AC students training to become the educators of the future, we couldn’t be more proud to support World Teachers’ Day! Here’s to all the teachers who change lives every day!

Share your story of a teacher who changed your life using / @TeachersCan.

Timeline photos 10/04/2022

TONIGHT – visit the Concert Hall Theater on ACs Washington Street Campus this evening for performances of an abstract collection of American piano music. The show starts at 7:30PM

Photos from Amarillo College's post 09/29/2022

Food trucks visited campus today, thanks to the AC Hispanic Student Association!

Timeline photos 09/27/2022

Got some students registered to vote on campus today!

Respiratory Care Program to celebrate 50 years of educating therapists 09/26/2022

Respiratory Care Program to celebrate 50 years of educating therapists

ACs Respiratory Care Program was started in 1972 and has been running smoothly ever since. The program will mark it's 50 year anniversary with a reception from 4–6PM on Tuesday, October 4th in the Atrium of the Allied Health Sciences Building on West Campus.

Respiratory Care Program to celebrate 50 years of educating therapists Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

AC kicks off theatre season with classic 1940s comedy by Noel Coward 09/23/2022

AC kicks off theatre season with classic 1940s comedy by Noel Coward

For its first show of the 2022-23 season, AC Theatre Arts Program would like for you to come be entertained as you watch BLITHE SPIRIT, a story about a British Widower haunted by his wife after conducting a séance, directed by Monty Downs.

AC kicks off theatre season with classic 1940s comedy by Noel Coward Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Trio of events planned at AC for Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month 09/22/2022

Trio of events planned at AC for Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with AC at these three awesome upcoming events:

FRIDAY SEPT 23 – visit the Oeschger Family Mall from 6–8PM for La Cultura Hispana es Familia, presented by HSA.

THURSDAY SEPT 29 – Food Truck Frenzy starts at 11:30AM – by the Clocktower – and concludes at 1:30PM

THURSDAY OCT 6 – HSA will host a free game of Lotería at 11:45AM with prizes

Trio of events planned at AC for Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month

09/21/2022

Class Act: Michael Hannen emboldens philosophy students to think critically

After being inspired by a high school teacher in his home state of California, Michael Hannen decided to pursue a future in the studies of History, Philosophy and Humanities. He wants students to assess arguments from various perspectives. His goal is not to tell them what to think, but to give them the tools they need to think critically and come to their own conclusions.

Read more at: https://www.actx.edu/class-act-michael-hannen-emboldens-philosophy-students-to-think-critically

09/21/2022

Level Up at Amarillo College

Whatever your mission, AC can help you complete it.

The next set of 8-week classes begins October 24th. Register now!

Amarillo College to present Latin-American music in ‘Fiesta Under the Stars’ 09/19/2022

Amarillo College to present Latin-American music in ‘Fiesta Under the Stars’

Come visit Washington Street Campus, Saturday, September 24th at 6PM for music, outdoor scenery and food trucks!

Amarillo College to present Latin-American music in ‘Fiesta Under the Stars’ Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

AC and WT join with ISDs to boost number of Texas Panhandle teachers 09/15/2022

AC and WT join with ISDs to boost number of Texas Panhandle teachers

AC and WT officials announced a plan on Monday, September 12th, to increase the number of teachers in Texas Panhandle schools – One2Teach will reduce the time and costs for high school students who want to become teachers by providing intentional advising and guaranteed interviews in their districts.

AC and WT join with ISDs to boost number of Texas Panhandle teachers

Timeline photos 09/14/2022

TONIGHT – Visit the WTAMU Fieldhouse (The Box) in Canyon at 6PM to cheer on our Badgers at the volleyball team's first conference game – admission is free, and remember to wear blue!

Student photography currently on exhibit at AC’s Southern Light Gallery 09/14/2022

Student photography currently on exhibit at AC’s Southern Light Gallery

Presented first at the AC/WT Student-Faculty Art Show several months ago, you can now see some of our students work at the Southern Light Gallery, located on the first floor of the Ware Student Commons on AC’s Washington Street Campus.

Student photography currently on exhibit at AC’s Southern Light Gallery Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Timeline photos 09/09/2022

WE ARE CLOSED TODAY FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY – we will see all your beautiful faces on Monday. Have a good weekend!

AC’s Art Force Piano Series features 4 compelling concerts in year ahead 09/07/2022

AC’s Art Force Piano Series features 4 compelling concerts in year ahead

It's that time again! AC's Art Force Piano series is set for another season of four performances happening here at the Concert Hall Theater. Be sure to mark your calendars for some stellar performances.

AC’s Art Force Piano Series features 4 compelling concerts in year ahead Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.

Timeline photos 09/06/2022

It's TUESDAY BLUESDAY – students came by the clocktower today to grab some sweet shirts from Amarillo College Student Life! Show your school spirit by wearing blue every Tuesday!

Timeline photos 09/02/2022

Be sure to visit campus on September 17th for Garden of the Mind, presented by our friends at Panhandle PBS. Activities include meditation, yoga, creative art journaling and cooking!

Timeline photos 08/31/2022

AC would like to congratulate Management instructor Renee Stovall for receiving one of this year's Top 20 Under 40 Awards for business excellence!

08/30/2022

Garden of the Mind

Come visit campus for a good time!

About AC

Amarillo College is a vibrant, comprehensive community college committed to student success and profoundly focused on the future of Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle.

The College features a compelling blend of quality and affordability, typically enrolling approximately 10,000 students in academic classes at six campuses within in three counties.

Additionally, more than 20,000 area residents regularly take advantage of AC’s plentiful assortment of professional development and personal enrichment courses under the umbrella of Continuing Education.

The mission of the College is “enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.” AC pledges to provide students with a solid academic foundation, whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.

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'Class Act' Faculty Profile Series: Bruce Lin
Success 360 2022
Class Act: Michael Hannen emboldens philosophy students to think critically
Level Up at Amarillo College
PaintU Party
FALL 2022 PEP RALLY
Level Up at Amarillo College
June Jazz Tonight
June Jazz 2021 - The Martinis
Spring 2022 Graduation at Hodgetown

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2201 S Washington Street
Amarillo, TX
79109

General information

We offer a variety of degrees and certificates that fall under the following nine Academic Communities:
– Business
– CIS
– Creative Arts
– Education
– Health Services
– Industry
– Liberal Arts
– Public Service
– STEM

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