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Alamance Community College

Alamance Community College says although it may not be first in terms of the size of its student body, the North Carolina college certainly comes first in caring, with staff that arrives on campus every day to serve its students in the best possible manner.

The college's mission statement declares that the North Carolina college strives to help people realize their potential and attain an education, which is personally meaningful, relevant to the needs of the community and state and responsive to significant global trends. In fact, the development of the college has been centered on the principle of responsiveness to changing needs and conditions surrounding the North Carolina college. For example, Alamance Community College sites the expansion of the industrial and technological era in North Carolina to the need for technically trained personnel, who come to Alamance Community College to earn their degree.

Alamance Community College offers program options for students who want to earn an associate degree, diploma or certificate in the areas of business, health and public services, and industrial and graphics technologies. These courses can be applied to a four-year college o university. Courses and programs include biotechnology, culinary technology, and real estate. The school also offers nontraditional courses in the form of Internet courses and courses by cassette tapes, as well as dual enrollment classes for high school students.

Quick Facts:

  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredited the North Carolina college in December of 1969.

  • For the second time in three years, Alamance Community College in 2007 earned a "superior" rates in the "Critical Success Factors" report from the North Carolina Community College System.

  • Early in 2007, Alamance Community College was awarded a Homeland Security Grant totaling $12,000 to provide incident command training to law enforcement and other emergency personnel.

  • The North Carolina college provides an on-campus child care cent for offspring of students, faculty and staff.

  • Some unique clubs to Alamance Community College include the Animal Care Club, the Dental Assisting Club and the Flora Horticulture Club.
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