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Events & Information

Events
Alpena Community College plays a vital part in the community of Alpena by hosting numerous events throughout the year as well as facilitating groups who wish to use the campus as a location for an event for the community. Many of these events are offered at little or no cost to the public. We believe that the best communities are generated by helping each other which is why we strive to work with the public. 

Interested in knowing more about an event taking place at Alpena Community College? This page features information on events that have happened or will be happening on ACC's campus.

2018-2019 Events
Quickbooks Training - May
Evening with the Arts
- May
Pie in the Face Fundraiser - May
Beta Bash 2019 - April
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Candelight Vigil - April
Michigan Works Job Fair
- April
Pins for Needles SNA Bowling Fundraiser
 - April
College Park Door/Window Decorating Contest - Sexual Assault Awareness Month - April
Door Decorating Contest - Sexual Assault Awareness Month - April
Check Please! An ACC Players Production - March
SNA Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser - March
Lumberjack Hub Grand Opening Event
- February
Medical Assistant Christmas Craft Show
- December
Fall 2018 Evening with the Arts - December
Student Life Holiday Movie Night - December
Intramural Basketball 3-on-3 - December
Student Leadership Laser Tag Night - November
ACC Players Club Meeting - November
Intramural Corn Hole Tournament - November
Pizza with the President - Oscoda Campus - November
PTK Blood Drive - October
ACC Players Stage Make-Up Workshop - October
Basketball Meet & Greet - October
MIOSHA Safety Forum - October
ACC Foundation Thanksgiving Card Contest - September/October
Language Society Meeting - September
ACC Players Club Meeting - September
History of Industry Sculpture Ceremony
- September
ACC Players Club Meeting - September
Student Appreciation Day - September
Welcome Back Bash - September
Corrections Academy - June
Community Health Worker Training - May-August 


Media Releases

Besser Company Lends Neighborly Support to ACC
June 17, 2019
As ground breaking day for Alpena Community College’s Van Lare Hall renovation project draws near, the ACC Foundation is wrapping up the final stages of its Healthy Futures Start Here campaign. ACC’s neighbors to the east, employee-owned Besser Company, is keeping the momentum alive with their recent donation of $50,000. 

Hunters Harvest for Charity Supports ACC's Student Food Pantry

June 5, 2019
Jim Wils, Dick Dubey and Mark Boyk of Hunters Harvest for Charity recently presented Alpena Community College Foundation Executive Director Brenda Herman and ACC Communications Technician Jess Ruppert with an $800.00 check. The donation comes from the proceeds of the group’s annual Sportsmen’s Banquet and has been designated to support ACC’s student food pantry.

Alpena Community College Students Place 1st in Lineman Rodeo

April 11, 2019
ALPENA, MICH. – Alpena Community College Utility Tech students performed well at the Mitchell Technical Institute Annual College Lineman Rodeo on April 5, 2019, in Mitchell, South Dakota. ACC’s Team 1, 45 North, won the Team Overall Champion award as well as three events: Team C1 Framing, Team Written Exam, and Team Obstacle Climb.

Alpena Community College Students Named to 2019 Phi Theta Kappa All-Michigan Academic Team

March 5, 2019
ALPENA, MICH. – Alpena Community College students Ben Gould and Todd Graham have both been named to the 2019 Phi Theta Kappa All-Michigan Academic Team. In addition to their awards both students received scholarships from the ACC Foundation.

Gene Haas Foundation Donates $10,000 to ACC for Scholarships

February 15, 2019
ALPENA, MICH. — Alpena Community College recently received a $10,000 grant for scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation for students who will be enrolling in a college-level machining-based training program including ACC’s Machine Tool Technology program. This is the second time the Gene Haas Foundation has given ACC $10,000 for student scholarships.

Alpena Community College to Host 10th Annual Hoopes for Hope Pink Games

February 11, 2019
ALPENA, MICH. - The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams at Alpena Community College are supporting breast cancer awareness at a special Hoops for Hope game on Wednesday, February 13. The 10th Annual Hoops for Hope is sponsored by Alpena Community College and MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Towsley Foundation Awards $150,000 Grant to ACC's Center for Health Sciences Project
October 10, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College's Center for Health Sciences project received another boost recently with the awarding of a $150,000 grant from the Towsley Foundation of Midland, Mich.....[read more

Leatzow and Heiser Awarded 2018-19 Alpena Longbeards Club Scholarships
September 28, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College students Carly Leatzow and Cody Heiser were each awarded $500 as recipients of the 2018-19 Alpena Longbeards Club Scholarship....[read more

Alpena Community College Foundation Receives Donation from mBank Towards Healthy Futures Start Here Campaign
September 24, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - The Alpena Community College Foundation recently received an $80,000 donatrion from mBank for the 'Healthy Futures Start Here' capital campaign...[read more]

Alpena Community College Graduates First Students from the Bachelor's Degree Program
May 18, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - Mary Myers and Jason Bradley have made history at Alpena Community College as the first students to graduate from the Electrical Systems Technology Bachelor's Degree program...[read more]

Alpena Early College Student Graduates from Licensed Practical Nursing Program
May 16, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - An Alpena Early College program student will be receiving two diplomas this spring - her high school diploma, and her Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing...[read more]

2018 ACC Commencement Results
May 10, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College's 65th Commencement was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, in Park Arena...[read more]

2018 ACC Honors Breakfast Results
May 10, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - The annual Alpena Community College Honors Breakfast was held at 9 a.m. today at the APlex...[read more]

ACC Spring 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony Honors Students
May 9, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - The annual spring ACC Nurses Pinning Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in Park Arena...[read more]

Alpena Community College to Host 9th Annual Hoops for Hope Pink Games
February 9, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams at Alpena Community College are supporting breast cancer awareness at a special Hoops for Hope game on February 14...[read more]

ACC Announces Campaign to Raise Money for the Center for Health Sciences and Student Success
February 2, 2018
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College announced an effort to raise $6.7 million for the College's Van Lare Hall Center for Health Sciences and Student Success renovation project...[read more]

Raising Dollars for Diversity
November 25, 2017
Students in The Language Society of Alpena Community College have begun the first of many fundraising events. This past week, several members of the group coordinated a bottle drive and raised $300.00 for the Society...[read more]