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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.

2019 Events
Free Safety Trainings - August/September
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


Media Releases

Consumers Energy Foundation Awards Scholarships for Future Lineworkers, Honoring Fallen Employees
July 1, 2019

The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting three individuals training to become electric lineworkers with scholarships honoring two fallen company linemen.The scholarship program, first announced in 2015, is in conjunction with Lansing Community College (LCC), Alpena Community College (ACC), the Michigan State Utility Workers Council and Consumers Energy. The 2019 recipients, Matthew Goodenow and Shane Peterson of ACC and Brandon Nickerbocker of LCC, were honored Wednesday at a ceremony at Consumers Energy’s Marshall Training Center. All three men are in the process of completing their training to join Consumers Energy full time as lineworkers.

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]