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Events & Information

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.

2017/2018 Events
Corrections Academy - June
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- January
Evening with the Arts
- December
The Actor's Nightmare
- November/December
Concrete Tech 50th Anniversary Celebration - November
Basketball Meet & Greet - November
Medical Assistant Blood Pressure Clinic - October
Sculpture Unveiling
- October
ACC Foundation Thanksgiving Card Design Contest - September-October
Flag Football - Student Leadership Commission - October
ACC Open House
- October
Welcome Back Bash - September
EdTech Conference
- August
Sexual Assault Awareness Month - April
Frank McCourt Night - February
Hoops for Hope Pink Game - February
Phi Theta Kappa Induction - February
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January


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]

ACC Foundation's Annual Scramble for Scholarships Nets $17,845
September 8, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - On August 19 a total of 76 golfers teed off at River's Edge Golf Club for the Robert M. Granum Memorial Scramble for Scholarships. The Alpena Community College Foundation hosted its 21st annual event, which netted a total of $17,845 for ACC's students... [read more]

ACC  Hosts Huron Shores EdTech Conference
August 15, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - On Tuesday, August 15, the Huron Shores EdTech Conference was held at Alpena Community College. Over 130 educators from all over northeast Michigan engaged in professional developement that focused on integrating technology into the classroom... [read more]

ACC Staff Visit MidMichigan Health Nursing Simulation Lab
August 10, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Three Alpena Community College leaders visited MidMichigan Health's Midland Campus on August 2 to view the hospital's nursing Simulation Center training lab... [read more]

ACC Hosts Michigan Association of Continuing Education and Training Annual Conference
August 2, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College hosted the Michigan Association of Continuing Education and Training (MACET) for their annual conference... [read more]

IBEW Training
July 20, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Local 1245 members from California visited ACC for four days to receive training on becoming Licensed Drone Operators... [read more]

Alpena Community College Huron Shores Campus to Host Open House & Car Show
July 6, 2017
OSCODA, MICH. - The Huron Shores Campus of Alpena Community College will host an open house on Saturday, July 15, 2017. This event will feature lab tours, equipment demonstrations, a car show, music, and food.... [read more]

Alpena Community College 2017 Commencement Results
May 11, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College’s 66th Commencement was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, in Park Arena. Highlights included:... [read more]

Deborah Bayer Joins ACC as Vice President for Instruction
April 12, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College is pleased to announce the hiring of Deborah Bayer as Vice President for Instruction. Her first day in the office will be June 26, 2017... [read more]

Lady Lumberjacks to Compete in NJCAA Tournament
March 6, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - The Alpena Community College Lady Lumberjacks have clinched a spot in the postseason and will be playing in the NJCAA District H Tournament starting Tuesday, March 7... [read more]

Alpena Community College Students Complete First Session of Drone Pilot Prep Course
February 17, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College's first class of students in the Unmanned Aerial Systems/Drone Pilot Prep Course have successfully completed the program. The first session was made up of 12 ACC students who are currently in the Utility Technology program... [read more]

Alpena Community College to Host 8th Annual Hoops for Hope Pink Games
February 13, 2017
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 18. The 8th Annual Hoops for Hope is sponsored by Alpena Community College and MidMichigan Medical Center... [read more]

Alpena Community College to Host 'Frank McCourt Night' Saturday, February 11 at Park Arena
February 2, 2017
ALPENA, MICH. - Alpena Community College will be honoring long-time basketball coach Frank McCourt in a night dedicated to him next Saturday, February 11 at Park Arena. As previously publicized, the ACC Men's Basketball Head Coach has announced that this season will be his last season as Head Coach... [read more]

Alpena Community College Basketball Program to See Change of Leadership for 2017-18 Season
December 8, 2016
ALPENA, MICH. - Frank McCourt, Alpena Community College Men's Basketball Team Head Coach, has announcedd that this season will be his last season as Head Coach. ACC will see the end of an era at the end of the 2017-17 season, and a change of leadership starting with the 2017-18 season as ACC Cross Country Coach Mark Jacobs takes over as Head Coach for the Men's Basketball Team... [read more]

Alpena Community College's Huron Shores Campus to Host Fall 2016 Art Show
December 5, 2016
OSCODA, MICH. - Alpena Community College's Huron Shores Campus will be hosting their Fall 2016 Art Show on Tuesday, December 13 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served as well... [read more]

Alpena Community College Basketball Teams to Host "Meet the Teams" Event for Community
November 4, 2016
ALPENA, MICH. — The Alpena Community College Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams will be hosting a “Meet the Teams” event on Friday, November fourth from 7 – 9 p.m. inside Park Arena at Alpena Community College. This event is free and open to everyone. It is designed as a way for the community to get to know the 2016-2017 Lumberjack and Ladyjack teams as well as for the team to show the community the hard work that they’ve been putting in at practice.... [read more]

ACC Graduate Receives Consumers Energy Memorial Scholarship
November 3, 2016
ALPENA, MICH. — Brock LaVergne, a graduate of Alpena Community College was one of two recipients selected to receive a $2,500 Consumers Energy/Jeffrey Creel Memorial Scholarship. LaVergne recently used the scholarship to attend 10-week courses held at the Consumers Energy’s training center in Marshall, Michigan... [read more]

Alpena Community College Nursing Program Accreditation Visit — Public Announcement
September 29, 2016
ALPENA, MICH. — Alpena Community College Nursing Program wishes to announce that it will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Licensed Practical and Associate Degree Nursing Programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)... [read more]

Multiple Alpena Community College Instructors receive TRENDS Outstanding Educator Awards
September 14, 2016
ALPENA, MICH. — Multiple instructors from Alpena Community College have been selected to receive Outstanding Educator Awards at the 2016 TRENDS Conference. Tim Ratz, Welding Instructor, will receive one of the Individual Outstanding Instructor Awards. The group of Roy Smith, Todd Artley, Steve Lewis, and John Nowlin will receive the Outstanding Educator Award for Team/Collaboration for their work in Electrical Studies... [read more]


Talk of the Town
Talk of the Town is a segment produced by the local Alpena TV Station, WBKB. Every week, President MacMaster (or the Director of Public Information, Jay Walterreit) bring a guest from ACC on the show to discuss different things that are happening at the college. The ACC portion of Talk of the Town is typically in the middle of the clip. Check out the latest edition of Talk of the Town to see what's going on here at ACC!