Regent Michele Fortunato reviews the Amarillo Museum of Art calendar at the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting.

Regents begin year with approvals

During the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was unanimously chosen to be the 14th president of Amarillo College. Continue reading to see what other changes were voted on at AC. More »

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Students and staff return to AC with new president

Near the end of the spring 2014 semester, the hunt for a new Amarillo College president began. As the summer progressed, the board of regents was joined by faculty members and one student as they Lowery cutoutsearched for the perfect fit. On Aug. 26, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was chosen to More »

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Justin Furstenfeld: Rockin’ with the Badgers

Justin Furstenfeld, a plati- num- selling artist and lead singer of the rock band Blue October, gave a sold-out show Saturday in Amarillo College’s Ordway Hall auditorium.Furstenfeld and guest Ashleigh Stone performed for more than 450 enthusiastic fans. FM90, AC’s alternative rock radio station, and AC Student Life sponsored the More »

Ranger staff members hit the 2014 Club Fair.

Fall 2014: See what’s new this semester

We'll get into the details about changes around campus in next week's paper, but we thought we'd give you a peek at what's coming. Check it out! More »

THANK YOU: Students and employees discuss the Matney impact

After 35 years of service to Amarillo College, Dr. Paul Matney will retire this summer. During those years, he interacted with countless students, faculty, staff and community members. Here’s what some of them they had to say about one of the most popular presidents in AC history. More »

Regents begin year with approvals

Regent Michele Fortunato reviews the Amarillo Museum of Art calendar at the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting.
During the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was unanimously chosen to be the 14th president of Amarillo College. Continue reading to see what other changes were voted on at AC. Read more [...]

Position changes for faculty announced

AC’s new president isn’t the only major change for the school. Some faculty changes have been made. Look for more on the following people in future editions of The Ranger. New professional titles, new department chairs, and new program coordinators have also been released. Read more [...]

Students react to presidential change

After more than 30 years of teaching and six years as president of Amarillo College, Dr. Paul Matney announced his retirement this summer. Only a handful of students knew Matney had retired, and many didn’t realize AC had a new leader: Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart. “I didn’t know that AC got a new president … I didn’t even know the president retired,” said Stephanie Smyrl, a vocal performance major. Other students knew of the change but still didn’t know who replaced Matney. “I knew that Amarillo College got a new president, but I couldn’t tell you his name or anything,” said Brittany Kelley, a nursing major. Though there are some differences between the 13th and 14th president, both have degrees in communication and media. Read more [...]

OPINION: It’s time for fall to start

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Pull out the candy corn and hang your wreaths, because the best season of all is rolling into town and yes, folks, I’m talking about fall. Ahh, I already can smell the apple cider in the air and watch the leaves change colors. Don’t get me wrong; summer is great and all, but I’m ready to be able to raise my hand without having a nasty sweat patch. Read more [...]