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 »

From left to right, Lori Merriman, executive secretary, AC President Dr. Paul Matney and Brenda Sadler, executive assistant to the president, attend a 2009 board of regents meeting announcing Matney’s hiring as president.

EDITORIAL: Goodbye stranger, goodbye friend

The Ranger staff says farewell to friends and hello to new beginnings. More »

Bobby Clift, was named Silver Scholar on the  2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team.

Bobby Clift receives prestigious award

Bobby Clift, an engineering major, has been named Silver Scholar on the 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and received a $1,250 scholarship at the Honor Society Annual Convention April 25 in Orlando, Florida. More »

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OPINION: Gum wrapper can be expensive

Plastic bags and Styrofoam cups adorn the fence line. Newspapers billow along the roadside. Cigarette butts are scattered across the ground like stars across the night sky. It’s a beautiful scene. Well, OK, maybe it isn’t. In fact, it’s downright ugly. I detest litter, especially because there is absolutely no reason for More »

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Students will get a chance to compete in the AC Combat Fitness Challenge May 10.

Students train to get combative

In preparation for the Amarillo College Combat Fitness Challenge, the AC Fit Club conducted a competition in front of the clock tower April 8. The competition consisted of pull-ups, dips, and ab exercises. The male and female who had the most pull-ups, dips and hanging leg raises at the end More »

Regents discuss new dress code, visit MEC

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Teresa Clemons, senior grants assessment director, foreground, joins regents and others who toured the Manufacturing Education Center on the East Campus March 25, 2014.
Amarillo College regents visited the new Manufacturing Education Center on the East Campus March 25 before getting down to business at the monthly regular meeting. Read more [...]

OPINION: Traveling expands horizons

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AC Current editor Bailie Myers shares her thoughts on the recent trip she and other members of the Global Competency Course took to Germany and the Czech Republic over spring break. Read more [...]

EDITORIAL: Travel: Put your money where your mouth is

Photo by PERLA ARELLANO | Amarillo College students saw this art on the Berlin Wall during spring break.
As a staff, we believe global travel is something to which our school administration should dedicate more money and time. Here's why. Read more [...]

Matney to retire after 35 years of service

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Amarillo College President Dr. Paul Matney announced his retirement this week. Read more [...]