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Photography Instructor Brent Cavanaugh leads a spring class in Parcells Hall on the Washington Street Campus. Enrollment is down this semester by 10.7 percent. 0

Enrollment down from fall semester by 1,100 students

With Amarillo College enrollment numbers down, some students and faculty members wonder whether the changes will affect them. This semester, about 9,100 students are enrolled at AC. It is about a 10.7 percent decrease...

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Students in the Fire Academy training classes on the Amarillo College East Campus observe an instructor inspecting a fire truck. Professional firefighters also can take the courses to achieve promotion and advancement in the field. Students who complete the initial program can test to become a firefighter anywhere in Texas. 0

Academy students firing up for the future

Not everyone can run into a burning building or help pull someone out of a car accident. Firefighters risk everything when they go to work. “It’s not for the faint of heart,” said Lt....

Colt Williams, a mechanical engineering of computer science major, sorts through clothing. 0

Career Center outfits students for future jobs

Amarillo College offers a variety of resources, such as tutoring, food assistance and mentoring services, for students to use while they are completing their degrees. There’s also help to prepare them for their lives...

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Backpacks: Lighten load, avoid aches

Every Monday and Wednesday, music major Thomas Beck walks from his home past Arthur Street on 27th Avenue to the Amarillo College Washington Street Campus. He packs his backpack full of his books for...

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TEACH Club offers networking, skill building

Amarillo College offers many choices when it comes to choosing a career path and building job skills. Since 2008, the TEACH Club has given support to future educators by helping them plan a strong...