Vickie Wilks Wisian, a retired Lubbock-area entrepreneur, has a passion for music and a unique affinity for Amarillo College. Wisian, the mother of AC President Russell Lowery-Hart, has given the College $100,000 to equip the Music Department with a pair of sparkling new grand pianos.
A striking variety of creative works will be on display for two weeks – Sept. 21 to Oct. 5 – when Amarillo College presents the Visual Arts and Design Department’s Faculty Art Show in AC’s Common Lobby Gallery.
The public is invited to a gallery talk on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Amarillo College featuring Mary Emeny, whose photographs of Vietnam, circa 1967-68, are on exhibit at AC, and decorated Vietnam War veteran Larry Barnett of Fritch.
Amarillo College will host a three-day hazardous materials (hazmat) regulations workshop Sept. 26-28 that is being presented free to area businesses by the National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE).
Amarillo College is inviting its students to visit Paris, France over Spring Break next March as part of a travel-abroad opportunity that combines a selection of related spring classes with a sojourn to “The City of Light.”
The Amarillo College Music Department is pleased to announce a yearlong schedule of events featuring an international slate of accomplished visiting pianists, and a collection of talented AC students, too.
AC’s Young Artist Piano Series is the brainchild of Dr. Diego Caetano, assistant professor of music, who will be the initial featured performer when the series debuts on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Concert Hall Theater.
Panhandle PBS will proudly honor veterans of the Vietnam War while spearheading a sequence of events and activities in conjunction with a much-anticipated documentary film series airing on public television this fall.
A highly acclaimed collection of short stories about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War will serve as the Common Reader this school year at Amarillo College.
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien was a finalist in 1990 for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The book will be utilized in a variety of AC classes throughout the year, including all First Year Seminar classes.